Dahua Technology USA Inc. is a subsidiary of Dahua Technology, the worlds second-largest manufacturer of video surveillance equipment by market share, according to a 2018 IHS report. Dahua Technology USA brings high-value, total security solutions to the North American market by focusing on integrity and personal relationships to enhance the customer experience. Dahua Technologys surveillance solutions, from award-winning cameras to video management software, deliver unparalleled quality, reliability, and stability. Dahua Technology USA provides sales and support throughout the U.S. and Canada.
The Senior Legal Counsel is responsible for providing comprehensive legal support to all business units and teams within the US and Canadian entities. Responsibilities include contract drafting and negotiation, intellectual property licensing, data privacy, regulatory compliance (with emphasis on consumer law), litigation management, corporate governance, and employment law matters. The role entails international coverage, with the Company having significant operations and/or sales in Canada, the United States, Mexico and the United Kingdom.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Draft and negotiate commercial contracts relating to the retail distribution of video surveillance products and solutions
Provide general legal guidance to the Companys sales and marketing functions
Oversee the Companys data privacy compliance program
Manage the Companys compliance with consumer protection laws
Oversee the Companys risk management program
Assist with M&A, employment law, intellectual property, and real estate matters as needed
Organizational Support–Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
Oral Communication–Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Written Communication–Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Ethics–Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Quality–Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Interpersonal Skills–Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
Required Education and Experience
Juris doctorate degree from a nationally recognized law school
License to practice law in the US
Minimum eight to ten years’ experience practicing corporate law with at least some of that time spent at a major law firm
Experience providing legal support to a consumer electronics business
Experience providing legal support to a business operating internationally in the United States and European Union
Extensive knowledge of and past experience advising on data privacy laws
Excellent communication and writing skills
Dahua Technology is offering an attractive base salary plus bonus, depending on experience.