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Senior Manager, Contract Management

  • Location: Richardson, 75080
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 5 months ago

TITLE: Senior Manager, Contract Management

LOCATION: Richardson, Texas (Hybrid Work Environment)


  • Reports to:  General Counsel
  • Positions Supervised:   None initially.  May have direct reports in the future.
  • Interrelationships:  Internal: All levels of employees, including senior management.  External: customers, agencies, consultants and vendors.


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Manages all contract activities, including change order/amendment management and on-going contract/subcontract administrative tasks.
  • Participates in the business development process by providing expertise in contract knowledge, contract negotiation processes as well as risk analysis.
  • Provides insight into existing contracts and contracts under consideration for pursuit.
  • Structure and negotiate simple to complex commercial arrangements, such as sales contracts, supply arrangements, software licenses, service level agreements (including SaaS), and support agreements.
  • Formulate contractual terms and negotiate contracts in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws and customer and vendor requirements.
  • Provide guidance to internal clients (Program Managers, management, etc.) on contract related matters.
  • Oversee Contract department’s workflow, including distribution, approval, signature, and filing of all agreements.
  • Provide management various forms of reports related to contract activity, metrics and status.



  • B.S. Degree in Business Administration (or related degree).  M.B.A. or J.D. a plus.


  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in negotiating complex contracts, with specific experience serving the technology and software sectors.
  • Advanced knowledge of contractual practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Strong communicator with demonstrated teamwork skills, leadership ability, and client relations experience.
  • Ability to multi?task and manage multiple contract negotiations while developing strategy for upcoming projects.
  • Experience with proposal development, review and responses a plus.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to evaluate project components and determine the most cost-effective contractual strategy.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast?paced, dynamic, and demanding environment.
  • Ability to identify and resolve complex business problems.
  • Skilled in organizing, planning and prioritizing work.
  • Experience in M/WBE Subcontracting a plus.
  • Proficiency in the use of Adobe Acrobat Pro as well as the Microsoft Office suite, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in Contract Management Systems a plus.
  • Minimal travel.






Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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