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Director, Contracts

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Meggitt PLC Suwanee , GA 30024

Posted 4 months ago

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The Director, Contracts will be responsible to lead and execute the International, Municipality, Commercial, and US Government Contracts and Sub-Contracts. The position will report to the Vice President, Contracts & Finance.

MTSI is a global leader in Live Fire and Virtual training equipment. MTSI currently has ~400 employees in 7 countries-US, UK, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Holland, and UAE, performing sales and service activities with a majority of the employees located in Suwanee, GA. Most of the production and engineering is performed in Suwanee.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Plan, direct, develop, manage activities and provide oversight of staff with the negotiation, preparation, monitoring and termination of contracts between the company and customers

  • Ensure the fulfillment of all contractual obligations

  • Engage with BU sales, finance, site leads in negotiation of agreements and claims resolution

  • Analyze/define/implement improvements to International, Municipality, Commercial and US Government Contracts processes

  • Define and deploy International, Municipality, Commercial, and US Government Contracts standard work processes to maximize productivity and efficiency

  • Drive contractual and claims alignment with the company's contractual and risk acceptance guidelines; ensure adherence to Meggitt policy and applicable laws/regulations

  • Interpret Terms & Conditions risk, and advise management on contractual rights and obligations

  • Negotiate, both directly and in a supporting position as appropriate, resolution of key new contracts, extensions, long term agreements, and customer claims issues

  • Create and review business cases; review/evaluate/critique business cases created by others as relate to Commercial activities

  • Engage with key functions (Sales, Engineering, Finance, Legal, Export, Compliance, etc.) to ensure optimal outcome for the company from a Commercial perspective

  • Support the sales team bid process, responses to RFI/RFQ solicitations, and help obtain required approvals

  • Draft, review, and finalize contract documents, providing Commercial leadership

  • Provide authoritative guidance to internal business teams on critical contract/legal concerns and requirements in cooperation with Corporate Guidelines and Legal direction

  • Drive Commercial skills development appropriately across key functional teams to continually improve execution around Commercial processes

  • Exercise good judgment and discretion at all times in matters of significance

  • Engage Meggitt legal counsel on occasion when supplemental legal support is necessary

  • Participate in industry events and supplier forums where beneficial for the business

  • Accelerate time-to-closure of contract negotiations and claim resolutions

  • Secure Meggitt preferred positions on terms and conditions

  • Execute multiple competing priorities in a timely fashion

  • Ensure contracts repository process is in place and maintained

Job Specifications

  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriately relevant field; Masters degree is a plus

  • 10+ years experience as a leader of International, Municipality, Commercial and US Government Contracts activities as outlined in this job description

  • 5 years in a managerial capacity overseeing and developing and contracts staff.

  • Proven skill-set and ability relative to US Government FAR/DFAR negotiations/contracting

  • Direct experience leading complex negotiations for military and non-military deals

  • Significant Commercial and Contracts experience in a computer software and Intellectual property

  • Construction industry experience a plus

  • Ability to multi-task and drive multiple priorities

  • Well developed and proficient written/verbal communications

  • Extensive experience drafting and interpreting contract terms

  • Proven ability to build relationships while enhancing Commercial process performance/output

  • Able to work independently, drawing on depth of experience

  • Able to accommodate travel as needed (less than 20%)

  • Team player able to balance customer perspective while ensuring optimal results for the company

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint a plus

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

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Director, Contracts

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Meggitt PLC