Contract Administrator

    • Roy, UT

Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for a contracts administrator for its location at Hill Air Force Base in Utah to perform the coordination, negotiation and management of moderately complex proposals and contracts under minimal supervision. This position requires a comprehensive knowledge of business agreements, government and commercial contracting methods, including policies, procedures and regulations in order to provide appropriate leadership and support during proposal, fact-find, negotiation, and day to day contracting activities. The individual is expected to independently demonstrate leadership in contracting strategy and methods, and be proficient in research and presentation skills. Develop and maintain professional and dependable relationships with both internal and external customers.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain and demonstrate a working understanding of the US Government Acquisition and Procurement environment, the BAE Systems Contracts function and relevant Company policies and procedures, commercial contracting methods, export, FAR/DFAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation/Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation) 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, preparing the terms, conditions and assumptions upon which the proposal may be submitted, reviewing the technical and pricing proposals for accuracy and consistency, and preparing the proposal documents for submittal to the Customer.
  • Lead contract negotiations and collaborate with customers in defining contracts under general guidance from the Contracts Manager
  • Analyze and prepare various agreements encountered in the business, such as Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA's), Teaming Agreements, Memorandum of Understanding/Agreement, Strategic Alliances, and others as the opportunity presents
  • Act as primary point of contact between the Company and the Customer for all contractual matters on assigned contracts and projects
  • Compile and maintain all required contractual records and documents in accordance with contract requirements and Company policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned


SUPERVISION
  • No Supervisory Responsibilities. Provides guidance and advice for lower level Contract Administrators
  • Works under general supervision of a Contracts Manager


WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
  • Works with Program personnel and other Company functions as required. Develops and maintains professional and dependable relationships with internal customers
  • Outside contact with Customers. Develops and maintains professional and dependable relationships with external customers


FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

May be delegated to execute certain proposals and contracts as directed by Contracts Department Management. Will be responsible to prepare proposals, contracts, and other business documents for execution and contribute to the analysis of financial and business risk of proposals and contracts.

OTHER JOB RELATED INFORMATION
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of duties set forth in Section II above
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Exhibit sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, customers and suppliers
  • Utilize computer skills to prepare appropriate reports and documents
  • Make decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations
  • Develop/demonstrate research and presentation skills
  • Performs contract negotiation, analysis, and administration, proposal preparation, and customer contact related to contract acquisition and fulfillment

Please note, pursuant to government contract, this position requires US Citizenship status.

Required Skills and Education
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent and 4+ years related experience
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Exhibit sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, customers and suppliers
  • Utilize computer skills to prepare appropriate reports and documents
  • Make decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations
  • Develop/demonstrate research and presentation skills
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Aerospace or DoD (Department of Defense) related experience preferred
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.

BAE Systems builds and optimizes technology that revolutionizes defense around the world.

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