Contracts Administrator III with Security Clearance

BAE Systems
Westminster, Colorado
Jun 20, 2024
Jun 26, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED The Finance Strategic Capabilities Unit delivers the expertise and business acumen to increase value across the enterprise by providing actionable information with recommendations and opportunities to drive sustainable business growth. What You'll Do:
Serve as a Contract Administrator III and manage a variety of contracts in the Tactical Solutions Contracts Department of Company.
Work collaboratively with all levels of program and functional personnel and executive leadership to ensure compliance with all contractual requirements.
Assume a leadership role in proposal development of new and follow-on business and contract change order proposals.
Develop and maintain professional relationships with program team and customer personnel for the advancement of long-term business opportunities.
Develop and negotiate pre-contract agreements with prime contractors.
Evaluate Requests for Proposals, identify business risks, and propose and negotiate terms and conditions that mitigate business risks.
Engage company empowered official when any International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) actions are required.
Negotiate favorable payment terms to affect shareholder value.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary.
On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site three or more days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required. Working Conditions:
Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor. Required Education, Experience, & Skills BS/BA in a related field plus 4 or more years related experience.
Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
A demonstrated background of legal, business, regulatory, and programmatic aspects of federal government prime and subcontract management.
A strong working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense regulatory supplement (DFARS). Broad experience in working with customer RFPs to include terms/conditions, Reps & Certs, negotiation strategies, Price Negotiation Memorandums, and negotiations, including the Truth In Negotiation Act (TINA).
Experience with various contract fee arrangements (e.g., award and incentive fee contracts), cost reimbursement, fixed price, and T&M contracts.
Ability to prioritize and handle several tasks simultaneously.
Excellent communications skills, computer fluency, agile and effective negotiator with clear oral and written explanations. Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Experience with major aerospace primes/subs. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $78000 - $105400 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 Space & Mission Systems 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. Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.