Principal Contract Administrator

Job Description 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 Become a Principal Contract Administrator within BAE Systems' Tactical Systems product line in Greenlawn and shape a growing and exciting business at the forefront of C4ISR development. Greenlawn is on Long Island's North Shore, close to plentiful housing, nationally-renowned school districts and just minutes from the area's beaches. Within easy reach of the vineyards and resorts of the East End of Long Island, close to New York City by car or train. Role includes: Lead the proposal, negotiation, and management of complex proposal and contract activities in accordance with company policies, legal and customer requirements with limited guidance or supervision from the Contracts Manager. Interpret and communicate business commitments and alternatives to program team and management. Application of extensive knowledge of government and commercial contracting methods, applicable laws and regulations. May supervise or guide work of lower grade contracting employees. Advise management of contractual rights and obligations, risk mitigation alternatives and business strategy. Support Program managers, Product Line Directors, and Business Area leads and provide contracts advice and counsel to management at all levels as required. Typical Education & Experience Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education FAR/DFAR knowledge and experience Experience with agreements other than contracts (ex. NDAs, bailment agreements, distributor agreements and/or software license agreements) Strong written and verbal skills Ability to work effectively both independently and as a team member Preferred Skills and Education JD, MBA or Bachelor's degree in Business or related field Experience with commercial contracting and intellectual property 44759BR
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Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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