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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Staff Attorney in Keene, New Hampshire

About Our Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

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Job Description

Overview:

As the Staff Attorney, you will provide advice and general counsel for drafting, review and negotiation of contracts ranging from internal not for resale contracts, professional service agreements, warehouse and IT service agreements. Provide regulatory support, advice and counsel.

Responsibilities:

  • Review and negotiate not-for resale and support the Strategic Sourcing Department in all aspects of the contracting process in developing RFPs, RFIs and negotiations and contracting on behalf of the entire enterprise.

  • Understand government agencies’ regulatory requirements, develop strategies, identify and obtain data and evidence required to support strategies, draft advice and opinions for clients and/or agency for the purposes of bringing identified product(s) into compliance. Develop, promote and monitor the company’s compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

  • Will work extensively with all company departments in assessing risks, proposing process improvements, and conducting training respective to various contractual issues and compliance initiatives and manage the enterprise document management program.

  • Provide counsel to HR and IS on associated regulations and counsel to facilities on construction agreements.

  • Serve as in-house counsel to ES3 on the negotiation of all partner agreements.

  • Serve as a key member of the enterprise due diligence team on potential enterprise acquisitions with respect to regulatory compliance, permitting and licensing issues.

  • Provide legal advice to the Procurement Department and negotiate master purchase order agreements with “for resale” vendors.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Juris Doctorate and State Bar Admission or equivalent

  • 1+ years relevant experience in a legal or regulatory compliance setting or managing a contracting or sourcing function.

  • Proficient in the MS Office Package

  • Strong legal research, project management and interpersonal skills.

  • Speaks clearly, active listener, persuasive.

  • Possesses the ability to work independently, understand and write appropriate level material in the English language.

  • Ability and desire to quickly learn new areas of the law and the business.

  • Ability to make immediate decisions which have the potential for a fast paced environment.

  • Large impact on the business where tight deadlines apply.

  • Street smarts, thick skin and a demonstrated genuine interest in traditional labor law are essential elements of the position

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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

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