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Legal Counsel

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Servicio jurídico Irving , Texas , Estados Unidos Contrato indeterminado / Indefinido Tiempo completo Doctorado Más de 5 años
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Descripción del puesto de trabajo

Role Overview:
The Legal Counsel is responsible for supporting the business divisions of Safran USA in the
negotiation of commercial contracts and for providing legal support on a wide variety of
matters, including employment, litigation and disputes, strategic transactions, corporate
governance, real estate and regulatory issues. This position supports all stages of the contract
negotiation process, from the initial request-for-proposal through signing and closing. This role
provides the opportunity to work on a range of legal issues and to negotiate contracts relating
to a diverse set of products, services, customers and suppliers. The Legal Counsel works
closely with the Safran legal team and the leadership of Safran's business divisions.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Identify and mitigate all business and legal risks in prospective and existing contracts and
ensure the necessary internal approvals from management have been obtained.
• Review, draft, and negotiate a diverse range of corporate and transactional agreements and
documents.
• Perform contract negotiations directly with customers and suppliers and support leadership
during higher level negotiations.
• Coordinate contractual review with the appropriate cross-functional leadership in a variety of
areas, such as tax, engineering, compliance, insurance and human resources.
• Work on ad hoc legal projects, including but not limited to, new policies, templates and
processes, and other corporate legal and regulatory matters.
• Manage and support resolution of disputes and litigation.
• Review and analyze RFPs and customer contractual templates in support of Safran's
businesses.
• Analyze and ensure compliance with Safran legal practices and U.S. federal and state law.
• Provide independent analysis of business/contract issues to support decision making.
• Support the performance of existing contracts by interpreting and ensuring compliance with
contract provisions.

Requisitos del puesto de trabajo

Essential Skills:
• Ability to negotiate, draft, review, and revise contractual documents at a high-volume
capacity.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to convey complex information in a
way that others can readily follow.
• Strong understanding of corporate law and contractual principles.
• Ability to research legal and compliance issues to formulate recommendations to
management.
• Customer-focused with the capacity to resolve moderately complex contracting issues with
creative solutions while meeting Safran requirements for risk mitigation.
• Experience in applying corporate policies and standards in a variety of contractual contexts.
• Ability to perform multiple assignments simultaneously and to organize and prioritize job
duties effectively with minimal direction in a fast-paced environment.
• Excellent negotiating and persuasive skills, both in one-on-one and group situations.
• Ability to systematically analyze potential risk and complex issues, drawing relevant
conclusions and implementing appropriate solutions.
• Business acumen with the ability to recognize risk elements in business transactions and to
understand the products or services that are the subject matter of a contract.
• Ability to interact effectively and in a professional and supportive manner with persons in all
job responsibilities and from all backgrounds.

Specific Qualifications:
• Five or more years of combined law firm or in-house experience.
• Law degree from an accredited law school required.
• Licensed to practice law in the state of Texas or New York.
• Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship.
• Ability to travel domestically and internationally when appropriate.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and similar software applications

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Safran es un grupo internacional de alta tecnología que opera en los sectores de la aeronáutica (propulsión, equipos e interiores), el espacio y la defensa. Su misión: contribuir de forma duradera a un mundo más seguro, en el que el transporte aéreo sea cada vez más respetuoso del medio ambiente, cómodo y accesible. Presente en todos los continentes, el Grupo emplea a 76 800 personas, con un volumen de negocios de 15 300 millones de euros en 2021. Ya sea por su cuenta como en colaboración con otras empresas, ocupa posiciones de liderazgo en sus mercados a nivel europeo y mundial. Safran está comprometido con los programas de investigación y desarrollo que preservan las prioridades ambientales de su hoja de ruta de innovación tecnológica.

La revista Forbes clasificó a Safran como el tercer mejor empleador del mundo en su sector en el año 2021.

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