Contract Manager (Procurement)

  • GitLab
  • Remote, Americas
  • 26 Mar, 2024

Job Description

The GitLab DevSecOps platform empowers 100,000+ organizations to deliver software faster and more efficiently. We are one of the world’s largest all-remote companies with 2,000+ team members and values that foster a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute. Learn more about Life at GitLab.

An overview of this role

The Contract Manager (Procurement) will be responsible for managing the contracting process for procurement, partnership, event (both hosting and attending), and other non-revenue based commercial relationships. At the direction of leadership, the Contract Manager (Procurement) will review and negotiate a wide range of contracts to support various groups across GitLab. For more detailed information on the procurement team and process at GitLab, check out this handbook page. 

What you’ll do  

  • Draft and negotiate a wide range of contracts including services, consulting, marketing, licensing, non-disclosure, data privacy, and other commercial and technology related agreements
  • Perform risk analysis review for all contractual documents and recommend mitigating options
  • Understand the Company and products in order to identify risks, develop solutions, mitigation and negotiation strategies
  • Partner across multiple organizations within GitLab to meet timelines and milestones 

What you’ll bring 

  • 3-5 years of contracts drafting, reviewing and negotiation experience at a software technology company
  • BA/BS required. JD, paralegal certificate, or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • Expertise in drafting and negotiating a wide variety of commercial, licensing and other technology-related agreements
  • Understanding of data privacy requirements
  • Proactive, dynamic and result driven individual with strong attention to detail
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, the ability to interface effectively with all business functions throughout the organization
  • Enthusiasm and "self-starter" qualities enabling him or her to manage responsibilities with an appropriate sense of urgency; the ability to function effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced & dynamic environment
  • Superior analytical ability, project management experience, and communication skills
  • Ability to manage internal customer priorities and needs
  • Ability to use GitLab
  • A shared interest in our values, and working in accordance with those values

How GitLab will support you

Please note that we welcome interest from candidates with varying levels of experience; many successful candidates do not meet every single requirement. Additionally, studies have shown that people from underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every single qualification. If you're excited about this role, please apply and allow our recruiters to assess your application

The base salary range for this role’s listed level is currently for residents of listed locations only. Grade level and salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data. See more information on our benefits and equity. Sales roles are also eligible for incentive pay targeted at up to 100% of the offered base salary.
Colorado/Washington pay range
$67,200$136,800 USD
California/Hawaii/New York/New Jersey pay range
$67,200$144,000 USD

Country Hiring Guidelines: GitLab hires new team members in countries around the world. All of our roles are remote, however some roles may carry specific location-based eligibility requirements. Our Talent Acquisition team can help answer any questions about location after starting the recruiting process.  

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