SR CONTRACTS MANAGER-AEROSPACE

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Date Posted: 03-05-2017
We are seeking a Senior Contracts Manager for our Flight Systems organization to join our team in Clearfield Utah.
Responsibilities for this position will include:
Contracts Structure and Business Team
  • Develop a clear understanding of customer and program requirements that harmonize with business strategy to ensure contract structure and business terms are aligned with both.
  • Review terms and conditions to address provisions and risks of financial terms, acceptance criteria, delivery requirements, warranty, intellectual property, termination provisions, indemnification and all other potential risk areas and recommend risk mitigation strategies.
  • Recommend changes, additions, and deletions to the contract structure to ensure accurate reflection of customer requirements and alignment with program strategy and risk mitigation.
  • Negotiate profit and provide profit justification to the customer, ensuring that the profit/fee is consistent with and appropriate for the contract type, identified program risks, market standards, internal investment requirements, and working capital considerations.
  • Identify business risks associated with contract in partnership with mission assurance.
  • Ensure flow down of required terms and conditions to subcontractors and that subcontractor terms and conditions are appropriate for the work being performed in relation to the prime contract.
Negotiation
  • Lead the development of a comprehensive negotiation strategy/plan working in conjunction with the Program Team.
  • When applicable, lead Integrated Product Teams (IPT’s) in preparation for negotiations.
  • Define negotiation parameters through delegation process (including goals/limits).
  • Negotiate appropriate contract type, scope, price, profit and terms.
  • Execute cost or pricing data certificate where required.
  • Lead delegation (authority approval) process, including the assembling of delegation package and securing of proper sign-offs.
Financial Performance
  • Establish equitable payment terms, facilitate timely payments through coordinated oversight with Finance of the invoicing process, and ensure customer compliance with payment terms.
  • Ensure that the contract and statement of work are consistent with pricing assumptions to effectively manage financial risk related to contract terms and conditions, and that the underlying cost estimate is consistent with and appropriately addresses performance risk.
  • Implement the change management process and coordinate with Program Management to ensure compliance.
  • Monitor contract cost performance in concert with Program Business Management and Finance.
Technical Performance
  • Verify with Program Manager that all technical requirements have been properly reviewed and a clear technical baseline is included in contract documents.
  • Ensure that a verified schedule baseline is included in contract documents.
  • Following contract award communicate (together with the PM) contract, program schedule and SOW requirements to program team.
  • Ensure compliance with program schedule as outlined in contract.
Additional Requirements:
  • 10+ years of experience in the industry, or government
  • BS required, MBA preferred
  • Supervisory experience
  • Negotiations, Terms & Conditions, ITAR, Export/Import
  • Change Orders (Changes), estimating and/or pricing experience
  • Computer literate, demonstrated
  • Experience with FAR & DFAR (for Government), NDAs, Teaming Agreements
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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