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JOB SPECIFICSFind A jobCorporate Counsel-Supply ChainWho We AreBenefitsATLANTASustainability276[…]

Cox Enterprises

This is a Full-time position in Atlanta, GA posted June 19, 2021.

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

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 Cox’s 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.

We’re 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.

We’ve 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.

We’re also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation.

We’re looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow.

Sound intriguing?

Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you’ll 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 individual’s 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.

Imagine yourself working with some of the sharpest and most creative minds in the world, all working to solve the biggest challenges of our time.

Since 1898, we’ve been finding new ways to build a better future, and today, we do that with the passion of a startup and the influence of a global powerhouse.

Learn more about us below and apply today to join the Cox family of businesses and make your mark!
Generous compensation plans MyTime: Flexible time off policies Free in-network women’s healthcare Cox U: Thousands of free online classes Dollars for Ideas: We’ll pay for your continuing education Adoption assistance Pet insurance for your fluffy loved ones Telehealth: Phone and video visits with a doctor in minutes
Atlanta is home to our headquarters, and home should feel just right.

Many of us are working remotely right now due to COVID-19, but take a look at what so many Cox employees love about living and working in Atlanta.

Driving positive environmental change — inside our company and within the communities we serve — is one of the most important things we do.

276 million +

gallons of water saved
through conservation*

Marco Valero
Manager of Software Engineering

Cox leaders care about their employees’ career paths and help them grow into better professionals and members of the community.

And I love that the company provides lots of training, challenging problems to solve, and opportunities to learn new technology and skills.

We thrive on what makes us different and celebrate each other’s unique abilities and perspectives.

We embrace an inclusive culture of fairness and respect, value and belonging, empowerment and growth.

No two employees look or think the same — and we prefer it that way!

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s 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.

Cox maintains a drug-free workplace in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Cox is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including any job seeker with a disability.

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Requests on your application status will not receive a reply.

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