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Lead Business Counsel

The Chemours Company
$169,344- $264,600
Posted May 09
Full Time
Wilmington, Delaware

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.

HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF CHEMISTRY AND THE WORLD

From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.

Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we’re collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries—one improvement at a time.

Chemours is seeking a Lead Business Counsel to lead our global Commercial Legal team . The team is responsible for all commercial matters, including merger and acquisitions, for the company. This role is part of the Legal leadership team, reporting to the Deputy General Counsel. The position is located in Wilmington, DE.

As Lead Commercial Counsel, you will provide legal advice and counsel in support of Chemours’ global business development efforts and commercial transactions. You will be responsible for actively and independently negotiating complex commercial transactions with customers and vendors and for supervising attorneys performing similar functions. You will serve as a focal point, bringing together the regulatory, corporate, legal, and finance functions to support commercial deals and provide critical legal support.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Implement strategy with, and give counsel to, a high-performing global business team in a dynamic environment of continuous transformation to provide high-quality legal advice, pragmatic counsel, and applicable training to the business units, in order to enable business objectives and growth strategies .
  • Work with in-house counsel team to manage complex global transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and partnership arrangements.
  • Possess an entrepreneur mindset being a creative thinker who initiates and develops alternative solutions to complex matters.
  • Identify current and emerging business risks and implement proactive measures to mitigate risks.
  • Manage relationships with outside counsel regarding commercial matters.
  • Oversee the drafting, negotiation, and review of a wide range of commercial agreements, including but not limited to, supply agreements, procurement agreements, distribution agreements, confidentiality agreements and partnerships.
  • Exercise informed judgment and counsel to the business about ways to simplify and standardize processes to ensure that commercial legal resources are utilized efficiently and targeted to deliver the highest value to the business.
  • Develop and manage annual commercial legal budget and demonstrate fiscal responsibility.

The Following Is Required For This Role

  • Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school and an active member in good standing of at least one state bar.
  • 5+ years of demonstrated ability in implementing commercial legal strategies and counseling business management teams.
  • An excellent ability to grasp legal and business issues quickly, balance risks, exercise sound judgment, and provide practical, constructive, and timely counsel.
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to build strong relationships and work cooperatively with operating divisions, functions, and team members.
  • Substantial experience working within the chemicals industry.
  • Skilled at leveraging digital tools to provide value for customers.
  • Be a role model of Chemours Leadership Behaviors.
  • An attitude of collaboration and collegiality.

The Following Is Preferred For This Role

  • Experience with a chemical, industrial or heavy manufacturing business is desirable.

Benefits

Competitive Compensation

Comprehensive Benefits Packages

401(k) Match

Employee Stock Purchase Program

Tuition Reimbursement

Commuter Benefits

Learning and Development Opportunities

Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

Company-paid Volunteer Days

We’re a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it—by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we’re proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work®.

Learn more about Chemours and our culture by visiting Chemours.com/careers.

_Chemours is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws.

_ _Chemours is an E-Verify employer.

_ _Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation.

_ _Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

_ _In our pursuit to be the greatest place to work, we know that a critical element to enhancing our employee experience is to assure we’re operating with a solid foundation of trust. At Chemours, this means being transparent about how we pay our employees for the work that they do.

_ Pay Range (in Local Currency)

$169,344.00 - $264,600.00

Chemours Level

30

Annual Bonus Target

27%

Annual Stock Amount

65,000.00 USD

_The pay range and incentives listed above is a general guideline based on the primary location of this job only and not a guarantee of total compensation. Factors considered in extending a compensation offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, and alignment with market data. The incentive pay is dependent on business results and individual performance and subject to the terms and conditions of the specific plans.

_ At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say "We Are Living Chemistry."