Senior Contracts Administrator

Assist in the coordination and management of proposals, contracts and purchase orders under the supervision and guidance of a higher level contract administrator or manager. In this junior level position it is expected that the individual will (1) continue to develop the foundation of the basic contract management knowledge and skills required for success in the contracting field and (2) progress to directly administering contracts and purchase orders.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Duties and responsibilities which occupy a major portion of time and importance in the job. Incumbent(s) perform one or more of the following duties.)

  1. 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.

  2. Independently lead and support proposal activities including, but not limited to analysis of solicitations, preparing summaries and developing strategies and recommendations with attention to the financial and business risk of the proposed effort. Participation 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. Review cost and price proposals as assigned to ensure they are prepared and submitted in strict accordance with applicable laws, regulations, contractual provisions and Company policy.

  3. Perform all aspects of assigned contract or purchase order including; accuracy of order entry data, contract funding, scope changes, contract amendments, receipts and delivery schedules, legal requirements and other commitments.

  4. Research contract language and seek guidance on complex terms and conditions from higher level contract administrators or contracts manager.

  5. Coordinate with other company functions as required ensuring that (1) appropriate reviews are scheduled and conducted, and (2) required review and approval signatures are obtained before submittal of proposals or execution of contractual documents.

  6. Assist upper level contract administrators in negotiations and other activities such as fact finding and audits, required to obtain contracts or orders, and auxiliary agreements (e.g. proprietary information agreements and teaming agreements). Negotiate routine contracts and changes commensurate with experience and demonstrated competence under the specific guidance of the higher level contract administrator or contracts manager.

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