Contracts Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 512052-613774
    • Job Location: Westford, MA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Years of Experience: 10 - 15 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

About Ribbon: Ribbon Communications (“Ribbon”) is a global leader in secure real time communications, network transformation and unified communications for carriers and enterprises. Ribbon is a publicly-traded company and has offices worldwide.

Position Title: Contract Manager

Location: Westford, MA

Position Summary:

We are looking for an experienced Contract Manager to join our worldwide Contracts Group. Your main duties will be to prepare, negotiate and review various company contracts, including purchases, sales and business partnerships as an individual contributor.  The Contracts Group is within the Company’s Legal Department and managed by the Deputy General Counsel for Contracts.


Experience and Skills:


  • Prepare sales and purchase contracts

  • Negotiate contract terms with customers, partners and vendors

  • Review and update existing contracts

  • Explain terms and conditions to managers and interested parties

  • Ensure that employees understand and comply with company contracts

  • Analyze potential risks involved with specific contract terms

  • Coordinate with the legal department and other internal cross-functional company groups as needed

  • Maintain organized system of physical and digital contracts for archive repository

  • Create language standards for existing and new contracts


Desired Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Keen attention to detail, with an ability to spot errors

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Ability to work with varying seniority levels, including staff, managers and external customers, partners and vendors

  • Extensive contract management experience


Education/Experience Requirements:

  • A degree in business, law or related field

  • 10+ years of experience in a Contract Manager or relevant role

  • Knowledge of legal requirements involved with contracts

Please Note:

'All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.'

No agency or 3rd party resumes will be accepted.

Must be fully authorized to work in the US without restrictions.