Contracts Manager

rocketlab

Contract Position

Summary

Responsible for contract administration and compliance across Rocket Lab's enterprise, ensuring contractual obligations are met for U.S. Government and commercial contracts in the space systems and launch services sectors.

What you'll do

  • Negotiates and administers government contracts, commercial contracts, subcontracts non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements and IP licenses.
  • Drafts and negotiates master service agreements, master supply agreements, and launch services agreements with oversight from Contracts Leadership.
  • Drafts and negotiates non-routine agreements with oversight from Contracts Leadership.
  • Ensures that payment and other obligations under executed agreements are handled appropriately, in conjunction with Finance and Accounting.
  • Analyzes model contract terms and conditions for implications on the program and corporation at large; disseminates this information to internal stakeholders and leadership.
  • Serves as the primary customer interface for all contractual compliance matters, including: changes, disputes, or requests for equitable adjustment during contract performance.
  • Assists the program and business development teams in proposal review and preparation in response to Government and commercial solicitations, as well as RFIs.
  • Creates and maintains contract and business files.
  • Establishes and maintains excellent relationships with Government and other customer counterparts.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of contract administration and/or management experience
  • 5+ years of direct management of government contracts of various types (CPFF, FFP, T&M, OT, LSA, MSA, etc.)
  • 3+ years of experience managing subcontracts as the prime and supplier subcontracts
  • Extensive experience in terms and conditions reviews and the protection of intellectual property concerns
  • Working understanding of legal issues and terminology, including but not limited to, intellectual property, indemnity, privacy, and confidentiality issues
  • Demonstrated experience working with databases and enterprise business systems
  • Proficient with standard office suites such as ERPs, Microsoft Office, SharePoint, MS Teams
  • Knowledge of Government contracts and contract types, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret security clearance

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Location

Long Beach, California, United States

Contract Length

Full-time, Permanent

Compensation

$85,000 - $145,000 (per year)

Keywords

microsoft office sharepoint salesforce smartsheet docusign

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