Corporate Generalist, Employment/HR, General Commercial/Contracts Law
Mars, Incorporated has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Senior Counsel-Mexico to be located in Queretaro, Mexico. Mars, Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to MarsSrCounsel@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position. Please do not contact Mars, Incorporated directly; all resumes sent to Mars, Incorporated will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Overview: The Senior Counsel is primarily responsible for leading the Legal function in support of the Mars Confectionery businesses in Mexico. S/he will play a key role within the Mexico leadership team to help set and lead strategy and direction including the oversight and management of the external legal network in Mexico. S/he will be accountable for developing and recommending strategies that will effectively manage legal risks and protect the Company, its brands and reputation. The incumbent will manage an extensive and diverse workload.
Company: Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Mars is an American global manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products and a provider of animal care services, with US$35 billion in annual sales and is ranked as the 6th largest privately held company in the United States by Forbes. The company is owned by the Mars family. Mars operates in six business segments around the world: Wrigley, Chocolate, Petcare, Food, Drinks and Symbioscience.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Experience: 10-15 years of experience including work within a multi-national corporation handling commercial and corporate law (including distribution & sales, marketing and advertising, competition law, labor and employment, food law and litigation).
Relocation: Yes, within Mexico.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to MarsSrCounsel@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position.
Internal Number: 278991
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