Ryder System Contract Administrator in Pompano Beach, Florida
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The Contract Administrator position will provide support, counsel and advice to fleet Management Solutions including drafting and negotiating customer contracts, advising operations group on all types of substantive commercial matters, managing commercial disputes and regulatory compliance.
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Primary responsibility will be preparing, reviewing and negotiating various commercial and transactional agreements as well as working collaboratively with internal clients in North America and Europe on a variety of legal matters.
Expected to research and advise on regulatory issues and provide support to and collaborate with the following teams within the organization: Procurement, Operations, Marketing, Real Estate and IT.
Responsible for identifying risks and proposing alternative structures to mitigate risks involved in transactions and contracts.
Position will involve some management of commercial disputes including interaction with outside counsel.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities
Sound judgment and effective negotiating skills
Demonstrates problem solving skills
Able to distill complex information and communicate advice clearly
Ability to balance competing priorities and a high volume of work with tight deadlines
Flexibility to work beyond a standard workday to meet the often pressing needs of clients
Proven background identifying and understanding legal issues, assessing and managing business and legal risks
Able to take a balanced viewpoint when making decisions on risk and reward
Ability to push back with internal clients while maintaining a solid long-term relationship
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment
Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills
Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices
Bachelor's degree required in Business, Supply Chain Management, Economics or other related field/experience
Four (4) years or more legal experience required
Four (4) years or more corporate and commercial experience required
Four (4) years or more experience with commercial contracts, drafting contacts and letters, litigations and other dispute resolution matters as well as regulatory and compliance issues required
Two (2) years or more in-house experience supporting company operations preferred
DOT Regulated: No
Job Category: Legal
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