Major, Lindsey & Africa has been retained to conduct a search for a Vice President, Labor & Employment for Union Pacific Corporation, to be located in Omaha, Nebraska. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), a $20B Fortune 141 company, is one of America's leading transportation companies. Its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad, is North America's premier railroad franchise, covering 23 states across the western two-thirds of the United States. Union Pacific provides value to its roughly 10,000 customers by delivering products in a safe, reliable, fuel-efficient and environmentally responsible manner.
The successful candidate will have 15+ years of labor and employment legal experience gained at a top-tier law firm. Prior in-house experience is also strongly preferred. Exposure to the transportation industry—particularly the rail industry—will be a clear advantage. Reporting to the Company’s EVP, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary, the Vice President, Labor & Employment will lead Union Pacific’s labor and employment legal function, and will be responsible for a broad range of labor and employment issues. The selected candidate will be well-respected and sought out for his/her legal excellence, high intelligence, business judgment and work ethic. While confident and assertive in driving solutions for the Company, the selected candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, as well as technical expertise. In addition, s/he must be adept at managing and developing people. He/she must be an excellent communicator and present well both in writing and verbally, whether in an informal setting, a Board meeting or when interfacing with a large group.
Please send a resume in Word format and cover letter to UnionPacificAGC@mlaglobal.com for consideration. Please do not contact the Company directly; resumes sent to the Company will be routed back to MLA.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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