Legal Counsel

Organisation
Novatel
Reference
Hexagon PI / VERIPOS
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Compliance / Regulatory, Corporate
Location
Aberdeen, UK
Salary
Competitive
PQE
5+ yrs
Legal Counsel required to add to our Legal & Compliance team. Corporate Law (corporate, commercial and technology contracts)

Job Description

Hexagon Positioning Intelligence, a division of Hexagon AB, is looking to add to its global Legal & Compliance Team.  We have a fantastic opportunity to work at an exciting, high-tech, multinational company which provides satellite technology products and services around the world.  As we continue to grow and diversify, we have a need for an experienced business-oriented legal professional.  If you are looking to expand your career and are passionate about providing quality legal support to your business partners, and have a yearning to expand your knowledge and skills, look no further.

Reporting to the Director, Legal & Compliance you will be responsible for a wide range of contractual matters, as well as ad-hoc project work, legal compliance initiatives, and corporate governance.   Your stakeholders will rely upon you as a trusted advisor to provide pragmatic, business-oriented solutions and guidance as a functional expert, effectively managing the division’s legal risk.  Your strong relationship building coupled with your solid business acumen will support and compliment a team that is similarly focused on delivering exceptional results.

You will be responsible for providing authoritative and comprehensive legal services meeting the commercial and strategic needs of the business while protecting the interests of the division:

  • Advising on legal risks and mitigation strategies whilst supporting good governance through appropriate discussion and escalation of issues;
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating a variety of legal agreements;
  • Reviewing and responding to RFQs and government procurement contracts;
  • Maintaining company registers, drafting resolutions and board minutes;
  • Developing and delivering training across the organization;
  • Maintaining and developing policies, standards and checklists;
  • Identifying and analysing new legislation and proactively proposing and implementing solutions;
  • Participating in cross-functional project teams and committees;
  • Assisting with strategic projects and M&A;
  • This role requires occasional travel.

Must Have

  • 4 - 8 years PQE corporate commercial experience in the technology sector gained in-house or at a top-tier law firm; 
  • A law degree from an accredited university and license to practice in your governing jurisdiction;
  • Expertise in dealing with corporate, commercial and technology contracts;
  • A background in intellectual property licensing;
  • Experience in data privacy principles;
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills;
  • Superb accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Track record of delivering pragmatic, risk-based legal advice.

Key Success Factors

  • Known for your insightful, high quality, focused and risk-based advice;
  • Ability to impact and influence both internal and external stakeholders and provide exceptional customer service;
  • A confident and articulate communicator capable of handling complex and time critical matters in a positive manner;
  • Exceptional time management and organisation skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and manage competing priorities, whilst working in a fast-paced environment;
  • A proactive and positive team player with the ability to collaborate effectively within the functional team and across business units;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Nice to Have

  • Experience in the autonomous driving, defense or aviation industries;
  • Experience providing legal and contracting advice on an international scale;
  • Certification as a CIPP/E professional;
  • An undergraduate degree in engineering or science will be considered an advantage.

Apply:   https://hexagonpositioning.com/careers

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