Contract Manager

Company Details

Boosting the small satellite industry


Belonging to a small and passionate team, the Contract Manager will be responsible for all contractual management of the organization’s projects.


Commercial activities:

  • Drafting, review and negotiation of terms and conditions of agreement within the framework of the supply chain department.
  • Registration, monitoring and enforcement of agreements, including launch service agreements.
  • File management and documentation indexing: NDA, contracts, deeds
  • Assistance in drafting and circulating documents for meetings, councils, etc.
  • Management of company insurance, including launch insurance.
  • Transport logistics management, including launch vehicles to spaceports (French Guyana and Azores)
  • Development of the compliance project and control of its compliance
  • Patent management

Regulatory and government activities:

  • Implement national and international space regulations in launch activities, including licenses and registrations
  • Act as a liaison between PLD Space and the spaceport authorities.
  • Manage purchases of goods subject to import and export control regulations, including EAR and ITAR
  • Manage national licenses as a special trade operator

Commercial activities:

  • Presenting and introducing PLD Space launch services to target customers at space-related events.
  • Assist the Commercial Director in legal or regulatory matters.
  • Administrative activities include:

Project activities:

  • Assist the Project Manager when ESA programs require legal or regulatory studies.
  • Cooperation with other departments.
  • Any other assigned responsibility

Required competencies

  • University degree in Law
  • 3-5 years experience in commercial law
  • Experience in contract law, contract drafting.
  • Excellent communication
  • Advanced English

Valued competences

  • Interest or previous experience in the aerospace industry
  • Experience with European institutions
  • Dynamic, adaptive to changes, continuous improvement

Tagged as: contract management, European Space Agency, file management, patent management, liaison, international traffic in arms regulations

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