Legal and Compliance Counsel

Job Locations US-Peoria Metropolitan Area, Illinois | CA-AB-Calgary
Job ID
Permanent Full-Time
Company : Name
NovAtel America Inc.


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 of Legal & Compliance, you will draft, review, and negotiate complex contracts and be responsible for legal and 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 is a hybrid position based in our AutonomouStuff headquarters in Morton, Illinois or our Hexagon Calgary Campus in Calgary, Alberta. 


As Legal and Compliance Counsel you will be responsible for:

  • Providing authoritative and comprehensive legal services meeting the commercial and strategic needs of the business
  • Advising on legal risks and mitigation strategies and supporting good governance through appropriate discussion and escalation of issues
  • Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating 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
  • Developing and delivering legal and compliance training across the organization
  • Helping maintain and developing policies, standards and checklists
  • Identifying and analyzing new legislation and proactively proposing and implementing solutions
  • Participating in cross-functional project teams and committees


Must Have:

  • An LLB or JD from an accredited university and license to practice in your governing jurisdiction
  • 5-10 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
  • Track record of delivering results and pragmatic, risk-based legal advice

Key Sucess Factors:

  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • 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:

  • 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. For any questions about the role or our company or for applicants who require an accommodation in the application process, 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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