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Contracts Manager Huntsville
General Atomics Aeronautical SystemsTitle:
Contracts Manager / HuntsvilleJob Category:
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time SalaryJob Summary:
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) an affiliate of General Atomics is a world leader in proven reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
We have an exciting opportunity as Contracts Manager to work out of our location in Huntsville AL.
This position is responsible for the preparation negotiation acceptance and management of assigned government/commercial contracts. Manages and participates in all phases of the contract administration process from inception through completion including preparing reviewing and approving contractual documents to ensure protection of the company’s contractual posture satisfaction of contract specifications and requirements identification of risk factors and adherence to company policy as well as appropriate laws and regulations. May be responsible for decisions that have a serious impact on outcomes within the department or across the company. Position is non-supervisory at this time. Position is located in Huntsville AL and reports to the Contracts Director in Poway CA.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:
+ Manage and participate in the administration of assigned contracts including negotiating preparing reviewing approving and terminating contractual documents to ensure protection of company’s contractual posture and Intellectual Property.
+ Manage proposal preparation contract negotiation contract administration and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies legal requirements and customer specifications.
+ Identify legal or contractual issues develop solutions and provide guidance to management on resolving issues while ensuring the contract administration process supports the objectives of the assigned program areas.
+ Ensure the company’s proprietary interests are protected and that company policy is followed for processes such as but not limited to the review chain for reports papers and articles.
+ Review agreements and evaluate documentation and authorization forms to identify problematic provisions and determine if the minimum requirements are met. May assist in reviewing agreements for consistency with laws government regulations economic conditions and company policies.
+ Advise management of contractual rights issues risks and obligations and provide interpretation of terms and conditions.
+ Manage and participate in the review of solicitations and assist in drafting proposals to ensure customer objectives are satisfied and company interests are protected.
+ Act as primary contact for contracts activities and issues. May represent the company with customers potential customers and government representatives.
+ Participate with management in the development of new business or expansion of existing business opportunities.
+ Remain current on commercial/government/international laws regulations and practices affecting contracts and related agreements.
+ Maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
+ Responsible for ensuring all laws regulations and other applicable obligations are observed wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the company. Responsible for ensuring work is accomplished in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
+ Other Duties assigned as required.
+ Typically requires a bachelors degree in business administration with an emphasis in contract administration or a related discipline along with fifteen or more years of progressive professional experience in contract administration. Equivalent professional contract experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
+ Must have a thorough understanding of contract principles theories concepts and regulations and experience demonstrating a broad application of those practices techniques and standards. Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to develop innovative solutions to a variety of unusually complex problems; (2) excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills to accurately document and report findings to a variety of audiences; (3) excellent interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and guide employees senior managers customers and other senior external parties; (4) the ability to organize schedule and coordinate multiple work phases; (5) the ability to lead less experienced professional employees; and(6) excellent computer skills. Working knowledge of SAP desirable. Ability to work independently and as part of a team is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is required.Travel Percentage Required:
0% - 25%Clearance Required?
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