Contracts Management Leader

Job Expired

Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States

$107-206k

Full Time

20 days ago

Job description

Job ID: 660866BR Date posted: Feb. 02, 2024
Description: What is it like to work in  contracts at Lockheed Martin?

The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator, and builder. Our amazing people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design, and build solutions to some of the world's hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration, and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Going to space is just the beginning. It’s what you do when you get there that matters. Lockheed Martin builds the satellites and spacecraft that do amazing things in space for government and commercial customers. Connecting people. Advancing discovery. And protecting what matters most. Lockheed Martin-built satellites give earlier warning of severe weather, connect troops on the battlefield, and deliver GPS directions to a billion people worldwide.

As we look to the future, we’re driving innovations to help our customers do even more in orbit. That’s why we’re crafting smarter satellites that operate like smartphones in the sky, with apps that can be updated in orbit so they can adapt as mission needs on the ground change.



What does this role look like?



Did you ever think that you could work for a company and actually have an impact on programs that are working on putting astronauts on Mars, creating 3D printed satellites, launching payloads that learn in orbit, or that are developing national defense systems? Lockheed Martin Space technology connects millions of people around the world and we're accelerating tomorrow's breakthroughs to help our customers stay ahead in an ever-changing world. We're shaping the space technologies of tomorrow, today. At Space, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach - and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee.



This role will offer you the following daily challenges:



• Perform as the Contracts Manager of competitive, international commercial, and governmental pursuits.
• Support a portfolio of new business captures (commercial and government) and existing commercial and FAR/DFARS based contracts.
• Duties will include RFP analysis, proposal preparation, maintaining accurate and complete contractual records.
• Work with domestic and international customers.
• Identify risks and contract issues and effectively address them in a timely manner.
• Exercise initiative, participate in strategy development, and work in an independent manner.
• Collaborate with Space and Corporate support functions.
• Work directly with multiple customers developing critical relationships on various contracts (CPFF, CPIF, CPAF, T&M & FFP).
• Support all internal and external customer reviews.
• Serve as consultant to management and communicate with personnel outside the organization on major matters, including explanation and interpretation of positions, policies, plans, and objectives.
• Prepare and present briefings to management and customers.
• Ensure solutions are consistent with organization objectives. Understands and implements Lockheed Martin Corporate and Space local policies and procedures.
• Develop and apply advanced concepts, techniques, standards, and solutions to complex problems, which require the regular use of a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovation.
Basic Qualifications:
•Bachelors or Masters degree from an accredited college or equivalent experience/combined education or relevant experience in lieu of degree.
• Demonstrated experience with FAR/DFARS based contracts or cost type or fixed price arrangements or commercial.
• Prior experience analyzing contract terms and risks to mitigate financial impacts.
Desired Skills:
• Creative contracting experiences in contract management.
• Demonstrated ability to interface at senior levels of management both within the company and as the external company representative with our customer(s) representing contracts or program issues professionally and clearly.
• Candidate should be a self-starter, requiring little to no direct supervision, and has the ability to comprehend complex financial and business concepts.
• Experience working with virtual teams, including upper management.
• Excellent at networking and building relationships.
• NCMA and/or IACCM certification is highly desired.
• Proven exceptional strategic communication skills, both written, verbal, and presentation, to effectively communicate business cases to all levels of peers, suppliers, as well as program and executive management, with an ability to persuade and motivate action.
• U.S. Citizenship
Clearance Level: None
Other Important Information You Should Know
Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.
Ability to Work Remotely: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.
Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.
Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week
Pay Rate:
The annual base salary range for this position in California and New York (excluding most major metropolitan areas), Colorado, or Washington is $107,400 - $205,900. Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/ training, key skills as well as market and business considerations when extending an offer.
Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.
(Washington state applicants only) Non-represented full time employees: accrue 10 hours per month of Paid Time Off (PTO); receive 40 hours of Granted PTO annually for incidental absences; receive at least 90 hours for holidays. Represented full time employees accrue 6.67 hours of PTO per month; accrue up to 52 hours of sick leave annually; receive at least 96 hours for holidays. PTO is prorated based on hours worked and start date during the calendar year.
This position is incentive plan eligible.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
The application window will close in 90 days; applicants are encouraged to apply within 5 - 30 days of the requisition posting date in order to receive optimal consideration.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: SPACE
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Contracts
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First

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