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Senior Legal Counsel, Auckland

Last update 2024-05-25
Expires 2024-05-24
ID #2146703435
Free
Senior Legal Counsel, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified May 8, 2024

Description

Be a part of an exciting companywide transformation.
An opportunity to lead our legal support and provide advice across our business.
Immerse yourself in our inclusive, diverse, and supportive culture.
Connecting people and communities| Driving e Commerce | Moving New Zealand
Team Global Express NZ delivers freight forwarding and transport services, air cargo services and comprehensive logistics and warehousing solutions to customers operating in New Zealand from Kaitaia to Invercargill.
We are a customer-centric, safety-obsessed business with a high-performing, values-based team. We move the companies that drive the world, enabling New Zealand to flourish.
Ensuring we do our part to preserve Aotearoa’s environment, we are committed to carbon reduction goals, including actively managing our carbon footprint with Toitū Envirocare and are proud members of the Sustainable Business Council.
As we continue on our transformational journey, we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Legal Counsel to join our New Zealand head office in Auckland. You will be the primary point of contact for the business in relation to all legal queries, including commercial, corporate, procurement, ESG and IT.
Our people and customers are at the heart of everything we do. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging, Sustainability, and the Environment are part of our DNA.
State of the art facilities in a fast paced and dynamic industry.
Access to medical cover, discounted national holiday homes and retailer discounts.
The possibility of career development to become General Counsel of Team Global Express in New Zealand.
This role will be responsible for providing legal support and advice across our business nationally, consistent with our Group Policies, and with the aim of achieving the Team Global Express Group strategy.
This will include:
Working with our Legal Consultant (contracting) in relation to the provision of a broad range of legal advice to senior management and business unit leaders to ensure that business unit activities are conducted in accordance with applicable laws, risks are identified and appropriately managed, and our rights are protected.
Providing pro-active, sound and commercially-focused legal support and advice to senior management and business unit leaders.
Protecting our legal and financial interests and meeting our commercial objectives when negotiating, advising on, drafting and reviewing agreements.
Supporting the Chief Legal Officer (Australia) and team in the delivery of the Legal strategic plan.
Ensuring corporate governance rules and processes are maintained and followed.
Enhancing and develop processes and procedures for the efficient provision of legal services.
We are looking for a seasoned legal counsel with experience in stakeholder management including executives and customers, to provide effective leadership to the business and to have oversight of the delivery of legal advice from external providers.
Additionally, you will have:
A degree in Law and be admitted as a solicitor
A current legal practising certificate in NZ (or the ability to obtain one)
At least 8 years’ PQE working in a relevant legal capacity
Experience Identifying and implementing strategic and efficiency projects
The ability to prioritise work in accordance with business importance; meet deadlines in short time frames and under pressure
Strong commercial contract experience, excellent negotiation and drafting skills
Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate to people in a range of positions
The ability to work as part of a team, as well as autonomously
A high level of professionalism and discretion.
Me pēhea te tono: How to apply?
This is a great opportunity to join a company that is going places, so express your interest today.
Pre-employment checks will include a Ministry of Justice check and reference checking.
All applicants must hold the legal right to work in New Zealand.
We believe nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace, which celebrates different points of view and gives everyone the chance to contribute, as we build to a bigger and brighter future.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital or disability status.
To be considered, you must be entitled to work in the specified country and be prepared to undertake pre-employment checks including a criminal history check and medical assessment.
It’s never been a more exciting time to join our team.

As we transform into a truly iconic Australian business, your opportunities for growth with us are limitless.

To find out more about us, visit About - Team Global Express
Connecting people and communities| Driving e Commerce | Moving Australia & New Zealand
With an unrivalled and expansive network, Team Global Express builds unique, innovative, and tailored transport and logistics solutions to connect people, communities, and businesses across Australia and New Zealand.
Backed by Allegro Funds, Australia’s most awarded and largest transformation and turnaround private equity firm, we’re looking to the future and working towards new and exciting ways to put our customers’ businesses at the heart of ours.

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior legal counsel

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