Contracts Negotiator (level 2) / Grand Prairie, TX
Grand Prairie, Texas
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Contracts Negotiator (level 2) / Grand Prairie, TX
Grand Prairie, Texas
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control is seeking a Contracts Negotiator for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to support Contracts in the Air and Missile Defense Business Area for Lower-Tier or Upper-Tier Integrated Air and Missile Defense.
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 Authorizations).
Review and evaluate Customer requests for proposal or revisions to contracts.
Ensure final contract documents are consistent with agreements established during negotiations.
Assist with preparation of proposals, preparation of proposal review briefing packages, participate in fact finding and negotiations; provide risk assessments and offer creative contracting approaches to mitigate risks, including alternative contractual language / clauses.
Investigate and reconcile significant contract changes involving cost, specifications, schedules, etc. and advise 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.
Experience with Microsoft Office computer skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook)
Ability to obtain a US security clearance
Three (3) or more years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree OR one (1) or more years with a Master's degree
Related experience in Contracts, Proposals, Finance and/or Business operations
Experience negotiating and administering contracts with the U.S. Government is preferred
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 detailed 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 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.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 weekClearance Level: None 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: MISSILES AND FIRE CONTROLRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Contracts Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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