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Associate General Counsel EMEA
Location: McCormick, Haddenham
Salary: TBC

What's the job?

This role will have responsibility for legal oversight for the EMEA Zone including managing legal counsel in multiple countries.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides oversight on all legal matters in EMEA (UK, France, Poland, Russia, Italy, S. Africa),
  • Supervises local in-house attorneys in EMEA,
  • Provides independent legal advice in English law and supports other European jurisdictions as necessary,
  • Coordinates with Corporate Counsel on M&A, IP, compliance and other globally coordinated matters,
  • Provides advice and frequently interfaces with global business and functional leaders and Management Committee leadership,
  • Serves as the backup General Counsel as needed.

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a highly motivated team in a rewarding environment, seeking a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunity to work with a global flavour leader.

Then please apply by sending your CV and cover letter to jobs@mccormick.co.uk

McCormick is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LBGT employer. 

About the Company

At McCormick, we bring our passion for flavor to work each day. We encourage growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people, our communities and our planet.  Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.

Founded in Baltimore, MD in 1889 in a room and a cellar by 25-year-old Willoughby McCormick with three employees, McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 11,000 employees around the world and more than $5 Billion in annual sales., the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures, food service businesses and consumers

While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 50 locations in 27 countries and 135 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands including Schwartz in the UK. McCormick EMEA Headquarters are in Haddenham (UK).

At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy based on our “Power of People” principle.  This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values. 

What do you need?

  • Level of Education and Discipline: UK Law Degree,
  • Certification and/or Licenses: License to practice law in the UK in good standing,
  • Experience advising in the UK on English matters,
  • Experience in UK labour law/Commercial /Contract Issues,
  • Relevant experience practicing law, with experience in-house for a multinational company,
  • Demonstrated ability to provide legal advice independently and also thrive in a global dynamic and team-oriented environment,
  • Demonstrated skills and experience resolving high impact legal issues, negotiating contracts, and developing best practice solutions for large scale projects and legal issues,
  • Ability to engage and manage outside counsel,
  • Ability to interact with multiple levels and in multi jurisdictions with an international mind-set,
  • Ability to lead, supervise and develop lawyer and non-lawyer staff across multiple countries,
  • Strong influencing, negotiation, communication and leadership skills,
  • Demonstrated proven experience of knowledge and understanding of competition, food, employment, compliance, and IP laws,
  • Proficient English communication skills,
  • US-based Company experience preferred; Food Company experience strongly preferred,
  • Proficiency in French and/or Polish is plus.

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a highly motivated team in a rewarding environment, seeking a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunity to work with a global flavour leader.

Then please apply by sending your CV and cover letter to jobs@mccormick.co.uk

McCormick is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LBGT employer.