Contract Administrator

BAE Systems Plc Hill Air Force Base , UT 84056

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for a contracts administrator for its location at Hill Air Force Base in Utah to perform the coordination, negotiation and management of moderately complex proposals and contracts under minimal supervision. Candidate will also help administer a large existing contract with more than 800 personnel under an expected 18 year extension. This position requires a comprehensive knowledge of business agreements, government and commercial contracting methods, including policies, procedures and regulations in order to provide appropriate leadership and support during proposal, fact-find, negotiation, and day to day contracting activities. The individual is expected to independently demonstrate leadership in contracting strategy and methods, and be proficient in research and presentation skills. Develop and maintain professional and dependable relationships with both internal and external customers.


  • Maintain and demonstrate a working understanding of the US Government Acquisition and Procurement environment, the BAE Systems Contracts function and relevant Company policies and procedures, commercial contracting methods, export, FAR/DFAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation/Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation) and other government regulations

  • Independently lead and support proposal activities including, but not limited to analysis of solicitations, preparing summaries and developing strategies and recommendations based on the analysis, preparing the terms, conditions and assumptions upon which the proposal may be submitted, reviewing the technical and pricing proposals for accuracy and consistency, and preparing the proposal documents for submittal to the Customer.

  • Lead contract negotiations and collaborate with customers in defining contracts under general guidance from the Contracts Manager

  • Analyze and prepare various agreements encountered in the business, such as Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA's), Teaming Agreements, Memorandum of Understanding/Agreement, Strategic Alliances, and others as the opportunity presents

  • Act as primary point of contact between the Company and the Customer for all contractual matters on assigned contracts and projects

  • Compile and maintain all required contractual records and documents in accordance with contract requirements and Company policies and procedures

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • No Supervisory Responsibilities. Provides guidance and advice for lower level Contract Administrators

  • Works under general supervision of a Contracts Manager


  • Works with Program personnel and other Company functions as required. Develops and maintains professional and dependable relationships with internal customers

  • Outside contact with Customers. Develops and maintains professional and dependable relationships with external customers


May be delegated to execute certain proposals and contracts as directed by Contracts Department Management. Will be responsible to prepare proposals, contracts, and other business documents for execution and contribute to the analysis of financial and business risk of proposals and contracts.


  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of duties set forth in Section II above

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • Exhibit sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, customers and suppliers

  • Utilize computer skills to prepare appropriate reports and documents

  • Make decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations

  • Develop/demonstrate research and presentation skills

  • Performs contract negotiation, analysis, and administration, proposal preparation, and customer contact related to contract acquisition and fulfillment

Please note, pursuant to government contract, this position requires US Citizenship status.


Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • 7-12+ years related experience or Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of experience.

  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • Exhibit sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, customers and suppliers

  • Utilize computer skills to prepare appropriate reports and documents

  • Make decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations

  • Develop/demonstrate research and presentation skills

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Aerospace or DoD (Department of Defense) related experience preferred

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.

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Contract Administrator

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