Join a dynamic Contracts team that supports the delivery of mission critical capabilities across a diverse portfolio of government, commercial 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
This opportunity is to manage a portion of the Contracts team for the Communications & Navigation Systems (CNS). This Contracts Manager role will allow for a unique chance to work across a broad range of contracting activities that supports several different Product lines within the New Jersey sites of Wayne, New Jersey and Totowa, New Jersey.
As the Contracts Manager, you will work with customers to shape and close business opportunities in concert with internal objectives for the CNS Product Line in Wayne, with support to the Electronic Combat Solutions (ECS) product line contracts that are managed out of Totowa and Wayne, New Jersey. Work products and interactions will be at multiple levels, from your Contracts team, to the CNS, and C4ISR leadership teams.
Daily responsibilities to include, but not limited to:
Management of personnel, their workloads and their development plans for future growth.
Consistently work on and provide guidance 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, develop recommended strategies and present information.
Compliance with Company policies and procedures, legal, regulatory and customer requirements.
Prepare, negotiate and manage complex proposals/contracts across international and domestic environments.
Provide guidance to Programs, Engineering Product Development teams on international, government and commercial contracting methods for military equipment while protecting our Intellectual Property rights.
Cross functional collaboration with Program Management, Product Development, Finance, Operations and Export teams.
Location: This job may be worked from either our Wayne, NJ site or our Nashua, NH site.