Cargill Contract Lawyer in Haryana, India

Contract Lawyer

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Description

Position Purpose & Summary :

The person filling this position will provide legal counsel to Cargill, Incorporated and its affiliates as an in-house lawyer and will be a part of the Cargill Law Department. This lawyer will work closely with Cargill business personnel and with other lawyers and paralegals who also provide legal counsel to Cargill. Principal job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following.

Principal Accountabilities :

90%: CONTRACT DRAFTING AND NEGOTIATION

  • Drafts contracts to document routine business transactions. Focuses on drafting key legal provisions to manage risk for Cargill’s Businesses and Functions. Drafting activity relies on ability to appropriately use templates, review key provisions, adequately counsel clients, and negotiate with counterparties to realize Cargill’s business objectives in the contracting arrangement. Scope of contracts includes intellectual property agreements, sales and supply agreements, vendor purchase agreements, services agreements, information technology agreements, logistics agreements, and some real estate agreements. Attention to detail and strong mastery of contract law in commonwealth jurisdiction key for success in this role.

  • Ability to articulate key questions and drive conversations centered on risk with Business/Function clients, mostly using communication via technology such as Skype or Microsoft Outlook.

  • Coordination and collaboration with other Law team members to obtain subject matter input for contracts to ensure Cargill policies and procedures are followed. Requires strong, timely communication skills for communication conducted almost entirely in English.

  • Analyzes and interprets local laws and regulations in connection with contract requests to ensure compliance.

  • Partners with Law members to update and revise contracting templates for global use.

  • Ability to deal with internal clients in remote locations and across diverse cultures.

10%: ADMINISTRATIVE / OTHER PROJECTS AS NEEDED

  • Extensive use of contract lifecycle management tool and related technologies for data input and completion of legal record materials.

  • Ability to spot and articulate gaps and areas for improvement in key legal processes. Support and advocate Law’s continuous improvement efforts for contract management.

  • Support and use of Cargill Law document management systems.

  • Create contract activity reports and communicate with key Law stakeholders about status on requests, key issues, and recommendations on trends for business counseling.

Qualifications

Minimum Required Qualifications :

  • Law degree and license to practice in India

  • Minimum 3 years of contract drafting experience, PQE

  • English fluency (written and spoken)

Preferred Qualifications :

  • 5 years of contract drafting experience

  • Previous in-house counsel experience with specialized contracting focus

  • Previous experience/training using contract lifecycle management system

  • Foreign language skills: French, German, or Spanish are not a must but will be an advantage for the right candidate

Job Legal

Primary Location India-Haryana

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: GUR00248