[QD425] | Head Of Legal Chile
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Metropolitana, Chile
hace 5 días
source : Kitempleo

Santiago de Chile, Región Metropolitana Indefinido In Anglo American we are firmly convinced that diversity is the greater value of our organization.

This is why, all our job vacancies are available for all people that fulfill the job description. We are an inclusive Company and want you to be a part of it.

Gender diversity, LGTB+, age, culture / religion, ethnicity or any disability condition is welcome (Law Nº 21.015). The Company Safe.

Smart. Sustainable. Probably not the first words you typically associate with mining. But Anglo American is not your typical mining company.

Guided by our purpose and our values, we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we aim to re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives", delivering the metals and minerals that make modern life possible from mobile phones to medicines.

Safety first is a way of life for us. We are unconditional about the safety, health and well-being of our colleagues, at work and at home, and about that of the communities where we work.

We aim to lead the industry by investing in innovation to protect people, who are at the heart of our business. Our high performing teams take accountability for their own and others' actions, work collaboratively, and always show care and respect.

Anglo American is one of the world’s largest mining companies. Its portfolio of high-quality mining assets and natural resources includes platinum group metals and diamonds, with significant interests in copper, iron ore, metallurgical coal, nickel and thermal coal, as well as a divestment portfolio of other mining and industrial businesses.

The company operates in Africa, Europe, South and North America, Australia and Asia. Anglo American is one of the most important copper producers in Chile.

Within Chile, Anglo has five productive divisions in four regions of the country and a head office in Santiago, and employs more than 10,000 people, including company employees and operation and project contractors.

Position Summary The Head of Legal Chile will report directly to the Senior Legal Counsel, Anglo American plc. He will be responsible for all legal support for Anglo American business in Chile.

He is responsible through a team of lawyers to execute and promptly and effectively the legal aspects of Anglo American’s business operations and transactions, and to assist operations in achieving their business goals.

The main contribution of this position is to help Anglo American to define and execute a strategy to effectively identify, measure and manage all risks that may affect the business.

Main Responsibilities - Work closely and independently with the executive committee and operations teams to help resolve legal issues and minimize risk.

Establish and manage stakeholder / key client relationship with Copper executive Business Unit and, in particular, the Copper Executive Committee.

  • Manage and deploy internal and external lawyers to meet the requirements of the team in cost effective way. - Identify and manage legal issues, in particular those associated with managing joint ventures with competitors with particular emphasis on anticipating possible areas of conflict.
  • Think and act strategically. - Define the long term legal strategy. - Deal with Anglo American legal aspects of the business, advising any other area of the organization that may require legal counselling.

    Providing advice and counseling on all legal issues affecting the business, including employment law issues and regulatory matters.

  • Protect the assets of the company by ensure that its business activities are carried out in compliance with applicable law and internal requirements - Assist management in the handling of the legal aspects of business transactions and coordinate activities with legal implications.
  • Work closely with the finance department on legal issues. - Provide legal advice on documentation and information requirements regarding structured, corporate bonds and due diligence processes (drafting prospects).
  • Lead the relationship with external law firms. - Identify legal compliance requirements. - Work collaboratively in teams across different divisions and / or departments;
  • Effectively manage client and stakeholder relationships; - Proactively create awareness and communicate changes to legislation to clients to manage and / or reduce the impact of possible risk to clients;
  • and - Adequately and timely comply with all reporting obligations (both internally and externally) strictly in accordance with Anglo Legal policies and guidelines.

    What you ll need to know - Bachelor’s degree in Law - Experience in interfacing with key stakeholders (government and regulatory bodies) - Experience in working in a mining company - Experience in managing a team of lawyers - Experience in providing in-house advice (as opposed to third party counsel) - Broad understanding of Chilean law, with mining industry experience and knowledge of mining law useful but not essential - Fluent in English, both written and spoken, including legal language.

    Competencies Risk Management In order to solve and avoid any problem that could appear in the short-term product of operations, finance, regulatory, normative, politic, social, public, security, in an environment where there are multiple factors that move fast and affects different aspects of the company, the Head of Legal Chile should : - Organize regular meetings with every area to be aware of their concerns and to advice them.

  • Be updated of all regulatory, legal and social changes that could arise. - Contributing to the strategic development of the businesses within Chilean legal environment.
  • Identifying risks and taking the necessary action to mitigate such risks - Ensuring legal protection of the company assets and properties and asserting the company’s rights when needed.
  • Planning and Analysis In order to have a consistent legal strategy in the long term, in an environment where every unit has their own agenda and problems so it is difficult to align them, the Head of Legal Chile must : - Meet with senior executives and the board to discuss how they want to take the company in legal terms.

  • Manage the relationships with external lawyers, looking for the appropriate level of expertise and best cost / quality of service ratio for each file.
  • Work closely with the legal team to achieve the best way to position the company in the long term. - Exhibit a hands-on approach to the provision of legal services to the executive teams at the various business units.
  • Influence In order to push changes to update the company in regulatory and legal terms and to put the company in the best possible position to meet its development, in a world where individuals are resistant to change, he shall : - Convince the top executives and to the rest of the organization about the importance of this task, gaining their support and the needed resources.

  • Communicate and collaborate with the broader ensuring enduring committed partnership. - Support legal decisions with reasoned analysis and business understanding when required;
  • Being persuasive and influencing; - Take action to ensure self and others deliver fully and contribute to the business, and sets standards and monitors performance;
  • and - Influence through others, including third parties and uses group processing skills to lead and direct the legal team.

  • The successful candidate will have a keen understanding of working within a multinational legal environment with diversified businesses and exhibit strong stakeholder management abilities by : - Applying strong team playing abilities and working to build credibility with the BU’s and being able to straddle the relationships between the Anglo Group and their assigned BU’s;
  • Managing multiple legal activities at both local and international level; and - Building and keeping strong internal and external networks within the legal community.
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