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Global Contracts Lawyer

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Job ID 173081 Date posted 01/12/2022 Location : São Paulo, Brazil

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Job Purpose and Impact

The Global Contracts Lawyer review, draft and negotiate commercial contracts. In this role, you will help design, develop and leverage forms, templates, playbooks and processes for reviewing and drafting standard and non-standard contracts, negotiate third party contracts, and track legal matters and trends. You will work collaboratively with business team members and other lawyers and paralegals who provide counsel related to a variety of contracts for the company.

Key Accountabilities

  • Collaborate with members of the law team and clients to structure and execute commercial transactions.
  • Draft, review and negotiate legal documents including a wide variety of commercial contracts such as agreements relating to information technology, intellectual property, procurement, service, consulting, distribution, external manufacturing, sales, license and other legal agreements.
  • Correspond, communicate, and strategize with clients, outside counsel, third parties and lawyers and paralegals within the organization.
  • Develop, manage and leverage systems for workflow management, tracking and communicating the status of legal matters.
  • Provide leadership and support in one or more contract categories, including template, playbook and quality control oversight.
  • Provide support on special projects as appropriate.
  • Pursue professional development in support of the global contracts group, law and company priorities.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a law
  • Admitted at OAB
  • Knowledge and experience in common law legal principles and contracts.
  • Advanced English
  • Knowledge in common law/ US law/ Canadian law.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience practicing as a lawyer in the commercial transactions area.
  • Experience working with information technology agreements.
  • Experience with contract lifecycle management systems.
  • Post graduation in commercial contracts

“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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