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Senior Counsel, BSNA Commercial Transactions

Company: Johnson Controls
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: September 13, 2020

Job Description:

Senior Counsel, BSNA Commercial Transactions Underbroad direction from the Vice President and Assistant General Counsel,Commercial Transactions and working in close collaboration with senior membersof the Building Solutions, N.A. (BSNA) legal team, the Senior Counsel will actas counsel for a group of BSNA Areas and for one or more above-the-marketbusinesses.

How you will do it

Actas a member of the legal team providing legal support to a group of BSNA Areas withcombined revenues of ~ $1B and providing legal support to our above the marketbusinesses (Performance Infrastructure, Connected Technologies &Enterprise/Global Accounts).

Providelegal advice across a full range of issues that confront product and salesbusinesses in the construction industry, including: complex commercial,litigation/disputes, software licensing, cybersecurity, systems integration, P3contracts, performance contracts and performance contract legislation.

Proactivelyidentify and mitigate risks to the business, with a focus on commercialtransactions.

Review,draft and negotiate sales contracts that are either the highest revenue orhighest degree of complexity, including but not limited to energy performancecontracts, construction and technology integration contracts, supply agreementsand enterprise wide accounts.

Responsiblefor counseling the business and managing disputes in the businesses theysupport.

Workcollaboratively and develop internal team of contract managers and otherprofessionals assuring delivery of cost-efficient and effective legal servicesacross all BSNA domains.

Buildorganizational structure, best business practices, policies and processes(including training and communication) to optimize resource allocation based oncompany and business needs, efficiency and risk reduction including externalproviders.

Trainand guide clients across a full range of issues that confront product and salesbusinesses in the construction industry.

Workdirectly with BSNA legal business partners, corporate center of excellence,regional legal teams and outside counsel to ensure cost-effective support ofcommercial transactions and other matters of strategic importance toBSNA.

Identify and sponsor enterprise-wideinitiatives that advance the company's legal function.

Domestic travel will berequired to support BSNA.

What we look for Thesuccessful candidate will be a forward-looking lawyer, with a deepunderstanding of the businesses they support. They must have demonstratedcapability for innovative thinking, challenging the status quo and leadingorganizational changes. They must have the credibility to function as atrusted advisor to the business leaders they support.

Forthis position, the qualified candidate will have a demonstrated interest inproducts and service sales, the construction industry, complex commercialnegotiations and helping businesses be successful in achieving their businessplans.

Theymust have a J.D. degree with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experiencewith at least 6 years of in-house and/or law firm expertise ideally supporting:complex contract negotiation in the construction industry, litigation/disputeresolution, sales, anti-competition, technology, and mergers andacquisitions.

Thesuccessful candidate must be a disciplined legal drafter/writer and possess aproblem-solving, “can do” orientation with a demonstrated ability to simplifycomplex situations.

Experienceselecting and managing outside counsel is a plus.

Mustbe fully licensed to practice law within the United States and able to practicein-house in Wisconsin.

Abilityto influence without authority and to work within a matrixed legal team are keyattributes.

Ability to develop and sustain relationshipswith management at all levels across geographies and customer management skillsare required.

Additional Information Overtime Status: Exempt

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