Head of Legal, Permanent Job, Isle of Man

Job Purpose:
Qualified Lawyer, an experienced In-House Head of Legal within a multi-national commercial business, is required by a global engineering company. Applicants should have PQE c15+ years and have a recent successful track record within an International engineering / manufacturing organisation with significant annual turnover or a similar commercial trading business. The professional candidate will have overall responsibility for managing legal risk across all group entities.

Key Responsibilities:
Overall responsibility for managing legal risk across the International business.
Experienced in providing high quality legal advice on a wide range of issues, work will primarily include patents, commercial contracts, dispute resolutions, regulatory matters and jurisdictional issues.
Playing a key leadership role within the organisation, managing the function, with control of the division's budget and resourcing and leading the existing team across multi-national jurisdictions.
Frequent, pre-planned travel to International group offices.

Skills & Experience:
Qualified Lawyer with extensive PQE c15+ years, most recently having a successful track record within a large International engineering/manufacturing organisation or similar commercial trading business.
An analytic thinker with an ability to understand complex issues, assess risk and provide commercially-focused legal advice in support to diverse business areas.
Excellent communication skills, fluent in English (written and spoken), used to building strong working relationships internally and externally, across operating jurisdictions.
Proactive approach, looking to play a significant role in the success and growth of a large International commercial organisation; potentially this may suit an experienced individual seeking recognition of achievements and experience to date, wanting an opportunity for progression.

Hours & Benefits:
Fully competitive compensation package.

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