Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Senior Contracts Manager

FirstFuel Software

FirstFuel Software

Posted on Saturday, April 6, 2024


The Position
Do you dream about creating a more sustainable future? At Uplight, we are motivating energy users and providers to accelerate the clean energy ecosystem. Working with over 90 of the world’s leading electric and gas utilities, Uplight provides an end-to-end customer energy experience. Uplight delivers personalized experiences that customers have now come to expect–improving satisfaction, increasing revenue, reducing the cost to serve, and contributing to carbon reduction goals. We are B Corp certified, enabling us to put our values into action by not only making decisions for the benefit of our shareholders, but also for our customers, environment, employees, and community.
We are seeking a Senior Contracts Manager to join our team and help us achieve our ambitious goals for our business and the planet.

What you get to do:
The responsibilities of the Senior Contracts Manager will include working closely with counsel, finance, business and sales teams to draft, review, analyze, revise and negotiate a wide variety of contracts with a focus on master services agreements and scopes of work for our SaaS products and services, and NDAs/confidentiality agreements. Experience with SaaS and technology agreements, including an understanding of privacy and data security, is strongly preferred.
  • Review, analyze, draft and revise contracts in concert with sales leads, professional services leads and counsel
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to carefully obtain and track the requirements needed for each contract,
  • Coordinate and negotiate contract process with customer and vendor procurement teams
  • Collaborate on and assist with management of practical, organization-wide contract management process and system (Ironclad), overseeing the processes needed to create, execute and analyze contracts
  • Maintain organized systems of digital contract records
  • Communicate and manage contracts workflow
What you will contribute:
You are driven to be precise and have proven ability to work effectively across a dynamic, fast-paced organization. You have experience and expertise in contracts management, preferably in the energy/utility industry. You are a committed, detail-oriented, thoughtful individual and bring operational excellence and a creative approach to your work. You are equally adept at working individually and collaboratively as part of a team. You can perform well under pressure and with tight time commitments.
What you bring to Uplight:
  • At least eight years of intensive experience with contracts negotiation and management
  • Experience working closely with or reporting to legal counsel
  • Knowledge of and experience with contract terms and legal requirements
  • Ability to multitask, demonstrate organization, prioritization, and time management skills to ensure that work-related activities are completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to demonstrate clear and concise communication
  • Commitment to maintaining high standards of confidentiality and ability to work with highly sensitive data and information
  • Exceptional communications skills to effectively deal with various levels of colleagues, management, and business partners
  • Ability to work across multiple productivity platforms and tools (MS Office, Google Docs/Sheets, Dropbox, Asana, Slack, etc.)
  • Paralegal or additional qualifications in law strongly preferred
Bonus Points:
  • Experience working for or with utility companies or related energy companies
Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women, marginalized genders and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Uplight we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
What makes working at Uplight amazing:
We are:
  • Proud to be over 500+ purpose-driven individuals helping to create a more sustainable planet.
  • Committed to the environment, our employees, and our communities.
  • Focused on providing cross-functional work, collaboration, and development.
  • Committed to taking our work and mission seriously and….we love to laugh!
We also provide:
  • 401k Match
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Peer to peer recognition program
  • Management by objectives bonus plan
  • Innovative flexible time off policy
  • Exceptionally collaborative and cool office spaces
  • We offer 8 weeks of paid parental leave, with an extra 2 weeks of full-pay part-time work for a smoother transition for parents.
Salary Range: $95,000 to $115,000
Application Deadline: July 3, 2024
In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the approximate annual base compensation range is listed above. The actual offer, reflecting the total compensation package and benefits, will be determined by a number of factors including the applicant's experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity among our team.
Uplight provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race (including hair texture and hairstyles), color, religion (including head coverings), age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.