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SR COUNSEL - COMMERCIAL

Job Posting Title: SR COUNSEL - COMMERCIAL  
Job ID: [[id]] 
Job Code: 30003901    
Business Unit: GLOBAL LEGAL (10003025)  
Building: Krakow (N60)  
Band/Level: 4  
Relocation: Yes - International  
Travel: 10% to 25%  
Education Experience: Other  
Employment Experience: 5-7 years  


At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Commercial Law Teams provide a variety of general corporate and commercial legal services including contracts, legal rights, obligations, and privileges. They also review legal data and advise organization on appropriate legal action.

Responsibilities

As Senior Counsel, you will act as the primary attorney for the Device sub-vertical business of TE’s Industrial Business Unit, a USD 900M+ division. In this key role with global scope, you will also act as the interface between the Law Department and your internal clients from the European Sales teams of the IND BU. As their business partner, you are the central point of contact for legal advice and risk management to the operating unit and, in particular, counsel to the business leadership team. 
The Senior Counsel must be able to balance their leadership role of being a supportive business partner with their governance responsibility to protect the Business Unit and Enterprise from commercial and compliance risks.  This position reports directly to the BU lead counsel and indirectly to the General Manager of the Device business.
Your job:
Legal Advice: 
- draft, review and negotiate a broad range of commercial relationships and agreements 
- coordinate, monitor, provide advice and identify key issues in daily business and ad hoc projects
- collaborate with the company’s attorneys in other regions and other subject matter experts
- effectively promote a culture of compliance within the business, 
- continuous training of the sub-vertical business and select groups of the Sales team
M&A integration:  
- Manage the legal work stream for the integration of the recently acquired ERNI group of companies
Operations:  
- Assist in all elements in the strategic execution of operations projects in the region
- Act as sparring partner for the plant management teams and engineering teams at key manufacturing and product design locations
Compliance Management:
- ensure effectiveness of the company’s compliance program within the operating unit
- provide compliance training for the education employees regarding company policies and compliance requirements
Claims Management: 
- provide legal advice on quality, warranty and product liability issues and manage outside counsel on the litigation of such matters, 
Dispute Resolution: 
- manage disputes and provide guidance to management on the company’s exposure
Legal Policies:  
- support the continuous development of the legal department’s policies, procedures and templates
- take ownership of TEOA (operating advantage) related initiatives of the Law Department and the BU legal team
Digital platforms / contract lifecycle tools:
- Assume shared ownership of digital platforms / contract lifecycle management tool 

What your background should look like:

  • Licensed to practice law with a law degree from a recognized university and solid academic records
  • A minimum of 5-8 years’ post-qualification experience, ideally two to three years in an in-house legal capacity, advising on commercial legal matters in an international environment
  • Digitally savvy, especially in the context of automation/AI tools in business workflows that include legal advice
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a proactive work style; exercising sound judgement based on objective analysis, wisdom gained from experience, and key stakeholder input
  • Keen interest to develop an in-depth understanding of all aspects of the business, with a view to becoming a trusted adviser also beyond legal counsel, including strategic objectives, competitive landscape, product applications and macro trends impacting the business
  • Fluency in English and, preferably, one other major internationally recognized language, ideally German

What we offer

  • Work in a team where a good atmosphere and team spirit is one of greatest values,
  • Private medical healthcare including dentist for you and your family,
  • Attractive package of extra benefits of your choosing in My Benefit Platform,
  • Multi sport card,
  • Delicious coffee,
  • Flexible working hours,
  • Possibility to work from home or working from the office,
  • Modern and comfortable office.

Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.

 

EOE, Including Disability/Vets

Location: 

KRAKOW, MA, PL, 30-552

City:  KRAKOW
State:  MA
Country/Region:  PL
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  90741
Alternative Locations:  CRACOW
Function:  Legal


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