Ryder Jobs

Job Information

Ryder System Senior Counsel- DTS/SCS in Columbus, Ohio

Current Employees:

If you are a current employee at Ryder (not a Contractor or temporary employee through a staffing agency), please click here (http://wd5.myworkday.com/ryder/d/task/1422$3.htmld) to log in to Workday to apply using the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a position using the Career worklet, please review this quick reference guide (https://rydersystems.service-now.com/sys_attachment.do?sys_id=a39f83621bd99050632a4223cd4bcb91) .

Job Seekers can review the Job Applicant Privacy Policy by clicking HERE. (https://ryder.com/job-applicant-privacy-policy)

You are the driving force behind our company.

Start your career with Ryder today!

SUMMARY

The Senior Counsel position will provide support, legal counsel, and advice to management of Ryder’s Dedicated Transportation Solutions (DTS) and Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) divisions, including drafting and negotiating customer contracts, advising operations groups on commercial matters, managing disputes, and handling regulatory compliance. The position will report to the General Counsel of the DTS division.

Flexible work location, no relocation required

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Legal generalist position with primary responsibility for preparing, reviewing, and negotiating various commercial and vendor agreements and providing guidance to management of Ryder’s DTS and SCS divisions

  • Develop in-depth understanding of the DTS and SCS divisions' strategies and operations

  • Identify risks and propose alternatives to mitigate risks

  • Manage commercial disputes including engaging and supervising outside counsel when necessary

  • Perform other duties, as assigned

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

JD from a top-tier law school

EXPERIENCE

Four (4) years or more experience at a large law firm or corporate law department focusing on corporate transactions or complex commercial litigation

SKILLS

  • Experience negotiating, drafting, and counseling clients

  • Sound legal judgment and effective negotiating skills

  • Practical and resourceful and able to communicate advice clearly

  • Solid presentation skills

  • Ability to:

  • Develop good long-term working relationships internally and externally

  • Handle numerous matters simultaneously, think critically, and work in fast-paced business environment

  • Persuade, synthesize, and accommodate conflicting viewpoints

  • Proven background identifying and understanding legal issues and assessing and managing business and legal risks (Advanced level)

  • Member in good standing of a state bar (Florida Bar not required)

LICENSES

Must be a member in good standing of a State Bar (Upon Hire, required).

TRAVEL

Job Category: Legal

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Job Seekers can review the Job Applicant Privacy Policy by clicking HERE. (https://ryder.com/job-applicant-privacy-policy)

Requisition ID: R21153

Job Type: Full time

Ryder operates behind the scenes, managing critical fleet, transportation and supply chain functions for over 50,000 customers, many of which make the products that consumers use every day. When you choose Ryder, you get access to industry-leading technology, one of North America’s largest fleet of trucks, an expansive infrastructure of maintenance facilities and warehouses, and some of the most talented people in the industry.

#wd

DirectEmployers