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Senior Corporate Counsel - Remote
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 5 years of experience
Location 14 Ridge Square NW, Suite 500, Washington, District of Columbia 20016, United States

Senior Corporate Counsel - Remote


Description

Company Profile:

At CAVA we make it deliciously simple to eat well and feel good every day. We are guided by a Mediterranean heritage that’s been perfecting how to eat and live for four thousand years. We prioritize authenticity, curiosity, and the pursuit of excellence in everything we do. We are working towards something big, together. 

We foster a culture built on five core values: 

  • Generosity First: We lead with kindness. Our best work happens when we act in service of others.
  • Constant Curiosity: We are eager to learn, grow, and explore beyond the obvious.
  • Act with Agility: We welcome change; it’s the only constant. We embrace, adjust, adapt.
  • Passion for Positivity: We greet each day with warmth and possibility.
  • Collective Ambition: We have high aspirations that are achieved when we work together with a shared purpose.

Senior Corporate Counsel:

The Senior Corporate Counsel will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and collegial environment with business partners across a fast-growing company with ambitions to share its unique offering throughout the U.S.  While you will report to the Associate General Counsel, you will serve a critical role for the Company as a strategic commercial legal partner and have exposure to all or nearly all functional areas, helping to turn departments’ plans into realities.  If you like working on new challenges and learning every day, this may be the role for you!  This will be either a remote or hybrid role.

What You’ll Do:

  • Strategize and collaborate with business partners throughout the organization on projects aimed at advancing the objectives of functional areas.
  • Draft, negotiate, and finalize agreements attuned to the needs of specific departments and the Company, including master service agreements, supply agreements, statements of work, amendments, and confidentiality agreements with an emphasis on mitigating risk and uncertainty while affording flexibility for business partners.
  • Develop, improve, and maintain standard legal forms, policies, procedures, and compliance programs.
  • Lead procurement process on behalf of Legal, including potentially by leveraging SaaS solutions to support process.
  • Coordinate with multiple departments to ensure legal, finance, and IT requirements are satisfied.
  • Respond with systemic solutions to day-to-day inquiries.
  • Leverage, promote, and develop standardized processes to drive efficiency and results, including by developing legal templates, processes, and playbooks.
  • Drive and monitor implementation of commercial contracts and projects, including by coordinating with business partners to satisfy Company objectives.
  • Educate business partners on contract review and approval procedures and best practices.
  • Develop expertise in potentially other subject matters (e.g., marketing) to support Legal Department objectives.
  • Perform special projects or assignments that support Legal Department objectives.
  • Work with departments across the Company and report to the Associate General Counsel.

The Qualifications:
  • J.D. and active license to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction.
  • 5+ years of law firm and/or company legal department experience.
  • Experience with contract drafting and negotiation, including the ability to assess risk and add value while providing sound legal counsel to business partners.
  • Familiarity with any of the following subject matter areas: IT/SaaS solutions, privacy and cybersecurity, supply chain, development, marketing and advertising, manufacturing, and general commercial contracts.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills and the ability to constructively, efficiently, and collegially collaborate with business partners.
  • Must be responsive, pro-active, and a self-starter capable taking projects to completion and problem-solving along the way.
  • Willing to work flexibly (including, if required, at night and on weekends) and to travel, though minimal travel is expected.

The Competencies you’ll exhibit:

Service Mindset:

  • Understands the guest is the root of all processes and decisions that are made at CAVA
  • Abides by policies and procedures that support a service mindset
  • Treats all guests according to CAVA values and works to make guests feel our generosity first, always
  • Treats all internal and external stakeholders; communicates with respect and kindness

Accountability:

  • Structures and achieves goals in collaboration with cross-functional teams
  • Takes initiative on designated responsibilities without needing reminders from managers
  • Manages timeline expectations within and across teams, delivers on our responsibilities accordingly
  • Provides timely updates and support to colleagues

Diversity Cultivation:

  • Embraces CAVA's view of diversity as a crucial element of the organization and not just a buzzword
  • Earns the trust of their Team Members and Managers by consistently embracing CAVA’s values
  • Intervenes and reports instances where guests or Team Members aren't being treated equitably

People Development:

  • Dedicates themselves to celebrating the success of the team over personal achievements
  • Takes constructive feedback in stride as a part of their developmental process
  • Recognizes all team members across the organization are working toward common goals
  • Actively contributes to their department in order to complete tasks and meet company goals

Enterprise Leadership:

  • Dedicates themselves to celebrating the success of the team over personal achievements
  • Takes constructive feedback in stride as a part of their developmental process
  • Recognizes all Team Members across the organization are working toward common goals
  • Actively contributes to their group in order to complete tasks and meet company goals

Innovation and Growth:

  • Evaluates new opportunities for calculated risk-taking to increase the functionality of our role and team
  • Adapts to new processes and directives; communicates these changes efficiently and effectively
  • Adapts to support the needs of the team in roles that may not fall under primary job description

Emotional Resilience:

  • Recognizes the emotional stake each Team Member has in the personal and organizational success of the business
  • Possesses the emotional intelligence to treat guests and Team Members in accordance with our values, even in situations when emotionally taxed themselves
  • Possesses the emotional resilience to bounce back from possible mistreatment by guests or Team Members without losing their cool

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain stationary position to be able to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Must be able to identify, analyze and assess details
  • For certain positions, must be able to occasionally move or transport items up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to communicate with others and exchange information accurately and effectively
  • Constantly positions self and move about to support ordinary restaurant or food production support or office operations, as applicable
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner  

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary, plus bonus and long-term incentives*
  • Early Wage Access!
  • Unlimited PTO, paid parental leave, plus paid opportunities to give back to the community
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Telemedicine, Pet Insurance plus more!
  • 401k enrollment with CAVA contribution
  • Company-paid STD, LTD, Life and AD&D coverage for salaried positions*
  • Free CAVA food
  • Casual work environment
  • The opportunity to be on the ground floor of a rapidly growing brand

*Indicates qualifying eligible positions only

CAVA – Joining “A culture, not a concept”

As an equal opportunity employer, CAVA considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or any other characteristic or protected classes as defined by federal, state, or local law.

Company Profile:

At CAVA we make it deliciously simple to eat well and feel good every day. We are guided by a Mediterranean heritage that’s been perfecting how to eat and live for four thousand years. We prioritize authenticity, curiosity, and the pursuit of excellence in everything we do. We are working towards something big, together. 

We foster a culture built on five core values: 

  • Generosity First: We lead with kindness. Our best work happens when we act in service of others.
  • Constant Curiosity: We are eager to learn, grow, and explore beyond the obvious.
  • Act with Agility: We welcome change; it’s the only constant. We embrace, adjust, adapt.
  • Passion for Positivity: We greet each day with warmth and possibility.
  • Collective Ambition: We have high aspirations that are achieved when we work together with a shared purpose.

Senior Corporate Counsel:

The Senior Corporate Counsel will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and collegial environment with business partners across a fast-growing company with ambitions to share its unique offering throughout the U.S.  While you will report to the Associate General Counsel, you will serve a critical role for the Company as a strategic commercial legal partner and have exposure to all or nearly all functional areas, helping to turn departments’ plans into realities.  If you like working on new challenges and learning every day, this may be the role for you!  This will be either a remote or hybrid role.

What You’ll Do:

  • Strategize and collaborate with business partners throughout the organization on projects aimed at advancing the objectives of functional areas.
  • Draft, negotiate, and finalize agreements attuned to the needs of specific departments and the Company, including master service agreements, supply agreements, statements of work, amendments, and confidentiality agreements with an emphasis on mitigating risk and uncertainty while affording flexibility for business partners.
  • Develop, improve, and maintain standard legal forms, policies, procedures, and compliance programs.
  • Lead procurement process on behalf of Legal, including potentially by leveraging SaaS solutions to support process.
  • Coordinate with multiple departments to ensure legal, finance, and IT requirements are satisfied.
  • Respond with systemic solutions to day-to-day inquiries.
  • Leverage, promote, and develop standardized processes to drive efficiency and results, including by developing legal templates, processes, and playbooks.
  • Drive and monitor implementation of commercial contracts and projects, including by coordinating with business partners to satisfy Company objectives.
  • Educate business partners on contract review and approval procedures and best practices.
  • Develop expertise in potentially other subject matters (e.g., marketing) to support Legal Department objectives.
  • Perform special projects or assignments that support Legal Department objectives.
  • Work with departments across the Company and report to the Associate General Counsel.

The Qualifications:
  • J.D. and active license to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction.
  • 5+ years of law firm and/or company legal department experience.
  • Experience with contract drafting and negotiation, including the ability to assess risk and add value while providing sound legal counsel to business partners.
  • Familiarity with any of the following subject matter areas: IT/SaaS solutions, privacy and cybersecurity, supply chain, development, marketing and advertising, manufacturing, and general commercial contracts.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills and the ability to constructively, efficiently, and collegially collaborate with business partners.
  • Must be responsive, pro-active, and a self-starter capable taking projects to completion and problem-solving along the way.
  • Willing to work flexibly (including, if required, at night and on weekends) and to travel, though minimal travel is expected.

The Competencies you’ll exhibit:

Service Mindset:

  • Understands the guest is the root of all processes and decisions that are made at CAVA
  • Abides by policies and procedures that support a service mindset
  • Treats all guests according to CAVA values and works to make guests feel our generosity first, always
  • Treats all internal and external stakeholders; communicates with respect and kindness

Accountability:

  • Structures and achieves goals in collaboration with cross-functional teams
  • Takes initiative on designated responsibilities without needing reminders from managers
  • Manages timeline expectations within and across teams, delivers on our responsibilities accordingly
  • Provides timely updates and support to colleagues

Diversity Cultivation:

  • Embraces CAVA's view of diversity as a crucial element of the organization and not just a buzzword
  • Earns the trust of their Team Members and Managers by consistently embracing CAVA’s values
  • Intervenes and reports instances where guests or Team Members aren't being treated equitably

People Development:

  • Dedicates themselves to celebrating the success of the team over personal achievements
  • Takes constructive feedback in stride as a part of their developmental process
  • Recognizes all team members across the organization are working toward common goals
  • Actively contributes to their department in order to complete tasks and meet company goals

Enterprise Leadership:

  • Dedicates themselves to celebrating the success of the team over personal achievements
  • Takes constructive feedback in stride as a part of their developmental process
  • Recognizes all Team Members across the organization are working toward common goals
  • Actively contributes to their group in order to complete tasks and meet company goals

Innovation and Growth:

  • Evaluates new opportunities for calculated risk-taking to increase the functionality of our role and team
  • Adapts to new processes and directives; communicates these changes efficiently and effectively
  • Adapts to support the needs of the team in roles that may not fall under primary job description

Emotional Resilience:

  • Recognizes the emotional stake each Team Member has in the personal and organizational success of the business
  • Possesses the emotional intelligence to treat guests and Team Members in accordance with our values, even in situations when emotionally taxed themselves
  • Possesses the emotional resilience to bounce back from possible mistreatment by guests or Team Members without losing their cool

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain stationary position to be able to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Must be able to identify, analyze and assess details
  • For certain positions, must be able to occasionally move or transport items up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to communicate with others and exchange information accurately and effectively
  • Constantly positions self and move about to support ordinary restaurant or food production support or office operations, as applicable
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner  

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary, plus bonus and long-term incentives*
  • Early Wage Access!
  • Unlimited PTO, paid parental leave, plus paid opportunities to give back to the community
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Telemedicine, Pet Insurance plus more!
  • 401k enrollment with CAVA contribution
  • Company-paid STD, LTD, Life and AD&D coverage for salaried positions*
  • Free CAVA food
  • Casual work environment
  • The opportunity to be on the ground floor of a rapidly growing brand

*Indicates qualifying eligible positions only

CAVA – Joining “A culture, not a concept”

As an equal opportunity employer, CAVA considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or any other characteristic or protected classes as defined by federal, state, or local law.


Details
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 5 years of experience
Location 14 Ridge Square NW, Suite 500, Washington, District of Columbia 20016, United States

Skills
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counsel
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14 Ridge Square NW, Suite 500, Washington, District of Columbia 20016, United States