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Licensing Coordinator - Contract Position

Columbus, Ohio 445 N. High St, 43215
Licensing Coordinator - Contract Position (21009071)



A Licensing Coordinator is responsible for managing a category of multi-jurisdictional licenses and permits to ensure compliance with all respective regulatory agencies for all Chipotle locations. Responsible for independent research, procurement, and retention of operational licenses for new restaurants.  



  • In addition to following Chipotle’s policies and procedures, principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Researching and managing timely procurement of new restaurant operational licenses by working closely with law firms, government agencies, Construction Managers, Architects, Development team, and Operations
  • Managing and maintaining existing restaurants’ operational licenses utilizing a web based licensing system and reports
  • Working with various internal departments to ensure required parties are involved in various stages of the licensing procurement and approval process
  • Monitoring and analyzing efficiencies, effectiveness of licensing process and procedures, and impact on the business
  • Assisting Finance Planning & Analysis team with planning and budgeting expenses related to licensing and compliance or any other affected area
  • Managing licensing violations and compliance; acting as the main liaison with Operations, attorneys, and governmental agencies to ensure compliance
  • Collaborating with external and internal legal team, and marketing and insurance brokers regarding special events and special projects
  • Presenting project results, recommendations, and solutions to senior management
  • Providing meaningful insight to stakeholders on trends and cost-savings opportunities on licensing, compliance, and any other affected areas
  • Researching, building, and supplying reports and analysis to internal departments regarding special events and special cases to ensure proper compliance
  • Initiating and seeking out special projects or working on special projects as needed


  • Possess excellent analytical, quantitative, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Have knowledge of and the ability to use a PC along with MS Office Suite software
  • Effectively manage priorities and projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Have intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Have the ability to audit and review data for accuracy
  • Be able to work independently with attention to detail, documentation, and follow-through
  • Have the ability to work in a team environment and share ideas


Food served fast doesn’t have to be a typical fast food experience.  Chipotle has always done things differently, both in and out of our restaurants. We're changing the face of fast food, starting conversations, and directly supporting efforts to shift the future of farming and food. We hope you'll join us as we continue to learn, evolve, and shape what comes next on our mission to make better food accessible to everyone.


Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) is cultivating a better world by serving responsibly sourced, classically-cooked, real food with wholesome ingredients without artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Chipotle had over 2,750 restaurants as of December 31, 2020, in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France and Germany and is the only restaurant company of its size that owns and operates all its restaurants. With nearly 88,000 employees passionate about providing a great guest experience, Chipotle is a longtime leader and innovator in the food industry. Chipotle is committed to making its food more accessible to everyone while continuing to be a brand with a demonstrated purpose as it leads the way in digital, technology and sustainable business practices. Steve Ells, founder, first opened Chipotle with a single restaurant in Denver, Colorado in 1993. For more information or to place an order online, visit WWW.CHIPOTLE.COM.

Primary Location: Ohio - Columbus - 8886 - 445 N High Street-(08886)

Work Location:
8886 - 445 N High Street-(08886)
445 N. High St
Columbus 43215

Job Accounting and Finance Job Posting Mar. 25, 2021 Job Number 21009071

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