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Sr. Legal Counsel

Company: Nutrien
Location: Loveland
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Sr. Legal Counsel - (Loveland, Colorado, U.S.A.)

At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world's largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.

Reports to the General Counsel, Retail.

What you will do:

  • Advise management on legal issues arising in relation to transactions, litigation and financing matters
  • Advise members of the business on variety of business issues that arise quickly
  • Assist with regulatory, compliance, licensing and policy issues
  • Assist with drafting and negotiating contracts and other commercial documents
  • Partner with employees in Product Development, Nutrien Financial, Sustainability, and Marketing to successfully drive the initiatives they are championing
  • Manage legal costs in connection with external legal services
  • Give strategic legal advice to business partners and management
  • Travel within North America and potentially, occasionally, abroad as necessary for meetings and other work
    What you will bring:
    • Be a member of an Association Bar in the U.S. with the requirements to become a member of the Colorado Bar Association
    • Ten+ years of practice experience required
    • Corporate counsel experience would be a strong asset
    • Ability to hit the ground running and, in order to do so, will need to arrive at Nutrien with a well-developed set of skills and the ability to work independently and in collaboration with others
    • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills, and be commercially astute in addition to being a leader
    • Broad legal background, experience in transactional, banking and/or financial law would be an asset
    • Basic knowledge of one or more of the following areas would be a plus: litigation, intellectual property, environmental, real estate and sustainability law
    • Abiliy to effectively manage tight timelines and balance competing priorities
    • Business, tax or financial acumen is attractive
    • Being a highly effective, practical lawyer with a track record of value creation is desired
      Compensation & Benefits:

      The salary range for this position is $139,650 to $199,500.

      We provide an attractive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision coverage, and life insurance and well as disability coverage for positions working more than 30 hours per week. In addition, we have a retirement program that encourages our employees to save for the longer term, with generous matching employer contributions. Our benefit package also demonstrates our culture of care with paid vacation, sick days and holidays as well as paid personal and maternity/parental leaves and an Employee and Family Assistance Program. Details of the benefits package will be shared in the application process.

      In addition to base pay, this role is also eligible to participate in our annual incentive plan and long-term incentive pla, consistent with the terms of our plan(s), which provide discretionary award opportunities reflecting components such as performance of the company and the employee. Details will be discussed through the application process.

      This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons. Nutrien also makes internal equity a consideration in all pay decisions.

      Are you a good match? Apply today!

      Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

      This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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