Position Description: Seeking a motivated self-starter who can work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic environment. The Senior Contracts Negotiator will report to the Director of Government Contracts and will be responsible for contractual support to the Military Sector’s Contractor Logistic Support program(s).
> Provide cradle-to-grave contract administration support for various US Government contract types including RFP/contract scope analysis, hands-on contract requirements development including terms and conditions, coordination of appropriate internal reviews, contract negotiation, and contract/task order administration and execution > Analyzes contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, corporate policies and business unit procedure with high focus on subcontract management > Drafts and negotiates contractual instruments commensurate with skills and grade level > Communicates contract policy and practice to internal business teams > Ensures contract review, approval and execution in accordance with corporate and/or business unit guidelines > Prepares and administers routine correspondence, negotiation memoranda, and contract documentation to ensure timely and coordinated submittal > Prepares, organizes and maintains contract records and files documenting contract performance and compliance > Participates in contract disputes and business unit contracting trends > Supports contract audits > Direct experience related to proposal preparation, contract negotiations, contract administration and government regulations > Monitors contracts performance and performs contract closeout activities > Assists mid- to high-level contract professionals in working with internal or external business teams on issues and developments relative to assigned contracts.
> Possess a strong working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and Host Nation laws > Possess a strong working knowledge of Pre-Award, Post Award and Closeout Contracting Concepts and adept at handling/implementing constructive contract changes / modifications > Ability to understand contract requirements and manage these requirements in accordance with applicable directives and procedures to meet program goals > Ability to work effectively under changing deadlines and priorities > Ability to draft moderate contractual instruments, which are at times non-routine in accordance with prescribed templates and guidelines > Ability to quantify an issue/situation and then become actively involved in developing an action plan to achieve a successful result and covering all aspects of the given situation > Capable of guiding team through contractual matters using contracting experience and established processes with limited oversight > Ability to manage and liaise with Government Agency Audits; e.g. Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA); Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) > Strong analytical and communication skills > Use of independent judgment and creativity applied to resolution of contract issues > Excellent internal and external negotiation skills > Ability to travel domestically and internationally, as needed (estimated 30% travel requirement) > Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance > Must be authorized to work in the US.
> Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline and minimum seven (7) years of contracts experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience are preferred. > Experience working with Collective Bargaining Agreement/Represented Workforce experience is desired > Prefer candidate with prior contract administration with aviation maintenance type contracts.
Internal Number: 6463
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