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Associate Manager, Contracts Management

Bothell, Washington

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Associate Manager, Contracts Management

Bothell, Washington

Job ID: 589053BR Date posted: Mar. 21, 2022 Locations: Bothell, Washington COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
Description:At Lockheed Martin, we are passionate about innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and forward-thinking, everything is within our capacity – and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee. Lockheed Martin values your skills, training, education and background.

Do you want to be part of an environment that encourages and supports employees to think big, perform with quality and build incredible products? We provide the resources, encouragement, and focus - if you have the resourcefulness and courage to work hard, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you. Come and experience your future!

Benefits: In addition to the responsibilities highlighted above we offer extensive benefits to include competitive 401k, insurance and a new 4/10 schedule. We remain an equal opportunity company.

Lockheed Martin Corporation is seeking a Staff Contracts Manager to lead the Laser & Sensor Systems sub-market segment contracts team under Advanced Product Solutions. The selected candidate will provide strategic contracting advice to the business and lead a team of Contract Administrators in the administration of existing contracts and proposing new business.

The candidate must be capable of building and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external customers. responsibilities also include being the primary contact with US Government contracting officer and the DCMA administrative contracting officer.

This position will provide advice to the Program Management team and Senior Contracts Leadership on Government and Commercial contracting issues. Additionally, this position will coordinate and consult with legal staff as appropriate.

The selected individual will lead a group of Contracts Professionals and play a key role in shaping the future of Lockheed Martin through capturing follow-on and new business as well as developing leaders within the organization.

Seeking a collaboration-minded leader with an understanding of how negotiation strategy impacts both Lockheed Martin and the customer.
Basic Qualifications:
Appropriate degree from an accredited college,

Must have or be able to obtain a security clearance.

Experience in all aspects of the contract life cycle including proposals, administration, and close-out.
Proficient in the FAR and DFARS.

Strong business acumen with the ability to clearly recognize risk elements in business transactions, providing governance to the program team in carrying out the terms of the contract.

Experience with various contract types and contracting vehicles.

Effective communicator both orally and in writing; strong analytical and interpersonal skills.

Must be able to coordinate DCAA and DCMA activities including audits and interface with Contracts.

Ability and willingness to travel to support program needs
Desired Skills:
10 years or more of professional experience, or equivalent experience/combined education.

Demonstrated leadership skills in contract administration, including a strong understanding and familiarity with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and agency supplements.

Experience in leading cross functional decision making and consensus building.

Strong administrative skills in negotiations of price, contract terms/conditions, contract management and governance. Additionally; export/import, strong understanding in contract change management, disputes, terminations and closeout activities.

Demonstrated strength in understanding intellectual property rules.

Proposal and capture experience. This individual will have demonstrated abilities to develop customer relationships, provide RFP shaping/analysis, participated in proposal development and bid strategy.

Virtual team management experience. including experience in building and managing a staff.

Knowledge of ITAR and export licensing requirements Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Ability to Work Remotely: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week 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 ProfessionalBusiness Unit: RMSRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Contracts Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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