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Senior Contracts Manager

Teledyne Technologies

This is a Contract position in Chestnut Ridge, NY posted January 18, 2022.

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: TDY) is a leading provider of sophisticated electronic components and subsystems, instrumentation and communications products.  We serve niche market segments where performance, precision and reliability are critical. Our customers include government agencies, aerospace prime contractors, energy exploration and production companies, major industrial companies, and airlines and general aviation companies.


Senior Contracts Manager


Teledyne LeCroy, Inc. based in Chestnut Ridge, NY (Rockland County) is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic individual with a strong contracts background to join our team as the Senior Contracts Manager for the business units comprising the Test and Measurement Group within Teledyne Technologies Incorporated’s Instrumentation segment. In this exciting role, the Senior Contracts Manager is responsible for managing and providing leadership for all of the contract management and administration functions and personnel for the consolidated business unit and its constituent business units. The Senior Contracts Manager reports on a solid-line basis to the Chief Financial Officer and on a dotted-line basis to the Director, Corporate Contracts assigned to the consolidated business unit.


The Senior Contracts Manager will ensure that the contract administration activities for the business unit and its constituent business units are performed in a professional, efficient, and effective manner following good business practices and in strict compliance with all applicable Corporate and company policies, procedures, processes, applicable laws and regulations, and contract requirements. The Senior Contracts Manager will be responsible for the supervision, training, and development of contracts personnel within the business units. The individual will also serve as the primary point of contact with Corporate Contracts on complex and significant contract matters within the business units and will assist the Corporate Vice President, Contracts and Director, Corporate Contracts in identifying and executing various Corporate-sponsored initiatives and projects.



Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage all aspects of the contracts management and administration functions across multiple business units.
  • Draft, review, negotiate, and execute a broad range of contracts and agreements, including:
    • Nondisclosure Agreements
    • Sales Representative Agreements
    • Distributor Agreements
    • Consultant Agreements
    • Licensing Agreements
    • Master Supply Agreements
    • Domestic and International Sales Contracts
    • Federal, State and Local Municipality Contracts
  • Complete comprehensive reviews of customer contracts and terms and conditions to identify, mitigate, and eliminate unusual risks, liabilities, and remedies in accordance with Corporate polices and sound business judgment.
  • Provide interpretation of contract terms and conditions to management and other functional disciplines within the CBU.
  • Identify and manage contract changes.
  • Act as a focal point for internal and external (customer) communications on contract matters.
  • Resolve complex customer and contract problems and issues.
  • Participate in the business development and sales process by providing expert guidance and knowledge.
  • Participate in the preparation of bids, proposals, and quotations.
  • Ensure business unit compliance with Corporate Legal and Contracts policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations, and customer/contractual requirements.
  • Supervise contracts personnel within the CBU, including assigning workloads, setting priorities, providing guidance and assistance, and reviewing performance.
  • Train contracts, order administration, and sales personnel within the CBU on Corporate Legal and Contracts policies, procedures, processes, and other contracts-related subjects.
  • Work with legal, finance, and other company disciplines for resolution of contract issues and disputes.
  • Provide regular reports for the Corporate Vice President, Contracts regarding significant contracting matters and status.
  • Participate in various Corporate Contracts initiatives and projects as assigned.

Required Qualifications and Background

  • A minimum of five (5) and preferably at least ten (10) years of directly relevant experience in a contracts management position.
  • Significant experience and expertise in commercial contracting, both domestic and international.
  • Significant experience and expertise in Government contracting, including a working knowledge of FAR and DFARS.
  • Specific experience with contracting in the markets and industries served by the CBU, such as semiconductor, computer, consumer electronics, military/aerospace, automotive/industrial, and telecommunications.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills (written, oral, and presentation).
  • Experience in training and mentoring.
  • Ability to manage a high volume of work at a detailed level.
  • Superior negotiation skills with demonstrated proficiency and experience in negotiating complex customer terms and conditions.
  • Entrepreneurial focus and ability to thrive and excel in a dynamic and technically-focused environment.
  • Demonstrated business acumen with experience in developing innovative solutions and a successful record of problem-solving.
  • Capability to contribute to strategic planning at all levels.
  • Ability to interact effectively with Corporate and company management, functional counterparts, and contracts staff in a professional manner.
  • Absolute commitment to performing job in compliance with the highest ethical standards.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color,religion,religious creed,gender,sexual orientation,gender identity,gender expression,transgender,pregnancy,marital status,national origin,ancestry,citizenship status,age,disability,protected Veteran Status,genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal,state,or local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment,please email or call (855)479-1480. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.