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Date Added: Mon 02/05/2022

Contracts Lead

San Diego, CA, US
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description:

  • Subject matter expert with comprehensive knowledge of job area and in-depth knowledge of contract management.
  • Manage large, complex contracts of substantial importance to the organization with minimal oversight or direction.
  • Communicate within and outside of the organization to explain and influence changes to practices, processes and approaches.
  • Make significant improvements in processes, systems, or products.
  • Provide input into new products/processes and implement operational plans that have measurable impact on business or functional results.
  • Responsible for proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities for assigned contracts/programs.
  • Serves as the primary communication conduit between Harris and the respective customers.
  • Provides a proactive voice in the business process.
  • Provides proper contract acquisition and fulfilment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.
  • Analyzes material estimates, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness. Prepares bids and proposals.
  • Prepares and conducts negotiations.
  • Processes specifications, progress reports, and other reports.
  • Advises management of contractual rights and obligations.
  • Compiles and analyzes data as required. Maintains historical information for assigned contracts.
  • Ability to clearly present information to broad audience, inclusive of management

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • BA/BS in a business or related field with 9+ years of experience in contracts management, preferably dealing with US Government contracts.
  • Experience with international and commercial contracts is a plus.
  • Knowledge of FAR, DFAR, ITAR, EAR, CAS.
  • Negotiation experience.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must
  • Active Secret/FOUO security clearance or ability to obtain one
  • Preferred Additional Skills:
  • Advanced education within the discipline, or MBA
  • Demonstrated business acumen/finance experience.
  • NCMA professional certifications (CPCM, CFCM, etc) are a strong plus.
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