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GLOBAL CONTRACT MANAGER

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Global Contract Manager. This new hire will work in Hunt Valley, MD. The Global Contract Manager will report to a Global Contracts Attorney.

 

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. As a Fortune 500 company with over $5 billion in annual sales across 160 countries and territories, we manufacture, market, and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce, retail,food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands include McCormick, French's, Frank's RedHot, Stubb's, OLD BAY, Lawry's, Zatarain's, Ducros, Vahiné, Cholula, Schwartz, Kamis, DaQiao, Club House, Aeroplane, and Gourmet Garden. Every day, no matter where or what you eat or drink, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. Our Purpose is "To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor and our Vision is "A World United by Flavor—where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand."

 

As a company recognized for its exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs, and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays, and vacations.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Responsible for analyzing and negotiating business contracts and commercial terms in vendor contracts for indirect procurement, ingredients, packaging, and co-manufacturing vendors. Additionally, responsible for mitigating risk to the business through robust contract terms including cost overruns, vendor non-performance, or other unfavorable commercial terms. Scope of role is global and will be supporting all four regions, including engaging and providing recommendations to senior cross functional leadership.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages the contract negotiation lifecycle, including drafting, evaluating, negotiating, reviewing, redlining and executing commercial terms within vendor contracts

Consultswith senior cross functional stakeholders, procurement leads, and internal counsel for input into contractual terms

Leads negotiations with vendor on contract terms

Develops and implements legal standards for vendor contractual terms

Develops, implements, and maintains templates for common contract types and a library of approved contractual clauses designed to mitigate and manage business risk in a consistent manner.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field
  • 3+ years experience in procurement, contract management or similar field
  • Experience working with suppliers and vendor contractors
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to influence internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Business savvy – has confidence to maintain a firm position and recognize when to concede
  • Detail-oriented
  • Solid understanding of the business and industry
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Ability to analyze and resolve complex and ambiguous problems

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Paralegal Certificate

 

 

 

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 

 

 

 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore