Contracts Manager

Job Category: Operations
Location: Colorado, United States
Employment Type: Permanent
Location Terms: On-site
Salary: USD170000

Are you excited about shaping humanity's future in space? Our client who are a pioneer in space robotics are committed to establishing a sustainable presence beyond Earth while fostering positive change on our home planet.

We are in search of a skilled Contracts Manager to help drive the future of lunar surface mobility in a dynamic startup environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in drafting and executing contractual documents
  • Facilitate negotiations with suppliers, subcontractors, customers, and government entities
  • Evaluate contractual terms, mitigate risks, and negotiate on behalf of the company
  • Manage contract implementation with subcontractors, ensuring mutual obligations are met
  • Regularly audit and maintain comprehensive contract records to ensure compliance
  • Coordinate and support contract administration across various departments
  • Assist with government compliance efforts

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Legal Studies, or a relevant field
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in contract administration or a related field, preferably in aerospace or technology startups
  • Thorough understanding of contract law, including formation, interpretation, and execution
  • Strong negotiation skills with a focus on achieving favorable terms while nurturing positive relationships
  • Experience managing contracts with the U.S. government
  • Exceptional organizational and time management abilities
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • U.S. citizenship or legal residency

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a similar role within aerospace or technology startups
  • Advanced degree or certification (e.g., JD, CPCM)
  • Familiarity with space industry contracts, including NASA or DoD agreements and relevant regulations like FAR, DFARS, and NFS
  • Knowledge of intellectual property rights and licensing in the space sector
  • Experience with international contracts and cross-border transactions

If this sounds like you, apply now! 

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