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Job Description

Job Number
Job Title
Contracts Manager
SMP Medical Products : Administration
Georgetown, Ontario
Communications & Power Industries (CPI), headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a global manufacturer of electronic components and subsystems focused primarily on communications and defense markets. With a heritage of technological excellence that spans decades, CPI develops, manufactures and globally distributes innovative and reliable technology solutions used in the generation, amplification, transmission and reception of microwave signals for commercial and military applications. CPI serves customers in the communications, defense, medical, industrial and scientific markets. The company has manufacturing locations in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia, and sales, service and engineering offices around the world.

Primary Responsibilities
• Structure, review, and negotiate domestic, US, and International commercial and government contractual documents including government RFPs, solicitations, proposal submissions and final awards, master development and purchasing agreements, vendor agreements, service & warranty agreements, NDAs, purchase orders terms, and amendments.
• Draft, review & coordinate in-house and customer facing documents/correspondence including MOUs, LOI and business letters, to support internal business owners and ongoing programs.
• Establish and manage functional documents, procedures, and processes in support of the quality management system and adherence to company policies.
• Advise management and key internal business owners and stakeholders (engineering, procurement, sales, and business development teams) of contractual rights, obligations, and legal issues and provide interpretation of terms and conditions.
• Identify risk exposure and solutions to mitigate, or where possible eliminate, such risks.
• Review and provide input on a variety of legal matters that may arise – federal, provincial, and foreign regulations, government contracting requirements and regulations.
• Assist other divisional Contracts Managers on cross or multi-divisional reviews as required.
• Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, law or minimum 5 years relevant work in contracts management, commercial transactions, or legal document review.
• Demonstrated negotiation and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
• Solid knowledge of legal, compliance and/or third-party risk management.
• Strong analytical and contract administration skills, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external business partners.
• High degree of dedication, motivation, and ability to work under pressure.
• Business level fluency in English.
• Familiarity with government contracting principles and regulations (FAR/DFARs), CUI, FCPA, etc.
• Familiarity with Canadian and US export control laws and regulation and the Controlled Goods Program.

CPI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.