Join a dynamic Contracts team that supports the delivery of mission critical capabilities across a diverse portfolio of government, and international customers. The Contracts organization is the trusted business partner managing customer relationships, negotiating deals, creating innovative solutions, and providing regulatory knowledge to our customers. We are committed to employee growth and development, allowing employees to build a long term career at BAE Systems. In addition to challenging day to day assignments, employees are encouraged to pursue special projects, participate in formal and informal mentoring programs and networking events, and rotate into different roles with increasing levels of responsibility. Contracts employees are provided opportunities for promotion and relocation to other business units within the U.S. and overseas. BAE systems also provides employees with opportunities to engage with and positively impact the internal and external community in which we work.
With our historic growth and position as one of the world's largest Aerospace, Defense and Security Company's, we look to recruit and retain the best and brightest. Taking care of the Contracts team by offering daily flextime, every other Friday off, work from home options, relocation assistance, and competitive salary/benefits keeps our team engaged and motivated.
We view culture as one of our most critical competitive advantages. Contracts employees come to work 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 Senior Contract Administrator in Austin, TX offers a motivated professional a unique chance to work across a broad range of contracting activities that supports the Survivability, Targeting & Sensing Solutions Product Line of the BAE Systems Electronic Systems Sector. The selected candidate will work with customers to shape and close business opportunities in support of key business objectives for the Optical Electronic Warfare Systems and Soldier & Vehicle Electronics products and interactions will be at multiple levels, from the Contracts team, to the leadership teams of the Business Areas.
Daily responsibilities to include, but not limited to:
Coordination, negotiation and management of complex proposals and contracts under minimal supervision.
Work on complex assignments requiring independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve issues as well as an understanding and compliance with company policies and procedures.
Ability to interact with the team to gather, interpret, analyze and present information.
Compliance with Company policies and procedures, legal, regulatory and customer requirements.
Prepare, negotiate and manage complex proposals/contracts.
Provide leadership in both administration of contracts and negotiations of critical proposals.
Develop and maintain professional and dependable relationships with both internal and external customers, which would include commercial and international customers.
Lead in the execution of the Contracts Role to include pre-contract roles, contract management and monitoring as well as negotiation/leadership responsibility.
Demonstrate Business Acumen including informing program and executive management of issues in a timely manner while providing recommendations to support the achievement of business and financial objectives.
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status.