Contracts Specialist

United Technologies Corporation Westford , MA 01886

Posted 4 months ago

Date Posted:
2019-02-28-08:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HMA03: ISR Systems - Westford HO 7 Technology Park Drive, Westford, MA, 01886 USA

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers' toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you'll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

This position is for an Established contracts professional. Performs analysis and generates complex proposals and contract documents. Makes improvements to functional processes to ensure the organization's compliance and effectiveness.

Position Overview:

The Contracts Administrator provides contract support on complex Government contracts as assigned. Working closely with the Program Manager and other team members, the Contract Administrator participates in the proposal process serving as Contracts lead, providing advice and counsel to the program team, negotiating with the customer and ensuring proper execution of contracts and agreements. The CA provides all post-award contract management and administration ensuring compliance with contractual requirements, regulations, corporate policies and best practices. This position is located in Westford, Massachusetts.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide cradle-to-grave contract management and administration for assigned contracts

  • Receive and review all customer requests for proposals and information ensuring coordination with the program/proposal team. Participate in the proposal process as Contracts lead

  • Review and/or draft proposed contract terms & conditions, identifying contractual and business risks, and negotiate in accordance with policies

  • Maintain all contractual records and documentation in accordance with company practice. Ensure the proper entry of contractual data into SAP

  • Provide advice and counsel to program managers and other internal customers on contract matters, including identification and mitigation of contract and business risk, as well as provide training in contract practices and procedures

  • Ensure proper internal flow down of contractual obligations and requirements

  • Protect Intellectual Property interest through appropriate contract terms and conditions and Non-Disclosure Agreements as appropriate

  • Work with International Trade Compliance personnel to ensure compliance with all import/export regulations

  • Monitor compliance with all contract requirements, regulations, corporate policies and best practices; maintaining vigilant oversight of program activities to identify and quantify potential scope creep and help management the business

Education/ Certifications:

Bachelor's degree required and at least 5+ years of prior relevant experience

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Interpretation, drafting, and negotiation of commercial contract terms and conditions

  • Strong interpersonal skills including teamwork and the ability to effectively interact with personnel at all levels internally, as well as customers and suppliers

  • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)/Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) preferred

  • Broad knowledge of contract type: FFP, Cost-Plus, Time and Material

  • Skilled in reviewing and analyzing terms and conditions of contractual instruments

  • Ability to identify liability, risk and intellectual property issues and propose solutions

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including skill in negotiating terms and conditions of contractual instruments and ability to drive issues to closure

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Microsoft Office Skills

  • Team player who enjoys working collaboratively with people at all levels within the organization

  • SAP experience preferred

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Note:

  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from the company for more than 1 year


United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Note to candidates regarding interview scams: We'd like to make it clear that Collins Aerospace never asks candidates for money. If you've been approached with a job offer that you suspect may be fraudulent, we strongly recommend you do not respond, send money or personal information. Please report any suspicious activity to Talent Acquisition.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Contracts Specialist

United Technologies Corporation