Paralegal Americas

bekaert - Marietta, GA3.6

ContractEstimated: $70,000 - $94,000 a year
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Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with almost 30 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 5.1 billion in combined revenue.

Bekaert Corporation

Paralegal Americas

Bekaert is a world market and Technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with 30,000 employees worldwide. Our global headquarters are in Belgium and our US headquarters are located in Marietta, GA. Bekaert has an annual revenue of over € 5.1 billion.

ROLE:
Manage the online legal contract request workflow, for Intercompany, Secrecy, Joint Development, Distribution, Agency agreements. Assist and help manage the corporate secretary (Cosec) and governance matters of Bekaert’s legal entities in the Americas.

This position will be based in our Corporate Office, Marietta, GA

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:
Under the supervision of the Regional Counsel, the incumbent will be responsible for the following (but not limited to):

JOB PROFILE

Draft contracts both in English and Spanish based on Bekaert templates
Assist legal counsel to develop new legal contract templates
Draft, review, and edit non-Bekaert standard agreements in English and Spanish
Participate in simple business contract negotiations with customers and suppliers in the US and Latin America
Support the regional counsel in the settlement of simple disputes with third parties
Organize and maintain Cosec related matters in an ongoing basis (drafting of annual meetings, non-project corporate changes and daily corporate documents)
Assist regional counsel with the standardization of Cosec processes throughout Latin America
Corporate books maintenance
Assist regional counsel with board meeting coordination and preparation (agenda and logistics support)
Assist legal counsel with the deployment of legal corporate policy
Assist legal counsel to prepare compliance awareness and training documents
Translation of legal and contractual documents English/Spanish
Other assistance requested by legal counsel
Assist legal counsel on major legal projects (new incorporation, equity transfer, expansion, merger, share pledge, acquisition etc.)

REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor degree. BA in Law and/or LLM
Certificate in Paralegal Studies
Minimum 3 years of relevant working experience for an international law firm or a multinational company
Proficiency in English and Spanish
Excellent verbal and written communication skills both in English and Spanish
Ability to work under pressure and independently
Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
Computer skills. Good working knowledge of standard office technology and equipment, and general office procedures.
Foreign business knowledge is a plus
Availability to travel 30-40% internationally

You grow, we grow... Better together. Bekaert offers continuous development opportunities.