Contracts Manager

Annapolis Micro Systems, Inc.
Annapolis, MD
Sep 25, 2021
Sep 27, 2021
Full Time
Can you see yourself playing an important role on a growing team that supplies world-class electronic products to all the major defense contractors, many Fortune 500 companies, and multiple government agencies? Do you enjoy reading the fine print, and analyzing what it means? Do you get excited about the opportunity to craft favorable terms and conditions? Do you speak 'legalese' and the jargon of government regulations? Annapolis Micro Systems, Inc. is seeking an organized and detail-oriented Contracts Manager to successfully oversee and direct all aspects of the contracts process, as well as manage the personnel of the contracts department. Be the subject-matter expert for everything contracts and provide leadership to the business on moderate to complex contract issues. Enjoy the benefits of working for a small, privately-held company with all operations - design through manufacturing - on site. Our innovative and friendly work environment includes collaboration with dozens of accomplished engineering, manufacturing, and office professionals. Join us and become part of the future of computing technology! Responsibilities Oversee contracts for Annapolis Micro Systems sale and purchase of goods and services Has received, or willing to receive, the COVID-19 vaccine Manage the contracts staff in their day-to-day duties and provide guidance on responsibilities and priorities Be a subject matter expert in US Government, commercial, and international contracts. Review and negotiate any incoming contractual obligations including purchase orders, NDAs, Terms and Conditions of customers and suppliers, licensing agreements, etc. Maintain expert knowledge in US Government contracts (FAR/DFARS/AFFARS) Work with different levels of staff within the company as needed Negotiate contracts, paying special attention to terms and conditions and all supporting documents included in the contract that is used to sell the Annapolis goods and services Analyze and mitigate risk while maximizing success Track agreements and correspondence Maintain detailed and organized files for each contract which will include the original contract, all correspondence, changes/deviations, amendments, clarifications, and executions Prepare and disseminate information to appropriate employees regarding contract status Ensure that Annapolis complies with legal requirements and government regulations as required Track deadlines Resolve any existing contract conflicts Serve as a liaison between internal and external parties during contract development and negotiation stages Provide internal legal counsel as necessary Requirements Bachelor or Master's in Business Administration, Acquisition and Contracts, Law or a related field 3+ years of experience in US Government, commercial and international contracts Business background Experience with successfully negotiating written contracts Experience working successfully with varying seniority levels, including staff, managers, and external customers Computer literate US Citizenship Desired Law Degree and passed the Bar Exam in Maryland Experience as a Contract Administrator, Contract Manager, or relevant role Aerospace/Military/Government Industry experience Experience with legal requirements involved with contracts Experience with government regulations (FAR, DFAR, ITAR, etc.) Experience with licensing and trademarks Experience with government ratings Knowledge or experience with export control

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