Paralegal Americas - posted 6/12/19

Paralegal Americas - posted 6/12/19

Company Name: 
Bekaert Corporation
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Marietta
GA
Salary Range: 
Job Summary: 

Bekaert is a world market and Technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with 30,000 employees worldwide. Our global headquarters are in Belgium and our US headquarters are located in Marietta, GA. Bekaert has an annual revenue of over € 5.1 billion.
In this role, you will manage the online legal contract request workflow, for Intercompany, Secrecy, Joint Development, Distribution, Agency agreements. Assist and help manage the corporate secretary (Cosec) and governance matters of Bekaert’s legal entities in the Americas.
This position is located at our Corporate Office, Marietta, GA under the supervision of the Regional Counsel. The incumbent will be responsible for the following (but not limited to):
 
PRIMARY FUNCTION:

  • Draft contracts both in English and Spanish based on Bekaert templates
  • Assist legal counsel to develop new legal contract templates
  • Draft, review, and edit non-Bekaert standard agreements in English and Spanish
  • Participate in simple business contract negotiations with customers and suppliers in the US and Latin America
  • Support the regional counsel in the settlement of simple disputes with third parties
  • Organize and maintain Corporate Secretary related matters in an ongoing basis (drafting of annual meetings, non-project corporate changes and daily corporate documents)
  • Assist regional counsel with the standardization of Corporate Secretary processes throughout Latin America
  • Corporate books maintenance
  • Assist regional counsel with board meeting coordination and preparation (agenda and logistics support)
  • Assist legal counsel with the deployment of legal corporate policy
  • Assist legal counsel to prepare compliance awareness and training documents
  • Translation of legal and contractual documents English/Spanish
  • Other assistance requested by legal counsel
  • Assist legal counsel on major legal projects (new incorporation, equity transfer, expansion, merger, share pledge, acquisition etc.)
     
Application Process: 
Submit online application using the following link: https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=18988&company=
Selection Criteria: 
Must be Bilingual - Fluent in English and Spanish with Corporate governance experience and experience with Latin America culture
Additional Information: 
Candidate will progress to each step as long as they qualify: After submitting application, a 30 minute phone screen will be scheduled; then a face to face w/Regional Counsel & VP of HR; then a final interview with the Global Counsel. We are actively seeking to fill this position ASAP.