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Sr Contracts Manager

Company: Sierra Nevada Corporation
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Contracts Manager with a Bachelor's degree in a related field of study. In this challenging, fast-paced environment, you'll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience to support the design and creation of the most groundbreaking aerospace and defense technologies - those that exist today and those that will shape tomorrow. What to look forward to: As a Contracts Manager, you will be using your skills and expertise to administer, extend, negotiate, and terminate our standard and nonstandard contracts. You'll be responsible for examining estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness. You'll advise management of contractual rights and obligations and ensure our contracting activities provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment.

At SNC’s Washington, D.C. office we are responsible for government affairs, international strategy, international business, and trade and regulatory compliance. We provide strategic guidance across the organization, helping to find alignment and compliance between SNC and the national security priorities of the U.S. government. Learn more about the Washington, D.C. team

Must-haves:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field of study
    • A higher level degree may substitute for experience
    • Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education
  • 10-15 years of hands-on experience in Government contracting
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance is required

Preferred:

  • Experience with the solicitation, negotiation, award and administration of Government contracts from the Department of Defense.
  • Detailed knowledge of how to exploit the data from automated contract management software tools to benefit other company departments and or activities such as orders forecasting, pipeline analysis, financial reviews, etc.
  • Experience in the use of automated contract management software, such as Unison’s Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) tool
  • Ability to translate information needs from different Departments using easily consumable reporting formats from automated contracting tools.
  • Ability to problem solve- applying creativity, originality and initiative.  Listening to teammates and crafting solutions to fulfil their needs.
  • Ability to interpret technical/programmatic data in order to effectively perform duties and responsibilities
  • Collaborate effectively with co-workers; work with other Departments and management in a professional manner

Important Notice:

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

SNC offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

– Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected status

pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.

Keywords: Sierra Nevada Corporation, Arlington , Sr Contracts Manager, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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