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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Huntsville, AL
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Defense, Aerospace


Job ID: 99629 

The Leonardo DRS Land Electronics business provides C4I Network computing and integrated situational awareness, as well as state-of-the-art embedded diagnostics, vehicle power management and combat vehicle integration products and services.

Job Summary

Leonardo DRS is seeking a Contracts Administrator III to join our team in Huntsville, AL. This position is to administer and monitor contract performance on major government contracts. Conduct the negotiation and administration of agreements between the company/customers/subcontractors/vendors ensuring adherence to company policies  and procedures. 

Job Responsibilities
  • Administer and monitor contract performance on major government contracts
  • Conduct the negotiation and administration of agreements between the company/customers/subcontractors/vendors ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Responsible for reviewing contract solicitation terms, handling contract award confirmations, interpreting agreement terms and conditions and identifying potential issues, reviewing agreement amendments / modifications and incorporating changes
  • Review contractual documents to ensure adherence to company policy, government specifications and requirements, identify risks and areas of concern on contract terms and conditions and provide contractual advice, guidance and support to the Contract Lead/Program and Operations Managers
  • Respond to inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions
  • Provide fulfillment of contract deliverables, billings and cash collections
  • Conduct proposal preparation for customer requirements
  • Prepare and analyze major price proposals
  • Participate in TINA implementation/sweeps
  • Negotiate terms and conditions
  • Monitor contract performance and cost controls and ensure compliance with contract terms
  • Prepare teaming agreements, MOUs, MOAs, and domestic and international consultant/sales representative agreements and other contractual agreements
  • Prepare contractual documents, including the preparation of contract terms and conditions, and assemble contract documentation package
  • Participate in management review of proposals/contracts and in the conduct of program reviews
  • Assist in the preparation of export license applications
  • Assist with subcontract negotiation and management
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend DRS' mission, values and culture
  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline with a minimum of 5 years related experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS)
  • Strong understanding of contract/purchase order terms and conditions and detailed knowledge of the government contracting process including sole source and competitive procurements
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the terms and conditions appropriate for different contract types (FFP, CPFF, CPIF, T&M, IDIQ, etc.) and their proper use
  • Advanced knowledge of government intellectual property (IP)/ software and data rights clauses and IP marking guidelines
  • Advanced knowledge of source selection/evaluation process including cost and price analysis
  • Knowledge of requirements for and experienced in administration of government property
  • Detailed knowledge of government contract administration duties including subcontract flow downs, change management, inspection, acceptance, payment, warranty, close-out and records retention
  • Detailed knowledge and thorough understanding of proper drafting, negotiation and use of contracts, subcontracts, POs teaming and other forms of agreements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Contract/agreement briefing, negotiation and review experience
  • Experience in monitoring contracts/subcontracts of increasing complexity and value
  • Membership in National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and CPCM certification desired
  • General computer proficiency and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs

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