About This Role:
The Legal Counsel, Mergers & Acquisitions is responsible for supporting the Director, Internal M&A Counsel in all aspects of Carrier's day-to-day M&A activities, including public and private mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and external partnerships, and minority investments.

The position's responsibilities will vary from deal to deal but will include overseeing aspects of the legal due diligence process, assessing due diligence findings and working with the Internal M&A Counsel to determine how to address such findings, helping to manage the work of outside counsel, coordinating all aspects of the cross-functional execution of M&A transactions, supporting the Internal M&A Counsel in drafting and negotiation of NDAs, letters of intent, purchase agreements and all ancillary agreements and facilitating all regulatory approval processes.

The position will also be responsible for working with the Internal M&A Counsel and the Business Development and Strategy Group to review Carrier's M&A practices and processes with a view to developing and implementing a more systematized, process-based approach to the function. The role is responsible for supporting process and contract terms consistency from deal to deal and will implement processes to ensure institutional knowledge acquired in transactions is captured and shared throughout the function. In addition, this position will support the Internal M&A Counsel and others in the function with corporate governance and management of Carrier's global subsidiaries.

Key Responsibilities:
In addition to those identified below, other duties may be assigned.
  • Support the M&A Counsel in contract negotiation, contract drafting and overseeing and assessing diligence on deals.
  • Develop policies and workflows in connection with the M&A processes, including maintaining a library of form documents.
  • Support corporate governance matters and joint venture management.
  • Educate/train Corporate Development personnel regarding legal considerations that they need to be mindful of in performing their roles.
  • Be a key partner with/advisor to the Corporate Development group and business units.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bar admission and Juris Doctor from an accredited law school with a strong academic record
  • 3+ years of M&A experience, including joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, minority investments and/or divestitures

Preferred Qualifications:
Competencies & Critical Success Factors
  • Cross-border M&A experience in Europe and/or LatAm and/or Asia.
  • Requires broad management and leadership knowledge to lead project teams.
  • Must have M&A and corporate governance experience, ideally acquired at a law firm
  • Must have experiencing managing and executing complex M&A processes, including overseeing every aspect of M&A transactions from legal due diligence to closing.
  • Positive attitude, with a team-oriented approach to advising and the ability to work and influence in an environment of multiple stakeholders with competing priorities.
  • Superior work ethic, with an openness and eagerness to learn and develop.
  • Quick learner, able to manage multiple priorities and clear communicator.
  • Ability to balance numerous short-term and long-term responsibilities, including prioritizing the same on a day-to-day basis as events require, but also achieving traction on long-term initiatives.
  • Self-starter who is comfortable working under pressure.
  • Resilient but able to be flexible when the situation requires.
  • Excellent legal and technical proficiency, with the ability to internalize commercial and practical realities.
  • High integrity and ethics in all dealings.