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You will be responsible for managing all legal matters for the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) business of Honeywell’s Safety & Productivity Solutions division. PPE is a global leader in providing comprehensive solutions in General Safety and High-Risk safety, including hearing conservation, fall protection, respiratory safety, and eye/face/head protection. PPE draws on Honeywell’s exceptional technology and innovation capabilities to develop new materials, electronics, sensors, and communication systems. The future of PPE lies in focusing on growing the healthcare market, integrating hardware, software, and services to create an eco-system that delivers enhanced safety and productivity for multiple customer sets. In this role, you will be responsible for handling and overseeing commercial contract template development and negotiations; disputes (formal and informal); intellectual property matters (in conjunction with internal IP counsel); legal compliance; joint ventures, alliances and M&A; and the budget. You will anticipate and mitigate potential legal problems, as well as develop strategies to avoid costly litigation and reduce potential areas of risk tactically and programmatically.
+ Serving as a key member of the PPE and SPS Law Department Leadership teams
+ Identifying and analyzing legal issues
+ Providing legal advice to a range of clients, including senior management
+ Collaborating to effect strategic business objectives
+ Coaching and development of business partners and team members
+ Identifying areas for process improvement and executing improvements
+ Developing and implementing compliance reviews and initiatives
+ Selecting, directing and managing external counsel
YOU MUST HAVE
+ Juris Doctor (JD) or equivalent foreign degree
+ Capacity to be licensed to practice as in-house counsel in North Carolina
+ At least ten years of professional legal experience, including transactional or litigation experience at a law firm or counseling experience within a corporate legal department
+ Experience in drafting and negotiating contracts
+ Strong initiative and propensity for sound, decisive action
+ Demonstrated sense of urgency and attention to detail
+ Superior analytical skills and business acumen
+ Clear and effective executive communication skills, written and oral
+ Ability to influence at varying levels of the organization
+ General counseling experience, including working knowledge of IP, antitrust, anti-corruption, employment and environmental law
+ Experience managing formal and informal disputes, especially contentious warranty claims and related insurance matters
+ Experience leading teams, either through direct management or demonstrated project execution and oversight
+ Experience advising clients in a complex products business with global operations
+ Ability to work independently to execute key initiatives in a timely manner
+ Experience managing regulatory issues associated with the marketing and selling of products which require FDA, NIOSH and other agency or third-party certifications
Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.