Contract Management, Department of Defense, Pricing
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications. Examines performance requirements and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness. Advises management of contractual rights and obligations; compiles and analyzes data; prepares data deliverables and other reports; and maintains historical order records. Other duties may be assigned.
Supports quote and proposal activities.
Reviews RFP and RFQ documents and identify proposal parameters/requirements.
Leads price negotiations for Teledyne, coordinates with the Program Managers and Pricing support team.
Advises management of contractual rights and obligations and means to mitigate contractual/program risks, compiles and analyzes data and maintains historical information.
Utilizes Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for order booking, tracking, and reporting of data.
Follows all import/export requirements, consulting with facility import/export personnel as required.
Administer Government prime and subcontract, domestic and foreign commercial contracts in accordance with FAR and Company policies and procedures.
Maintain accurate contract and pricing files.
Review, draft and negotiate terms and conditions, non-disclosure, proprietary information and LTAs.
Review, analyze and prepare for approval/distribution of all contractual documents in accordance with contract compliance requirements; price, technical, schedules, risk and customer satisfaction.
Support internal, customer and US Government reporting and audits.
Make decisions on administrative and operational matters as related to compliance with contracts, FAR and company policy.
Effectively achieves objectives. Defines, interprets and flows down contractual requirements, translating into order releases.
Participate with Division Management, Program Management, Marketing and Sales to establish business plans and objectives.
Regular interaction with management, customers and Government agencies.
Interaction routinely involves internal and customer negotiation of sensitive situations requiring persuasion and diplomacy.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following qualifications and competencies:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or related field required; Master’s Degree (MBA) or Juris Doctor (JD) preferred.
Must have at least a minimum of 6-8 years of Contracts experience.
Requires experience with federal Government prime and subcontracts, and domestic and international commercial contracts.
Must understand FAR, DFAR and other Government regulations.
Requires an understanding of Government accounting concepts/principles and pricing regulations.
Can distill contract risks into understandable written format for management review.
Must possess knowledge of Government and commercial contracting process, demonstrated contract drafting skills and have experience in reviewing and understanding contracts and identifying the parties’ contractual obligations.
Must possess the ability to negotiate complex agreements and communicate effectively with all parties, internally and externally.
Experience with data entry into an ERP system, preferably MAPICS.
Must possess experience in contracts appropriate for R&D and manufacturing.
Must possess exemplary math and analytical skills.
Must possess exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
Must be a self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision, have innovative business skills, have excellent customer relations skills and be able to administer contracts work as well as be a contributor on multi-disciplined business teams.
US Citizenship with ability to attain/maintain government security clearance.
NCMA Certification(s) a plus
All resumes must be submitted through Teledynecareers.com. Please search for requisition number 2020-13760 to apply.
Internal Number: 2020-13760
About Teledyne MEC
A business unit of Teledyne Microwave Solutions, a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of broadband high power helix Traveling Wave Tubes (TWTs), TWT Amplifiers (TWTAs), and Solid State High Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) from 10MHz to 44GHz, for top performance in the stringent fixed and mobile environments used in today’s ECM, radar and communications markets. Our state of the art products are found on nearly all major EW, Radar, and Communication platforms of the United States and its allies throughout the world.