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Vice President, General Counsel

Company: Viega Holding GmbH & Co. KG
Location: Broomfield
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Shape the future with us. And also your own.As a driver of innovation, Viega is one of the most important technology leaders in the installation industry. We develop intelligent systems and integrated digital solutions. Quality is incorporated into everything we do. We believe that this is about much more than supplying pipelines. We turn spaces into living rooms: More comfortable. More intelligent. More secure. More sustainable.Support us as: Vice President, General Counsel Job-ID: -13279; Location(s): -Broomfield, CO -This person should be based in the Denver metro area. Our office is located in Broomfield, CO. Job Description: Viega LLC, a global plumbing manufacturing company, is seeking an accomplished and strategic VP, General Counsel to serve as part of the executive leadership team and oversee the legal function of Viega LLC. This key role will provide senior-level legal leadership, manage the legal team, and contribute to the company's growth and success. The ideal candidate should have extensive experience in corporate and employment law, outstanding leadership skills, and a proven ability to provide strategic legal counsel. Responsibilities:

  • Legal Strategy and Leadership:
    • Develop and implement the legal department's strategic direction in alignment with the company's business objectives.
    • Provide high-level legal advice and guidance to executive leadership and the board of directors on complex legal matters.
    • Corporate Governance:
      • Oversee corporate governance matters, including board meetings, regulatory filings, and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
      • Ensure adherence to corporate policies and guidelines across the organization.
      • Risk Management and Compliance:
        • Identify legal risks and opportunities for the organization and develop strategies to manage and mitigate them effectively.
        • Implement robust risk management processes and compliance programs to ensure adherence to applicable laws and regulations.
        • Transactional Expertise:
          • Review, negotiate, and finalize complex contracts, agreements, and transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, and joint ventures.
          • Provide strategic legal counsel to protect the company's interests in contractual relationships.
          • Litigation and Dispute Resolution:
            • Manage and oversee litigation and dispute resolution processes, including working closely with external legal counsel when necessary.
            • Develop litigation strategies that align with the company's objectives and minimize legal risks.
            • Collaborate with external legal counsel in employment-related litigation, including drafting legal documents, managing discovery, and providing legal strategy.
            • Intellectual Property and Licensing:
              • Manage the protection and enforcement of the company's intellectual property assets, including trademarks, patents, and copyrights.
              • Provide guidance on IP licensing, infringement, and enforcement matters.
              • Regulatory Compliance:
                • Stay informed about evolving legal and regulatory developments that impact the company's operations and industry.
                • Develop and implement compliance programs to ensure adherence to relevant laws and regulations.
                • Team Leadership and Development:
                  • Lead, mentor, and manage a team of legal professionals, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.
                  • Provide guidance and professional development opportunities to the legal team.
                  • Stakeholder Relationships:
                    • Build and maintain relationships with external legal partners, regulatory agencies, industry associations, and other stakeholders.
                    • Represent the company in legal matters with professionalism and integrity.
                    • Employment Law
                      • Assist in addressing complex employee relations issues and advise on appropriate resolutions.
                      • Stay updated on developments in employment law and related regulations to provide timely and accurate legal advice. Qualifications:
                        • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school and active bar membership.
                        • 10 -years of progressive experience in legal roles, with significant experience in corporate law, preferably in both law firm and in-house settings.
                        • 5 years of experience in employment law, either in a law firm or in-house legal department.
                        • Strong knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.
                        • Proven track record of leadership and successful management of legal teams.
                        • Strong knowledge of corporate law, contracts, intellectual property, regulatory compliance, and risk management.
                        • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
                        • Strategic mindset with the ability to provide legal guidance that aligns with business objectives.
                        • Demonstrated ability to manage complex legal matters and deliver results under pressure.
                        • Ethical and professional integrity, with the ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information.
                        • Experience in the manufacturing or industrial sector is advantageous. For CO residents, the salary range for this position is $200,000 to $250,000/year. Actual compensation is influenced by an array of factors including, but not limited to, skill set, level of experience, and specific location.Your contact person:Sandy Brady -#LI-SB1The future needs people like you to shape it.

Keywords: Viega Holding GmbH & Co. KG, Broomfield , Vice President, General Counsel, Legal , Broomfield, Colorado

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