Energizer Holdings, Inc. Jr. Counsel, Global Commercial Operations in Bogotá, Colombia
What you'll love about this job
This is Energizer Holdings, Inc.
Energizer Holdings responsibly creates products to make lives easier and more enjoyable. To do this, we lean into our culture as an organization – we win together, while serving each other, with a willingness to act boldly, all while doing right. Our colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared mission and purpose make us one team. Because we’re a global organization, you will always have opportunities to learn, grow and develop in your career. We support flexible working arrangements wherever possible.
The mission of Energizer’s Legal Department is to serve as a trusted business partner to our clients – utilizing our deep understanding of the business to proactively provide insights and data that help drive profit, while also providing clear risk-based counsel to defend our brands. We champion our culture to: win together, while serving each other, with a willingness to act boldly, all while doing right. And, as a team, we are passionate about our corporate purpose to “responsibly create products to make peoples’ lives easier and more enjoyable”. We do this by helping to lead our company’s ESG efforts, promoting diversity and inclusion in everything we do, and investing time in our people to drive professional growth and advance careers. And, throughout it all, we support each other and have fun together!
Energizer is a global company that owns an extensive portfolio of some of the World’s most recognizable brands and icons, including Energizer® and the Energizer Bunny®, Rayovac®, Eveready®, VARTA®, Armor All®, STP®, A/C Pro®, Eagle One®, Lexol®, Nu Finish®, California Scents®, Refresh Your Car®, Driven® and Bahama & Co.®.
Energizer is seeking an experienced and motivated Jr. Counsel, Global Commercial Operations, who will be responsible for providing legal advice and support on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters facing a consumer products company, globally. This role will report to the Counsel, Global Commercial Operations, based in Bogota, Colombia.
Jr. Counsel will interact with and provide support to the Global Commercial teams and will be expected to become a partner of the business and weave legal strategies and advice into all aspects of engagement. This is a strong growth opportunity for a dynamic lawyer looking to join a fast-paced and dynamic team.
Motivated and able to prioritize among many tasks of competing importance
Able to work independently and collaboratively
Customer-focused, able to present complex legal matters simply
Strong attention to detail and commitment to responsiveness
Willingness to assist in other areas as needed, even if outside your comfort zone
Interest in expanding skillset/area of responsibility
This role will primarily support the Global Commercial organization. This position is expected to be a partner to the business and to contribute to the success of the Company by combining both legal and business expertise to understand Energizer’s operations and strategic goals.
This attorney will be expected to work effectively across internal legal and non-legal functions. Specific responsibilities include:
Provide legal support to Energizer’s global Commercial organization
Structure, draft, negotiate and review various complex commercial contracts
Advise on various day-to-day matters facing a global commercial team
Occasionally coordinate with and manage outside counsel
Respond to a wide range of legal inquiries from internal stakeholders, focusing on understanding their needs, providing practical solutions and effectively managing risk
Willingness and interest in handling various legal matters, even if they fall outside day-to-day responsibilities
What we are looking for
Required Skills and Experience
Juris Doctorate degree (JD) from an accredited institution
Member in good standing of at least one bar
Minimum of 4-6 years of experience with focus on commercial law (including experience advising on various go to market strategies, such as retail, agency, and distribution)
Experience drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements and business issues
Experience advising global clients
Proactive and strategic thinker
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Fluency in English
Ability to make solid judgment calls under pressure
Strong customer service focus
Ability to collaborate effectively with others in a matrix management structure
Ability to build positive relationships with management and other members of the business and to positively influence outcomes
Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and direction
Ability to evaluate and mitigate risk
Global mindset and the ability to work virtually with business partners across the globe
Willingness to take on new projects even if they are outside the scope of day-to-day responsibilities
Will report to Counsel, Global Commercial Operations based in Bogota, Colombia
Key relationships internally will include attorneys, paralegals/specialists, and the Global Commercial teams
This is a hybrid role that is office based in Bogota, Colombia for a minimum of 2 days per week, with the flexibility to be remote on certain days.
Come join us!
Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.