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General Counsel

Company: Jobleads
Location: West Columbia
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The General Counsel position will advise the Executive team and other staff members regarding legal issues and matters that arise in the course of business. The General Counsel will also serve in a dual role as the Manager for the legal and risk departments. Responsibilities General Counsel From a broad perspective, this position will (1) counsel on legal and risk matters (including project, corporate, and merger and acquisition risks) and advising throughout project pursuit and execution from contract negotiation to early identification and resolution of project risks and (2) assist in satisfying applicable compliance and regulatory requirements and mitigating risks on a Company-wide basis. Advise and counsel the Executive team and management on legal and business matters and risk issues. Act as liaison with outside counsel as well as client representatives, vendors, subcontractors, and governmental agencies. Assist in satisfying applicable compliance and regulatory requirements. Develop policies and procedures to mitigate risks for the Company and business projects. Evaluate the impact of existing and proposed regulations, court decisions, and law including any proposed changes in the law that might affect Company policies and operating procedures. Act as a liaison for legal matters with the Human Resources, Credit, Finance, Tax, and Operations teams. Review and advise on various contracts, leases, NDAs, and other corporate legal documents and make recommendations for modification, revision, and clarification of documents as needed. Maintain and update standard documents and agreements for Company-wide use. Have completed or be willing to complete SC Rule 403(b) requirements. Prepare and maintain the legal department budget. Other duties as assigned. The Risk Manager position includes development of risk assessments involving business activities and operation functions to adequately analyze and manage potential risk issues. The Risk Manager will also oversee the insurance relationship and processes, including claims management, on behalf of the Company. Contribute to a positive work environment and promote the vision, mission and values of BMC. Design and implement an overall risk management process for the organization, which includes an analysis of the financial impact on the Company when risks occur. Collaborate with the Human Resources Director, Safety Director, and IT to create business continuity plans to limit risks. Semiannually review all insurance plans to determine effectiveness and relevance to ensure the plans are sufficient and cost-effective. Maintain records of insurance policies and claims. Oversee claims and loss control activities. Manage third-party insurance service providers, including brokers, insurers, claims administrators, and outside counsel. Attend and support insurance-related legal actions, as necessary. Prepare and maintain risk management and insurance budgets. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Qualifications JD with SC Bar license in good standing. 5+ years of in-house corporate counsel experience. 2+ years of risk management experience. Insurance claim management experience preferred. Ability to lead a team and communicate effectively throughout all levels across an organization. Can work independently, manage time and plan and implement objectives effectively. Ability to prioritize workload, organize technical work and resources. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Working Conditions The physical environment requires the employee to work inside throughout the year. Job requires standing, stooping, squatting, pushing, pulling, twisting, turning, lifting. Seeing, reading, and writing to complete job responsibilities. Use of computer and other forms of technology to complete job responsibilities. Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.

Keywords: Jobleads, Columbia , General Counsel, Other , West Columbia, South Carolina

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