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Contracts Manager - Defense

Job Description

.Acara Solutions is seeking a Contracts Manager - Defense for our client in Santa Clarita, CA 91355.Job Description:Reporting to the Manager, Contracts this position requires a qualified professional and creative, solutions oriented thinker in the areas of Contracts within an aerospace & military business environment. Resourceful and innovative in problem solving, the incumbent will provide strategic direction on contractual options and approaches to a variety of business decisions. He or She will manage the balance of contractual requirements with corporate business objectives. This position will provide direct Contracts support to the General Manager of our client's Integrated Systems (IS) business unit.Responsibilities:
  • Ensures that company's interests are served and protected through compliance with all company policies, applicable laws, regulatory and customer requirements while balancing corporate business objectives.
  • Leads complex negotiations. Understands the business case and has an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications
  • Advise program and senior management of contractual rights and obligations and provides interpretation of terms and conditions and contractual options for solutions
  • Regularly interacts and provides business and contractual advice, options and solutions, with executives and/or major customers. Interactions frequently involve special skills, such as negotiating with customers or management or attempting to influence senior level leaders regarding matters of significance to the organization.
  • Participates in identifying, managing and resolving scope change.
  • Provides contractual inputs to bids and proposals, and reviews major proposals.
  • Provides strong support to program management in the execution phase of the contract
  • Job Requirements

    .Required Skills / Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree is required
    • Minimum of 7 years in a Contracts role
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the Defense or Aerospace industry
    Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
    • Thorough knowledge of all appropriate ethical standards regarding contracting actions
    • Knowledge of FAR & DFAR provisions as well as government and commercial contracting practices
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, including diplomacy and collaboration, and the ability to maintain strong working relationships with both internal and external customers
    • Excellent negotiation skills, with a proven track record in international contracting and negotiation of complex contracts structured to meet corporate objectives
    • Strong organization skills with the ability to manage strategic, operational and tactical responsibilities in a 'roll up the sleeves' hands-on culture focused on delivering results
    • Customer-focused (internal and external) and results driven
    • A credible presence and strong ability to communicate with senior leaders
    • Experience interacting and communicating effectively with members of a complex organization at multiple levels


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    Job Snapshot

    Location US-CA-Santa Clarita
    Employment Type Full-Time
    Pay Type Year
    Pay Rate N/A
    Store Type Engineering
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    Acara Solutions

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    US-CA-Santa Clarita
    Emily De La O
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    Job Description

    .Acara Solutions is seeking a Contracts Manager - Defense for our client in Santa Clarita, CA 91355.Job Description:Reporting to the Manager, Contracts this position requires a qualified professional and creative, solutions oriented thinker in the areas of Contracts within an aerospace & military business environment. Resourceful and innovative in problem solving, the incumbent will provide strategic direction on contractual options and approaches to a variety of business decisions. He or She will manage the balance of contractual requirements with corporate business objectives. This position will provide direct Contracts support to the General Manager of our client's Integrated Systems (IS) business unit.Responsibilities:
  • Ensures that company's interests are served and protected through compliance with all company policies, applicable laws, regulatory and customer requirements while balancing corporate business objectives.
  • Leads complex negotiations. Understands the business case and has an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications
  • Advise program and senior management of contractual rights and obligations and provides interpretation of terms and conditions and contractual options for solutions
  • Regularly interacts and provides business and contractual advice, options and solutions, with executives and/or major customers. Interactions frequently involve special skills, such as negotiating with customers or management or attempting to influence senior level leaders regarding matters of significance to the organization.
  • Participates in identifying, managing and resolving scope change.
  • Provides contractual inputs to bids and proposals, and reviews major proposals.
  • Provides strong support to program management in the execution phase of the contract
  • Job Requirements

    .Required Skills / Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree is required
    • Minimum of 7 years in a Contracts role
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the Defense or Aerospace industry
    Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
    • Thorough knowledge of all appropriate ethical standards regarding contracting actions
    • Knowledge of FAR & DFAR provisions as well as government and commercial contracting practices
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, including diplomacy and collaboration, and the ability to maintain strong working relationships with both internal and external customers
    • Excellent negotiation skills, with a proven track record in international contracting and negotiation of complex contracts structured to meet corporate objectives
    • Strong organization skills with the ability to manage strategic, operational and tactical responsibilities in a 'roll up the sleeves' hands-on culture focused on delivering results
    • Customer-focused (internal and external) and results driven
    • A credible presence and strong ability to communicate with senior leaders
    • Experience interacting and communicating effectively with members of a complex organization at multiple levels


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