Aetna Lead Counsel, Europe - 49697BR in London, United States

Req ID: 49697BR

Family Summary/MissionPromotes and enforces compliance with state/federal, national and local laws and regulations and related-company policies (including the Aetna Code of Conduct) affecting Aetna businesses and encourages high business standards in order to advance company objectives, benefit the company's customers, employees and shareholders, and protect the company's reputation. Position Summary/MissionServes as legal adviser to the Aetna International ("AI") businesses as part of the AI legal team. Delivers legal guidance and direction that reflects sound judgment, strategic vision and substantive legal knowledge and expertise with respect to AI's complex legal agenda. Contributes and has opinions beyond the boundaries of legal matters.Fundamental Components & Physical Requirements include but are not limited to (* denotes essential functions)• Provides support and advice with respect to legal issues arising across all of AI's businesses internationally, as well as particular focus on, and regionally responsibility for, the UK and the EU.• Works with AI's General Counsel to implement legal strategy that supports the achievement of business objectives and projects globally.• Delivers business-focused legal consulting and support on commercial and government transactions to support organic growth.• Travels when required to support AI's business needs.· Demonstrates Aetna leadership competencies

Background/Experience Desired• Qualified Lawyer with approximately 4+ years PQE.• Strong educational background.• International experience preferred• Proven experience building relationships and working hand in hand with sales and service organizations· Team Leadership experience/ aptitude

Education and Certification RequirementsUniversity degree and legal qualification.

Additional Information (situational competencies, skills, work location requirements, etc.)• Demonstrates strong technical skills, sharp intellect, and experience to resolve difficult, complex legal and business problems.• Devises effective, pragmatic and creative solutions to business and legal matters.• Effectively communicates at all levels of the organization.• Skilfully manages diverse personalities and relationships.• Demonstrates bias towards action and drive for results.• Is flexible and comfortable with ambiguity.• Confidently states an independent point of view.• Leads calmly through crisis or adverse circumstances.• Works collaboratively with the legal team and across business and staff functions; uses an open communication style.· Leads and develops own team to achieve business objectives and provide individual career development opportunities.• Demonstrates global-mindedness and cultural sensitivity, patience and emotional intelligence in order to work effectively within Aetna s multicultural environment.

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Job Function: Legal