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This role will serve as the primary legal advisor to McLane’s Chief Information Officer, information technology professionals and Information Security department. This role will work closely with the Company’s information technology, e-commerce, digital innovation, and other functional teams to provide legal advice in support of McLane’s strategic initiatives. Responsibilities will include:
Counsel business partners on transactions involving information technology, software licenses, outsourcing agreements, digital innovation, e-commerce initiatives, and licensing.
Draft, review and negotiate enterprise-wide and local contracts for information technology software, hardware, and services.
Provide advice on customer facing e-commerce platforms including website and mobile application functionality, marketing and advertising, credit card and loyalty programs, accessibility, and compliance.
Provide interpretation and advice on regulatory and policy developments relating to information technology issues.
Advise on cybersecurity issues, including current and emerging legal and regulatory requirements and best practices, risk assessment and management, incident response, and government reporting.
Responsible for continued development and implementation of the cyber compliance program and policies and proactive training.
Support intellectual property commercialization initiatives, including development and management of effective intellectual property protection strategies.
Manage litigation and claims related to software licenses, intellectual property, and e-commerce initiatives.
The role will report to the Senior Vice President, General Counsel.
Have a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree and be licensed to practice in at least one state.
¨ Have seven or more years of legal experience supporting technology and commercial transactions including software license agreements, technology procurement, technology services agreements, outsourcing agreements, digital and innovation agreements, and intellectual property commercialization.
¨ Preference will be given to candidates with experience providing legal guidance and counseling on ecommerce initiatives including website and app compliance, and credit card and loyalty programs
¨ Working knowledge of data stewardship, including cybersecurity and data privacy issues.
¨ Have the requisite judgment to define, recommend, gain approval of, and implement courses of action to support and enforce Company’s rights and minimize Company’s liabilities.
¨ Have the ability to build strong relationships with the legal team, business teams and executives.
¨ Have demonstrated ability to work independently with attention to detail, manage tight deadlines and prioritize business projects.
¨ Excellent written and oral communication skills
¨ Positive energy, enthusiasm, flexibility, confidence, and ability to work collaboratively as well as cross functionally in a dynamic, fast-paced environment are a must
¨ Be able to travel as needed.
¨ Have basic proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Telecommuting is allowed. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive compensation package to include base salary and performance bonus.
Internal Number: 2100367
About McLane Company, Inc.
McLane Company, Inc. is one of the largest supply chain services leaders in the United States, providing grocery and foodservice solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores and chain restaurants. Through McLane Grocery and McLane Foodservice, McLane operates over 80 distribution centers and one of the nation’s largest private fleets. The company buys, sells and delivers more than 50,000 consumer products to nearly 110,000 locations across the U.S. Additionally, McLane provides alcoholic beverage distribution through its subsidiary, Empire Distributors, Inc. McLane is a wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE: BRK) and employs 20,000 teammates.
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