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Supply Chain Solution Contracts Attorney

Primary Location 55 GLENLAKE PARKWAY , ATLANTA, GA - United States, 30328 Job ID 320065
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Job Summary

This position evaluates and helps to mitigate risk for the organization in a limited discreet area or function. This role ensures consistency in the legal and business positions taken by UPS and supports the fact finding/evaluation of legal matters. The incumbent reviews applicable laws, policies/regulations to determine positions that best protect the company and communicates with business units to support legal compliance and consistency. This role may manage Outside Counsel (OC) in representing UPS.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares master service agreements to customize UPS standard contracts for customer review; reviews and redlines customers' paper
  • Evaluates customers' terms/conditions of contract and drafts responses to customers' contract revisions to identify gaps and offer alternate language while mitigating UPS risk
  • Sets pre-negotiation objectives and uses negotiation skills to reach those objectives
  • Engages in contract discussions with customers and takes the lead role to negotiate open contract issues in person and via teleconference
  • Coordinates with internal stakeholders on differing terms/conditions from customers to resolve conflicting terms/conditions
  • Advises internal stakeholders of open contract issues to determine resolutions and finalize contracts
  • Manages the contractual documentation revision process using either UPS forms or customer documents to mitigate risks
  • Evaluates factual circumstances surrounding legal matters (e.g., course of events, causes of violations, agreements, etc.) to gain a better understanding and to ensure accuracy of the facts
  • Assists negotiation of resolutions to establish solutions for involved parties and to protect UPS
  • Documents legal resolutions to provide written records for involved parties
  • Coordinates with OC in the representation of the company’s position to ensure a consistent, accurate and complete explanation/defense of UPS’s legal position
  • Provides relevant training and coaching for employee groups

Preferences

  • Uses multiple strategies to persuade others and identifies/removes barriers to agreements
  • Wins concessions effectively and provides input into future negotiation processes or strategies
  • Prioritizes complex, material or multi-functional risks to the enterprise; coordinates and provides governance over risk treatments
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point and Access)
  • Experience working in a law firm environment or a corporate Legal Department 

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law