BAE Systems Contract Administrator II in Hudson, New Hampshire

Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for an enthusiastic self-starter to provide support to Compass Call Programs in the Integrated Electronic Warfare Systems (IEWS) Product area under the Electronic Combat Solutions (ECS) Business area. The Contract Administrator II will provide support to a portfolio of contracts focused on production, sustainment, development, modification and integration/test programs. The successful candidate will be required to proactively manage contractual scope, customer communication and expectations, work directly with program teams with minimal supervision, and be able to work individually and collectively with a diverse program team in a dynamic environment with constantly changing priorities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Maintain and demonstrate a working understanding of the U.S. Government acquisition and procurement environment, the BAE Systems Contracts function, relevant Company policies and procedures, contracting methods, export, FAR/DFAR, and other Government regulations.

  2. Acquire a general understanding of the different pricing environments relevant in Government contracting.

  3. Support and/or lead assigned proposal activities, including but not limited to, analyzing solicitations, preparing summaries based on analysis (with specific attention to the financial and business risks of the proposed effort).

  4. Participate and lead proposal team meetings, preparing the terms, conditions and bid assumptions upon which the proposal may be submitted, reviewing the technical and pricing proposals for accuracy and consistency, and preparing proposal documents for submittal. Responsibilities also include coordinating with other company functions as required to ensure appropriate reviews are scheduled and conducted and required review and approval are received prior to the submittal of proposals or execution of contractual documents.

  5. Research and make recommendations on contract language and seek guidance on complex terms and conditions from higher-level Contract Administrators and Contracts Manager. Negotiate routine or moderately complex contracts under the general guidance of the Contracts Manager.

  6. Perform all aspects of assigned contract processing including, but not limited to, accuracy of Web Based Order Entry (Web-OE) data, contract funding, scope changes, contract amendments, delivery schedules, legal requirements and other commitments.

  7. Under the supervision of Contracts Manager, support the preparation of various agreements encountered in the business, such as Proprietary Information Agreements (PIAs)/Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), memorandum of understanding/agreements, Records of Negotiations, teaming agreements, strategic alliances and others as the opportunity may present.

  8. Participate in the final stages of assigned contracts by (1) verifying completion of all contractual commitments and (2) performing assigned activities associated with contract closeout.

  9. Maintain logs of proposals, contractual items, invoices and other data as required and assist in data collection for monthly and quarterly reporting to management.

  10. Compile and maintain all required contractual records and documents in accordance with contract requirements and company policies and procedures. Serve as the official repository for all contractual documentation and correspondence relative to assigned contracts.

  11. Act as the primary point of contact between the company and the customer for all contractual matters on assigned contracts and projects. Draft, prepare, and execute various internal and external correspondence on contractual matters with increasing levels of autonomy, but under the supervision of Contracts Manager, commensurate with experience and demonstrated competence.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

The successful candidate must be able to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of the duties set forth above. In addition, the below skills are required:

  1. Bachelor s degree and 2 years of experience or 6 years of experience in lieu of degree.

  2. Communicates effectively both orally and in writing.

  3. Exhibits sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, customers and suppliers.

  4. Uses computer skills to prepare appropriate reports, briefings, presentations, letters and documents.

  5. Makes informed decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations.

  6. Develops and demonstrates research and presentation skills.

Preferred Skills and Education

  1. Master s degree

  2. National Contract Management Association (NCMA) membership and Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) certifications

  3. Active Secret clearance

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering 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.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Contract Administrator II

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