Whirlpool Assistant General Counsel in Benton Harbor, Michigan

Assistant General Counsel

Date: Feb 10, 2019

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022-2692

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Assistant General Counsel, Transactions

The Assistant General Counsel, Transactions will set the global legal strategy for Global Strategic Sourcing (GSS),

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Contract Governance. This role will manage both the financial and

operational aspects of global transactions. This position will also sit on the leadership staff for GSS and Corporate


Lead Global Transactions Center of Excellence:

• Set global legal strategy for Contract Governance Center of


• Manage complex global M&A transactions and procurement


• Act as subject matter expert on procurement law including

drafting and negotiating agreements and managing distressed


Business Partner:

• Lead lawyer and member of extended staff for global

procurement and corporate strategy teams.

• Set the legal strategy and create and deliver legal plan, including

training, for global procurement and corporate strategy teams.

Management Skills:

• Develop and maintain a Global Contract Governance Center of


• Ability to manage both the operational and financial aspects for

global legal team.

• Implement processes to drive synergies, savings, strong

governance and risk mitigation for global procurement

organization and for all transactions.

Impactful People Leader:

• Responsible for managing a team of 5 lawyers and other

professionals who directly report to the position.

• Indirectly manage a global team of procurement lawyers.

• Accountable for Diversity, Engagement and Succession Planning

for team.


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