Legal Counsel (Westwood)


: $140,340.00 - $140,340.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Legal

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Job Locations Parsippany, New Jersey, United States

Posted Date 2 days ago (11/19/2019 1:20 PM)

Requisition ID 2019-4035

# of Openings 1

Category Legal

Company Wallenius Wilhelmsen - United States


Legal Counsel
Are you exceptional legal counsel? Experienced and knowledgeable in labor relations and general commercial legal matters? Enthusiastic about working for a global organization?

As a key member of the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Legal team, the Legal Counsel is responsible for delivering day to day proactive advice and legal expertise.

Job Description

In this role you will:

  • Provide advice to the HR team and management on labor relations and support the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements
  • Partner closely with other cross-functional teams to provide commercial contracting expertise and sound advice while also ensuring consistency in our approach to risk and compliance
  • Provide preventive, proactive legal advice on a broad range of employment practice topics; and work with the Companys HR department to develop and maintain human resources policies, procedures, and other documentation related to human resources and workforce management
  • Effective communicator with the ability to establish and maintain relationships with clients, coworkers, and colleagues worldwide
  • Maintains good judgment, common sense, and strong problem-solving skills
  • Happiest when you are managing multiple projects
  • Attention to detail is paramount

Job Requirements

Your experience and background include:

  • Legal competency/expertise/knowledge of Employment Law and Commercial Law
    Analytical skills: identify legal issues from facts, apply the law and draw conclusions
  • Multi-state employment law experience
  • A law degree from an ABA-accredited law school is required and must be a member in good standing of the State Bar of New
  • Jersey or member in good standing of another State Bar and eligible to be registered as in-house counsel in New Jersey
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

Insiders Tip:

Candidates possessing strong labor relations and collective bargaining agreements experience and critical thinking skills are highly sought!

This role is based in our corporate office in Parsippany, NJ.

We are a diverse global organization committed to creating a sustainable environment.

Wallenius Wilhelmsen employee programs include a health coach, financial coach, free online courses and discounts on higher education online courses through our Employee Assistance Program site.

Our Culture Compass (values) guides how we work together exhibiting Courage, Imagination, Trust, Candor, and Speed.

The Wallenius Wilhelmsen Group of Companies participate in E-Verify, an electronic employment verification program operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA), to verify the eligibility of newly hired candidates in the United States of America.

At the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Group of Companies all applications will be given equal consideration regardless of race, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital status, colour, religion, national origin, or other ground enumerated in the applicable human rights legislation.

Regional Headquarters: 300 Interpace Parkway, Building A, Parsippany, NJ, United States. 07054
USA Phone #: +1 (201) ###-#### FAX #: +1 (201) ###-####

Associated topics: attorney, attorney corporate, compliance department, compliance office, corporate attorney, court, internal, lawyer, legal department, market * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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