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Contracts Administration Manager

Company: Virgin Galactic
Location: Tustin
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Virgin Galactic www.VirginGalactic.com (SPCE:NYSE) recognizes that the answers to many of the challenges we face in sustaining life on our beautiful but fragile planet, lie in making better use of space.Sending people to space has not only expanded our understanding of science, but taught us amazing things about human ingenuity, physiology and psychology.From space, we are able to look with a new perspective both outward and back. From space, the borders that are fought over on Earth are arbitrary lines. From space it is clear that there is much more that unites than divides us."We are at the vanguard of a new industry determined to pioneer twenty-first century spacecraft, which will open space to everybody - and change the world for good." Sir Richard Branson, Founder, Virgin GalacticVirgin Galactic is looking for an experienced contracts manager to join our growing Legal and Contracts team in support of our Supply Chain organization and other transactional needs.This candidate can be located in Tustin CA or Las Cruces NM. Job Functions+ Evaluate, negotiate, and execute on a wide variety of commercial agreements, including especially technology and procurement/supply chain agreements.+ Use clause libraries, playbook, and other guidelines to perform first-level review of routine contract edits.+ Maintain documentation in relation to existing and pending contracts.+ Support the Supply Chain organization and business units in their preparation of request for proposal/information/quotation documents and statements of work.+ Communicate and present information to stakeholders about all contract-related matters.+ Solve contract-related problems that may arise between suppliers and internal stakeholders.+ Collaborate cross-functionally across Legal/Contracts, Supply Chain, Finance and Accounting, IT, and other stakeholders, to identify risks and help implement effective business solutions.+ Maintain various legal templates and tools for the Legal/Contracts Department relating to procurement and other transactional activities.Key Qualifications+ 10-15 years of experience preparing, negotiating, and recording business contracts, including agreements related to manufacturing and information technology. Aerospace industry experience is preferred but not required.+ Deep experience actively negotiating contracts with suppliers, usually in a lead role.+ In-depth understanding of legal terminology and ability to explain complex contractual concepts in simple terms.+ Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to build relationships with teammates at all levels of the company.+ High degree of self-sufficiency and ability to take ownership of transactions and drive them to completion in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.+ Sufficient financial acumen to evaluate and communicate financial risks in contracts and assist with billing disputes.Education & Experience+ Bachelor's degree in a related field; Master's degree preferred.+ National Contract Management Association or similar certification strongly preferred.+ Familiarity with U.S. government contracting rules would be ideal but not essentialITAR RequirementsTo conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR -120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current U.S. teammates, as well as all newly hired employees. As of October 1, 2021, all new hires must be able to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, ( "fully vaccinated" means at least two weeks have expired since receiving the vaccination's last dose as recommended by the manufacturer) . If you are offered employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire. Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current U.S. teammates, as well as newly hired employees. As of October 1, 2021, all new hires must be able to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19virus, ("fully vaccinated" means at least two week have expired since receiving the vaccination's last dose as recommended by the manufacturer). If you are offered employment, this requirement must be met be your date of hire. Virgin Galactic complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.iCIMS Req Number: 2022-7042 FLSA Status: Exempt External Company URL: http://www.virgingalactic.com/ Street: 1735 Flight Way

Keywords: Virgin Galactic, Tustin , Contracts Administration Manager, Executive , Tustin, California

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