Senior Legal Counsel

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Based in our Macquarie Park office, the Senior Legal Counsel will provide sound advice to internal stakeholders whilst playing a pivotal role supporting the legal operations of the business Senior Legal Counsel ABOUT THE JOB A fantastic opportunity for an experienced legal professional to join a global organisation. Playing a pivotal role in the way our business operates within Oceania, you will use your extensive knowledge to advise and guide internal stakeholders whilst working closely with Danone’s vendors, identifying both opportunity and risk. Your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to): In a fast-paced environment, providing legal support to cross- functional internal stakeholders in the Dairy, Water and Specialised Nutrition business units Using your knowledge and considered judgement to manage various claims directed to consumers and healthcare professionals through multiple channels, across a vast and varied product portfolio; Negotiating agreements with external vendors (suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, Government agencies, etc.

) to get the best possible commercial and legal outcome for Danone, every time Collaborating with internal stakeholders on projects within the business from start to finish Knowing when to engage external counsel, then managing that engagement as required; Drafting, enhancing or implementing policies and procedures to streamline operations across the Oceania region ABOUT YOU As a competent legal professional you will thrive working within a fast-paced environment where priorities and focus are ever changing. You will be innovative in your approach and feel confident when handling ambiguity to achieve desired results. Ideally you will have: At least 8 years PQE in a comparable role, either working in a top-tier firm with similar clients, or in-house Exposure to the FMCG, Supplement, Pharmaceutical or Nutrition industry would be advantageous Strong analytical, drafting, communication and liaison skills; Excellent relationship-building skills both internally and externally from the business Possess the ability to prioritise tasks effectively whilst managing expectations appropriately The ability to quickly gain an understanding of Danone’s strategic objectives and risk appetite, and apply that understanding to your work.

ABOUT US Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible, and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognise the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Each time we eat and drink, we vote for the world in which we want to live.

We believe a healthy body needs healthy food, and healthy food needs a healthy planet, so this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies. (LINK TO YOUTUBE VIDEO: https://youtu.be/0wBhigOz_ic) WE OFFER As well as exposure to an international brand and a seat at the table to collaborate and learn from an established team of leg.

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12 Nov 2019

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