Major Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been engaged by RAI Services Company, a subsidiary of Reynolds American, Inc., to conduct a search for a Director, Employment Law Department for its NC office. RAI Services Company (“the Company”) is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact the Company or its affiliates directly; all resumes sent to RAI Services Company or its affiliates will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Overview: The Director, Employment Law Partner (In-House Employment & Labor Counsel) is involved in developing strategies, guiding business leaders and implementing personnel policies and practices for Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) and its operating companies. This role reports to the Vice President Workplace Practices and has two (2) direct reports.
Firm: Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) is positively transforming the tobacco industry. RAI is a family of companies that strives for success in everything they do. The future inspires them because their people are igniting the breakthroughs that are redefining the ways adult tobacco consumers enjoy tobacco in the 21st century with new innovations.
When other companies talk about growth, they most often talk about size. At RAI, they focus on the growth of their people. Their employees take pride in one another’s growth and well-being throughout their careers. They invest in their employees’ careers and total well-being because they know their companies succeed when their people thrive.
At the RAI companies, you will have the opportunity to work on iconic brands and revolutionary products by collaborating with visionary, principled and passionate people every day.
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Experience: At least 8 years of private practice and/or in-house legal experience in the area of employment law and related disciplines is preferred. Demonstrated strengths in influencing, negotiating, conflict resolution, oral and written communications, problem solving, credibility and decision making.
Relocation: Yes, this is a national search.
Bar: Licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.
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