Manager 1 - Contracts Job
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Austin, TX 78725-2151, US
Job Description The Advanced Compact EW Solutions (ACES) product line is looking for a Manager in Austin, TX at their new facility to lead the Intelligent Dispensing and Advanced Expendable Solutions (IDAES) product line area. This role would lead a team of contract administrators responsible for Sustainment activities as well as directly work with an International portfolio and in cleared space to support their Smart D2 growth Campaign.
We view culture as one of our most critical competitive advantages as well as flexibility for a positive work life balance. This position requires a hybrid arrangement with some time spent in office to service any classified meetings or work. Contracts employees perform every day because of our strong culture and passion for our significant role in the success of the business. Our Cultural Principles are:
- Engage everyone with respect and good will
- Stay calm independent of circumstances
- Be humble and work collaboratively
- Feel empowered to do the right thing
- Listen, be curious, and allow differences to influence our decisions
The successful candidate would possess and gain more experience with development and production contracts, International customers and future product support initiatives. This program is a fast pace, dynamic environment requiring a proven individual contributor to proactively manage contractual scope, customer communication, proposals and policy expectations. The successful candidate will lead all contracting activities with minimal supervision.
This position will be responsible for ensuring compliance with company policies, legal and customer requirements with limited guidance or supervision from the Contracts Director. This lead manager would closely coordinate with the Contracts Director for any and all RBA and DOA related items to ensure proper acumen at the Product Line level. The successful candidate will need to interpret and communicate business commitments and alternatives to the program team and management. This position requires an extensive knowledge of government contracting methods, applicable laws and regulations and the ability to develop and maintain professional and dependable relationships with both internal and external customers. This position would manage a team of CAs.Required Education, Experience, & Skills Bachelors Degree or equivalent and 8+ years related experience.
Pursuant to a specific US Government contract, selected individual must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Some desired skills are:
- FAR/DFAR knowledge and experience
- International experience
- Experience with agreements other than contracts (ex. NDAs, bailment agreements, distributor agreements and/or software license agreements)
- Proven strong written and verbal skills
- Proven ability to work effectively both independently and as a team member
- Makes decisions using sound judgement while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principals and applicable state and federal laws and regulations
- US DoD Clearance SECRET or higher with DoD Investigation conducted within last 5 years
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems 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. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.
Who We Are
You're used to protecting what matters most.
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.
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.
Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.
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.
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.
See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.
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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 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.
Meet Our Veterans
All of my co-workers have been very helpful with my transition into the company and in my training as a Common Missile Warning Systems technician. The camaraderie of the other WIP employees has also been instrumental in my transition out of the Marine Corps.
Retired Cpl. J. Munoz
Operating Enduring Freedom