Director, Contracts and New Business

XPO Logistics   •  

High Point, NC

Industry: Transportation


8 - 10 years

Posted 35 days ago

This job is no longer available.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Provide counsel, guidance and interpretation during all stages of the contract life cycle
  • Review Requests for Proposal (RFPs), interpret client requirements, identify issues and provide alternative solutions
  • Participate in the pricing review discussions, communicate with senior management regarding timelines and deliverables, and serve as the primary contact during contract negotiations
  • Interface, collaborate and communicate effectively with internal team members in Sales, Solutions, Operations, Finance and Information Technology at all levels of the organization

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Juris Doctor degree
  • 8 years of experience in a law firm or as in-house counsel
  • Experience negotiating, drafting and advising on a wide variety of contracts

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Experience with supply chain, warehouse or transportation services
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills