Scoular is an employee-owned $6B agribusiness leading the way since 1892. We buy, sell, store, handle and process grain and ingredients by leveraging our global networks and expertise in international trade and transportation. Employing more than 1,000 people in over 100 offices and facilities in North America and Asia, we provide safe and reliable solutions to farmers, grain processors, renewable energy producers, and manufacturers of animal feed, aquafeed, pet food, and food, beverage, and supplements. Our deep involvement in the global agricultural supply chain gives us the ability to quickly assess market needs and identify opportunities for growth and innovation.
The Scoular Company’s legal department is a dynamic group of professionals currently officed in two cities (Minneapolis, Minnesota and Omaha, Nebraska) who handle all legal, compliance, and governance related matters for the company and its expansive operations around the world. Organized in a specialist model, with teams focusing on domestic commercial transactions, international transactions and operations, and employment, compliance, litigation and regulatory matters, the team is led by the Chief Legal Officer who offices in the company’s Omaha headquarters.
This is a full-time position. The ideal candidate will have at least five (5) years of combined law firm and in-house experience handling international commercial transactions, international corporate governance, and technology transactions with expertise in intensive and detailed contract drafting and analysis. This position can be located in Omaha, NE, Overland Park, KS, or Minneapolis, MN.
Negotiate and structure third-party relationships to mitigate the company’s risk exposure, protect the company’s assets and optimize the company’s opportunities. Draft, review and negotiate contracts for our international business operations including:
Assist in corporate governance matters for foreign subsidiaries (minutes, board and shareholder resolutions, annual filings, record books, etc.) and serve as thought partner to Senior Associate General Counsel on certain high-level matters such as international expansion and multi-jurisdictional corporate reorganizations.
Assist in accomplishing the company’s growth and diversification through joint ventures, investments, acquisitions and divestitures, through:
Contribute to the competence of operating businesses and personnel, and contribute to the company’s culture of continuous learning and improvement, including:
Contribute to the capability and capacity of the company to provide key service functions, including:
Build and maintain an active network of on-demand outside counsel resources in areas of specialty particularly relevant to the company’s international business and operations
In performing their responsibilities, employees are expected to perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision, interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers, work effectively as a team contributor and independently while understanding the necessity for communication with other employees and throughout Scoular.
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