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Senior Legal Counsel, Aftermarket Services and Support

Date: Jul 25, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Senior Legal Counsel, Aftermarket Services and Support-WIC04917



At Bombardier Aerospace, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we’ll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

In your role, you will:

• Report into the Director Legal Services and Contracts for Aftermarket Services and Support, who is based in Montreal, Canada.
• Assist and/or lead the negotiation, drafting or review of various commercial contracts related to the support of the aviation aftermarket business including but not limited to large scale construction/ development agreements, agreements for lease, leases, asset purchase agreements, support services agreements, authorized service facility agreements, maintenance contracts, and agreements for new products and services.
• Manage claims and potentially litigious matters, in conjunction with the Legal Services Litigation team.
• Play a key role in proactively managing risk through training and coaching, as well as through the creation and implementation of efficient contract governance processes.
• Be solicited by your clients regularly in order to ensure compliance with contracts and to obtain an interpretation on different contractual provisions. Your recommendations will impact the day-to-day relationships with our customers and our service providers.
• Be relied upon for your ability to identify and anticipate commercial and contractual problems by ensuring efficient communication between your clients and Legal, Tax, Risk Management and Export Control.
• Anticipate stakeholder’s needs and proactively develop solutions to meet them.
• Serve as a key resource on complex and critical issues.
• Be required to travel occasionally.
• The position will be located in Wichita, Kansas.


As our ideal candidate,

• You are a practicing member of the Bar of at least one U.S. State.
• You have a minimum of 8 years of experience practicing commercial or transactional law or commercial litigation, with at least 2 years of practice within a renowned law firm.
• You show great leadership, are autonomous and have excellent legal and business acumen, giving you the confidence to take quick decisions and provide strategic advice in a stressful environment.
• Construction law, property law or M&A experience would be considered an asset.
• You are at ease to work in an environment where technical questions are discussed.
• You can easily manage a busy schedule.
• You have strong negotiations, drafting and communication skills as well as a superior capacity to convince people.
• Sound business judgment, coupled with good business sense, allowing you to provide efficient and value-added advice and solutions is essential.
• Strong organizational skills are needed.
• You have the ability to operate and deliver results in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
• You have good knowledge of MS-Office environment (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.

Your ideas move people.

Job: Commercial Law
Primary Location: US-KS-Wichita

Zip Code: US 67209
Organization: Aerospace
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
13.07.2021, 8:09:32 AM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

Job Segment: M&A, Law, Compliance, Facilities, Aerospace, Management, Legal, Operations, Aviation