Sr Contracts Negotiator
Job ID: 456020BR
Date posted: Oct. 12, 2018
Description:This position supports the Fleet Ballistic Missile program within the Strategic Missile Defense Line of Business within Lockheed Martin Space.
Negotiates, administers, extends, terminates and renegotiates standard and nonstandard contracts. Evaluates contract performance to determine necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations. Maintains communications to ensure timely contract execution by the parties. Ensures final contract documents are consistent with agreements reached at negotiations. May plan and participate in training of contract practices and negotiations to company personnel.
The successful candidate will provide Contracts administration support by reviewing and interpreting contract requirements, contract change impacts, extending and administering IWTAs and requests for proposal / ROMs. The individual will be proficient in understanding contract terms, articulating those positions to the business and ensuring the program teams are able to effectively understand the impacts of the agreements reached with the Customer.
Ensure contract responsibilities are compliant with LM Policies and Procedures and implementing business strategies for new business opportunities.
Manage, participate in and / or conduct 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.
Advise leadership and Program management of contractual rights, obligations and risks; compiles and analyzes data; and maintains historical contract information.
Works under very general supervision. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy.
This person must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US citizenship required.
Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, or 13 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree.
Demonstrated ability to develop solutions to a variety of complex and strategic contracting issues which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with stakeholders from other organizations, including regular senior management level briefings on key issues.
At least 5+ years of experience in a DoD Contracts Management role including demonstrated experience either mentoring junior staff or informally leading teams to successful conclusions.
Effective working understanding of DOD FAR/DFAR contracting to work effectively and independently in a dynamic, strategic, highly visible, multi-location environment within tight deadlines.
Superior presentation and written communication skills.
Experience with US Navy Contracting agencies.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: ESS4400 SPACE
Relocation Available: No
Career Area: Contracts
Clearance Level: None
Virtual Location: no
Work Schedule: 9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2