Contract Administration Specialist Analyst

Aerojet Rocketdyne Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. Visit our website at www.rocket.com for more information on how our employees Power the Future.

We are currently seeking a Contract Administration Specialist for our facility in Jupiter, FL or Huntsville, AL.

The successful individual will be responsible for the negotiation, administration and monitoring of major contracts with government agencies and prime contractors including such matters as price, delivery and other terms and clauses involving significant responsibility and liability. Interprets the conditions and terms of contracts including fiscal and legal implications and advises management on all significant procedures and regulations affecting the Contract. Ensures compliance with all company policies and procedures, government regulations and industry protocols. Responsible for the acquisition of materials/services and the management of the supply chain for program requirements. Acts as consultant/liaison with customers on all matters affecting contractual agreements.

What we can offer you:

Inspiring Company Culture

  • Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation's aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture: Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne.

Work/Life Balance

  • 3 weeks of vacation to start plus additional sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual 1 week year-end company shut down.

Comprehensive Health Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness programs.

Prepare for the Future

  • 401(k) with company match.

Professional Development

  • Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program.

This current opening may be filled at this level or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

50% Work is performed under limited general direction, plans, conducts and provides direct input on projects or major phases of significant project assignment, working with internal stakeholders in the performance of assigned activities. Administers contracts of moderate complexity. Assists in negotiation with the customer contract terminology, pricing, technical requirements and scope. Recommends contract changes, including revisions and coordinates the preparation and negotiation of change orders, supplemental agreements, price re-determination, etc. affecting the life of the contract.

25% Monitors internal progress of contracts with various operating divisions to ensure fulfillment of contract requirements. Monitors and reviews claims for completeness, accuracy and conformance with Federal and Defense procurement regulations.

15% Prepares all necessary internal reports for management and periodic reports to contracting officers as required.

10% Assists in developing policies, procedures and practices relating to contract administration.

Requirements

Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and ten (10) years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Requirements:

  • Understanding of and ability to apply contract administration principles, concepts, practices and standards.

  • Experience related to proposal preparation, contract negotiations, cost/price analysis, contract administration and government regulations.

  • Possess a working understanding of FAR and DFAR.

  • Ability to work well under constantly changing deadlines and priorities.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to interact effectively with individuals of significant importance representing outside organizations and/or within the company.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of personal computer applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to develop advanced concepts, techniques and standards.

  • Experience working on Department of Defense production and development contracts in a programmatic environment.

  • Knowledge of manufacturing environment highly desired.

May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 may be a condition of employment at Aerojet Rocketdyne. Proof of vaccination or an accommodation request approved by Aerojet Rocketdyne will be required prior to starting employment with the Company.


Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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