Contract Manager (95589)

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Duluth, MD
United States
Category Farming Jobs
Job Description

Contract Manager

Who we are looking for: 


At AGCO, we believe that when our employees succeed, our business succeeds. It’s a people philosophy that we believe and invest in.  We make sure all of our employees – in every function, every geography and at every level – have the tools they need to be successful and take charge of their career. Because when our people grow, our business grows. Every day. Every way. 


AGCO Corp has an exciting opportunity for a Contract Manager to join its Legal team in Duluth, GA (Hybrid). Only 30 minutes outside of Atlanta, Duluth is home to AGCO headquarters. The location allows easy access to the big city lifestyle that Atlanta provides. The headquarters have grown to now include over 500 employees.  

As part of our AGCO Legal team, the Contract Manager (CM) leads and coordinates the flow of agreements through the Legal Department to ensure that proper and efficient reviews are performed by the Legal team, final approvals are obtained, and contracts are executed by authorized signatories placed in a contract repository.  The CM assists with the development and documentation of the requirements of the contracting process.


What you will do:   

  • Responsible for driving the Legal contract review process and procedures across the region and ensuring adherence thereto.

  • Provides general guidance to business stakeholders regarding contract requirements and expectations and ensures requirements are met before sending contracts for Legal review.

  • In conjunction with the Contract Administrator, tracks contract status and flow through the Contract Management tool.

  • Assists stakeholders in the use of contract templates (where available).

  • Manages contract edits, changes and version control during the Legal review process.

  • Responsible for actively reviewing and ensuring that current policies / procedures are aligned with and updated according to regulatory requirements. 


 What you will bring:   


  • Bachelor's degree, Paralegal, law-related degree, or commensurate working experience preferred or equivalent in an associated discipline. 

  • Ten (10+) years of experience in contract management.

  • Extensive knowledge of legal contractual terms and conditions

  • Ability to identify potential risks and determine mitigation strategies and contractual clauses to address such risks considering commercial needs.

  • Strong understanding of agreement hierarchy: Master, SOW and Standalone

  • Ability to provide meaningful input into contracting strategy.

  • Ability to make quick and thoughtful decisions while understanding overall impact on AGCO.

  • Able to effectively interact with business units regarding legal terms of contracts and business terms, when necessary


A Plus If You Have

  • High level of experience in wide range of contracts, Master Agreements, Framework Agreements, SOWs and Service Contracts, experience with IT and software agreements



What we offer: 


Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people. From the day you decide to join AGCO, we want to engage and excite you and we’re clear on where we want to go as a business and we trust you to help us there. Whether you want to learn a new skill or you aspire to do something different, we can help you develop the skills you need to take your career - and our business - to the next level.  


We also invite you to “Make the Most of YOU” - Benefits include: health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off, flexible spending accounts, reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more… 




AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. 


AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions – to an environment where the future is happening now. Join us as we bring agriculture into the future. 





United States