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Legal Contracts Manager

Company: Gentex Corporation
Location: Manchester
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description: Purpose: The Contracts Manager is part of a dynamic contracts team, supporting a portfolio of government, commercial and international customers. Specifically in this role responsibilities will include managing some of your own contracts, while also managing and finding development opportunities for a team of contract professionals with varied levels of experience in the contracts field, who are actively supporting numerous government contracts and ongoing proposal activities. Duties will include, but are not limited to, helping in development/refinement of processes and procedures relating to contract review and administration, administration of contracts at locations across the enterprise, interface with the U.Prepares, administers, manages, oversees reviews and negotiates contractual agreements, amendments and documents for commercial and government customers, both foreign and domestic, in support of new and recurring business proposals and contracts.
Manages contract administration staff and provides guidance on complex contracts.
Proactively manages and maintains positive customer relationships. Handles change management, problem resolution, disputes, terminations and contract close-out for contracts.
Defines training for and ensures contracts administration staff are able and competent to meet job requirements.
Helps to develop, implement, and audit enterprise-wide policies and procedures relating to the contracts area, including risk mitigation, compliance, governance and administration.
Stays current on law, regulatory and rules developments and disseminates this information regularly to key stakeholders.
Identifies ongoing process improvements and helps lead implementation.
Helps lead remediation efforts in this area, if needed.
Monitors performance on contracts, and audits to ensure compliance throughout the enterprise.
Prepares and issues periodic reports, statements and plans regarding essential activity relating to customers, the business and the company's financial interest.
Participates in internal and customer business management reviews focused on contractual issues.
Leads ad hoc projects on a case-by-case basis, as requested by leadership.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field is required. An MBA or Juris Doctor is a plus for this position.

Seven to ten years of direct experience in an aerospace/defense or equivalent regulatory contracting environment is required.
General knowledge of DOD policies and practices is essential.
Strong knowledge of intellectual property and policies.
Experience with agreements to support business development, program management and engineering development teams (ex. Experience using SAP is a plus.
Be pro-active and ethical, with the ability to support corporate goals in a complex regulatory and multi-national corporate environment.
Have good computer skills, including experience with Microsoft programs,
Be capable of obtaining a secret security clearance.
Limited travel required

Gentex's Manchester facility is located in southern New Hampshire. There is so much to do, see and experience in Manchester including major concerts and ECHL Hockey, AA minor league baseball, live performances at the historic Palace Theatre or exhibits at our renowned museums. At Gentex, we don't just accept difference-we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Gentex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status or on the basis of disability. If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Gentex, please call our Human Resources department at (570) 282-3550.

Keywords: Gentex Corporation, Manchester , Legal Contracts Manager, Legal , Manchester, New Hampshire

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