Legal & Compliance Counsel
Your new company
Exertis is part of DCC plc, a leading international FTSE 100 sales, marketing and support services group head quartered in Dublin, Ireland with a clear focus on performance and growth. With a turnover in excess of £2.7 billion and partnerships with over 400 global technology brands the company is growing consistently both via organic expansion and business acquisition. The DCC group employs over 10,000 people across 15 countries with Exertis operating across multiple sites in the UK including Basingstoke, a newly built distribution centre in Manchester and Harlow.
Your new role
This is a newly created role, designed to support and work closely with the Head of Legal & Compliance for the Exertis UK and Ireland group of companies. It will span the full spectrum of compliance, commercial and operational legal support for the group with an immediate focus on the UK. The role will operate across the business, partnering with all business units and functions, providing high quality legal and compliance support in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. The role holder will also be expected to travel within the UK 1-2 times per month to key sites.
What you'll need to succeed
You will be a Qualified Solicitor with significant commercial experience – this may have been gained from either a combination of private practice and in house experience or another in house role. It would be desirable that you have a background in compliance or risk management and any experience within manufacturing, distribution or technology would be advantageous. Critically, you will demonstrate exceptionally strong interpersonal skills along with integrity, determination and excellent judgement skills and problem solving ability.
What you'll get in return
Along with a competitive annualised salary and enviable responsibility, this role offers a bonus, healthcare package, pension and 23 days holiday.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, please click 'apply now' to obtain further information and apply or alternatively, contact Tracie Picton at Hays Legal Recruitment for a confidential discussion. For further information please visit our dedicated recruitment microsite hays.co.uk/jobs/exertis