Leonardo DRSLeonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustain
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Principal Contracts Administrator

DRS Technologies • 
Melbourne, Florida, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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Leonardo DRS
Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.



Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 47,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. Leonardo DRS is committed to being an employer of choice of a highly qualified, diverse, effective, and productive workforce.



For additional information on Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.LeonardoDRS.com.

 
Position Location – Melbourne, FL
 
Position Summary – Principal Contracts Administrator
Lead the administration and monitoring of contract performance on major/complex government contracts. Conduct the negotiation and administration of agreements between the company/customers/subcontractors/vendors ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures
 
Primary & Essential Accountabilities

  • Lead the administration and monitoring of contract performance on major/complex government contracts

  • Conduct the negotiation and administration of agreements between the company/customers/subcontractors/vendors ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures

  • Responsible for contract solicitation terms, handling contract award confirmations, interpreting agreement terms and conditions and identifying potential issues, reviewing agreement amendments/modifications and incorporating change

  • Review contractual documents to ensure adherence to company policy, government specifications and requirements, identify risks and areas of concern on contract terms and conditions and provides contractual advice, guidance to the program and operations managers

  • Respond to inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions

  • Provide fulfillment of contract deliverables, billings and cash collections

  • Conduct proposal preparation for customer requirements

  • Prepare and analyze complex price proposals

  • Participate in TINA implementation/sweeps

  • Negotiate terms and conditions

  • Monitor contract performance and cost controls and ensure compliance with contract terms

  • Prepare teaming agreements, MOUs, MOAs, and domestic and international consultant/sales representative agreements and other contractual agreements

  • Prepare contractual documents, including the preparation of contract terms and conditions, and assemble contract documentation package

  • Participate in management review of proposals/contracts and in the conduct of program reviews

  • Prepare export license applications

  • Provide subcontract negotiation and management

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend DRS’ mission, values and culture

  • May provide work leadership for lower-level employees

 
Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline with a minimum of 8 years related experience

  • Expert knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS)

  • Advanced understanding of complex contract/purchase order terms and conditions and detailed knowledge of the government contracting process including sole source and competitive procurements

  • Expert knowledge of the terms and conditions appropriate for different contract types (FFP, CPFF, CPIF, T&M, IDIQ, etc.) and their proper use

  • Expert knowledge of government intellectual property (IP)/ software and data rights clauses and IP marking guidelines

  • Expert knowledge of source selection/evaluation process including cost and price analysis

  • Advanced knowledge of requirements for and experienced in administration of government property

  • Advanced knowledge of government contract administration duties including subcontract flow downs, change management, inspection, acceptance, payment, warranty, close-out and records retention

  •  Advanced knowledge and thorough understanding of proper drafting, negotiation and use of contracts, subcontracts, POs teaming and other forms of agreements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Contract/agreement briefing, negotiation and review experience

  • Must be a US Person

 
 
Leonardo DRS and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. LEL

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