Commercial Contract Attorney / Senior Legal Counsel
DHL is hiring a Senior Legal Counsel to our team in Westerville, OH.You will support the in-house corporate legal services team of DHL Supply Chain.You will be the Legal professional responsible for advising the businesses on legal matters.You will define and recommend legal strategies…and you will love your job!
Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:
Collaborate with the Commercial Contract Management team to interpret, review, negotiate, draft and analyze commercial agreements; design and implement legal risk mitigation strategies
Provide comprehensive legal services in the areas of general corporate, commercial contracting including M&A activity and corporate governance providing services to one or more DPDHL business units; business teams and internal/external customers.
Manage one attorney and ensure best in class, consistent level of "hands on" legal services to the businesses served
Outstanding interpersonal skills that the ideal candidate will use to foster trust and confidence in colleagues at all levels of the organization
Advises mid- and senior-level business colleagues on legal and related risks associated with DPDHL's operations; advises business on legal trends and developing areas of law
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.Must be able to research, analyze and problem solve.
Works with supervisor to manage all aspects of internal and external legal spend in in area of responsibility
Responsible for assuring organization's legal interests are best represented and protected in customer, vendor and third party contracts
The required skills you bring to this exciting opportunity are:
5-9 years’ experience with commercial contracts (drafting, reviewing, negotiating, analyzing, executing)
Undergraduate university degree
Professional Juris Doctorate degree from accredited institution
License to practice law in Ohio and in good standing
DHL is an equal opportunity employer.We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
DHL is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
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