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SENIOR PARALEGAL - CORPORATE - PHOENIX, AZ

Job Field:
Business Support Services Jobs
Discipline:
Legal Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
United States of America
Region:
Arizona
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
12-Apr-18
Recruiter:
Freeport-McMoRan
Job Ref:

Under minimal supervision, assist Attorneys and Legal Managers in managing and conducting day-to-day legal operations.  Lead and manage projects, interface with outside counsel and other parties on complex issues, collaborate with coworkers company-wide, prepare correspondence and legal documents to ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations, attend meetings and conduct complicated research.
  • Identify, gather and review information; comply with information requests, investigations, due diligence, discovery and document production; investigate the factual evidence of a transaction, event, proceeding or case; and prepare summaries, analyses, tables, charts or diagrams to display such information
  • Actively assist in analysis of information gathered and how it relates to specific transaction or project at issue
  • Manage life cycle of business entities, including drafting Corporate minutes, complex legal documents, reports and correspondence
  • Interface with in-house counsel and staff, outside counsel, contractors, government agencies and business clients on legal matters or assigned projects
  • Conduct traditional and internet legal research for applicable laws, regulations, cases, business information due diligence materials, government filings and other required research, which may include international law; prepare summary of findings as requested
  • Oversee maintenance of power of attorney database and Global Entity Management System
  • Participate in appropriate department initiatives (e.g., meetings, assigned or voluntary projects, technology training) as recommended by Manager; may also conduct various training sessions for staff members; develop department-wide forms
  • Work closely with team members to ensure that all pertinent information, documents and records are appropriately organized and maintained in centralized Legal Department electronic and hard copy files
  • Serve as Notary Public
  • Perform other duties as requested

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's degree and/or Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-approved program and five (5) years of relevant experience as a Paralegal for a law firm, corporation or government agency
  • Able to use a variety of computer software, including word processing, database and spreadsheet applications (Microsoft Office Suite), as well as SharePoint
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects and consistently focus attention on details
  • Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability and willingness to keep client and department matters confidential
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards

Qualifications

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree and ten (10) years of relevant experience as a Paralegal for a law firm, corporation or government agency
  • Prior paralegal management experience
  • Committed to professional development and training
  • Familiarity with computer information systems
  • Curiosity and outstanding work ethic

Criteria/Conditions

  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • Work is primarily performed in an office setting
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy boxes (up to 25 pounds) during the course of the workday
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hart hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by applicable State laws
Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:
  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or 
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of company business or while on company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

Nearest Major City

Phoenix

Job

Senior Paralegal - Corporate - Phoenix, AZ

Primary Location

United StatesArizonaPhoenix Corporate Office

Requisition ID

1801900

Closing Date:
02/05/2018

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