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The Mosaic Company Corporate Counsel - Labor and Employment in Lithia, Florida

Are you our next Corporate Counsel – Labor and Employment?

The Corporate Counsel – Labor and Employment will provide legal counsel to Mosaic’s business units and functions on a broad range of labor, employment and benefits matters to anticipate and minimize legal exposures. Responsibilities will include drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts, policies and other legal documents; partnering with company personnel to properly evaluate, communicate and manage risks; develop and implement legal policies and procedures; assess and manage litigation and alternative dispute resolution; and provide proactive assistance to other attorneys on a wide range of issues.

What will you do?

  • Provide legal counsel to and work closely with Human Resources and business units on a broad range of labor, employment and benefits matters, which will include recruiting, hiring, employee relations, discipline, terminations, leave, accommodations, compliance, wage and hour compliance, and training with regard to EEO policies such as harassment, discrimination, and anti-retaliation. Provide input into strategies for policy development and anticipating and managing risk around labor and employment matters. Prepare statements of position and required responses to EEOC, NLRB and state EEO commission charges. Provide legal support for union grievance and Employee Dispute Resolution mediations and arbitrations.

  • Draft, analyze, review and negotiate agreements, contracts, policies and other documents. Partner with other attorneys and company personnel to properly evaluate, communicate and manage risk.

  • Provide proactive assistance to other attorneys on a wide range of issues, including mine permitting issues. Assess and manage litigation and alternative dispute resolution, which will include supervising outside counsel to reduce legal risks and expense.

  • Provide legal counsel to ensure compliance with OFCCP programs. Manage the development of the annual Affirmative Action Plans (AAPs) for all U.S. establishments and ensure accurate internal workforce and transactional data. Train HR and Managers on compliance processes. Collaborate and consult with HR and business functions to provide oversight and guidance to align HR programs, practices, processes, and systems with EEO and AA policy objectives and laws.

  • Other job duties and projects as assigned.

What do you need for this role?

  • J.D Law degree required.

  • Admission to practice law in the U.S. is required. Admission to practice law in Florida preferred.

  • 3+ years of employment law experience in a law firm or corporate law department required.

  • Strong academic credentials required.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) required.

  • Excellent verbal, written and listening communication skills, which includes excellent presentation and facilitation skills

  • Executive presence and ability to communicate well with senior managers

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work within and lead diverse teams

  • Ability to create effective partnerships at all levels of the organization

  • Positive, highly goal oriented, self-motivated, with strong leadership qualities

  • Ability to work as a member of a high performing team in a dynamic environment

  • Desire to work directly with the company’s operational and financial professionals

  • Excellent business acumen

  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Highly professional demeanor and diplomacy skills

  • Well-organized with superior follow-through

  • Ability to adapt to a continually changing business and work environment and manage multiple priorities

  • Ability to travel throughout the U.S., Canada and potentially other international locations up to 15% of the time

Mosaic is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status.

Mosaic participates in the US E-Verify program.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

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The Mosaic Company

The Mosaic Company is the world's leading integrated producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash. We employ more than 15,000 people in six countries and participate in every aspect of crop nutrition development.

We conduct our work with integrity and excellence, and we strive to be a thoughtful neighbor in each of our operating communities. We use our financial resources, expertise and innovative spirit to demonstrate our shared commitment to good corporate citizenship.

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) is a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Tampa, Florida.

Career Opportunities

At Mosaic, we believe success comes when we make smart choices about our stewardship of the environment, how we engage our people, and the way we manage our resources. We’re committed to maintaining a safe, healthy and respectful work environment for our workforce. And we’re dedicated to ensuring Mosaic is a place where people are proud to work and grow.

Mosaic is always looking for bright, passionate individuals who are motivated by our purpose, and who want to build their careers with a global leader in agriculture. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, as well as meaningful career development opportunities.