Specialist Contracts

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Land Systems
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Sterling Heights
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United States of America
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Requisition Number: 572
Location: Sterling Heights, MI (LDIVI)
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Relocation Provided: Not Applicable
Experience Required: 5 - 7 Years
Department: Domestic Contracts Direct - L0565 (Direct)

Position Description:

  • Contract Administration duties in support of multiple contracts including negotiations, execution of modifications, correspondence and customer interface.
  • Responsible for larger FFP contracts and more complex engineering, production, CLS/service & development contracts (typically valued at $20M).
  • Administer nonstandard contractual documents such as direct commercial sale, teaming agreements, leases, bailment agreements, etc.
  • Coordinate all required approvals and notifications pursuant to Contract Administration Procedures and Company Standard Practices.
  • Participate and advise in the preparation of quotations, bids and proposals.
  • Submit proposals and brief leadership.
  • Initiate and process RFE's, AOPs & AOCs corresponding with complexity listed above.
  • Provide on the job training (negotiations) for entry level employees.
  • Process Sales Orders, requests for estimates and all other required contract administration documentation.
  • Follow-up and tracking on customer correspondence and issues.
  • Interface with internal and external customers to ensure prompt resolution of problems.
  • Organize, track and input data to support department metrics and quality initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Science or appropriate Liberal Arts. Other degrees or disciplines considered with experience.
  • 7 years minimum experience with at least 2-3 years in Government Contracting and/or Subcontracting required. 5 years with an advanced degree.
  • Strong working knowledge of Government contract laws and regulations specifically FAR/DFAR required
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills in price, terms and conditions and/or contract amendments.
  • Ability to develop detailed proposal packages and independently interact with upper management and multiple program offices regarding required approvals.
  • Ability to resolve and complete complex contract administration assignments/problems with minimal supervision utilizing ingenuity and innovation.
  • Ability to develop and maintain key relationships with Senior leadership and external customers, including TACOM, USG, DCMA, DCAA
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite.
  • Some travel required.

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