Director, Contracts Attorney


Logistics at full potential. 


At GXO, we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.


We realize that it takes a great team to keep us at the top of the industry, so we are always looking for talented people like you to help us deliver the results that our clients expect. Reporting directly to the Vice President of Contracts within GXO’s Legal Department, the Director, Contracts will draft, negotiate, and manage a variety of complex commercial contracts to support the business needs of our fast-growing global organization. This is an opportunity for you to roll up your sleeves and grow as a professional, ensuring a bright future for yourself and GXO.


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:

  • Review, negotiate and draft contracts across a variety of business functions, including client agreements, service and supplier agreements, non-disclosure, consulting, and subcontracting agreements
  • Partner with Solutions, IT, Finance, Sales, and Operations at all levels of the organization to ensure the effectiveness of the contract management process
  • Support responses to Requests for Proposal (RFPs), interpret client requirements, identify issues, and provide alternative solutions
  • Provide strategic legal and business advice and risk mitigation strategies to internal customers regarding client contract matters; offer counsel, guidance, and interpretation during all stages of the contract life cycle
  • Support senior management in formal writing/responses regarding contractual interpretation and enforcement
  • Serve as point of contact and provide leadership on client contract matters to identify issues, negotiate resolutions, and respond to client inquiries
  • Research legal and business issues, and provide timely responses to questions from internal business clients regarding processes, form agreements and policies
  • Assist in the development of contract support processes, templates, and client-facing materials

What you need to succeed at GXO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school with excellent academic performance
  • 7 years of experience in a law firm or as in-house counsel
  • Experience in commercial contracting, including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex contracts
  • Active member in good standing of at least one state bar

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Experience with supply chain, warehouse, or transportation services
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a creative team environment
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills

We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.


GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work.


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.

GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.


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 intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here. 

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta