Exciting new role for a Senior Contracts Administrator in Sterling Heights, Michigan
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This position is located at BAE Systems, Sterling Heights, Michigan. This position reports to the Manager of Contracts for the fast paced and very dynamic AMPV Product Line. The successful candidate will be responsible for the AMPV contract and provide support for the preparation, negotiation and management of complex proposals and contracts. This position requires knowledge and hands-on experience in government contracting methods and applicable procurement laws and regulations. Strong business acumen and the ability to work proposals and manage contracts in accordance with company policies and customer requirements is necessary. Responsible for building and maintaining dependable, quality relationships with internal and external customers in support of the AMPV business objectives.
Lead proposals & negotiations of complex nature IAW with Company policies, legal & customer requirements with limited supervision. Interpret & communicate company positions. Requires extensive knowledge of government & commercial contracting, laws & regulations. Develop & maintain strong relationships with internal & external customers.
In-depth knowledge & understanding of the USG acquisition, FAR/DFARS, commercial contracting methods, and export & regulations.
Lead competitive and sole-source proposal activities & analysis of RFPs, prepare summaries, strategies & recommendations with attention to financial & business risk, prepare Ts&Cs & final documents for submittal. Coordinate & ensure Sr. management reviews are conducted.
Research & make recommendations on Ts & Cs. Lead audit, fact-finding, negotiations. & collaborate with customers in defining & completing contract.
Advise management of obligations, risk mitigation alternatives & business strategy.
Perform all aspects of contract processing including accuracy of order entry, funding, scope changes, contract amendments, receipts & delivery schedules, legal requirements and other commitments.
Participate in final stages & verify completion of commitments for closeout.
Maintain logs of data as required & assist in collection for reporting.
Compile contractual records IAW contract & Company requirements.
Serve as primary POC for all contracts, Proprietary Information, & other agreements.
Draft & negotiate various agreements & coordinate legal reviews.
Support program personnel & provide advice & counsel.
Specialized contracting knowledge in areas such as international business, offset & teaming agreements.
Contribute to new business, processes & concepts to achieve business goals.
Prepare summaries & interpretation of contracts, perform cost or price analysis & resolution of complex issues.
Other duties as assigned.
Ability to work successfully and productively in a team environment or independently with minimum supervision
Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as strong organizational and interpersonal skills
Comprehensive knowledge of contractual business arrangements
Computer literate, Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook)
Excellent organizational skills and ability to work successfully under stress and against constant deadlines
Accuracy and attention to detail applying a solid understanding of core contract terminology
Position requires extensive travel - 50% or more
Security Clearance with Poly or Poly eligible
Proactive and self-motivated
Personable - good attitude
Ability to work in a high stress environment
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to comfortably interact with others as well as all levels of management
Solid work ethic
Additional Salary Information: Relocation assistance is available
Internal Number: 51351
About BAE Systems (US)
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, a global defense, security and aerospace company which 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 services.Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, BAE Systems, Inc. employs approximately 32,300 employees in the United States, United Kingdom, Sweden, and Israel, and generated 2015 revenues of $10.4 billion. BAE Systems, Inc. provides support and service solutions for current and future defense, intelligence, and civilian systems; designs, develops and manufactures a wide range of electronic systems and subsystems for both military and commercial applications; produces specialized security and protection products; and designs, develops, produces, and provides service support of armored combat vehicles, artillery systems, and munitions.