About Mars, Incorporated
Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world's best-loved brands: M&M's®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN'S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl®, VCA® and Pet Partners™. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.
*Mars Global Services is seeking a Mars Global Services Legal Counsel - Americas to support Digital Technologies (IT) located in Mount Olive, NJ or Chicago, IL*
The Counsel, Americas is responsible for effectively managing the legal aspects of indirect procurement transactions managed by Mars Global Services—Commercial (Commercial) and Mars Global Services— Digital Technologies (Digital Technologies) in the Americas. Covered transactions include IT and non-IT procurement transactions.
The incumbent will have the necessary functional expertise, be solution-oriented and comfortable making difficult decisions quickly and decisively based on sound judgment. Where necessary, the incumbent will effectively manage outside counsel in a manner intended to ensure high quality, timely and cost effective legal services. The incumbent will be skilled at creating collaborative relationships across Commercial and Digital Technologies in the Americas, and with other key stakeholders within Mars' Legal Department (e.g., Compliance, Intellectual Property, Marketing Properties, Food Law and Privacy.)
Valid Through: 2019-11-12