The position will report directly to the Legal Director, CDO. The position will be located in the Headquarters of the Company based in Glendale, WI. The successful candidate will act as an internal deal counsel to the Corporate Development Organization and handle other special projects.
The specific responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: • With supervision from the Legal Director, CDO, act as a transactional lawyer supporting the M&A team on global acquisition and divestiture transactions; • Negotiate NDAs, term sheets and definitive transaction documentation for acquisition and divestiture transactions, equity investments and strategic alliances; and • Act as an internal leader in all aspects of acquisition and divestiture projects across the world, including the diligence process, documentation drafting, documentation negotiation and closing process.
On a personal level, the successful candidate must be a strong leader with considerable executive presence, personal drive, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an acute attention to details. The qualified individual must be able to quickly gain the trust and respect of JCI senior management by serving as a pragmatic yet strategic partner in business and legal decisions. Finally, the most favorable candidate must be a team player and have a strong sense of character, integrity, self-confidence and ethical leadership.
Critical Skills / Core Competencies: Must be action oriented; able to develop and clearly communicate a vision; strong business acumen; pragmatic approach to legal counsel; and able to manage and effectively communicate the flow of information up, down and across the corporate hierarchy.
Education / Work Experience Required: • Juris Doctorate from top law school. • Minimum of 3-5 years experience handling domestic & international M&A transactions in a top law firm or a combination of law firm and in-house positions.
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