Associate Lawyer - Contracts at Cargill
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Job ID 256156 Date posted 12/12/2022 Location : Sofia, Bulgaria | Bulgaria

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Job Purpose and Impact

The Contracts Associate Lawyer will 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.

*maternity cover for 1,5 years

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.

  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Master degree in Law and licensed to practice law in current jurisdiction or within the European Union
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience working with information technology agreements
  • Experience working with Procurement and Sales agreements
  • Experience with contract lifecycle management systems

Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

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