Contract Administrator Sr.

in Fort Walton Beach, FL

Contract Administrator Sr. Job

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    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-3863, US

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Job Description BAE Systems is looking for a seasoned Sr. Contract Administrator with cradle-to-grave contracts administration experience who can successfully manage the administration of multiple complex contracts within the Federal Government Contracting arena as well as international commercial contracts.

This individual will apply extensive technical expertise regarding contract administration and must possess the ability to manage multiple priorities. The selected candidate will represent the organization as a Contracts representative and as required, interact with senior internal and external personnel on matters often requiring coordination between organizations. This is a Senior Contract Administrator position requiring a strong background in all contract types, including International Commercial Contracts, Other Transaction Agreements, Teaming and Strategic Agreements, terms and conditions and various other contractual skills. Good verbal and written communication skills are essential for this position as well has having the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing value-added analysis of solicitation terms and conditions, identifying risks as well as mitigation alternatives, independently leading the cost volume, acting as a pivotal contributor for the proposal development effort;
  • Working collaboratively across all areas of the business to meet contractual requirements, at all times presenting a knowledgeable and unified company to our customers;
  • Examining performance and contractual deliverables/requirements to ensure accuracy, completeness, and adherence to bid specifications and contract terms;
  • Advising management of contractual rights and obligations in accordance with contract terms, FAR/DFAR and other government regulations;
  • Compiling and maintaining all required contractual records and documents in accordance with contract requirements and Company policies and procedures;
  • Negotiating and administering Non-Disclosure, complex Teaming, and other Agreements in accordance with corporate policies and procedures, coordinating legal reviews as appropriate;
  • Supporting Program managers, and Business area leads, providing sound business advice and counsel to Line of Business at all levels as required;
  • Serving as primary point of contact between Company and the Customer for all contractual matters on assigned contracts and projects including business agreements;
  • Performing research on moderately complex contracting matters and providing sound business advice and counsel to Operations management and functional departments in accordance to bid specifications, FAR/DFAR, other government regulations and internal policies;
  • -Coordinating cross functionally to meet internal and external requirements and deadlines;
  • Actively contributing to the development and implementation of new business methods, processes and contracting concepts in order to achieve business unit and contracts' goals and objectives;
  • Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. --Demonstrating ability to manage heavy workload and meet deadlines independently.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years’ work experience or equivalent experience
At least 5+ years of cradle-to-grave contracts experience in the area of Federal Government contracting

  • Expert Working knowledge of FAR/DFAR, Export and other government regulations and the ability to execute and interpret these regulations within complex contracts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of all contract types
  • International Contracting experience
  • Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status.

Skills not required but considered a plus

  • NCMA certifications
  • Supply chain experience
  • Exp. with Salesforce and/or Deltek Costpoint

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Expert Working knowledge of FAR/DFAR, Export and other government regulations and the ability to execute and interpret these regulations within complex contracts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of all contract types
  • International Contracting experience

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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