Legal, Sales / Business Development
Extensive knowledge in contract administration/management functions
Knowledge of basic contracts laws, European Union directives, and local laws
Knowledge of the GDPR, its implementation, and general business requirements
Law Degree, preferably with a focus on Business Law
Previous experience of working for a US multinational company in EMEA or at a multinational law firm
Must be fluent in English, any other foreign language knowledge from the EMEA region is strongly preferred.
Must have a good grasp of the entire contracting process from Request for Proposal through contract closure, including contract law principles and negotiations
Must be professional in demeanour, able to work well with and influence others, be a decision-maker, and capable of performing under pressure
Must be able to analyze and critically comment on proposed contract language, and in general must be able to express self clearly in both written and verbal communication
Flexibility to travel occasionally both in the country, regionally, and transatlantic
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to autonomously work well in a fluid/fast-paced, highly collaborative, multi-national, team environment
Strong experience in negotiating all forms of contracts and managing disputes in the best interests of the company.
Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly assess the potential for risk and opportunity
Strong work ethic and customer service orientation and ability to prioritize conflicting demands from multiple business clients
Managerial courage in supporting company policy and sound decision making when dealing with business units and customers
Ability to dispense direct and actionable feedback to business clients at all levels tactfully
Ability to manage external counsel where it is necessary to rely on their advice, particularly on foreign language contracts
about the company
Resideo is a leading global provider of critical comfort and security solutions primarily in residential environments and distributor of low-voltage electronic and security products. Building on a 130-year heritage, Resideo has a presence in more than 150 million homes, with 15 million systems installed in homes each year.
"At Resideo, we bring together diverse individuals to build the future of homes."
your area of responsibility
The role is to assist the Resideo Legal Team in EMEA in all legal matters affecting all business units, including contractual matters, disputes, corporate acquisitions, and sales, and putting a strong compliance process in place. The position will have a particular focus on creating standard contracts to reflect new business models, including expanded cloud services, supporting the New Product Introduction process (NPI), negotiating, drafting, and amending contracts for new business opportunities, as well as drafting and maintaining standard contracts at all company locations in the region.
The position is responsible for ensuring that all business units are aware of and comply with Resideo policies when conducting their business and entering into contractual arrangements and for ensuring that appropriate approvals are obtained for all transactions in accordance with Resideo’s Schedule of Executive Approvals. The position will ensure a strong process for retaining and locating contracts in both hard and soft copy.
Draft, implement and maintain up-to-date standard contracts for use in each location for all standard business transactions.
Review and approve proposed contracts submitted by sales and purchasing teams business contracts and identify risk areas to business management with recommendations as to risk containment.
Coordinate with other Resideo functions to obtain input on commercial and legal issues relative to their areas of expertise and consolidate and incorporate issues of concern into risk containment recommendations.
Draft appropriate language specifically addressing risk areas for inclusion in bid documentation and contracts.
Participate as a key member of the negotiating team in contract discussions with customers and suppliers.
Participate with the business team in analyzing business risks and proposing solutions to manage those risks.
Assist the business in ensuring appropriate contracts are in place for the procurement and sale of all NPI and participate in the NPI process.
Recognize, acknowledge and respect local customs and practices of customers and suppliers; must have or work to obtain knowledge of local law of customer’s country.
Promote compliance with all Resideo policies, including those relating to the GDPR, approval of Sales Agents, Competition Law, Export Control, and the Schedule of Executive Approvals.
Assist in all corporate acquisitions, mergers, de-mergers, and sales.
Employment in an international and strong company
Great learning opportunities, infinite variety, infinite responsibility on the job with the possibility to drive and implement changes
Benefits program, pension scheme, 5 weeks of holiday