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17/01 Krishna Rao
Founder & CEO at Peepal HR Associates

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Head - Legal - Cotton Seed Firm (10-15 yrs)

Hyderabad Job Code: 1207465

Position Reports to Chairman and Managing Director and CEO.

Location: Hyderabad (Kandlakoya)

Education: Full time 5 years Law Course from reputed Institution/University

Experience :

- 10 -15 yrs as a Legal Head, Corporate Lawyer, preferably in Seeds, Fertilizers, or other Agri inputs industry.

- Hands-on experience before consumer forums, Excellent Drafting Skills, Effective communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.

- Exposure to Contract law, Consumer laws, Civil and Criminal procedures.

- Knowledge of Seed, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) / The Protection of Plant Variety and Farmers Right (PPVFR) Laws is an added advantage

Skills & Capabilities :

- Service Oriented and Result Driven

- Exceptionally good problem- adaptable and flexible, work comfortably in a fast-paced and dynamic environment solving skills

- Eye for details, Proactive and self-motivated,

- Handle multiple simultaneous tasks and meet tight deadlines

- Ability to influence cross-functional teams

- Lead senior leadership and relevant stakeholders towards consensus decisions

Job Description :

- Provide effective and high-quality legal advice to departmental heads within a business, leading to enhanced integrity in both internal and external affairs

- Analyse and identify the legal risks of all the business's transactions and put a system in place for the effective management of the legal risks.

- Provide leadership and guidance to the legal team and implement key legal processes to handle various types of operational litigations

- Manage the resources effectively and adhere to the allocated budget for legal activity.

- Update Management with the regulatory and legal changes and analyse the potential effect on the business.

- Mentor develop key legal department personnel, encouraging their professional growth, and groom them for higher responsibilities.

- Provide senior leadership across the business with strategic and operational guidance, aiding them in the management of litigation issues such as contract disputes and product liability.

- Identify and remedy complex legal issues without inviting the services of external legal advice.

About the Company :

Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd ( is the Largest Bt cotton seed company in India, which develops, produces, and markets hybrid and varietal seed products. It is the flagship company of the NSL Group which is a Rs 5000+ crs conglomerate with interests in power, textiles, retailing, sugar and infrastructure. Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd is one of the largest seed producers in India with an annual output of around 80000 MT hybrid seeds spread over 95000 acres. Currently partners with over 98,000 farmers, who produce the seeds on behalf of the company. Provides latest technology to the farmers through our extensive marketing network that comprises of its corporate office in Hyderabad, regional offices, C&F agents, and over 2400 distributors / dealers spread across the country. The seeds produced by Nuziveedu Seeds are used by more than 5.5 million farmers of the country. Today the farming community considers, Nuziveedu Seeds amongst the most trusted seed companies in India owing to its intensive and rigorous research and development (R & D) efforts, coupled with its stringent quality control processes.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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