The Senior Counsel is responsible for working directly with business executives and senior management teams to execute corporate and business strategies. Areas of responsibility include Software Development, Information Technology, Global Products, and Global Operations organizations. The Senior Counsel reports directly to the Senior Director, Managing Counsel, Global Functions of the Company. The Senior Counsel will collaborate across boundaries and geographies and work with colleagues across the business and the Global Legal Department.
Provide legal, strategic and business advice to key global business leaders on a wide range of corporate and technology transactions and initiativesKey participant in global initiatives & business strategy planning process as a member of core cross-functional and cross-territorial teamsPartner with business executives and senior leadership on evaluating, improving and transforming legal and business practices to remain current with innovations and advancementsCreate and deliver training on key legal issues and risks associated with strategic direction and execution
A high quality general corporate counsel lawyer with relevant post-qualification experience (10+ years) with broad corporate and transactional skills combined with in-house experience successfully applying these skills in connection with software, cloud, cyber-security, data and analytics, and technology transactionsExperience with a wide range of business and legal issues impacting global corporations, including corporate and intellectual property agreements (technology development, acquisition, and disposition arrangements, in-bound technology licensing and service arrangements, technology collaborations, joint ventures, and co-distribution arrangements, and significant customer and partner agreements); intellectual property and data law; litigation; and corporate policies and processes.Excellent communication skills and a demonstrated ability to maintain strong working relationships with all stakeholders while influencing and driving change across the organization, including the executive levelA strategic thinker who sees the big picture but doesn’t mind rolling up their sleeves to dig into the detailsProven ability to establish a high degree of credibility, respect and trust at all levelsAbility to work collaboratively with and manage external counsel and undertake and manage a variety of legal mattersOperates with integrity, transparency and humilityActs as a true company owner to advance the overall interests of WatersCarries a broad global perspective of markets, technology, and trendsBalances clear strategic thinking and accountability in execution to deliver resultsActively creates the conditions for Waters’ people and teams to succeed
Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world’s leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials and food sciences for 60 years. With approximately 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 31 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries. Waters Corporation’s businesses include Waters, TA Instruments, VICAM, ERA, and Nonlinear Dynamics. Waters creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC), high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), chromatography columns and chemistry products, mass spectrometry systems, laboratory informatics solutions, and comprehensive service programs to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. Celebrating diversity is important to us. We thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status.