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Senior Staff Counsel Commercial Affairs

Company name

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 15,2018

Posted on

Jun 14,2018

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Auburn Hills, MI
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Senior Staff Counsel – Commercial Affairs The candidate will provide legal support to a variety of internal customers and negotiate complex agreements which support our business needs. Serve as a trusted advisor and business partner to diverse business units across FCA, both domestically and internationally. This Attorney will be expected to establish and maintain effective working relationships, founded on trust and transparency, with our internal and external partners and to address complex legal and business issues in an accurate, clear and thorough manner. He/she must exercise sound judgment; excellent communication skills and the ability to drive decisions through consensus and influence change are a must. Primary responsibilities will include: developing commercial agreements based upon business needs, and providing legal counsel and support to the FCA Purchasing, Logistics, HR/Benefits, and Information Communication Technology (ICT) organizations. The candidate may also be called upon to support related litigation and compliance activities. The candidate should be prepared to support a fast-changing automotive landscape, marked by autonomous vehicle technology, connectivity, and electrification developments. Will be expected to take action to ensure contract items are addressed quickly and efficiently and to assist with maintaining template and form agreements, provide support for procurement efforts (both direct and indirect).

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Juris Doctor degree with a strong academic background. Should have 7 years’ experience. Must be admitted to practice law in Michigan or able to gain admission. Automotive experience is preferred. Law firm experience working with commercial agreements and negotiating contracts is desired. Should have strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with diverse cross functional teams, and gain trust and confidence with colleagues at varying management levels including executive management. Must be collaborate with internal stakeholders on deal structure and contract negotiations, including RFP responses. Should have excellent writing, oral communication, analytical, and organizational skills.

Additional info

Job ID: 1032372

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
1000 Chrysler Drive
Auburn Hills, MI 48326-2766

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