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Burlington Contract Manager in Burlington, New Jersey

LOCATION 1830 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016

If you want an exciting job with one of the largest off-price retailers in the nation, join the Burlington Stores, Inc. team as a Contract Manager ! Are you an operational and analytical professional with strong attention to detail? Would you be comfortable working in a fast-paced supply chain environment and with a process improvement culture? If so, this may be the right opportunity for you!

The Sourcing group within Procurement is a cross-functional team that collaborates with all indirect departments to provide procurement and sourcing support. The Procurement team collectively manages over $500 million in annual spend, executing approximately 300 projects annually. In addition to standard Procurement activities, the Sourcing department also owns and manages the contract management function for all indirect categories throughout Burlington Stores.

The Contract Manager is responsible for the ownership and content of the contract management tool, ensuring all contracts are routed and approved in adherence to corporate policy, negotiating terms and conditions, and to drive contracting excellence.

Contract Management Ownership

  • The Contract Manager is responsible for the ownership of the contract management tool and process

  • Ensure all contracts are entered into the system with the correct attributes (description, dates, contract type, notification dates, key terms, etc.)

  • Preform regular audits of the contract management tool to identify omissions, errors, and make the necessary corrections

Contract Negotiations

  • Negotiate contractual terms directly with vendors, suppliers, internal stakeholders, and other business partners. This includes NDAs, MSAs, PSAs, SOWs, Rate agreements, Purchasing agreements, amendments, etc.

Contract Process Execution

  • Ensure best in class contract language, KPIs, metrics, SLA, etc. are included

  • Manage approval workflows, working with the business, Legal, IT, Finance ensuring all required parties have reviewed and approved the agreement prior to execution

  • Implement contracting best practices, process improvements, and procedures


  • Develop, maintain, and provide contract reporting to capture metrics that will help drive the continuous improvement of the contract management process

  • Provide necessary reporting to the Finance, Audit, and Legal teams for financial reporting purposes

  • Provide regular contract expiration reports to identify agreements to be placed in the Sourcing pipeline

Candidates must have at minimum a Bachelor’s degree , preferably Business, Finance and Accounting , as well as 3+ years of experience in Corporate Contracts. Extensive experience negotiating complex agreements that incorporate risk mitigation measures (SLAs, KPIs) and contract governance procedures to ensure value capture

If you…

…are excited to deliver great values to customers every day;

…take a sense of pride and ownership in helping drive positive results for a team;

…are committed to treating colleagues and customers with respect;

…believe in the power of diversity and inclusion;

…want to participate in initiatives that positively impact the world around you;

Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!

You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Posting Number 2018-84484
Location US-NJ-Burlington
Address 1830 Route 130 North
Zip Code 08016
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Career Site Category Corporate
Position Category Supply Chain
Evergreen Yes