Today’s business landscape requires companies to flex with changing
global requirements and to leverage digital capabilities to meet
customer expectations. Fortna helps clients solve the most complex
distribution challenges and ensure business continuity. We are an
end-to-end design-build firm, delivering data-driven solutions
supported by engineering expertise, intelligent software, and best-fit
technologies. Our solutions help improve performance, enable growth,
and ultimately, drive profitability.
Fortna | Pierau is known for planning and implementing solutions in
the areas of intralogistics, supply chain and logistics IT. In 60
years, we have successfully completed more than 2,000 projects for a
wide variety of customers in retail and manufacturing. Well-known
German and international companies rely on our services.
Fortna | Pierau is a subsidiary of the globally successful US
consulting company Fortna - The Distribution Experts.
The Counsel position will assist the Vice President,
General Counsel in handling all legal matters of the company. Main
responsibilities will include advising on legal issues involving
commercial contracts; laws and regulations; policies and procedures;
litigation; and, HR matters. Areas of focus will include reviewing,
drafting, and negotiating various agreements with customers and
suppliers; providing legal advice to different internal departments.
The candidate must be able of developing and/or utilizing a broad
legal skillset to provide guidance across many areas of law.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
- Drafting, preparing, reviewing, and negotiating agreements such as
Non-Disclosure Agreements, Professional Services Agreements,
Statements of Work, Software License Agreements, Technical Support
Agreements, Procurement Agreements, and other commercial agreements.
- Providing advice and counsel to the company in connection with
operations, employment, contractual, transactional, litigation, and
other legal matters.
- Interacting with internal and external parties on behalf of the
company regarding contracts and business transactions, corporate
business issues, and other issues that may arise both domestically
- Performing legal research and preparing memoranda.
- Advising on best practices and compliance with domestic and
international laws, including compliance, labour and employment, and