Regional General Counsel (RGC) Americas Electrification

November 28, 2023
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This is a senior leadership position within the Legal & Integrity function and will be responsible for ensuring exemplary legal support for the ABB Electrification Business Area in the Americas region. The RGC will perform a dual role as Corporate Counsel for ABB companies operating in the US,. This role will lead a team of twenty high-performing lawyers and legal professionals across the Americas for the Electrification business. The RGC reports to the Global GC for Electrification. Travel is required. The Ideal candidate will be based in the US.

Your responsibilities
  • Lead the Electrification Legal & Integrity team in the region, including resource allocation and budget management, to ensure efficiency in day-to- day legal and integrity operations,
  • Provide leadership, strategic advice and guidance to the EL businesses operating in the Americas on all legal and integrity matters
  • As Corporate Counsel for the US, provide legal support and guidance to the US Country Holding Officer in the fulfillment of all fiduciary obligations under law to ensure that ABB legal entities in the US are operating in a sound legal and regulatory framework
  • Ensure that the legal team delivers legal advice, support, direction and counsel to the EL business to a standard of excellence
  • Oversight and leadership of all EL-related government investigations
  • Oversight and accountability for the US Government business portfolio/program
  • Anticipate the needs of the EL business across Americas and proactively implement tools, processes, framework and strategic direction to support business priorities and outcomes
  • Selection and management of outside counsel including cost and budget management
  • Provide leadership during crisis management/incident response
  • Your background
  • Hold a Juris Doctor and/or LLM from a US ABA accredited law school and US Bar admission
  • Currently admitted to practice law in the US
  • Minimum 15 years' post qualification experience in a combination of legal practice in an internationally recognized law firm and in-house with a global MNC
  • The ideal candidate would have strong expertise with US Government contracts, litigation experience and a strong understanding of FCPA regulations
  • Excellent written and spoken fluency in English and preferably one additional language from the region (French, Spanish)
  • Strong command of international commercial and corporation law, including working knowledge of the key international conventions as well as public procurement and antitrust law
  • Proven track record in leading successful teams, attracting and developing strong talent
  • Extremely self-motivated, does not accept mediocrity, strong ethical standards and values beyond reproach, deep care for people development and well-being, strives for excellence, strong collaborator and skilled at stakeholder management, executive presence, effective communicator, calm under pressure
  • More about us

    ABB's Electrification Business Area is a global leader in electrical products and solutions, operating in more than 100 countries, with over 200 manufacturing sites. Our 50,000+ employees are dedicated to transforming how people live, connect and work by delivering safe, smart and sustainable electrification solutions. We are shaping the future trends of electrification, differentiating through technological and digital innovation while delivering an outstanding experience through operational excellence for our customers across utilities, industry, buildings, infrastructure and mobility. For more information visit https: // Global Talent Acquisition Team, ABB Asea Brown Boveri Ltd. We look forward to receiving your application (documents submitted in English are appreciated). If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www. #LI- Hybrid

    Publication ID: HQ88493802E1

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