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Contracts ManagerContracts Manager

Position Summary:

Contracts Manager is responsible for managing the entire contract cycle from development to execution, the contract database, and associated files. Contracts Manager is responsible for the examination and analysis of contractual transactions to identify and redress potential liabilities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, process, and track all contracts for AOPA and subsidiaries including review of standard contract terms and conditions and coordinating obtaining signatures from both parties
  • Organize, maintain, and electronically track all contacts and related documents
  • Serve as system administrator for contract management system and ensure the system functions properly
  • Enforce contract procurement policies and serve as point of contact for all contract matters including negotiation of contract terms and provisions with potential and current vendors/clientele, communication with cross-functional business teams, management of modifications to contracts.
  • Coordinate electronic and physical document storage and compliance with document retention policies
  • Proactively monitor and provide reports on compliance with contract terms and deliverables, renewals and addendums, and modifications
  • Prepare and distribute reports and statistical data to facilitate planning and maintenance of accurate contract records and files
  • Provide legal analysis to identify and redress potential liabilities in corporate contractual agreements and advising executive management on the associated risks in execution.
  • Prepares and reviews complex, non-routine, and/or specialized contract vehicles for compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and corporate policies and business unit procedures and communicates modifications to business leaders and vendors
  • Provides authoritative guidance to internal business teams on corporate goals and objectives relating to contract activity.
  • Recommends and develops new contract policies and processes or assesses required deviations from established procedures.

Experience and Education Requirements

  •  Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Work Experience
    • Expert knowledge of contracting concepts, applicable contract law
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detailed oriented
  • Strong organizational and time management skills

To apply for this position with Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) please click on Apply Now.

AOPA offers a comprehensive benefits package that reflects how much we care about our employees. Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; retirement; short-term and long-term disability; life and AD&D insurance; flexible spending accounts; tuition reimbursement; a wellness program; flexibility in work hours; and paid holidays.

And ... although not all AOPA employees are pilots, we offer the opportunity for our employees to obtain a private pilot certificate for free. We also provide continued assistance to help employees maintain their flight proficiency.

AOPA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.