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Contract Administrator - Hybrid

Requisition Id:  359724
Business Unit:  Corporate

Portland, OR, US, 97209


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


As the Contract Administrator, you will perform procurement/contract administrator functions for new deals, process change orders for existing deals and ensure contractual compliance for the Vendor Management Office (VMO) vendors. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build an exciting career.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Set up and maintain all files in and out of the procurement systems
  • Prepare, review, execute and manage the process for contract approvals and change orders
  • Set up new Requests for Proposal (RFPs)
  • Execute all forms of RFx
  • Ensure procedures are in place for processing payments and invoices for VMO vendors and contracts
  • Maintain VMO vendor spend summaries and details
  • Manage and resolve minor contractual disputes
  • Act as liaison to other IT teams and business units to represent the VMO and the content of contracts management

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 1 year of experience working as a contract administrator, paralegal, project manager or similar role
  • Proficiency with Windows applications and Microsoft Office
  • Availability to work extended hours, including weekends; able to travel occasionally between regions and corporate headquarters

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to effectively work on multiple projects in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to perform complex analyses of data, processes, policies, procedures and/or systems
  • Team-oriented work style with the ability to work cross-functionally
  • Demonstrated ability to identify opportunities to increase accuracy and optimize resources; able to develop, recommend and implement solutions
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills; able to collaborate effectively with individuals and groups within and outside the organization

Be part of something big.


Employees are paid within a salary range based on their experience, skill set, and market.
Colorado annual salary range: $59,830 to $74,788
New York annual salary range: $62,680 to $78,349
California annual salary range: $65,529 to $81,911
Washington State annual salary range: $62,680 to $78,349

Actual compensation may vary due to factors such as experience and skill set (e.g., if an applicant far exceeds the minimum and preferred qualifications for the role).  
In addition to base salary, employees may be eligible for a sign-on bonus, annual and long-term incentive awards, and an equity buyout award


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. 

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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