Legal and Compliance Counsel

Job Locations BR-SC-Florianópolis
Job ID
Permanent Full-Time
Company : Name
Arvus Technologia S/A Brazil


Legal and Compliance Counsel 

Our world class Legal & Compliance team at Hexagon Autonomy & Positioning is hiring a Legal and Compliance Counsel. Reporting to our Vice President, Division General Counsel, and Division Compliance Officer, you will draft, review, and negotiate complex contracts and be responsible for legal compliance initiatives and ad-hoc projects. You are passionate about providing insightful, thorough, focused, and risk-based legal guidance. Your stakeholders rely on you as a trusted advisor to provide timely, pragmatic, business-oriented solutions as you effectively manage legal risk. With a focus on delivering exceptional results, your positivity, confidence, articulate communication, strong relationship building, and solid business acumen will support and complement our global team. 


The Company: Hexagon is a global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, quality and safety across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector and mobility applications. You’ll be joining over 24,000 people in 50 countries on the leading edge of your field.  


This position is with Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division, a global technology leader, pioneering end-to-end solutions industry leaders rely on for assured positioning and autonomy on land, sea and air. Our work touches every aspect of life, from sustainability on Earth to enabling autonomy. Within the Autonomy & Positioning division, your work will contribute to the operation of our brands NovAtel, AutonomouStuff, VERIPOS and Antcom.  


The Location: Hexagon is a global company with locations around the world. This position based in Florianopolis, Brazil. 


As Legal and Compliance Counsel you will be responsible for these activities:

  • Provide authoritative and comprehensive legal services meeting the commercial and strategic needs of the business
  • Advise on legal risks and mitigation strategies, and supporting good governance through appropriate discussion and escalation of issues
  • Review, draft, and negotiate a variety of commercial contracts and government procurement transactions, including customer and supplier agreements, distribution agreements, intellectual property licenses, non-disclosure agreements, development agreements, and real estate leases
  • Maintain company registers, drafting resolutions and board minutes
  • Develop and deliver legal and compliance training across the organization
  • Help maintain and develop policies, standards and checklists
  • Identify and analyze new legislation and proactively proposing and implementing solutions
  • Participate in cross-functional project teams and committees
  • Ethics and Compliance Programs: Developing and overseeing ethics and compliance programs to promote a culture of integrity and ethical conduct within the organization. Conducting internal investigations into allegations of misconduct and taking appropriate remedial action when necessary.


Must Have:

  • An LLB or JD from an accredited university and license to practice in your governing jurisdiction
  • 6-10 years' of corporate commercial experience gained in-house or at a top-tier law firm
  • Expertise in dealing with corporate, commercial and technology development contracts
  • A background in intellectual property protection and licensing
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills in English and Portuguese
  • Track record of delivering results and pragmatic, risk-based legal advice
  • Superb accuracy and attention to detail
  • Exceptional time management and organization skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to impact and influence both internal and external stakeholders and provide exceptional customer service

Nice To Have:

  • Expertise in implementing compliance programs
  • Knowledge of government procurement jurisprudence
  • Certification in data privacy

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications for this role? Let us decide! At Hexagon, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. If you’re excited about the opportunities this role could bring, we encourage you to apply. If you have any questions about the role or our company, please email our team at and we will be pleased to follow up with you. Please do not send cover letters or resumes to this address.


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