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Legal Council (Contract)

Requisition ID 131931BR Date updated 02/04/2019

Legal Counsel (Contract/Interim) - 3 days per week, part-time contract.
Location: Glenrothes, Manchester or Harlow - with some travel as required.

Summary of Role
To operate as legal counsel for Raytheon UK (RSL) and Raytheon ELCAN (ELCAN). The role holder will operate as a trusted advisor for the business providing legal advice and creating solutions for a range of complex and non-routine enquiries. The role holder will report directly into the Director of Legal Affairs and assist in the operational management of the Legal function.

Main Duties

  • Review and where appropriate, negotiate a range of complex, high value and/ or non-routine commercial agreements within the UK and across foreign jurisdictions
  • Brief stakeholders (UK and US) on interpretation of contractual provisions
  • Project manage workstreams to obtain input on complex contracts which require engagement with RMS/ IIS and Corporate OGC and Contracts for specific provisions (IP, Tax, Insurance)
  • Advise on contract structure to meet bid strategy
  • Support programmes and pursuits of strategic importance to business
  • Lead initiatives to implement business wide training, policies and procedures
  • Co-ordinate complex compliance implementation requiring cross-functional input and awareness training
  • Engage with external resources to provide value add to the business
  • Implement processes to drive efficiencies for utilisation of external resource
  • Plan, direct and co-ordinate activities of RSL to ensure compliance with regulatory standards
  • Advise HR LT on significant employee disputes and organisational change
  • Advise on strategy to reduce risk and exposure of organisation
  • Assist and lead initiatives in support of the People Strategy
  • Supervise NQ Legal Counsel and direct workload
  • Support Data Privacy and Compliance Manager, Head of Global Trade and Head of Ethics

Candidate Requirements
  • English and/ or Scots law qualified solicitor.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Effective communicator, capable of dealing with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Self-motivated with ability to manage own workload and prioritise effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a high degree of confidentiality, respect, trust and credibility at all levels.

  • English law qualified.
  • Familiarity with defence industry and related security regimes.
  • Experience in developing and delivering training.
  • Experience of working within an in-house environment.
Relocation Eligible

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United Kingdom - Glenrothes
United Kingdom - Harlow
United Kingdom - Manchester

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