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Associate Contracts Management

Grand Prairie, Texas

Grand Prairie, Texas

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Job ID: 666300BR Date posted: May. 13, 2024
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.

Are you seeking new, challenging leadership opportunities in Contract Management? Do you desire to work at a respected company with traditional values, but an innovative mindset? 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! Lockheed Martin’s Contracts team is looking for a Contract professional with passion, desire to support the team, and detail-oriented problem-solver. As a member of the the Contracts team it will be your responsibility to support a team of professionals in a fast pace and dynamic, cross-functional environment, and strive to make all the pieces of the puzzle fit together to deliver quality products on time to our customers.

Lockheed Martin Corporation is seeking an Associate Contracts Management professional that supports the Applied Research (AR) - Dallas, Tactical Missile Advanced Programs (TMAP), and Special Program (SP) – Dallas Product Areas under the Advanced Programs (AP) line of business.

Tasks include supporting proposal preparation, negotiations, contract administration, contract guidance and contract closeout; Reviews and evaluates customer requests for proposal/information or revisions to contracts; Assists with preparations of proposals, developing and review briefing packages, fact finding and negotiation; Assists with the creation and execution of multiple Intra-Lockheed Martin Work Transfer Agreements (IWTAs); Provides risk assessments and offers alternative 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. Candidate should be able to handle multiple assignments and achieve program goals and deadlines in a fast-paced environment as well as other duties assigned.

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

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.

Highly touted benefit package: In addition to the responsibilities highlighted above, we offer extensive benefits to include a competitive 401k, Part-time Remote Telework, and a 4/10 schedule (i.e., 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week). We remain an equal opportunity company.
Basic Qualifications:
-Bachelors degree from an accredited college in
a related discipline, or equivalent
experience/combined education.
-Microsoft Office experience
-Demonstrated strong written and oral
communication skills
-Demonstrated ability to work in teams
-Demonstrated ability to Multi-task
-Demonstrate strength in problem solving
-Perform in a high volume, fast-paced environment
-Possess good customer service skills
-Demonstrated analytical skills with Excel based
-Ability and willingness to travel as needed
Desired Skills:
-Emerging leadership skills
-Experience with Proposal writing
-Financial or Legal background
-Self-starter with an aptitude for learning
-Contracts experience
-FAR/DFAR experience
-Experience with CPFF/FFP contract types
-Experience in Contracting with the U.S. -Government
-Commercial Sales Experience
-EVMS/DATA Right Knowledge
-Excellent Communication and Customer Engagement Skills
-Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills
-Demonstrated ability to work in teams
-Demonstrated ability to Multi-task
-Demonstrate strength in problem solving
-Perform in a high volume, fast-paced environment
-Possess good customer service skills
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.
The application window will close in 90 days; applicants are encouraged to apply within 5 - 30 days of the requisition posting date in order to receive optimal consideration.
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: 4 yr and up College
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Contracts
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First
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At Lockheed Martin, we apply our passion for purposeful innovation to keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges.

Mission-Focused Innovation: From aerospace to outer space to cyber space, you can solve the world's most complex challenges for our customers.

Foundational Values: Our culture of performance excellence, ethics, teamwork and inclusion is embedded in everything we do.

Diverse Career Opportunities with Meaningful Work: Grow your career and skills for life. Our technology-driven learning platforms and programs enable your development and agility.

Your Health, Your Wealth, Your Life: Our flexible schedules, competitive pay and comprehensive benefits enable you to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work.

Empowered to Be Your Best: Use your strengths to make a difference in the lives of one another, our customers, our communities and our planet.

Commitment to Sustainability: We foster innovation, integrity and security to preserve the environment, strengthen diverse communities and propel growth.

Here, the possibilities are endless because we offer:

  • Flexible Schedules, dependent on role
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“Before I came to Lockheed Martin, I never thought I’d get these opportunities. The benefits available and the company’s value culture make it an incredibly supportive place to work, and I’m grateful to work somewhere that wants me to succeed. I hope to have a long career here making an impact, and I know I’ll be supported in doing that every step of the way.”

Ryan J., Enterprise Operations


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