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Assistant General Counsel - Retail


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Job Title: Assistant General Counsel - Retail
Location: Loveland, CO, West United States, USA
Company: Nutrien Ltd.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type:
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Assistant General Counsel, Retail (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 Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien™, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.
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 Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.
Reporting to the General Counsel, Retail, the Assistant General Counsel position is responsible for assisting the Retail business to service customers (i.e. growers). That means working in a fast-paced, growing, challenging and rewarding environment, with a variety of knowledgeable partners. 
 
Nutrien requires an experienced Assistant General Counsel to be based at our Retail headquarters (in Loveland, Colorado) and to work with branch locations across the U.S.A.  The successful candidate must be able to hit the ground running and must have a well-developed set of skills, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
 
What you will do:
  • Advise senior management on legal issues stemming from transaction, litigation and financing matters
  • Provide, in a timely fashion, advice to members of the business on various business issues
  • Advise with regulatory, compliance, licensing and policy issues
  • Advise with drafting and negotiating contracts and other commercial documents
  • Partner with employees in product development, supply chain, supplier relations, marketing and digital to successfully drive the initiatives they are championing
  • Manage legal costs of external legal services
  • Give strategic legal advice to business partners and management
  • Travel within North America and occasionally abroad for meetings and other work-related activities
  • Participate in and lead other legal 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 AssociationMinimum 10-15 years of senior business level experience in a corporate counsel environmentBroad legal background and significant knowledge with experience in transactional lawAbility to effectively manage tight timelines and balance competing prioritiesA track record of value creation Ability to be a “hands-on” lawyer who is pragmatic and customer-service oriented, with willingness and ability to learn Nutrien’s Retail business Experience in banking or financing law would be an assetBasic knowledge of one or more of the following areas would be a plus: litigation, intellectual property, environmental, real estate and employment lawBusiness, tax or financial acumen is valuedProven leadership and management skills with an ability to interface across all levels of an organizationStrong work ethic and the ability to meet deadlines without sacrificing quality of serviceExcellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)Demonstrated business and legal judgment, and excellent strategic and analytical skillsOutstanding relationship building capability and a collaborative working style – be a strong team player with the ability to work collaboratively with employees from different regions and with varying levels of seniority, offering timely and solution-focused practical advice and consultationProven ability to build and maintain ‘trusted advisor’ relationship with stakeholders, including external counsel, customers and all levels of management Are you a good match? Apply today!
Nutrien Ag Solutions 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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Job Post Date: 05/23/19
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