Who We Are Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.
The Senior Contracts Specialist shall proactively provide support to contract management and directors of a particular Business Unit in administering government, international and commercial contracts. S/he will support all aspects of contract management throughout the contracting process, from pre-proposal activities through contract closure. In performing this role, the Senior Contracts Specialist will:
Support the review and risk analysis of solicitations and terms and conditions and coordinate with their supervisor.
Participate in bid/no bid decisions and proposal review meetings.
Review cost proposals, maintain cost and pricing data records for TINA compliance, support fact-finding and DCAA audits, and support negotiations.
Proactively administer a variety of contracts (government/commercial, domestic/international) of all types (cost reimbursement, fixed price, incentive, award fee, IDIQ, time and material, etc.) and modifications thereto. Prepare and coordinate business correspondence, generate required contract-related reports, and maintain accurate and complete contract files and records for the company.
Remain actively engaged with (and serve as an integral member of) designated program teams and develop strong interfaces with Hunt Valley personnel in other functional areas.
Participate in program reviews, monitor program performance (contract schedules, deliverables, funding, invoicing, and payments), and notify contract managers or directors of potential non-compliances or other problems that could have an adverse impact on the company.
Identify and administer contract changes, and coordinate resolution of contract issues with your supervisors.
Actively administer the closeout of completed contracts.
Ensure contract management activities are conducted in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations, and customer requirements.
Ensure coordination with Legal on contract matters that may have legal significance (such as, identifying to Legal non-standard or potentially high-risk terms and conditions) prior to advising management of contractual risks, rights and obligations, and terms and conditions interpretations.
Perform other contract-related duties as assigned.
Solid knowledge and understanding of basic contracting principles and all contract types.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Strong knowledge of the federal acquisition process, government contracting principles and governing regulations (including FAR/DFAR).
Demonstrated experience in contract administration.
Basic understanding of business agreements and general business practices,
Working knowledge of subcontracting practices, accounting, finance, pricing, and estimating principles, and business law.
Basic knowledge of international contract terms, ITAR and US import and export regulations.
Solid oral/written communication and organizational skills.
Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management
Ability to manage multiple work assignments and meet critical deadlines.
High integrity and an unyielding commitment to compliance.
Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally.
Personal computer skill proficiency
BA/BS degree in a related field. Law degree a plus.
5 plus years’ experience with federal, commercial and some international contracts.
Actively pursuing professional certificates in government contracts is a plus.
Member NCMA preferred.
Security clearance a plus.
How We Care At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful. We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences, and unique perspectives.
Our Company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples!
- Flexible Work Schedules - Education Assistance - Career Development & Training Opportunities - Wellness Program (including Fitness Reimbursement) - Medical, Dental, Vision & 401(K) with Company Funding - Paid Parental Leave
Are you a Military Veteran? Textron's products and services are trusted everyday by those who protect our country. We are dedicated to hiring these Veterans and aim to translate their skills to make an impact on our Company.
Internal Number: 279541
About Textron Systems
About Textron: Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Arctic Cat, Greenlee, and Textron Systems. For more information visit: www.textron.com. About Textron Systems:Harnessing agility and a broad base of expertise, Textron Systems’ innovative businesses design, manufacture, field and support comprehensive solutions that expand customer capabilities and deliver value. Textron Systems' businesses are industry-leading developers and integrators of unmanned systems, advanced marine craft, armored vehicles, intelligent battlefield and surveillance systems, geospatial management and analysis systems, intelligence software solutions, precision weapons, piston engines, test and training systems, and total lifecycle sustainment and operational services. Textron Systems is comprised of multiple business units: Electronic Systems, Geospatial Solutions, Lycoming Engines, Marine & Land Systems, Support Solutions, TRU Simulation + Training, Unmanned Systems and Weapon & Sensor Systems.
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