Senior Counsel - Trade Compliance, Contracts, and Commercial Transactions
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
Location: Marysville , Ohio
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Salary: Competitive salary
General Commercial/Contracts Law
Competitive base salary, bonus, and benefits.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: AHM00062
We are looking for qualified people and diverse background and experiences, open minds, and a disciplined work ethic, to bring the future to Honda as a Senior Counsel. This position is focused on the following:
Regional Trade Compliance Legal Support: Conduct statutory, regulatory or factual research and analysis with respect to import/export and international trade matters including export classification, tariff classification, valuation, duty drawback, duty savings opportunities, monitor Sections 232 and 301 trade barriers, participation in preferential trade programs, country of origin, entry requirements, scope and application of applicable antidumping or countervailing duty orders, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Department of Commerce automated systems, post entry audits and filings, sanctions and export controls, supply chain security (CTPAT) initiatives, and other matters handled by the Trade Compliance Department. Work in concert with the Trade Compliance Department to mitigate risks for the company by providing advice and feedback to the development and implementation of trade compliance solutions.
Contract & Commercial Legal Support: Provide high quality commercial contract advice, negotiation, and review in a timely and cost-effective manner, to enable the applicable Honda divisions to meet legal obligations and reduce risk for moderate to complex contracts. Work with and support litigation team in contract and commercial disputes for applicable Honda entities. Manage applicable outside counsel and expert fees, to reach the best long-term solution for Honda in moderate to complex matters.
Knowledge management: Follow changes in all relevant international, federal and state laws and regulations, and exchange and share legal knowledge within the applicable Honda entity/division/department, as well as train Honda associates in legal best practices, to improve the awareness, quality and effectiveness of the legal function.
Projects: Participate in the planning, execution, and leadership of assigned projects with a regional focus.
Candidates must have the following:
Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school
Admittance to the Ohio, or other US state bar.”
At least 10 years of in-house and/or law firm experience, with primary emphasis in trade compliance
Good knowledge or the areas of commercial, contracts, and regulatory legal practice areas
Excellent skills in communication, problem solving, customer satisfaction, building relationships, coaching, decision-making, risk analysis, flexibility, adaptability, patience, listening, good writing, risk taking, focusing on achieving results, and supporting others to achieve results and legal technical knowledge
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