Huntsville, AL, United States
Contract Management, Security Clearance
Seeking a motivated self-starter who can work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic environment. The Senior Contracts Negotiator will report to the Director of Government Contracts and will be responsible for contractual support to the Military Sector’s Contractor Logistic Support program(s).
> Provide cradle-to-grave contract administration support for various US Government contract types including RFP/contract scope analysis, hands-on contract requirements development including terms and conditions, coordination of appropriate internal reviews, contract negotiation, and contract/task order administration and execution
> Analyzes contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, corporate policies and business unit procedure with high focus on subcontract management
> Drafts and negotiates contractual instruments commensurate with skills and grade level
> Communicates contract policy and practice to internal business teams
> Ensures contract review, approval and execution in accordance with corporate and/or business unit guidelines
> Prepares and administers routine correspondence, negotiation memoranda, and contract documentation to ensure timely and coordinated submittal
> Prepares, organizes and maintains contract records and files documenting contract performance and compliance
> Participates in contract disputes and business unit contracting trends
> Supports contract audits
> Direct experience related to proposal preparation, contract negotiations, contract administration and government regulations
> Monitors contracts performance and performs contract closeout activities
> Assists mid- to high-level contract professionals in working with internal or external business teams on issues and developments relative to assigned contracts.
> Possess a strong working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and Host Nation laws
> Possess a strong working knowledge of Pre-Award, Post Award and Closeout Contracting Concepts and adept at handling/implementing constructive contract changes / modifications
> Ability to understand contract requirements and manage these requirements in accordance with applicable directives and procedures to meet program goals
> Ability to work effectively under changing deadlines and priorities
> Ability to draft moderate contractual instruments, which are at times non-routine in accordance with prescribed templates and guidelines
> Ability to quantify an issue/situation and then become actively involved in developing an action plan to achieve a successful result and covering all aspects of the given situation
> Capable of guiding team through contractual matters using contracting experience and established processes with limited oversight
> Ability to manage and liaise with Government Agency Audits; e.g. Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA); Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)
> Strong analytical and communication skills
> Use of independent judgment and creativity applied to resolution of contract issues
> Excellent internal and external negotiation skills
> Ability to travel domestically and internationally, as needed (estimated 30% travel requirement)
> Ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Security Clearance
> Must be authorized to work in the US.
> Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline and minimum seven (7) years of contracts experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience are preferred.
> Experience working with Collective Bargaining Agreement/Represented Workforce experience is desired
> Prefer candidate with prior contract administration with aviation maintenance type contracts.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Website : http://www.standardaero.com
Founded in 1911, StandardAero has become one of the world aerospace industry’s largest independent maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) providers. Our company’s success is the outgrowth of the synergistic merger of businesses with complementary specialties that have exponentially increased our capabilities and generated unprecedented customer commitment and value. Now partnered with and owned by Veritas Capital, StandardAero offers extensive MRO services and custom solutions for business aviation, commercial aviation, military and industrial power customers in more than 80 nations around the world. More than 3,500 professional, administrative and technical employees work in a dozen major facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, with an additional 13 strategically located regional service and support centers. Services include MRO for aircraft and rotorcraft engines, auxiliary power units and components; airframe services including major alterations; FAA authorized avionics capabilities; comprehensive engineering services; and custom exterior and interior design, completion and paint. We provide these capabilities through our network of specialized facilities and mobile service teams.