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Entrust Contracts Manager in Shakopee, Minnesota

Career Growth, Flexibility and Collaboration!

Entrust is dedicated to securing a world in motion by enabling trusted identities, payments, and data protection around the globe. Headquartered in Minnesota, we offer our colleagues the ability to work globally, in a flexible and collaborative environment. Our team makes an impact!!

The Company: Entrust relies on curious, dedicated and innovative individuals whom anticipate the future and provide solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure world. Entrust’s technologies and expertise help government agencies, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 150 countries serve and safeguard citizens, employees and consumers.

We Believe: Securing identities is most effective when we value all identities. We are committed to ensuring that, through diversity and inclusion, the many voices that make up our communities are heard. From unconscious bias training for managers to global affinity groups that create connections both within and across our enterprise, Entrust expects and encourages all individuals to accept and respect one another. And, of course, to be themselves.

Position Summary

We are looking for a Contracts Manager to join our global Digital Legal Team to support our expanding legal and sales teams. We are a results-oriented legal team keen to learn and contribute to the business. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced and changing environment and are highly organized, detail-oriented (while still able to see the big picture), anticipate challenges, and enjoy working on efficiency and scalability initiatives, then this position is for you!


You will:

  • Collaborate with colleagues across the business and within legal to prepare responses to bids and review, redline and negotiate a broad range of technology agreements including, software, -aaS, support, professional services, and hardware agreements, balancing business objectives with Entrust’s risk profile.

  • Provide timely responses to internal stakeholders on legal requests (e.g., contract-related questions) and recommend solutions in a professional manner.

  • Input, manage, and track the contract process from the point of initial request through execution, including negotiation records.

  • Contribute to the ongoing design and implementation of templates, playbooks, contract management tools and other efficiency mechanisms to streamline negotiations and contract/legal processes.

  • Support other day-to-day legal operations.

Basic Qualifications

7+ years’ contract management experience, preferably in the technology industry.

Degree from a US or Canadian university or college with strong academic credentials (JD, LLB degree welcome but not required).

Experience drafting and negotiating sophisticated commercial technology contracts within a fast-paced in-house legal department.

Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills.

Strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written communication in English.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a diverse global team environment.

  • Familiarity reviewing and negotiating U.S. and Canadian Federal and state/provincial & local government contracts.

  • Experience negotiating contracts with financial institutions, health care and large enterprise customers is a major asset.

  • Experience working with contract lifecycle management software (ideally, Conga).

  • Ability to work in a hybrid work environment.

About Entrust

Entrust keeps the world moving safely by enabling trusted identities, payments and data protection around the globe. Today more than ever, people demand seamless, secure experiences, whether they’re crossing borders, making a purchase, or accessing corporate networks. With our unmatched breadth of digital security and credential issuance solutions, it’s no wonder the world’s most entrusted organizations trust us.

This role is eligible for a remote or hybrid work arrangement. Please consult with the recruiter for more information.

Vaccination for Covid-19 is currently a condition of employment for field service roles in the U.S., subject to accommodation for qualifying reasons (i.e., medical, religious, etc.) under applicable law. If you would like more information about accommodations, contact accommodations@entrust.com .

For US roles, or where applicable:

Entrust is an EEO/AA/Disabled/Veterans Employer


Jason Peterson


Entrust keeps the world moving safely by enabling trusted experiences for identities, payments, and data. We offer an unmatched breadth of solutions that are critical to enabling the future of secure data and networks and protecting trusted customer and citizen interactions. With more than 2,800 colleagues, a network of global partners, and customers in over 150 countries, it’s no wonder the world’s most entrusted organizations trust us.