1+ months

Contracts Administrator

Gaithersburg, MD
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Unit Description

Are you a driven collaborator who likes challenges?  

Do you have strong drafting and negotiation skills to be able to administer the full commercial contract life cycle?


Sodexo is seeking a Commercial Contracts Administrator for our Headquarters office, located in Gaithersburg, MD.  Sodexos HQ has beautiful waterfront views in the Washingtonian Rio which provides the easy commuter access in the 270/370 corridor and the Shady Grove Metro Station.


What's in it for you?  Working for Sodexo as a Commercial Contracts Administrator in its Corporate Legal Department will provide you with the opportunity to contribute your skills to a company that improves the Quality of Daily Life of all the people it serves.  Sodexo prides itself with great work life balance opportunities offering robust benefits packages for its employees.


This is a great opportunity for a contracts administrator or paralegal with commercial contracts experience. The ideal candidate has a formal degree and three-eight years of commercial contracts administration experience.  


Is this opportunity right for you?  If your answer to the following questions is \"yes\" then please consider applying: 

  • Commercial Contract Experience:  Can you negotiate specialized commercial contracts?  
  • Draft & Negotiate:  Can you draft and negotiate commercial contracts?
  • Interface:  Are you able to interface with multiple levels within an organization?

 We are looking for candidates who can:

  • Draft contract provisions to convey Sodexo and client deal principles
  • Identify solutions to ensure Sodexo meets its customer needs and expectations
  • Ensure that contract documents are prepared to protect the interests of  Sodexo and its clients.
  • Coordinate all aspects of contracts from proposal through life of the contract
  • Education / Unviersities industry experience preferred though not required

Come join Sodexo, the leading Quality of Life provider, serving more than 15 million consumers throughout the country!


Keywords: contracts; commerical contracts; paralegal; legal documents

Position Summary

Under general supervision, works with various Segment, corporate and client personnel to ensure the integrity of operations aligns with the contractual commitments and assesses the liability of Sodexo during each phase of the process, bid proposal, contract negotiations, agreements and amendments. Drafts, negotiates, and administers all aspects of single segment, single region, single service, and single location contracts, unit sub-contracts and franchise agreements with a value below $5M from request for proposal through life of contract for all Segments.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree

Basic Functional Experience 2 years of experience in contracting or related experienceSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Posted: 2018-09-20 Expires: 2018-12-23

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