Contract Management, Department of Defense, Executive Management
4 Year Degree
Responsible for the oversight of the Contracts function for BAE Systems Jacksonville Ship Repair. A key part of the senior business management team. Provides higher level guidance and hands-on coaching to Contracts professionals, including complex contractual arrangements of strategic importance to the business. Influential in the entire range of contract formation, negotiation and administration policies and processes in accordance with customer expectations and corporate objectives. Establishes or updates contract policies and processes to ensure achievement of corporate expectations. Participates in development of business alliances, acquisitions and divestitures, and risk management. Influences career development and training opportunities for contract professionals. Provides guidance and leadership to cross-functional business team members. Occasionally may lead complex negotiations. Understands the business case and has an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications. The successful candidate will be comfortable working in a shifting role from the usual high-level strategic coaching to occasional front-line contract management, as circumstances arise.
Required Skills and Education
Excellent presentation, team-building and leadership skills, with the ability to perform in a complex cross-functional business environment. Ability to effect and manage change. Motivational and visionary leadership skills, including the ability to recognize and develop emerging leadership talent. Experienced in the entire life cycle of prime and subcontract contracting, from proposal phase to contract closeout. Well versed in the following types of contracts: Commercial, DOD Cost type, Firm Fixed Price, T&M, and Services Contracts. Fluent with FAR, DFAR. At least 5 years of managing and developing contracting professionals; preferably experience in managing other contract managers. Experienced in non-DOD, commercial contracting including risk management and other contracting elements. Excellent writing skills a must, with a clear understanding of contract formation principles.
Preferred Skills and Education
Experience with NAVSEA, MSC, and MARAD ship repair business a plus.
Internal Number: 44032BR
About BAE Systems
BAE Systems is a global defense, aerospace and security company with more than 83,000 employees worldwide. The Company delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
Based in Arlington, Virginia, and led by President and CEO Jerry DeMuro, the BAE Systems, Inc. subsidiary continues to build on its position as one of the largest and most geographically diverse defense, aerospace, and security companies. The company has a proud history of providing the best products and services to U.S. and allied armed forces.
Incorporated in Delaware, Inc. operates under a Special Security Agreement that enables the company to conduct business with the U.S. Department of Defense as an American company. It holds more than 2,100 U.S. and foreign patents across numerous technology domains.
BAE Systems, Inc. comprises an Enterprise Shared Services segment and three business sectors:
Intelligence & Security
Platforms & Services