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Title:  Lawyer - Corporate Counsel

Location: 

Docklands, Victoria, Australia

Description: 

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  • Nutrien Ag Solutions – Your tomorrow begins today
  • Provide strategic and accurate legal advice and assistance 
  • Based in Docklands, VIC 

 

At Nutrien Ag Solutions, is the Australian arm of Nutrien Inc a global supplier of crop nutrients, inputs and services with operations in 13 countries and over 23,000 employees globally. Its registered head office is in Saskatchewan, Canada, and it is listed on both the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker code NTR. Our purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values.  For over 180 years, our business has been integral to the global agricultural industries. We are committed to providing quality local advice, knowledge and expertise to our customers and helping grow Australia’s future.

 

 

Employing the best and brightest minds, our business is supported by an extensive network of corporate branches, franchises, members and agents. Our team are experts in a range of different farming areas, including precision farming services, marketing livestock and wool, agricultural services, finance, insurance, ag merchandise, water and real estate.

 

We currently have an opportunity for a confident, enthusiastic and self-motivated person to join our Australian Legal team.  

 

 About the opportunity:

 

Reporting to the Senior Manager Legal, the focus of this role is to provide strategic and accurate legal advice to the Nutrien Ag Solutions businesses.

 

On a typical week you may:

 

  • Provide legal advice on general commercial and corporate law matters.
  • Review and draft a variety of commercial agreements.
  • Identify and advise on legal, regulatory and compliance related risks.
  • Monitor and advise key changes to legislation and regulations.
  • Identify ways to mitigate and improve the management of key legal risks affecting the business and its interests.
  • Assist with the conduct and management of disputes including regulatory disputes.
  • Identify potential conflicts issues, managing compliance with the Nutrien Code of Conduct and external compliance frameworks to promote understanding of the organisation’s legal rights and obligations.
  • Improve and maintain the reputation of Nutrien Ag Solutions through timely, courteous and pragmatic provision of legal services when dealing with customers, suppliers, employees and managers.
  • Develop and maintain a range of relationships with an extensive network of colleagues and stakeholders both internally and externally, to facilitate cooperation and deliver positive outcomes to advance the goals of the legal team and the Nutrien Ag Solutions business.

 

About You:

 

We are seeking a Commercial Lawyer who shares our values and vision and has exceptional legal skills; we love people who are eager to grow, learn, and contribute to our business. 

 

In addition, you will also bring:

 

  • 2-5 years post admissions experience.
  • Qualified to practice as a solicitor in Victoria  
  • Current Legal Practicing Certificate  
  • Experience in a well-regarded law firm or in-house team  
  • Strategic thinker with good commercial/practical common sense, communication skills and teamwork.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and ability to prioritise work.
  • Strong communication and stakeholder influencing skills to achieve strategic business objectives both with Legal Team members, external counsel and internal stakeholders.
  • Strong business acumen and judgement.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a broader team

 

Apply today!

 

If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation offering the opportunity to gain exposure to Australia’s key growth industry, click on the APPLY button. To find out more about Nutrien Ag Solutions go to https://www.nutrienagsolutions.com.au/  or follow us on LinkedIn.

 

This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien Ag Solutions’ policies, you may be required to undergo a background check and/or a pre-employment medical. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

 

Vaccination is required for all new hires joining Nutrien Ag Solutions. All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless you have a medical exemption.

 Nutrien Ag Solutions commits to providing a safe workplace for our employees and customers

Job Req Id:  1092


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