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Company: BAE Systems
Location: Sterling Heights, MI
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Job Description
Are you looking to join a dynamic Contracts team that supports the delivery of mission critical capabilities to the U.S. Department of Defense? Are you interested in joining a dynamic Contracts Organization that is a trusted business partner managing customer relationships, negotiating deals, and creating innovative solutions at the highest levels of Defense Contracting? Are you looking to join a business that values employee development and empowerment? If so, we at BAE Systems, Combat Mission Systems have an opportunity for you. We are looking for a motivated professional to lead as Senior Contracts Manager. As a Senior Contracts Manager, you will;

  • Be accountable for the preparation, negotiation, and management of complex proposals and/or contract activities in accordance with company policies, legal and customer requirements with limited guidance or supervision from the Contracts Director.
  • Interpret and communicate business commitments and alternatives to program teams and management while proactively managing contractual scope, customer communication and expectations.
  • Use an extensive knowledge of government contracting methods, applicable laws and regulations and the ability to develop and maintain professional and dependable relationships with both internal and external customers, especially in challenging and sometimes demanding situations.
  • Use knowledge and understanding of the FAR and DFAR.
*This is an on-site position where you will be required to be onsite 2-3 times a week.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree and 10+ years of related contracts experience or equivalent experience in DoD contracting.
  • Strong team players who enjoy working with program management and other functional disciplines in a supportive and complementary manner.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential for this position as well has having the ability to work independently and think critically with minimal supervision.
  • Working knowledge of FAR/DFAR

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • JD or MBA degree in Business or related field.

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $124080 - $210980

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers 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 services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.

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