The Senior Contracts Specialist will support a variety of programs and new business activities within the Electronic Warfare Business Unit at Harris Corporation in Clifton, NJ.
Close Interaction with external customers and internal program management office.
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 fulfillment 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.
BA/BS in a business or related field with 8+ years of experience in contracts management, preferably dealing with US Government contracts.
Direct experience with FAR, DFAR, ITAR, EAR, CAS.
4+ years Contract Negotiation experience.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.).
Eligible to obtain DOD Secret security clearance*
Preferred Additional Skills:
Master’s Degree/MBA is a plus
Experience with international and commercial contracts is a plus.
Demonstrated business acumen/finance experience.
Demonstrated ability to build relationships.
Excellent interpersonal & communications (written and oral) skills.
NCMA professional certifications (CPCM, CFCM, etc) are a strong plus.
Active DOD Secret security clearance
Internal Number: ES20181809-27413
About Harris Corporation
From ocean to orbit and everywhere in between, Harris provides mission-critical solutions to connect, inform and protect the world. Harris is a proven leader in tactical communications, electronic warfare, avionics, air traffic management, space and intelligence, and weather solutions. Harris delivers its innovative solutions through its three business segments: Communication Systems, Electronic Systems and Space and Intelligence Systems.