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  • Posted: Nov 12, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Coca-Cola Company, which is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is an American multinational beverage corporation, and manufacturer, retailer, and marketer of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups.

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    Legal Counsel, Nairobi

    This role will provide support and advice across the various Franchises/Regions within the Africa Operating Unit (AOU) and specific international projects.  

    What You’ll Do for Us 

    • Provide operational and tactical legal counseling and support, advice and assist in problem resolution on a timely basis; work as part of cross-functional teams on projects and initiatives to drive the Company’s vision of emerging stronger  
    • Proactively provide legal opinion as needed, conduct legal research and where necessary, work with outside counsel for advice on complex matters and local laws/regulations  
    • Draft, review, and negotiate key legal contracts to achieve business objectives, minimize risk and ensure compliance with Company policies, laws, and regulations   
    • Review and approve strategic marking initiatives including all labels, claims, packaging, advertising, campaigns and promotional initiatives (working in conjunction with key functions i.e. PACS; SRA and Marketing)  
    • Provide litigation/dispute assessment counseling and risk mitigation advice   
    • Participate in all cross-functional projects on innovation, new product launches and development.   
    • Represent and/or guide the representation of Company interests in dealing with local governmental authorities.   
    • Ensure compliance with Company policy and provide proper training and support in the areas of corporate governance, including but not limited to Code of Business Conduct, Anti-Bribery Compliance, Supplier Guiding Principles, FCPA, Trade Sanctions, Data Privacy, Anti-trust and other policies.   
    • Develop and support efficiency opportunities within the legal function to enhance the agility and effectiveness of the legal function.   
    • Support OU Counsel and Franchise/Regional Counsel on strategic legal advice.  

    Qualifications & Requirements 

    • Education: qualified lawyer  
    • Work experience: 3 – 5 years post qualification experience. 
    • Business Partnership and Legal Efficiency:  Provide legal support and business solutions to ensure realization of business priorities. 
    • Contracts and Transactions: Draft, review and negotiate customer, M & A, distribution, procurement, sponsorship, marketing and other contracts with significant authority as per delegation of authority to make final decision on legal issue.    
    • Ability to be highly organized and effective, handle multiple complex projects and carefully prioritize competing work assignments from many clients   
    • Strong communication skills, including written and presentation; ability to influence varied clients. 

    What We Can Do for You 

    • Commitment to Diversity: We are paving the way to create change in the industry and our leadership is committed to diversity, inclusion and belonging. 
    • Global Network: Expand your global network by developing, learning, and growing with our top talent and connections around the world. 
    • Agile Work Environment: We embrace agile, with leadership that believes in removing barriers, so you are empowered to innovate and discover new solutions to complex problems. 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to The Coca-Cola Company on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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