About the role
As Legal Director for India you will be the primary legal advisor for the Indian business. This is an exceptionally varied role requiring providing high quality and timely legal advice to the Indian Leadership Team on a wide range of commercial matters
This role will be involved in the daily business operations and will be working on a broad range of legal matters. In particular, this role will support frontline commercial operations, marketing activities and supply chain business heads, as well as provide legal input into key projects and transactions across the Indian business, in line with the Bacardi group’s short and long-term business objectives. It will ensure that the Indian business is operating within the law by providing adequate compliance and training programs.
RESPONSIBILITIES – WITH OUR CONSUMER AT THE HEART YOUR KEY FOCUS WILL BE
- Provide expert counsel and advice to the Indian business on legal, regulatory, and social responsibility issues impacting the business. In addition, be an active member of the Indian Leadership Team by providing overall review and recommendations regarding major, business decisions as well as legal and compliance decisions affecting the Indian business, influencing, and persuading through clear communication, feedback and follow-up.
- Proactively communicate issues back to the Indian Leadership Team and drive good business, legal and operational processes throughout the organization.
- Prioritise legal advice on “front line” (sales and marketing) activities in the Indian Business, ensuring compliance with all applicable local and regional laws and regulations, as well internal policies, and guidelines. In doing so, you will maintain frequent communication with key personnel within the Indian Business and country level, as well as coordinate with teams involved in IP, marketing, trademark claims, product labelling, international customers, competition law and other related fields.
- Manage the process, negotiation, drafting and monitoring of legal documents in the full spectrum of commercial transactions involving the Indian Business. Representative transactions include distribution and other route to market agreements, on and off trade customer agreements, advertising and promotional agreements, agency contracts, digital campaigns, creating or reviewing standard terms and conditions of sale and purchase, consumer promotion terms and conditions, service agreements, warehousing, and logistics arrangements, and Indian procurement agreements.
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