At Rolls-Royce, we see sustainability in the field of drive and energy solutions as both the biggest challenge and biggest opportunity of our time. That's why we have set targets to reach Net Zero by 2050. In our Power Systems division, we have set an even more aggressive target to reduce our CO2 emissions by 35% by 2030 (from 2019 levels). It is within Power Systems that we provide world-class power solutions and complete life-cycle support under our product and solutions brand, mtu.
Innovation takes curiosity, and that is the force that drives us. We promote a corporate culture of respect, trust and curiosity. These are thing thinks that give rise to passion to move things forward and improve them for the future. Our goal is to create an engaging environment where all employees can fully develop themselves and their potential.
Advise on broad range of international and domestic commercial contract life cycle activities related to the sales and support of our products and services.
Perform contract drafting, review and negotiation interpretation and advisory services, including but not limited to strategic advice, correspondence, risk assessment, payment terms and conditions, and delivery considerations under both the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) and Incoterms
Ensure all contracts and arrangements are negotiated and completed within the legal parameters of the appropriate jurisdictions, including advising internal negotiators on the drafting of agreements and contracts.
Advise, manage and direct appropriately any litigation or matters likely to become litigious. Assist in contract based commercial dispute resolution.
Provide dispute management expertise, anticipating issues and putting in place appropriate measures to minimize risk and exposure.
Deliver timely, cost effective, and technically correct legal advice in a user-friendly and decisive manner on a wide range of legal, strategic, tactical and operational issues.
Proactively advise the business in developments and trends pertaining to relevant regulatory and governmental matters.
Management of regional legal resources pursuant to an operational budget including selection, management and coordination of US and international internal and external legal resources. Actively manage legal fees, including advance fee agreements, for matters under external instruction.
Contribute to the development of knowledge management and training areas, deploying best practices and sharing knowledge actively with other colleagues.
Develop strong cross-functional working relationships to ensure the legal team is aware of key issues affecting the business units, including corporate governance.
Keep current on legislative and regulatory issues and relevant judicial decisions.
Liaise with regulatory agencies and assist businesses with interpretation of regulatory and related legal requirements as necessary.
Advise internal customers on domestic government contracting issues.
Promote a compliance culture in your area of responsibility and live the letter and the spirit of the Rolls-Royce Code of Conduct.
Perform special projects as required.
Company Headquarters (Novi, MI)
Legal and Compliance
Juris Doctor and a minimum of 3 years of legal counsel experience in a product-oriented business.
Licensed to practice in the State of Michigan or within a state that shares reciprocity with the State of Michigan or otherwise permitted to practice law in Michigan exclusively within a corporation.
Excellent organizational, planning and follow-up skills to meet critical deadlines quickly and reliably.
Excellent experience in drafting agreements, commercial negotiations with third parties, regulatory matters (especially U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Commerce).
Excellent experience managing outside counsel and overseeing litigation.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, and a commonsense approach to issue management.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with others in cross functional teams
Strong presentation skills
Strong commercial awareness and broad-based focus on driving commercial and legal performance
Proficient with MS Office Suite.
Travel - domestic and international (10%)
U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
Minimum of 2 years of corporate in-house experience
Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) and other government contracts as well as government flow down provisions
Knowledge of import/export regulations and controls and an ability to work with US Department of State and US Department of Commerce officials to secure export licenses and Technology Assistance Agreements (TAA's).
Proficiency with SAP
Knowledge of off-road engine products, services and applications.
Working familiarity with intellectual property issues.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
Daily work is performed in an office environment. This position has a hybrid work schedule.
While performing duties of this position, an employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to manipulate small items such as a keyboard or mouse. Next, the employee is occasionally required to stand, reach, and / or grasp. Finally, an employee is also frequently required to walk within the work environment.
Specific vision requirements for this position include having the ability to adjust focus and see in color
Computer, Copier, Phone
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