• Associate Counsel - Transactions

    Nestle Saint Louis, MO 63112

    Job #2278909430

  • We're a leader in the pet care industry, which means we're not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

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    Position Summary

    At Nestlé Purina we believe that pets and people are better together. The best of Legal professionals think ahead of the business needs. You're proactive-regularly lending a hand to what we need before we need it, while keeping the organization compliant with standards and practices. You know all the ins and outs-many of the details most of us will never know. Nestlé Purina is a place where you'll surround yourself with teams and projects that are making history in pet care. We're leaning on you for those details that make an immeasurable difference in every area of what we do.

    A position with the Legal Group for Nestlé Purina PetCare Company in St. Louis, Missouri focuses on commercial contracts and other transactional matters. The successful candidate should be able to provide sound legal advice to Nestlé Purina personnel on a day-to-day basis.

    You will be responsible for a broad range of legal matters, interacting with internal business clients, negotiating with vendors, and accomplishing various legal tasks with moderate supervision.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Provide guidance and support to a broad range of legal areas that may include the following: general corporate matters, consulting, equipment procurement, raw materials and packaging procurement, real estate, construction, and other commercial transactions.

    • Prepare, review, and negotiate commercial agreements to support business operations.

    • Work with department colleagues to understand their subject matter expertise/perspective on relevant issues.

    • Directly engage with business clients to discuss transactions, transaction structures, typical approaches, relevant contractual clauses, and points of negotiation.

    • Provide training to internal business clients on relevant legal topics.

    Basic Requirements

    • Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school

    • License to practice law

    • 4+ years transactional and legal experience



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    To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

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