Description:

Position Summary:
The Commercial Counsel will be primarily responsible for (i) reviewing, revising, and negotiating complex commercial contracts; and (ii) managing the commercial contracts function and improving intake and turnaround process.

Responsibilities:
Commercial contracts review and closing (70%)
  • Review, revise, and negotiate complex commercial contracts.
  • Manage across departments to timely close complex customer, channel, and other agreements.
  • Formulate practical and creative ideas to solve negotiation and progress impediments.
  • Work with business colleagues to achieve optimal terms for Advanced Energy with minimal supervision.
  • Perform integration and remediation of acquired companies' contracts.

Commercial contracts process management and improvement (30%)
  • Streamline and maintain the flow of all inbound and outbound commercial contracts.
  • Develop and implement best practices and procedures that will mitigate the company's risk.
  • Develop and implement contracts playbooks and standard contract provisions.
  • Develop and implement use of template agreements.
  • Develop training material, organize, and lead trainings.
  • Lead process to select and implement contracts management system.
  • Responsible for supervising/achieving on time delivery of contracts reviewed by commercial legal team.
  • Bring structure, uniformity, and efficiency to the legal department's commercial work.

Work Environment:
  • Location: Preference is AE's Corporate HQ in Denver, CO, other AE locations will be considered
  • Environment: Work in a standard office environment
  • Travel: Likely none or very little, 1-10%

Qualifications:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and are adept at working with cross-functional colleagues.
  • Effectively prioritize and advance multiple deals happening simultaneously, often on tight deadlines.
  • Capable of making smart decisions in the face of ambiguity and imperfect information.
  • An effective, positive negotiator who can develop creative solutions to navigate complex legal issues to both protect Advanced Energy Industries and drive our business forward

Experience:
  • 5+ years of experience drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts, with strong attention to detail. A combination of law firm and in-house experience preferred.
  • 3+ years project management experience

Education:
Juris Doctor degree and member in good standing of a US state bar.