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Jamalco
ASSOCIATE COUNSEL (Commercial)
Category: General
Description:
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced and suitably qualified Associate Counsel for commercial matters to join our Legal team at the Halse Hall, Clarendon location.

Under the direction of the General Counsel, this position is accountable for:

• Ensuring that contracts and other legally binding agreements are completed in a timely and efficient manner including, but not limited to, agreements for the provision of goods and services, employee and independent contractor agreements;
• Guiding the legal aspects of the procurement process, employee and independent contractor engagements, and drafting contracts and other legal documents in a timely and efficient manner;
• Participating in the review of the Scope of Work and implementation of contracts;
• Representing the company in claims/suits based on contractual obligations with third parties, whether corporate bodies, partnerships, other entities or individuals;
• Providing advice to General Counsel regarding all contracts, suits/claims and other matters involving contractual or other legally binding arrangements;
• Ensuring the smooth and efficient administration of the contractual procedures in accordance with the company’s standards;
• Participating in the negotiations and communications with relevant parties;
• Working closely with external counsel and providing support, when needed, to the litigation process for contractual matters;
• Supporting the management of files located in the Legal Department;
• Providing general legal support to the General Counsel.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Qualifications:
Qualifications & Experience

• To be considered you must have: -
• A Bachelor of Laws Degree;
• Certificate of Legal Education;
• Certificate of Good Standing from the General Legal Council;
• A minimum of five (5) years experience in drafting contracts and providing legal advice in contractual matters;
• Experience in labour relations matters would be an asset.
Deadline: September 14, 2018

Contact Information
Name: H.R. Department Jamalco
Address: P.O. Box 64
May Pen, Clarendon or
Citibank Building
19 Hillcrest Avenue
Kingston 6
Email: kjwjamalco_hr@jamalco.com
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A

Ad Post Date: 2018-09-10

 

 

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