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30/04 Aquilla Rodrigues
Consultant at Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd

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Mahindra & Mahindra - Senior Manager - Group Legal FES - Agri Business (8-10 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 1088078

Sr. Manager Group Legal FES - Agri Business


JOB PROFILE : The key expectation from the role is to act as in-house counsel delivering high quality, comprehensive, authoritative legal service.


Key responsibilities include :

a) Partnering with Business for Legal Services :

- Providing a comprehensive and high quality in-house legal service, across a broad range of legal issues to internal customers within the organization

- Ensuring all customer activities are in line with legal requirements and meets specifications within the organization and risks are mitigated appropriately.

- Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with internal customers (business leaders),

- Promoting the value of the legal function for Agri business of Mahindra for input and output in the Agri sector for contract drafting, negotiation and closure, advisory.

- Preparation and negotiation of contracts, and leading in managing and resolving contractual disputes and other contentious issues, to a satisfactory conclusion, if they occur.

b) Proactive engagement with business teams :

- Understand the spoken and unspoken needs and provide timely advice.

- Identification of the issues while advising and then introducing processes and monitoring mechanism.

- Developing and implementing best practices from other similar industries

- Monitoring and supervising the implementation of the best practices such as standardization of the documents, awareness sessions etc.

- Conducting in-house legal audit at the plant, warehouses, offices used for conducting the agri business

Skills Required :

- Excellent legal skills including drafting and negotiating contracts and strategic management of contractual disputes.

- Capability of detailed, in-depth analysis of legal documents and of work situations that have a legal dimension.

- Competency to prepare PPTs for periodical review with the business;

- Capability of making solid recommendations and taking independent decisions

- Ability to turn around enquiries quickly and tackle issues at short notice.

- Excellent written and oral communications, including the ability to work effectively with a range of people and the ability to deliver advice in a clear and user-friendly way.

- High attention to detail and conveying it in a clear and concise fashion to all levels of the organization.

- High influencing and negotiation skills

- Ability to deal with high complexity and ambiguity and stakeholder management in a complex organization structure.

- A 'can do' attitude with a readiness to 'roll your sleeves up' and get down to tackling and resolving issues and producing excellent outcomes.

Education & Experience :

- Qualified lawyer ; LLM/LLB.

- Experience of working as a legal practitioner for 8 to 10 years.

- Experience as an in-house lawyer or similar position. Agri industry background would be an advantage.

- Demonstrated experience of advising and operating at a strategic level within organizations.

- Sound working knowledge of Indian business environment and related legalities.

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Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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