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Senior Counsel Commercial Contract Director

Company name

Smiths Detection

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

7-10 yrs required

Location

Newark, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 10,2018

Posted on

Mar 27,2018
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Senior Counsel Commercial Contract Director The candidate will provide legal support, advice, and counsel to the Americas region. Will draft, review, and negotiate commercial, Government and international tenders, RFPs, contracts, licenses, and other legal documents. Identify, assess, and manage legal risks facing the business. Support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements, legal processes and policies, and contract management. Deliver timely, pragmatic, and business-focused legal counsel to clients, even in ambiguous situations. Prepare corporate filings and assist VP, Contracts, Security and Legal Services with corporate governance and compliance. Legal research and writing, due diligence, transaction and litigation support, as needed. Comply with and ensure department compliance with Company health, safety and environmental policies. Comply with all applicable U.S. export control and security regulations. Other duties as required. Should have a JD degree from accredited Law School. Should have a B.A./B.S. degree from an accredited college or university. Must have a 7-10 years of professional experience, preferably both law firm and in-house. Should have international commercial experience, preferably in high-technology or defense industries. Detailed working knowledge of Commercial and Government contracts (US and International) is required. Corporate law and transactional experience is needed. General knowledge of export control and IPR is required. Management or project leadership experience is preferred. Should be proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word). Must be a member of the Bar in good standing of at least one US jurisdiction. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required.

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Job Reference: SDNA00043

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Smiths Detection
7151 Gateway Blvd
Newark, CA 94560

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