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Sika Corporation Legal Counsel in Sydney, Australia

12655BRJob ID:12655BRExciting Challenges:

  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements and other legal documentation in all areas of the business.

  • Legal support relating to all product literature of Sika’s businesses.

  • Oversight of all claims concerning Sika’s products and businesses.

  • Oversight of all compliance investigations concerning Sika’s businesses.

  • Providing regular legal and risk management trainings to employees of Sika businesses.

  • Corporate housekeeping (e.g. company records, filings, etc.).

  • Monitoring and ensuring compliance with regulatory developments relevant to Sika’s businesses and products, in particular regarding product safety requirements.

  • Liaising with the Corporate Legal Department at Sika’s Group headquarters in Switzerland and the Asia-Pacific Regional Legal Counsel as required.

Job Title:Legal CounselCountry:AustraliaLocation:SydneyContact:deolekar.vaidehi@au.sika.comJob Category:LegalWe Need Your Skills:

  • A Law degree from a University in Australia or New Zealand

  • Hold a Bar admission in Australia or New Zealand

  • A Minimum 3 years of post-qualification working experience as a company in-house counsel or at a law firm

  • Experience in negotiating commercial agreements

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • A willingness to travel regularly within Australia and to New Zealand

  • A “hands-on” attitude with a willingness to take the initiative to tackle the challenges, and a desire to provide practical solutions.

    Experience advising within the construction, mining, or manufacturing industries within a law firm or in-house is highly regarded however not essential. Picture employer branding: Intro: Sika Australia is currently seeking an experienced Legal Counsel to fulfil this newly created in-house role, which will have you providing quality and timely legal advice to the business.

    You will be responsible for legal and compliance risks management and will ensure the implementation of and adherence to Sika Group’s policies, directives, and procedures.

    You will be based at our head office in Wetherill Park with occasional travel to our office in New Zealand as required.

    On-Site Parking. Full Time Perm Role. Autonomous and varied role. Immediate Commencement. Building Trust Every Day: WHO IS SIKA?

    Sika AG and its subsidiaries (“Sika”) is a specialty chemicals business with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 101 countries around the world and manufactures in over 300 factories with more than 27,000 employees.

    WHY JOIN THE SIKA TEAM?

  • We offer a supportive working environment with a strong, positive company culture.

  • We invest in our employees – you will be provided with all relevant learning and development.

    We thank you in advance for your application, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applicants must have valid AU working rights.

    Successful applicants will be required to undergo a Pre-Employment Medical including a drug and alcohol screen.

    Sika Australia is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

    We value and seek diversity in our workforce.

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