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BAE Systems Senior Contracts Director in N, New Hampshire

Job Description

See what you re missing. Our employees work on the world s most advanced electronics from detecting threats for F-35 pilots to illuminating the night for soldiers. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. Drawing strength from our differences, we re innovating for the future. And you can, too.

Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first exemplified by our mission: We Protect Those Who Protect Us. Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.

Our dynamic Contracts team that supports the delivery of mission critical capabilities across a diverse portfolio of government, commercial and international customers. The Contracts organization is the trusted business partner managing customer relationships, negotiating deals, creating innovative solutions, and providing regulatory knowledge to our customers.

This position is for the C4ISRS Business Area Senior Contracts Director, an essential member of the Contracts and business area leadership team. The position requires a highly organized and experienced Contracts professional with strong leadership, management and communication skills. The selected candidate will support the VP of Contracts in providing leadership to the functional organization, supporting the development and growth of employees, carrying out the vision of the function as well as the overall strategy for the C4ISRS business.

C4ISRS is a $1.4 Billion annual sales Business Area providing actionable intelligence for our warfighters through electronic products and innovative technical solutions from the depths of the ocean to outer space and everywhere in between. The C4ISR Systems Business Area employs over 3,000 people spread across more than a dozen sites. Major facilities are located in Hudson and Merrimack, New Hampshire; Greenlawn, New York; Manassas, Virginia; Wayne, New Jersey and San Diego, California. The C4ISR Systems Business Area consists of seven product lines; Adaptive Sensors, Advanced GEOINT Systems, Analytics Systems, Communication and Navigation Systems, Mission Systems, Space Systems and Tactical Systems.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provides expert guidance and counsel to the business area VP/GM and adjoining leadership team, while setting functional direction through strategic, legal, and financial analysis

  • Collaborates with senior external customers and stakeholders in the pursuit of new business opportunities and the resolution of significant contractual and business issues

  • Provides leadership direction in the strategic development, management, and deployment of human capital resources in support of the business

  • Responsible for supporting and coordinating multiple classified contracting environments while ensuring compliance to critical business processes needed to operate the business

  • Provides functional leadership and oversight of large, complex Customer proposals including, but not limited to, cost/price and teaming strategies, negotiation, audit, and certification

  • Establishes complex teaming, consultant, and representative agreements to enhance probability of win (Pwin) on new business opportunities

  • Provides assessment and feedback on federal regulatory issues that impact the strategic direction of the business

Typical Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Active Secret clearance

  • Commercial, International and US Government contracting experience with understanding of both Commercial and Military Aircraft markets

  • Significant Proposal Preparation experience

  • Proven competency in team leadership and the development of high performing, diverse teams

  • Business acumen and ability to develop and provide guidance of a strategic nature regarding customers, top line growth and overall performance of the Business Area

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret level clearance as needed

  • MBA, JD or other advanced degree

  • NCMA Certifications/involvement in local chapter

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact for our customers and the communities we serve.

Senior Contracts Director


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