Contract Management, Department of Defense, Production and Manufacturing
4 Year Degree
Join a dynamic Contracts team that supports the delivery of mission critical capabilities across a diverse portfolio of government and commercial customers. The Contracts organization is the trusted business partner managing customer relationships, negotiating, creating innovative solutions, and providing regulatory knowledge to our internal and external customers. We are committed to employee growth and development, allowing employees to build a long term career at BAE Systems. In addition to challenging day to day assignments, employees are encouraged to pursue special projects, participate in formal and informal mentoring programs and networking events, and rotate into different roles with increasing levels of responsibility. BAE systems also provides employees with opportunities to engage with and positively impact the internal and external community in which we work.
With our historic growth and position as one of the world’s largest Aerospace, Defense and Security Company’s, we look to recruit and retain the best and brightest. The Ship Repair Business Unit help maintain our Navy’s fleet of vessels ensuring that those that protect us have the requisite capabilities and are combat ready.
We view culture as one of our most critical competitive advantages. Contracts employees come to work every day because of our strong culture and passion for our significant role in the success of the business. Our Cultural Principles are: Engage everyone with respect and good will Stay calm independent of circumstances Be humble and work collaboratively Feel empowered to do the right thing Listen, be curious, and allow differences to influence our decisions This position will lead the negotiation and management of complex proposal and contract activities in accordance with federal regulations, company policies, legal and customer requirements The candidate shall interpret and communicate contract requirements to the Integrated Program Team and management. Position requires an extensive knowledge of government and commercial contracting methods, applicable laws and regulations as well as a candidate who requires limited supervision from the Contracts Manager. May oversee or guide work of lower grade contracting employees. Develop and maintain professional and dependable relationships with both internal and external customers.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain an in-depth knowledge and working understanding of the US Government Acquisition and Procurement environment, the BAE Systems Contracts function and relevant company policies and procedures, commercial contracting methods, FAR/DFARS, export and other government regulations
Independently lead and support proposal activities including, but not limited to analysis of solicitations, preparing summaries and developing strategies and recommendations based on the analysis, with attention to the financial and business risk of the proposed effort, participating in all proposal team meetings, preparing the terms, conditions and assumptions upon which the proposal may be submitted, reviewing the technical and pricing proposals for accuracy and consistency, conducting overall business risk analysis and preparing the proposal documents for submittal to the Customer
Responsibilities also include coordinating with other company functions as required to ensure appropriate reviews are conducted, scheduling required reviews, and obtaining required review and approval signatures prior to submittal of proposals or execution of contractual documents
Perform all aspects of assigned contract or purchase order processing including, but not limited to, accuracy of order entry data, contract funding, scope changes, contract amendments, receipts and delivery schedules, legal requirements and other commitments
Compile and maintain all required contractual records and documents in accordance with contract requirements and Company policies and procedures
Support Program Managers, Product Line Directors, and Business Area leads and provide contracts advice and counsel to company management at all levels as required
Develop specialized contracting knowledge in areas such as FAR/DFARS regulations, International Business, Offset and Teaming Agreements
5 years of relevant contract management experience
3 years of experience in contracting with U.S. Government
Self-starter with a proven track record for delivering on commitments.
Excellent verbal and written communication skill with the ability to communicate with all facets of the business inclusive of executive management
Meticulous attention to detail
Internal Number: 47007BR
About BAE Systems / Jacksonville, FL Ship Repair
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