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Contracts Manager

Company: Element Materials Technology
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: February 11, 2024

Job Description:

Contracts Manager

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Element has an opportunity for a Contracts Manager. Working closely with sales, legal, and operations, the Contracts Manager will provide support in reviewing, negotiating, managing, reporting, and storing all contracts for the A&D Business Unit. The Contracts Manager is required to ensure that all customer contracts are aligned with corporate policy, industry related best practices, and government regulatory requirements. The company is expected to grow rapidly over the next five years. One of the key requirements of this role is the ability to handle large volumes of work accurately and within tight timelines. Element is a world renown Aerospace Testing Company with clients such as Boeing, SpaceX and Blue Origin. At Element our shared purpose of 'Making tomorrow safer than today' is what brings us together. We are energized by our ambition to make the world a better place and create a safer future for people. This is what sets us (and you, if you join us...) apart from the crowd.


This position is responsible for managing the preparation, negotiation, acceptance, and on-going review of assigned government and commercial contracts and subcontracts across the A&D business unitManage all phases of the contract administration process from inception through completion including preparing, reviewing, and approving all contractual documents to ensure protection of the company's contractual posture, satisfaction of contract specifications and requirements, identification of risk factors, and adherence to company policy, as well as appropriate laws and regulationsManage contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specificationsManage the review of agreements and evaluate documentation and authorization forms to identify high risk provisions and determine if the minimum requirements are metAdvises management of contractual rights, issues, and obligations and provide interpretation of termsDevelop, execute, maintain, and continuously improve all Contract Management materials and resources for the A&D Business UnitFacilitate the A&D contracts within established platform(s) (Sharepoint, Doc365, and others)

Skills / Qualifications

Is this job for me? This is a fast-paced environment, and we need someone who is proactive, self-motivated and a team player. The person for this role will be a specialist in their field, respected by all who they work with, keen to learn and enthusiastic in the face of challenge. You will:
Bachelor's degree requiredAt least 5-7 years' experience in negotiating commercial and business contracts2 years of government contracting experience preferredExcellent contract negotiation skills and ability to seek a win / win with customersExperience with a contracts lifecycle management system(s)The ability to organize, schedule, and coordinate multiple work phases to maximize prioritization of critical contract activities NOTE: This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services. U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. * 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.#LI-DM1

Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 9,000 brilliant minds operating from 270 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to 'Make tomorrow safer than today'. When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access. While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development. Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming "the world's most trusted testing partner". All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

Keywords: Element Materials Technology, Fairfield , Contracts Manager, Executive , Fairfield, Ohio

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