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Contract Manager

Company name

Thales Group

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jan 11,2019

Valid Through

Apr 26,2019

Posted on

Jan 10,2019

Years of Experience

Min 15 yrs required


Melbourne, FL, United States

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Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Contract Manager
The candidate will draft, negotiate, and review commercial contracts, including sales, purchase, lease, non-disclosure, software licensing agreements, development agreements, consulting agreements and other business and legal documents. Ensure flow down of contract terms and conditions as required or applicable; Lead the development, structure and negotiation of contractual documents customers and/or Aircraft OEMs. Ensure that the Bid Tender process is followed for every proposal and resultant contract for assigned accounts. Provide contractual risk analysis and contracting strategy for new business. Provide post-award contract management support to Program Managers for assigned contracts: Respond and negotiate customer claims; interface with executives and customer during claim resolution. Negotiate amendments to the contract, as needed. Provide analysis and recommendations to executive management for complex contractual issues. Guide responsible stakeholder (ie Program Manager) in the areas of change and commitments with the customer. Advise management of contractual rights and obligations of customers; Ensure activities are compliant with Delegation of Authority and other mandates adopted by the Company; Provide support to other functional departments regarding the Company's business operations in compliance with contractual and operational processes, templates, and applicable international, federal, state and local laws and regulations; Assume process ownership for tracking and maintaining all key contract documents, including but not limited to contract approval records, coordinating renewals prior to expiration dates, preparing and documenting amendments; Prepare various summaries with respect to the status of key customer contracts and other agreements; Assist with the review and response to RFPs and support bid teams.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should preferably have Law Degree (JD) or the foreign equivalent of a law degree, or Bachelor’s degree with 15+ years proven experience drafting, negotiating, and reviewing commercial contracts with international customers in a corporate legal and/or contracts department preferably in aerospace, engineering or technology; or MBA with 12+ years experience. Should have experience reviewing and negotiating software and media license agreements. Should have advanced Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Additional info

Job ID: R0043899

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Thales Group
700 S Babcock St
Melbourne, FL 32901

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