Contracts Negotiator, Senior - Military veterans preferred

Lockheed Martin (


  full-time   employee   contract

Grand Prairie
United States

Contracts Negotiator, Senior

Job ID: 474905BR
Date posted: Mar. 15, 2019
City: Grand Prairie
State: Texas
Program: PAC-3/LTIAMD
Description:Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control is seeking a Contracts Negotiator, Senior for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to support Development contracts in the Air and Missile Defense Business Area for Lower-Tier Integrated Air and Missile Defense and PAC-3 Programs.

Tasks include:

The successful candidate will perform Contract Administration and Negotiation support in all aspects of the contract life cycle including proposals, negotiations, administration, and contract closeout.

Author business correspondence to result in or influence desired business outcomes and author internal directives (Contract Authorizations and Proposal

Review and evaluate Customer requests for proposal or revisions to contracts.

Ensure final contract documents are consistent with agreements established during negotiations.

Assists with preparation of proposals, preparation of proposal review briefing packages, participates in fact finding and negotiation; provide risk assessments and offers creative contracting approaches to mitigate risks, including alternative contractual language / clauses.

Investigates and reconciles significant contract changes involving cost, specifications, schedules, etc. and advises management of contractual rights and responsibilities.

Maintain nearly constant communications with external Customers to ensure timely execution of contract documents and to apprise Customers of issues and the Company’s position on various complex matters of business.

Some travel may be required.
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree.

Experience with complex financial terms and concepts (proposal pricing, Executive Planning Panel experience).

Microsoft Office computer experience (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook).

Electronic Contracting Environment (ECE) experience or usage of similar Contract Management software tools.
Desired Skills:
Experience negotiating and administering contracts with the U.S. Government is preferred with a special emphasis upon development contracts.

Experience with IDIQ and BOA type contracts is highly desired.

Working knowledge of Asserted Rights Categories and Protection of Intellectual Property.

Candidate should be able to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and achieve program goals and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Candidate should be a proactive self-starter who is detail and teamwork oriented.

Capable of working independently with general supervision.

The qualified individual should be able to establish effective working relationships and communications with all internal and external customers and possess excellent business acumen.

Should possess strong analytical skills and be a team player.

Ability to obtain a security clearance.
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
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Contracts
Clearance Level: Secret
Type: Full-Time
Virtual Location: no
Work Schedule: FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day
Shift: First