Legal Logistics Contract Manager (EM6670)

Samsung SDS America
Posted Feb 06
Full Time
Santa Fe Springs, California

Samsung SDS plays a leading role in the global logistics market with unique logistics services. With its innovative IT technology, SDS developed the integrated logistics solution called “Cello” in 2010, started its logistics business in 2012 and expanded its business with Business Process Outsourcing. To learn more about Samsung SDS Logistics, please visit www.CelloLogistics.com

As Korea’s no.1 IT service provider, Samsung SDS has completed a number of SCM/logistics consulting and system development projects for the last 30 years. Based on the extensive experience and expertise it built over the years, Samsung SDS started to provide tech-based logistics services in 2012 and has now grown into a global top-level third-party logistics company.

As a Contract Manager, you will work with the Legal & Compliance team and various business representatives to support contract and project management functions of the company’s smart logistics (SL) business. This position will provide comprehensive legal support, focusing on contract management and other legal administrative duties. This position will be responsible for coordinating the entire contract lifecycle, from initial drafting and review to negotiation and documentation. The position will also be responsible for managing logistics business-related licenses and insurance. The position reports to Head of SL Legal, and requires an outstanding work ethic, positive attitude, ability to work efficiently, and excellent customer service and attention to detail.

To learn more about Samsung SDS America, Inc. please visit www.samsungsds.com/en/logistics/logistics.html

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contract Management

    • Review contract request forms and collect information necessary for contracts
    • Draft, review, edit and analyze various types of contracts, including NDAs, logistics services agreements, transportation agreements, warehouse management agreements and the like
    • Provide guidance and support to colleagues regarding contract-related matters
    • Handle amendments and/or supplemental agreements of existing contracts as needed to accommodate changes in business requirements
    • Coordinate with various departments to ensure contracts are in compliance with legal and regulatory standards, and company policies
  • Contract Negotiation

    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including legal, procurement, finance, pricing, sales, and operations to ensure alignment on contract terms and conditions
    • Act as the point of contact for contract-related discussions, and serve as key liaison between corporate counsel and other stakeholders
    • Strive to achieve favorable terms and conditions while maintaining strong client relationships
  • Administrative Support

    • Provide administrative support of the day-to-day activities of SL Legal & Compliance
    • Process budget requests and invoices, expenses and reimbursements and the like
    • Maintain and update logistics-related licenses and insurance policies
    • Organize and prepare for meetings, events, presentations and reports
  • Documentation and Record-Keeping

    • Route contracts for signature, collect and save fully executed contracts in designated shared folders
    • Manage the contract lifecycle through Cello, including amendments, renewals, and termination processes
    • Maintain accurate and organized contract records in team’s shared folders and files
    • Create and maintain a contract database, contract-related information and other references
  • Legal Research and Compliance

    • Conduct legal research on laws and regulations specific to the logistics and transportation industry
    • Assist in ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations in the logistics industry
    • Litigation Support and Others
      • Assist in other legal matters such as litigation, claims, and other disputes
      • Develop and provide contract/legal training to internal clients in a clear and understandable manner
      • Perform other duties as assigned or required

Requirements

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • College degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience as a paralegal, preferably in the logistics or transportation industry
  • High energy, fast learner, flexible and able to execute in a fast-paced, very diverse environment
  • Ability to prioritize numerous projects under deadline pressure, and work extended hours as required
  • Well-organized and detail oriented with an outstanding work ethic and customer-oriented attitude
  • Familiarity with a wide variety of corporate and commercial agreements
  • Strong administrative, interpersonal skills, and excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent research, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as a good team player
  • Work across time zones and cultures with a cross functional group of stakeholders
  • Proficient with software including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel); and ability to conduct internet research and learn to use internal contract management tools such as Cello, our integrated logistics platform
  • Understanding of logistics and supply chains industry a plus
  • Travel %: No need to travel
  • Work Location: Hybrid (WFH + Onsite: TX or CA office Min. 3 days (3033 W. President George Bush Hwy, Suite 250, Plano, TX 75075 or 12631 E Imperial Highway, Suite F216, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670)

Physical Demands:

  • The position requires the ability to talk and hear while performing the duties of this job.
  • The position requires the ability to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.
  • The position requires dexterity to write and use computer keyboard and mouse
  • The position requires multitasking and solving complex issues, occasionally in a fast-paced environment
  • This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products, materials and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

Benefits

Samsung SDSA offers a comprehensive suite of programs to support our employees:

  • Top-notch medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage
  • Wellness program
  • Parental leave
  • 401K match and savings plan
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time off
  • Additional benefits

Samsung SDS America supports your professional development and growth in your future career.

Your base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This allows you to progress as you grow and develop within the position. The base pay range for this role is between $35.00 ~ $43.00 per hour, and your base pay will depend on your skills, education, qualifications, experience, and location.

Samsung SDS America, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, genetic information, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.