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Legal Counsel, India & Africa

Date: Nov 21, 2022

Location: Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company: AGCO

Join one of the world leaders in global agriculture engineering Technology. AGCO's consistent efforts to deliver smart farming solutions leveraging technology and engineering prowess has helped create innovative global platforms like Precision AG Technologies.

 

In Support of AGCO's Farmer First purpose and clear intent of developing innovative technological solutions, we are opening a new digital capability centre located in Bengaluru, India,

 

The centre would focus on augmenting AGCO's global IT and Digital capability and investment in high-quality technology, innovation, and R&D talent.

 

The teams will be an integral part of AGCO's global ecosystem. They will work as part of a global cross-function and cross-cultural team, working together to deliver AGCO's purpose to provide Farmer-focused solutions to sustainably feed our world​​ and our vision to be the Trusted partner for industry-leading, smart farming solutions​.

 

"So if you are interested in working for a diverse organization that provides global opportunities, has a vision and purpose to help solve one of the biggest problems of our time and who is on the forefront of innovation, please apply today!"’

 

Who we are looking for :

 

AGCO is looking to hire candidates for the position of Legal Counsel, India & Africa.

 

This role reports to Legal Director, Asia and Africa, and is responsible for legal and compliance related service to all aspects of business operations in India and Africa (South Africa, Zambia, and Morocco). As a member of the APA management team, who based in Bangalore, main services will include: - Corporate Governance of legal entities in India and Africa, including without limitation the board meeting minutes, resolutions and AOA amendments; - Work as a key team member to set-up AGCO India Bangalore Office (SSC); - Contract templates drafting and revision; - Contract approval process set-up and update; - Review of key contracts related to day-to-day business by focusing on key terms and legal risks; - Legal advice to various business functions; - Compliance trainings to employees and policies (Anti-Bribery, Code of Conduct, etc.) updates;and - Management of external counsel re. litigation or advice, and the legal budget in APA.


What you will do:

 

  • Corporate Governance of legal entities in India and Africa, including without limitation the board meeting minutes, resolutions and AOA amendments;
  •  Work as a key team member to set-up AGCO India Bangalore Office (SSC);
  •  Contract templates drafting and revision;
  •  Contract approval process set-up and update;
  •  Review of key contracts related to day-to-day business by focusing on key terms and legal risks; 
  • Legal advice to various business functions;
  •  Compliance trainings to employees and policies (Anti-Bribery, Code of Conduct, etc.) updates;and
  •  Management of external counsel re. litigation or advice, and the legal budget in APA.

 

What you are:

 

  • Ability to work effectively in a variety of projects and working teams
  •  Working harmoniously with other departments and colleagues from other companies of the AGCO group
  •  Flexibility to work in all disciplines
  •  Readiness to respond positively to instructions and procedures
  •  Integrity and discretion when handling confidential information
  •  Be able to work in a dispersed functional team
  •  Must be self-sufficient but aware of when to engage other resources within the team
  • Timely legal advice and contract review
  •  Team and budget management
  •  Regular compliance training delivery

 

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor degree - Law
  • Relevant Experience to the Position (6-8 years)
  • Effective Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in English communication (verbal and written)
  • Willingness to travel

 

What We Offer You:

 

GLOBAL DIVERSITY – Diversity means many things to us, different brands, cultures, nationalities, genders, generations – even variety in our roles. You make us unique!

 

ENTERPRISING SPIRIT- Every role adds value. We're committed to helping you develop and grow to realize your potential.

 

POSITIVE IMPACT – Make it personal and help us feed the world.

 

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES - You can combine your love for technology with manufacturing excellence – and work alongside teams of people worldwide who share your enthusiasm.

 

MAKE THE MOST OF YOU – Benefits include health care and wellness plans and flexible and virtual work option……….

 

Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities, or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.

 

AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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