Responsible for the leadership of the contract’s management function for the Hauppauge, NY site. Supports the division and/or site with strategic and tactical goals, policies, and procedures, and by ensuring contract and regulatory compliance.
Manages and is accountable for the performance of assigned contracts and programs. Leads complex negotiations and ensures coordination within and across internal teams. May lead multi-divisional contract negotiations.
Provides knowledge of division systems, products, and services and understanding of division goals and strategies in developing contracts and proposals. Supports Division contracts function by effectively implementing and following through on strategic initiatives. May participate on the Group Contracts Management Leadership Team to develop and implement strategies.
Leads team in performing analysis, interpretation, investigation, and research of complex contractual information. Advises team and leadership on contract interpretation and in developing solutions and formal recommendations.
Evaluates the company’s contractual risk in terms of cost exposure (e.g. compensation of damages/costs associated with performance); establishes review processes to mitigate risk during contract performance. Manages contractual change control process (e.g. in accordance with the program management change control procedures). Ensures an effective flow down of contract requirements.
Oversees and approves task planning on multiple contracts. Approves resource requirements and effort estimates. Applies understanding of program financial reporting methods.
Establishes direction for functional team and direct reports. Develops and mentors others. Champions professional certification and career development for the Group contracts administration/management community.
May execute the duties associated with Export Compliance, including division- or site-wide Export Compliance Program. May act as Division's Export Administrator.
Investigates and resolves compliance problems and responds to questions from internal or customer sources and government regulatory agencies. May draft or prepare responses on behalf of Group/Division positions.
Maintains and coordinates contacts with domestic and foreign civilian and military representatives, as well as customers and government agency officials. Analyzes problem/opportunity areas, structures data-gathering and evaluation of internal processes, and coordinates responses.
May research, develops, and manage activities related to international business development activities (e.g. contract terms for use with non-U.S. customers and suppliers; international letters of credit). Supports low cost strategies and opportunities associated with international supplier and offset strategies and assisting with negotiations. Develops recommendations for general and specific courses of action.
Acts as a mentor and provides training to the Contract Management function and other functional teams, as needed.
Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Business Administration or a related discipline. Advanced Contracts management certification required (e.g., National Contract Management Association (NCMA); International Association of Commercial Contract Management (IACCM) or equivalent) unless JD or MBA.
Eight or more years of related experience, including 4 years in leadership and/or project lead role. Demonstrated leadership of multiple contracts of varying complexity and scope
Prior training and experience in leadership concepts and management principles.
In-depth knowledge and understanding of the contract management processes and all contract types. Strong knowledge of regulations and laws applicable to contracts. May require in-depth knowledge in a broad range of Export Regulatory Requirements.
Able to lead process improvements; able to oversee/conduct training and rollout efforts to institutionalize process improvements.
Proficient in contract management concepts, tools, techniques, and risk management. Strong negotiation skills. Comprehensive knowledge of legal principles and ability to identify high-risk terms; understanding of the impact of key terms to flow down.
Demonstrated ability to create strong partnerships with the contract customers, end use customers, and suppliers.
Has detailed knowledge of the product lines and marketplace associated with the fielded products. Has in-depth knowledge of applied technology and processes on assigned contracts and programs.
Demonstrated use of business concepts and accounting principles associated with project cost and budgetary planning/control. Thorough understanding of relationships between basic product, program and operational information related to contracting. Solid understanding of estimation methods, critical path analysis, and earned value techniques.
Ability to effectively communicate and present status, actions, recommendations, and other technical information with clarity and precision. Able to respond to significant inquiries from customers, regulatory agencies, or other teams. Able to influence business decisions and negotiate resource allocation.
Ability to quickly identify and address critical issues on programs and contracts and lead the team to develop action plan to improve performance.
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