Associate General Counsel

Global Partners LP
Posted Nov 15
Full Time
Waltham, Massachusetts

We’re hiring for an Associate General Counsel at Global, a vertically integrated, adaptive distribution energy company with one of the largest terminal networks of refined petroleum products and renewable fuels in the Northeast, active wholesale supply, distribution and trading operations and a portfolio of approximately 1,700 owned, leased, operated or supplied gas stations and convenience stores. You will be supporting the Gasoline Distribution and Station Operations (GDSO) unit and retail field operations teams and be responsible for a broad range of commercial and corporate contracts.

For over 75 years Global Partners has been delivering the energy, products, and services that make life better. We’ve also successfully developed community integrated convenience stores where we are transforming the customer experience and rethinking what it means to lead as the adaptive energy distribution company. This is a great source of pride. With our recent game changers such as PaybyCar Contactless Payment and Renewable Diesel Fuel, we are continuing responsible and innovative growth, and looking for people to contribute to our company’s direction. Global Partners is a great opportunity for those looking to develop their career with a longstanding company motivated by what’s next.

**“Gauges” of Responsibility


  • Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts for the GDSO unit, which may include supply agreements relating to the purchase and sale of Global’s products and services, vendor and contractor agreements, technology agreements, and tenant leases.
  • Providing general legal and business advice and assistance in connection with day-to-day operations, contract interpretation and enforcement, expansion and development opportunities and regulatory matters.
  • Providing general corporate support including coordinating transactional diligence, regulatory matters and environmental compliance.
  • Coordinate permitting with state, local and federal authorities with respect to the operation of retail gasoline stations and convenience stores, construction matters, and environmental matters.
  • Interface with outside counsel and other retained professionals to ensure proper handling of matters where applicable.

**The Types Of “Energy” And “Experience” You Bring


  • You have a strong background in contract drafting and negotiation.
  • You are a self-starter with the ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
  • You have the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and deal with rapidly changing priorities.
  • You are able to identify, explain and balance business and legal risks.
  • You have excellent written, oral, listening, and organizational skills with proven ability to interact effectively with varied audiences, including executive team members.
  • You are exceptionally good at time management and are an effective multitasker.
  • You have the ability to develop strong relationships and consistent lines of communications with key people internally and externally.

**“Fuel” for You -


  • Coins! We offer competitive salaries and opportunities for growth. We mean it! We have an amazing Talent Development Team who create trainings for growth and job development.
  • Health + Wellness - Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance along with additional wellness support.
  • The Road Ahead – We offer 401k and a match component!
  • Give Back! We believe in community support. We know everyone gives in their own way, that’s why we offer paid volunteer time-off to you to help an organization of your choice.

**The GPS of our Interview Process


  • First thing first, if you’re interested in the role, please apply.
  • A talent acquisition team member will review your resume in partnership with the hiring manager. If your experience would lend to this opportunity a recruiter will contact you to schedule interviews.
  • We conduct “in-person” (ZOOM) interviews and provide additional hiring information items needed at that time.

**Additional Requirements


  • You’ve earned a law degree from an accredited U.S. law school and are a member of the bar in one state, preferably Massachusetts
  • You have at least 5-8 years of in-depth experience in a corporate, real estate or transactional law firm and/or in house working directly with operations, legal and finance teams, and suppliers, customers, vendors and partners.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Research shows that many, especially women and marginalized people, are hesitant to apply for job if they don’t check every box. If you are excited about this position, and think you could have an impact here, please apply anyway, even if you don’t meet every point on the job description. We’d love to hear from you.

Global is committed to attracting, developing and retaining a highly qualified, diverse and dedicated work force and maintains a zero-tolerance policy with respect to discrimination in its workplace. We consider applications for all positions without regard to age, ancestry, race, gender, color, religion or creed, marital status, national origin, citizenship, disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, prior record of arrest or conviction, unemployment status or any other classification or status protected by applicable state, local or federal law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to apply, please contact our recruiting department at 781-891-4000.