Contract Manager - Houston, TX

Ceva Logistics U.S., Inc. Houston , TX 77020

Posted 4 weeks ago

Assist the Legal Department in supporting commercial contracts of the company including review, negotiation, and administration of contracts.

Key Accountabilities

  • Review and negotiate assigned customer contracts consistent with business unit best practices and the CEVA Business Rules with primary responsibility for FM customer contracts and in a supporting function for CL customer contracts.

  • Review and negotiate assigned key procurement contracts consistent with business unit best practices and the CEVA Business Rules.

  • Support the contract or opportunity owner (such as BD or Operations as the case may be) to ensure business transactions are aligned with Product Owner goals, and developed in a well-reasoned manner with appropriate risk mitigation.

  • Manage ICAP Lite process for customer contracts based upon North America Delegation of Authority; liaise with Commercial Finance for all other ICAPs.

  • Liaise with other departments such as Product, Finance, Compliance, etc. to ensure contracts meet cross-functional requirements.

  • Support all aspects of the organization's contract administration function from contract creation through to execution and storage in PACT.

  • Assist in training the organization on contracting best practices, the CEVA Business Rules, Legal Portal, DocuSign, and PACT.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Undergraduate degree required.

  • Master's Degree or other advanced degree


  • Minimum three (3) years of experience focused on negotiation of contracts and contract management in a corporate environment.

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience focused on negotiation of contracts and contract management for a logistics or transportation company.

Specialist Knowledge & Skills

  • Demonstrate sound understanding of contract preparation, review, and negotiation.

  • Ability to plan, organize and manage multiple projects and set priorities.

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, internet, web?based and job specific software applications.

  • Experienced in adhering to standard operating procedures and guidelines.

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret contracts, and respond to common inquiries.

  • Explore alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain all parties' support and acceptance.

  • Ability to develop and use collaborative relationships to accomplish work goals; and develop individual relationships by listening, sharing ideas and appreciating other's efforts.


Day Job

CEVA operates in a multicultural, global environment and is a richly diverse organization operating seamlessly as one company. We aim to attract, motivate and retain the best people in our industry, whatever their background. We share the same passion to deliver world-class solutions to our customers. We have the best supply chain professionals in the industry and develop this talent in an inspiring work environment.

CEVA Logistics is proud to be an equal opportunity work place and an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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Contract Manager - Houston, TX

Ceva Logistics U.S., Inc.