Legal Counsel

Location: USA (remote) | Company: Exodigo

Description

Our client, Exodigo, a rapidly growing global construction technology company, has exclusively retained our services to assist them with the recruitment of a proactive and team-oriented Legal Counsel. Exodigo’s cutting edge technology was selected as one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2022. Due to their rapid growth in the US market, they are seeking to expand their in-house legal team.

Exodigo’s ground-breaking technology adds significant value to multiple organisations across the construction supply-chain, so there is a significant opportunity to grow in the US market. As part of their exceptional legal team, you will collaborate with stakeholders across the organisation and engage with our global market leading clients to provide comprehensive legal support.

In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the creation and negotiation of various commercial agreements, ensuring compliance with laws and internal policies, providing legal and business guidance to sales, and support various legal aspects across the company for compliance and growth.

Responsibilities

  • Guide and support teams across the organisation to review, draft, revise, negotiate and finalise commercial agreements (MSA, T&Cs, Service agreement, NDA, etc.) for internal/external customers and organisations (public, private, and governmental entities).
  • Provide strategic legal and business advice to a rapidly growing and high-performing sales teams.
  • Supporting biz-ops legal aspects such as insurance, regulations, permits and policies across the company and priority markets and provide day-to-day legal support and business-focused counselling.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure contracting and other matters are compliant with applicable laws, regulations, internal policies, procedures, and goals.

Requirements

  • Proven experience working in the infrastructure sector focusing on Transportation and Energy preferred.
  • 2+ years of commercial experience in-house or top tier law firm.
  • Experience in supporting the review and response for RFPs, RFQs Bids and similar.
  • Experience in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts.
  • JD and bar admission in good standing (Texas or California preferred, or an active license from another state that allows for in-house practice under the rules of the State Bar of residence).
  • Hands-on and team-oriented approach.
  • Experience with global B2B, B2G preferably with infrastructure, construction, utility, enterprise processes.
  • Successful customer-facing and other external-facing negotiation experience.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to support our rapidly growing company.
  • Ability to triage, prioritise and manage competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability working on multiple initiatives on tight deadlines.
  • Availability and ability to routinely support our global operations, namely US (West, Central and East Coast), during their business hours.

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