Wednesday , April 8 2020

Henkel Careers – Corporate Counsel

Website Henkel

Job Description:

At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box – take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.

Job Responsibilities:

  • May act as liaison with outside legal firms; may support the company in certain litigation matters; keeps informed on all legislation affecting overall company operations
  • Provides day-to-day legal counseling for one or more multimillion-dollar business unit(s) or corporate functions, which includes drafting, reviewing and revising a variety of documents
  • Protects the organization’s rights in contract negotiations, settlements, M&A activities, and litigation; ensures compliance with laws and regulations, including advertising, packaging and product regulatory matters
  • Advises management on recent changes in laws and regulations that affect the company
  • Frequently reviews and negotiates supply and purchase contracts which typically involve products regulated by such US government agencies as the FDA, the EPA and the CPSC.

Job Requirements:

  • Prioritize and effectively work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Work effectively with colleagues from diverse cultures and Nat./intern. travel as required
  • Strong analytical & communication skills; excellent client counseling skills
  • 3-5 years’ experience in corporate law dept. or mix of law firm & in-house in consumer products & chemical industries desired but will consider equivalent experience in comparable/related industries
  • Ability to work autonomously & own results while still being an involved team member,
  • Proactively spot issues & provide practical solutions,
  • Significant knowledge or expertise in: contracts, advertising/packaging claims, mergers & acquisitions, antitrust, distribution, supply chain, product regulatory (i.a. EPA, CPSC & FDA), tax, & corporate governance
  • JD or equivalent from accredited US law school; current state bar license to practice law in CT or other state, with ability to obtain CT authorized house counsel license

Job Details:

Company: Henkel

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Hartford, CT, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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