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JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT
Cargill is recruiting an Employment & Labor Law Attorney in our Buenos Aires, Argentina, office, to provide employment and labor law advice and counsel to Cargill’s businesses and functions in Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Chile, and Uruguay. This role will primarily support Cargill operations; provide legal advice to the Employee Relations and Industrial Relations functions; and provide regional input on global issues. This is an in-house position with Cargill’s Worldwide Law Team, which is comprised of approximately 350 legal professionals working in over 30 Cargill offices globally.
- Providing general employment law advice on a broad range of topics – including issue resolution, disciplinary meetings, performance management, policy drafting, documents and agreements, investigations, preventive management, and terminations
- Counseling with respect to individual and collective labor laws
- Conducting and managing employment litigation
- Providing training on various employment and labor topics
- Providing thought leadership with respect to trends and key changes in employment law impacting the Region
- Ensure compliance with local laws
- Crisis Management
- Provide counsel and help manage strategic legal issues
- Qualified lawyer with relevant experience in Argentina
- Excellent academic record
- Minimum of 5 years of legal experience in employment and labor law
- Broad vision and strategic thinking
- Proven ability to influence, effect, and manage change
- Demonstrated ability to develop strong and productive working relationships partnerships with HR partners, business leaders, and legal colleagues
- Curiosity and willingness to partner with colleagues from around the globe and to support a host of business and functions
- Ability to work with diverse and multi-faceted teams in meeting corporate goals and initiatives
- Ability and willingness to travel within Latin America (with some frequency) and globally (infrequently)
- Ability to manage complexity, ambiguity, and conflict and apply excellent judgment and common sense in counseling
- Fluency in Spanish and English, both written and spoken
PRIOR BENEFICIAL EXPERIENCES
- Working knowledge of privacy law
At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law. Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment
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