Location Carlsbad CA
Job Title Sr. Contracts Manager
Are you passionate about developing and executing solid deals and contracts? Do you thrive working with highly-motivated people in a dynamic and informal environment? Recently featured in San Diego Magazine’s list of Cool companies, ViaSat is looking for an exceptional Contracts Manager to step in and bring your “A” game to the position and make it your own.
As a Senior Contracts Manager you will use your superior communication skills to build rapport with customers and internal business partners and proactively develop contracts. Because of ViaSat’s complex product mix, you have the opportunity to work on on a broad range of DoD, commercial and international sales contracts. You willprovide strategic input to capture contracts, handle high profile issues, draft and negotiatie advanced agreements. ViaSat’s Contracts department is the focal point in business relations and coordinates with business development managers and program managers in the proposal, negotiation and execution phases of the assigned programs. You will also employ your knowledge of procurement regulations to consult with other ViaSat departments and ensure compliance with contract and legal requirements.
•8+ years of experience negotiating and administering commercial, government and international contracts.
•Working knowledge and competency in procurement regulations and the FAR/DFARS, UCC and DCMA procurement audit compliance. Ability to apply this knowledge to prime and subcontractor situations
•Experience negotiating IDIQ contracts.
•Superior proficiency in negotiating and drafting of Non-Disclosure Agreements and Teaming Agreements with a keen eye to recognize and minimize company risks.
•Strong computer skills including advanced MS Word and Excel.
•Bachelor''s degree or equivalent relevant work experience.
•MBA or JD.
Our corporate headquarters in Carlsbad is just a hop and skip away from the beautiful Pacific Coast. The campus feeling and entrepreneurial spirit can be felt in the hallways as well as the sand volleyball courts.
Drive your career to ViaSat where every day you know your expertise makes a difference to the company, your team and customers. Please submit your resume. It only takes a few minutes and this could start you on your new path to a fulfilling career at ViaSat.
** ViaSat is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status, verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.