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Contracts Manager


Logistics done differently.

Strong leadership, management, and customer service are the heart of our operations at XPO Logistics. As the Contracts Manager, you will be responsible for the contract management process and systems, providing interpretation and analysis of terms and conditions, along with drafting and negotiating contracts. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity and a better lifestyle, join us at XPO.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability, and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Manage contract administration processes and systems including customer and vendor contracting
  • Lead contract management projects including system selection, integration, and implementation
  • Find opportunities for integration and process improvement, and drive continuous improvement processes
  • Work closely with Legal, IT, Finance, Sales, and Operations teams to ensure effectiveness of contract administration
  • Draft and negotiate legal agreements and contract changes
  • Provide ongoing analysis and reporting for contracts; execute changes
  • Manage the internal contracts team within the Legal department
  • Understand and interpret terms and condition clauses that pertain to liability, indemnification, warranty, and liquidated damages

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Business Law, or related field, or any suitable combination of education, experience, or training
  • 5 years of experience leading contract management processes, and drafting and negotiating contracts
  • 2 years of management experience
  • Experience with contract management systems including implementation and management of document repository and complete workflow tools

It’d be great if you also have:

  • IACCM certification
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with contracts management and legal operations in a corporate environment
  • Demonstrated experience with word processing, presentation, and database applications/programs including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to present clean, organized, and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
  • Ability to manage system selection and implementation with support from IT

Be part of something big.

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XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Company
XPO Logistics
Posted
09/20/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Charlotte, NC 28277, US