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The LEGO Group Senior Corporate Counsel, LEGO Education Americas in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Corporate Counsel, LEGO Education Americas

  • Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

  • Job ID 0000014776

  • Category Legal, Compliance & Audit

Job Description

Are you a skilled, commercial and curious lawyer that is passionate about improving children’s education?

Come join the LEGO Education Legal Team and help our fast-growing US business enable every student to succeed!

Core Responsibilities:

You will partner closely with LEGO Education’s US sales and marketing teams to:

  • Deliver best-in-class and scaled legal support across sales and marketing, with a focus on sales of products and professional development to US public education systems

  • Drive excellence in risk management and compliance across all US operations, including sales, marketing (including digital marketing), data and insights, operations, grant funding, and government and political affairs

  • Drive a culture of ethics and integrity, and related frameworks, including policies, self-service tools, toolkits, and impactful training

  • Identify, educate on, and address emerging legislative and regulatory developments

  • Draft and negotiate contracts relating to partnerships, vendors, contractors and consultants across the US sales and marketing ecosystem

  • Collaborate closely with global colleagues to share knowledge, optimize processes and implement systems, with a focus on government-related activities

Play your part in our team succeeding.

You’ll be part of a team dedicated to managing legal issues for the LEGO Group’s fast-growing LEGO Education division, and sit within the LEGO Group’s global legal function.

You’ll work on scalable solutions to transactional and regulatory matters, mitigate critical risks, and be a key strategic partner to LEGO Education’s US team.

Look forward to working at the LEGO Group’s Americas Head Office in Boston and contributing to LEGO Education’s quest to give children the best possible learning experiences through purposeful play. Through engaging hands-on learning solutions, LEGO Education aims to enable every student to develop the knowledge and skills they need to succeed at school and in life.

Do you have what it takes?

  • Law School Degree (J.D., LL.M.)

  • Minimum 5 years post-qualification experience in private practice or in-house with US government contract negotiation and related regulatory compliance

  • Deep understanding and experience of ethics and lobbying related matters with strong personal integrity and ethics

  • Strong partner, collaborator and team contributor across regions and thrive in a changing environment

  • Positive and curious approach with distinct can-do attitude

  • Balance commercial, strategic and organization priorities and works towards the big picture

  • Understand complex business domains, explain key trade-offs, and makes clear recommendations

  • Some travel expected (likely less than 30 days per year).

Please note that relocation support is not offered for this role.

The salary for this position has a range of $120k - $180k a year based on anticipated responsibilities, market benchmarks, and organizational constraints.

The definitive compensation may vary in alignment with the selected candidate’s professional background, experience, operational needs and other considerations permitted by law.

The comprehensive remuneration details, inclusive of benefits, will be communicated upon finalization of the employment offer.

Join the global LEGO family

The LEGO® Group recruits and develops people entirely on merit. If you are confident you have what it takes to succeed in this role – and you share our commitment to creativity, collaboration, and quality – use the APPLY NOW button above or below. Please remember to attach your application and current CV.

Children are our role models. Their curiosity, creativity and imagination inspire everything we do. We strive to create a diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture of play at the LEGO Group, where everyone feels safe, valued, and they belong.

The LEGO Group is proud to be an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

We support our employees in being there for the moments that matter in life and celebrate families of all kinds, the loved ones that make us who we are. Being part of the LEGO Group also means taking part in our annual Play Day, playing a part in building a sustainable future and continuing our mission to “inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow.”

Build your career brick by brick at The LEGO Group.

Additional Details:

We conduct drug screening as a part of our drug free workplace policy and in support of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees.

Online Application Accessibility Statement; which is intended for those with disabilities - LEGO systems endeavors to make www.LEGO.com/jobs accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Service Desk at 1.860.394.3769. Please note, these communication channels should be used for those having difficulty accessing our on-line channels, not to inquire about job opportunities.

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. However, please note we do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to any advertised closing date. So, if you're interested in this role we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

What’s in it for you?

Here are some of what to expect:

Family Care Leave – We offer enhanced paid leave options for those important times.

Insurances – All colleagues are covered by our life and disability insurance which provides protection and peace of mind.

Wellbeing – We want you to be your best self, so you’ll have access to the Headspace App and lots of wellbeing initiatives and programs run by local teams where you are based

Colleague Discount – We know you'll love to build so from day 1 you will qualify for our generous colleague discount.

Bonus – We do our best work to succeed together. When goals are reached and if eligible, you'll be rewarded through our bonus scheme

Your workplace – When you join the team you'll be assigned a primary workplace location i.e. one of our Offices, stores or factories. Our hybrid work policy means an average of 3 days per week in the office. The hiring team will discuss the policy and role eligibility with you during the recruitment process.

We strive to create a diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture of play at the LEGO Group, where everyone feels safe, valued and they belong.

The LEGO Group is highly committed to equal employment opportunity and equal pay and seeks to encourage applicants from all backgrounds (eg. sex, gender identity or expression, race/ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion and Veteran status) to apply for roles in our team.

Research shows that women and people from different minority backgrounds often only apply for a job if they meet 100% of the listed qualifications. If you dream of being a part of our team and you meet many, but not all of our listed qualifications for this role, please apply.

We support our employees in being there for the moments that matter in life and celebrate families of all kinds, the loved ones that make us who we are. Being part of the LEGO Group also means taking part in our annual Play Day, playing a part in building a sustainable future and continuing our mission to “inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow.”

The LEGO Group is fully committed to Children’s Rights and Child Wellbeing across the globe. Candidates offered positions with high engagement with children are required to take part in Child Safeguarding Background Screening, as a condition of the offer.

Thank you for sharing our global commitment to Children’s Rights.

We conduct drug screening as a part of our drug free workplace policy and in support of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees.

Online Application Accessibility Statement; which is intended forpeople with disabilities- LEGO systems endeavors to make www.LEGO.com/jobs accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our web site or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Service Desk at 1.860-763-7777, option #3. Please note, these communication channels should be used for those having difficulty accessing our on-line channels, not to inquire about job opportunities.

Just imagine building your dream career.

Then make it real.

Join the LEGO® team today.

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