Job Details

Contract Manager

Company name

SAFRAN USA, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 11,2019

Valid Through

Sep 24,2019

Posted on

Apr 06,2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Irving, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Contract Manager
Duties: Identify and mitigate all business and legal risks in prospective and existing contracts and ensure the necessary internal approvals from management have been obtained. Perform contract negotiations directly with customers and suppliers and support leadership during higher level negotiations. Provide revisions/responses for contracts during the negotiation process. Review and analyze RFPs and customer contractual templates in support of businesses. Ensure compliance with legal practices and federal and state law. Provide independent analysis of business/contract issues to support decision making. Draft commercial and legal language changes for contractual documents during the negotiation process. Support the performance of existing contracts by interpreting and ensuring compliance with contract provisions. Coordinate contractual review with the appropriate cross-functional leadership in a variety of areas, such as tax, engineering, compliance, insurance and human resources.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. CPCM Certification, Paralegal Certification or JD Degree a plus. 2+ years of relevant work experience preferably in an in-house contract management or legal role. Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations a plus. Ability to negotiate, draft, review, and revise contractual documents at a high-volume capacity. Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to convey complex information in a way that others can readily follow. Ability to research compliance issues relating to applicable regulations and law to formulate recommendations to management. Customer-focused with the capacity to resolve moderately complex contracting issues with creative solutions while meeting Safran requirements for risk mitigation. Experience in applying corporate policies and standards in a variety of contractual contexts. Ability to perform multiple assignments simultaneously and to organize and prioritize job duties effectively with minimal direction in a fast-paced environment. Excellent negotiating and persuasive skills, both in one-on-one and group situations. Ability to systematically analyze potential risk and complex issues, drawing relevant conclusions and implementing appropriate solutions. Ability to interact effectively and in a professional and supportive manner with persons in all job responsibilities and from all backgrounds.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
SAFRAN USA, Inc.
2201 W Royal Lane
Suite 150
Irving, TX 75063

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