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Contracts Manager

Liverpool, New York; Owego, New York

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Contracts Manager

Liverpool, New York; Owego, New York

Job ID: 559389BR Date posted: Jun. 16, 2021 Locations: Liverpool, New York; Owego, New York 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, inspiration 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 an accomplished, highly skilled and upbeat Contracts Manager to be responsible for the contracts professionals who support the Maritime and Air Classified EW and Multi-Domain Weapon Systems sub-market segments of the Spectrum Convergence portfolio.

Individual will be responsible to provide strategic contracting advice for two (2) complex sub-market segments. In this position the individual will advise a team of contracts professionals in the administration of the existing contracts and the negotiation of related new business.

Capable of building and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external customers and act as the company’s primary contact with US Government contract specialists, DCMA administrative contracting officer, commercial customers and international customer sets.

Provide advice to the Program Management and Senior Contracts Leadership team on Government and Commercial contracting issues, with experience leading multiple contract types including FFP, CPFF, CPIF and Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs) to name a few. Additionally, this position will coordinate and collaborate with finance, sourcing and the legal staff, as the need arises.

The candidate must be a strategic problem solver who is able to support with crafting effective business contracts and agreements. Require occasional travel domestically to support the contracts professionals located in Lockheed Martin facilities across the U.S. In addition, OCONUS travel may be required on occasion to support a business need.

The selected candidate will lead a group of contracts professionals, ranging from newly placed professionals requiring leadership and mentoring to highly qualified and proficient contracts professionals. The candidate will play a key role in crafting the future of Lockheed Martin through capturing follow-on and new business as well as developing and mentoring future leaders within the organization.
Basic Qualifications:
Must have leadership and interpersonal skills; be effective in a team with dynamic strength's environment; possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as analytical thinking, risk analysis, and problem-solving skills.

Possess significant experience in the review and interpretation of the USG FAR and DFARS, as it relates to the contract life cycle including proposals, administration and closeout.

Have the ability and willingness to travel to support the Contracts Professionals located in Lockheed Martin facilities across the U.S. In addition, be willing to travel OCONUS to support new business and program opportunities.

Must possess strong discernment with the ability to clearly recognize risk elements in business transactions, providing governance to the program team and contracts professionals carrying out the terms of the contract.

Possess experience with various contract types and contracting vehicles, with a focus on Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs), including experience drafting contract language.

In-depth knowledge of Lockheed Martin policies and procedures.

Ability to prepare and present efficiently to senior management.

Must have or be able to obtain a security clearance. US citizenship is required.

Appropriate degree from an accredited college, or equivalent experience/combined education.
Desired Skills:
Virtual team management experience.

Demonstrated strength in understanding intellectual property rules.

Proposal capture experience.

Knowledge of ITAR and export licensing requirements.

Successful experience in building and managing a staff. 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 weekSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret 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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