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Cummins Inc. Corporate Counsel in Manila, Philippines

Corporate Counsel


This role provides an opportunity to be a key leader in a high performing in-house team,

providing legal support to a complex industry-leading organisation with a global footprint.

In this generalist role you will be responsible for handling a variety of complex legal

matters and providing strategic, efficient, cost effective and commercially focused

support to a diverse range of businesses across the Asia Pacific region. You will work in a

fast paced, innovative, and dynamic environment. You will collaborate and contribute

across the organisation, in a role that offers challenge, variety and flexible working

arrangements. In addition to having strong individual delivery attributes, you will love

working in a team, and supporting and growing with your colleagues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as trusted advisor for mid to high level management with a strong grasp of the business environment

  • Effectively partner with the business to identify and design needed improvements

  • Provide legal as well as practical advice within the appropriate business context

  • Assist in development of legal strategies for business

  • Provide support and leadership in legal function projects

  • Supervise and/or mentor more junior lawyers, interns and administrative assistants

  • Form strong relationships with colleagues and bring value to projects from a legal perspective

  • management of external legal providers

  • Play a key role in growing the legal team in the Asia Pacific region

  • Use technology to maintain and create efficiencies and continuous improvement in legal practice management

  • Providing reports for the Executive, Leadership teams, Boards and periodic legal updates.

  • Preparing appropriate resources and tools to assist in the education of the workforce in compliance and related legal matters.

  • Ensuring the appropriate legal systems are in place.


About you

To be successful it is essential you will:

  • Possess a degree in law with a license to practice law in home jurisdiction

  • Have significant experience in an in-house environment preferably within a multi-national

  • 10 years post qualification experience

  • Be a generalist with strong commercial focus

  • Have extensive experience in general commercial law

  • Have experience in employment law, litigation, property, and regulatory compliance

  • Project management and delivery experience and skills

  • Have outstanding interpersonal skills, ability to operate with autonomy and enjoy working as part of a team

  • A proven ability to work independently, and to self-manage workloads and projects;Strong technical legal skills and knowledge;Experience with advising on complex regulatory matters and frameworksExcellent communication, drafting and negotiation skills.Experience managing more junior lawyersExcellent stakeholder engagement and management skillsStrong interpersonal, influencing and communication skillsProven leadership capabilityCommercial acumen quality Assurance/quality control skills.

About Cummins:

Cummins Inc., a global technology leader, is a corporation of complementary business segments thatdesigns, manufactures, distributes and services a broad portfolio of power solutions. The company’sproducts range from diesel and natural gas engines to hybrid and electric platforms, as well as relatedtechnologies, including transmissions, battery systems, fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration,emission solutions, and power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (U.S.), since

its founding in 1919, Cummins employs approximately 62,600 people committed to

powering a moreprosperous world through three global corporate responsibility

priorities critical to healthycommunities: education, environment and equality of

opportunity. Cummins serves customers inapproximately 190 countries and territories

through a network of approximately 600 company-ownedand independent distributor

locations, and over 7,600 dealer locations. In 2018, the company earnedabout $2.1

billion on sales of $23.8 billion. See how Cummins is powering a world that’s Always On by

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Primary Location Philippines-National Capital-Manila-Philippines, Manila, CSSP

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Feb 3, 2020, 8:02:15 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190004Z8