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Senior Contracts Manager

Northampton, MA 01060

L3Harris in Northampton, MA is seeking a Senior Contract Manager

Senior Contracts Manager

L3Harris’ Maritime Sector is currently seeking a Senior Contracts Manager for a key individual contributor and site leadership role at our KEO facility in Northampton, MA.  The successful candidate must have a demonstrable record of achievement in the contracting career field and will be responsible for leading a team responsible for daily, cradle-to-grave US Government and international contract management activities on a variety of programs and requirements, as well as performing critical functions within the group requiring the most expertise.  This role requires strong interpersonal attributes/skills, including: high ethical standards, strong organizational and communication skills, leadership skills, highly self-motivated, ability to motivate others, and be a team player able to live L3Harris values every day – Integrity, Respect, Excellence – in word and deed.


This position is responsible for the following:

  • All aspects of Contracts’ support for a $100M business.
  • Analyzing significant, and/or unique contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure      compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, L3 policies and procedures, as well as smart business practice;
  • Providing contractual and other business agreement guidance to internal management, including program managers and business development managers, as well as the general manager and CFO;
  • Finalizing prime contract or other Agreement language, terms and conditions, cost/price, deliverables, and schedule requirements,for US Government and international opportunities;
  • Serving as focal point for communication and resolution of contract issues and disputes;
  • Assisting in new business and/or sales channel pursuit and associated contract strategy, as required;
  • Mentoring and training less experienced professionals, attracting, developing and retaining talent, developing and maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment;
  • Bringing innovative and affordable solutions, delivering with speed and precision, and a reputation for flawless      execution against our commitments;
  • Participating in the development and negotiation of business alliances and other collaborative agreements, as necessary; and
  • Travel as required.


    The following are the key attributes that are must haves for the successful candidate:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. MBA or Advanced degree preferred.
    • Minimum of 15 years Contracts Management experience  working major Production Programs plus knowledge of (OTA, FAR/DFAR) and Government contract law, along with international and commercial  experience.
    • Proven ability to take an entrepreneurial approach and demonstrated negotiation skills, in successfully closing on a variety of Government, International, and Commercial endeavors. 
    • Must interact effectively with all levels of internal and external customers.
    • A “hands on” doer, as this is an individual contributor role as well as a business leadership position .
    • Experience in the development/creation, negotiation and administration of various government, international and commercial  contracts and agreements.
    • Must be a U.S. citizen and qualified to obtain a Government security clearance. Active clearance a plus.
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize and close actions before deadlines as required.
    • Willingness to “lead” by example as well as support the GM and the GM’s leadership team.
    • Must be proficient in MS tool set and other on line research tools.
    • Program Management experience is a plus.
    • Other professional certifications are a plus.


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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