Contract Management, Information Technology, Legal
We are more than a legal department protecting Equinix’s interests. We are a valued business partner known for being responsive, consistent, and proactive. We take customer service seriously and strive for excellence in our execution. Equinix’s dynamic growth trajectory keeps us on our toes and constantly learning. Our strong relationships with our internal clients, fueled by our solution-driven orientation and creative-yet-practical advice, brings us to the table “early and often” and leads to interesting and rewarding work directly in support of Equinix’s strategy.
Our global legal team may span four continents, but we are One Legal - a true team working together across borders in support of our shared strategic objectives. We work hard but take time to celebrate our accomplishments – both professional and personal, with a healthy dose of fun thrown in along the way. We look forward to coming to work each day to support Equinix and each other and highly value the “team first” culture we have created. We are proud that our collective efforts led to Equinix One Legal being named as one of the Top Innovative Law Departments in North America by Financial Times (FT, December 2015).
The One Legal team at Equinix is seeking a Federal Contracts Manager in Herndon, VA to support Equinix’s growing Federal business.
Manage active contracts and engagements. Act as liaison with Sales Account Executives and Customer Success Managers to ensure compliance with contract terms.
Use functional experience and expertise in the review and administration of NDAs, Teaming Agreements, and Subcontract Agreements.
Assist in the preparation of internal contracts reports and information for contract management and in identification, development, and implementation of new contract policy and processes.
The Contracts Manager will be an organized individual capable of multi-tasking and will be required to manage multiple functions and interact with personnel at all levels of management.
Maintain contract files in accordance with all required regulations and support all Government mandated contractual reporting requirements.
Support the resolution of payment-related issues.
Conduct proposal preparation, including examination of RFP solicitation requirements and estimates; analysis of terms and conditions to identify issues regarding proper contract acquisition; and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, customer specifications, and proposal submission.
Complete Federal Representations and Certifications for proposal packages.
Bachelor's degree or 3+ years related training, or equivalent combination of education/training and experience preferred.
3+ years experience in related field preferred.
5+ years of related Federal Government contracts experience desired.
Commercial contracts legal knowledge.
Strong knowledge of Commercial Item/COTS in Federal Contracting.
Knowledge of FARs and DFARs.
Must have experience with GSA Schedule contracting.
Analytical approach to problem solving, risk assessment, and strategy.
Strong proposal development skills, solid negotiation skills, and excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint skills.
Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Equinix is one of the fastest growing data center companies, growing connectivity between clients worldwide. That’s why we're always looking for creative and forward thinking people who can help us achieve our goal of global interconnection. With 200 data centers in over 24 countries spanning across 5 continents, we are home to the Cloud, supporting over 1000 Cloud and IT services companies that are directly engaged in technological innovation and development. We are passionate about further evolving the specific areas of software development, software and network architecture, network operations and complex cloud and application solutions.
At Equinix, we make the internet work faster, better, and more reliably. We hire talented people who thrive on solving hard problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, try new approaches, and grow in new directions. Our culture is at the heart of our success and it’s our authentic, humble, gritty people who create The Magic of Equinix. We share a real passion for winning and put the customer at the center of everything we do.