Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans
Enterprise Holdings’ Corporate Counsel department has an immediate opening for a Commercial Contracts Attorney. This person will negotiate, draft and edit a variety of transactional documents, including contracts, leases, purchase agreements, amendments, solicitations and other legal documents related to all Enterprise Holdings’ brands. The individual in this position will need to have the ability to assess business needs/requirements and determine the appropriate documentation necessary to meet those business needs, mitigate potential risks, and ensure compliance with applicable standards. This role will also provide guidance and analysis to business contacts in preparation for and during contract negotiations.
This position is located at our Corporate Headquarters in Clayton, MO.
Assume lead role in negotiating, drafting, editing, reviewing and interpreting various types of commercial documents, including contracts, leases, purchase agreements, amendments, solicitations and other legal documents related to all EH brands and providing sound legal advice and direction to minimize business risks and support the business teams.
Effectively assess business needs/requirements and determine the appropriate documentation necessary to meet business needs/requirements, mitigate potential risks/issues and ensure compliance with applicable laws and policies
Provide risk assessment related to terms and conditions of agreements
Research various issues and draft memoranda with findings and recommendations
Clearly communicate or present (in writing or verbally) risks & benefits of negotiating options and contractual provisions to business clients
Collaborate to ensure consistency among company standards and contract terms
Recognize key issues requiring elevation to senior Legal Department personnel
Make recommendations and advise decision makers on contract terms, associated risks and legal interpretations of contracts
Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and bring a wide degree of creativity and sound business judgment
Manage a broad range of contract types
Provide ongoing strategic planning, guidance and consultation regarding master contracts and potential and actual customer and supplier disputes
Monitor, track and report on industry-related topics affecting applicable contractual relationships
Conduct research and keep abreast of laws that could impact applicable contracts and use this information to make appropriate adjustments to contractual templates
Maintain agreements in electronic filing system and provide guidance in enhancing contract lifecycle management tools system
Assist in preparation of bid documents for submission
Effectively maintain and cultivate relationships with internal stakeholders
Edit provisions in national agreements to reflect changes in business and reduce risk
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