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Contracts Administrator

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Unit Description

Sodexo has an opening for an Experienced Contracts Administrator II, this position is located at Sodexo USA Headquarters in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The Contracts Administrator will be responsible for drafting and negotiating contracts for all divisions in Sodexo, Inc. and administer all aspects of contracting from proposal through life of contract. The ideal candidate will have Three to eight years’ experience in contract administration and has the ability to negotiate specialized contracts, excellent drafting skills; effective writing, communication and negotiating skills; ability to interface with multiple levels of operations personnel and administrative staff; and well organized.


Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Review bid specifications for conformity to Sodexo requirements.  Advise field of substantive deviation and recommend alternatives. 
  • Draft and negotiate management agreements for newly awarded business incorporating operational and financial terms into a document which conforms to Sodexo standards.
  • Review field and Client information reflecting commitments made and proposed financial arrangement.  Review Client-drafted document for conformity to Sodexo requirements and to field summary of financial structure.
  • Understanding of amending agreements, letters of intent, and indemnifications
  • Working knowledge of drafting and negotiations, contract termination.

Position Summary

Under general supervision, works with various Segment, corporate and client personnel to ensure the integrity of operations aligns with the contractual commitments and assesses the liability of Sodexo during each phase of the process, bid proposal, contract negotiations, agreements and amendments. Drafts, negotiates, and administers all aspects of single segment, single region, single service, and single location contracts, unit sub-contracts and franchise agreements with a value below $5M from request for proposal through life of contract for all Segments.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Functional Experience – 2 years of experience in contracting or related experience

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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