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 require
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Sr Contract Negotiator

DRS Technologies • 
Dallas, Texas, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
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. DRS is committed to being an employer of choice of a highly qualified, diverse, effective, and productive workforce.

Job Location:
Dallas, TX

Job Title:
Sr Contract Negotiator

Position Summary:
Administer, Negotiate and monitor contract performance on major commercial and government contracts. Conduct the negotiation and administration of agreements between the company/customers/subcontracots/vendors ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administer and monitor contract performance on major commercial and occassional government contracts

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

  • Responsible for reviewing contract solicitation terms, handling contract award confirmations, interpreting agreement terms and conditions and identifying potential issues, reviewing agreement amendments / modifications and incorporating change contractual documents to ensure adherence to company policy, government specifications and requirements, identify risks and areas of concern on Responsible for drafting commercial template agreements and recontract terms and conditions and provide contractual advice, guidance and support to the Contract Lead/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 major price proposals

  • May be called upon to participate in TINA implementations/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 reviewsAssist in the preparation of export license applications

  • Assist with subcontract negotiation and management

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


Job Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline with a minimum of 5 years related experience.

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

  • Strong understanding of contract/Purchase Order terms and conditions and detailed knowledge of the government contracting process including sole source and competitive procurements

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

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

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

  • Knowledge of requirements for and experienced in administration of government property

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

  • Detailed knowledge and thorough understanding of proper drafting, negotiation and use of contracts, subcontracts, P.O.’s teaming and other forms of agreements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Contract / agreement briefing, negotiation and review experience

  • Experience in monitoring contracts/subcontracts of increasing complexity and value

  • Membership in National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and CPCM certification desired

  • General computer proficiency and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs


Physical Requirements:
Walking – 0-25% of the time Sitting – 0-75% of the time Standing – 0-25% of the time
Bending – 0-10% of the time Stooping – 0-10% of the time Lifting - 0-10lbs, 0-10% of the time
Climbing – 0-10% of the time

Working Conditions:
Normal for an office environment. Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work and domestic travel.

In Accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #EOIS

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Job Ident #: 96627
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