Nexus Circular – Senior Legal Contracts Manager

Job Summary / Purpose

Nexus Circular is the commercial leader in advanced recycling technology that converts landfill-bound plastics into circular feedstocks for the production of sustainable virgin plastics for packaging and other applications. Nexus Circular’s end-to-end solution is economically validated as demonstrated by consistent bulk sales of high quality, ISCC Plus circular feedstocks for virgin plastic production. Aligned with global partners who seek proven scalable solutions to meet ambitious plastic circularity goals, Nexus Circular is rapidly expanding its innovation footprint worldwide, moving decisively to address the complex challenges of plastics accumulation in the environment.

Nexus has built an outstanding culture. We are looking for people to contribute to a fast-paced, environmentally committed business that is focused on growth and sustainability. We are very collaborative, transparent, data driven, value diverse perspectives and are looking for constructive initiatives and new ideas. We are looking for self-starters and independent thinkers who work collaboratively in teams. Given the growth stage of Nexus, we are also looking for people who are comfortable moving between strategic thinking and executing those ideas to take Nexus to the next level.

The Atlanta plant is the first of many plants for Nexus and is where we currently operate the company’s initial commercial production facility. The Atlanta plant is doubling its capacity over the next 12 months with its next generation technology as well as extensive growth in the Company overall with the building of new sites.

Role Overview

We are seeking a Sr. Legal Contracts Manager to oversee the negotiation and completion of all key business contracts, with a focus on suppliers, vendors, and engineering services.

This role reports to Nexus Circular’s Chief Financial Officer.


  • Develop adequately balanced risk profiles through contract strategy and ongoing contract management.
  • Implement the necessary processes and procedures required to develop and contract each plant for its equipment and services.
  • Oversee that projects comply and follow standard processes and procedures while developing or executing each project.
  • Detailed contractual assessments across all disciplines in plant construction execution.
  • Anticipate contractual and commercial risks, opportunities and threats to each project and implement control measures or actions.
  • Maintain value adding relationships with all contractors and suppliers.
  • Coordinate all internal legal, insurance and procurement activities for projects and the company.
  • Monitor contractor performance in projects, to ensure quality, H&S and cost targets are met and projects are implemented in a manner consistent with the contract terms and with sound commercial and risk management principles.
  • Lead, with support from external counsel, the corporate secretarial and regulatory requirements

Management of Supply Chain strategy:

  • Securing sufficient manufacturing capacity in accordance with programs and budgets.
  • Devising the most economically advantageous multi-contract solutions.
  • Ensuring procurement best practice and sound risk allocation principles are maintained.
  • Provision for management of interfaces across several concurrent supply chain; and
  • Taking account of changes in technology or industry practices
  • Encouraging supply chain growth, where required in appropriate geographical areas.

Project insurance management:

  • Responsible for developing and coordinating project insurance strategy
  • Ensuring that the contracting strategy takes account of best industry practice for insurance and risk management and is properly coordinated across the project supply chain and contracting arrangements.
  • Develop compliance framework and ensure all activities within the project are undertaken in compliance with policies.
  • Drive continuous improvement in contractual strategies, commercial parameters and contractual terms and conditions.


  • Degree and professional qualification in relevant discipline – Contract Management, Legal Studies, Law, Juris Doctor, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Construction Management, etc.


  • Petrochem/specialty chemical procurement contracts analysis.
  • Experience negotiating contracts for engineering or construction services.
  • Experience working on complex multi-discipline projects.


  • Eligible to contribute to Company’s Traditional 401(k) and Roth 401(k) upon hire with Company Match
  • Professional Development and Mentor Programs plus Ongoing Training Resources
  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage at 100% for employee only levels.
  • Multiple comprehensive coverage levels for Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Group Health & Wellness Program, plus special savings on retail items, travel, entertainment, and more through Insperity Works
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts
  • Basic and AD&D Life Insurance
  • Voluntary benefits, including short-term and long-term disability insurance, accident, critical illness, and hospital confinement insurance.

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position.

Nexus Circular Is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Nexus Circular provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant with a disability unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

Statement to Third-Party Agencies: Nexus Circular only accepts resumes from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward any resumes, as Nexus Circular is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.