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Corporate Counsel-Supply Chain

Cox Communications Inc | Atlanta GA 39901 USA | Part Time | Posted: 07/27/2021

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Primary Location: 6205-B Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA

Division: Cox Communications Inc

Job Level: Director/Senior Director

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 214900

Description

The Corporate Counsel - Supply Chain serves as a legal partner to the consolidated Cox Supply Chain, focusing support on Cox Communications, Cox Enterprises, and some Cox Automotive matters. The candidate must be an independent attorney responsible for supporting a broad portfolio of vendor agreements (hardware, software, and services) including providing legal advice, drafting, and negotiating contracts, and assisting with risk mitigation and compliance with applicable laws. This position reports to the Assistant General Counsel of Procurement and Commercial Transactions.

Responsibilities

  • Draft, negotiate, and interpret contracts across a wide range of subjects within procurement, including, without limitation, contracts covering equipment purchases, construction, facility services, software licensing, SaaS, and professional services.

  • Advise and provide guidance on legal risks and exposures, providing creative and legally sound solutions for risk mitigation and to resolve issues presented in contract negotiations.

  • Identify issues and partner with applicable subject matter experts for guidance, including, but not limited to the following: other in-house attorneys (ex. Cox employment, litigation, and IP counsel teams), Supply Chain, Information Security, Privacy, Risk Management, Finance, and internal business stakeholders to ensure exceptional legal service and anticipate special needs during contract negotiations. Must be able to work across different Cox affiliates (including Cox affiliate legal departments) to align with their company directives and goals.

  • Provide legal counsel and advice to ensure compliance with laws and regulations applicable to supply chain operations in coordination with subject matter experts, including on state privacy laws and regulatory requirements.

  • Engage and manage outside counsel in an effective and efficient manner.

  • Establish and maintain detailed knowledge of Coxs products/services/brands.

  • Develop and implement contract template updates, with a focus on creating a more efficient contracting process.

  • Personality fit: A growth mentality and "can-do" attitude; calm and cool under pressure.

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Qualifications

  • J.D. degree, a member in good standing of at least one state bar.
  • 4+ years of legal experience as a practicing attorney, with strong emphasis on transactional practice. In-house and supply chain experience preferred, but not required.
  • Proven experience drafting and negotiating a wide variety of commercial agreements in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in the communications and/or technology industry is a plus.
  • Ability to manage outside counsel.
  • Business-minded attorney with strong initiative, excellent client counseling, collaboration, and problem-solving skills. A business partner, who likes working side-by-side with business teams and is receptive to all views and feedback.
  • A focus on client needs with a commitment to timing, quality, and client service.
  • A strong work ethic and the ability to prioritize and follow through on numerous projects simultaneously.
  • Other duties as needed or required.

Who We Are

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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Location Atlanta, GA, 39901, United States
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