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Type One Ventures
Type One Ventures

Contracts Manager

Lunar Outpost

Lunar Outpost

Arvada, CO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Are you passionate about shaping the future of humanity's presence in space? Lunar Outpost, a trailblazer in space robotics, invites you to join our team! Lunar Outpost is dedicated to creating a sustainable presence in space, while also driving positive impacts here on Earth. We are seeking a talented, experienced Contracts Manager to help define the future of lunar surface mobility in a fast-paced startup environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Help craft and implement contractual documentation
  • Support contract negotiations with suppliers, subcontractors, customers, and the federal government
  • Review contractual terms, identify risks and negotiate on behalf of the company
  • Coordinate contract implementations between the company and subcontractors while ensuing both parties are adhering to obligations
  • Quarterly review and maintain all contract records, while guaranteeing thorough and accurate compliance
  • Coordinate and support contract administration across departments
  • Support government compliance activities

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Legal Studies, or a related field.
  • 7-12 years of experience in contract administration or a related role, preferably in the aerospace industry and/or a technology startup environment
  • Strong understanding of contract law, including contract formation, interpretation, and implementation
  • Excellent negotiation skills with the ability to achieve favorable terms and conditions while maintaining positive relationships with partners and vendors
  • Experience working contracts with the U.S. government
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • U.S. Persons

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a similar role within the aerospace industry and/or a technology startup environment
  • Advanced degree or certification (i.e., JD, CPCM)
  • Experience working in the space industry or with NASA or DoD contracts, including familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), and NASA FAR Supplement (NFS)
  • Knowledge of intellectual property rights and licensing agreements related to space technology
  • Experience with international contracts and cross-border transactions

Lunar Outpost is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against protected characteristics (gender, age, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status.) We want all employees (including executives and HR) to treat others with respect and professionalism.