13 days old

Specialist, Contracts

Rochester, NY 14614

Job Title: Specialist, Contracts

Job ID: SAS20202704-44900

Job Location: Rochester, NY

Essential Functions:

  • Advises business unit leadership on proposal and contractual direction, contract types, terms and conditions, and the business risk associated with various actions, with support from manager. 
  • Assists in the proposal, administration, and general business process for contract management support to complex, multi-year programs, in accordance with Company policies, government regulations and customer requirements. 
  • Ensures timely deliveries of proposals, CDRLs and other customer deliverables. 
  • Processes contract funding into Harris financial system (PeopleSoft), and maintains program performance metrics.  
  • Provides contract management support to internal program teams, providing a strategic viewpoint, assisting in solving complex problems, and offering creative solutions;
  • Develops strong customer relationships, interacting frequently, and working as a team to resolve issues and streamline processes;
    • Negotiate and administer complex government proposals and contracts, with manager support as needed;
    • Analyze, assess and provide mitigation tactics for business and contractual risk;
    • Prepare, negotiate, review, and execute contracts detailing prices, terms and special provisions; 
    • Accomplish Department and Division objectives by promoting sound business principles, while identifying, understanding and mitigating risks while ensuring effective business execution;
    • Responsible for identifying applicable subcontract flow-down clauses and risk assessments and communicating them to Supply Chain and the program team; 
    • Ensure compliance with government regulations, corporate policies and best practices; 


      • 12+ years of experience with an Associate’s Degree; 10+ years of experience with a Bachelor’s Degree; or 8+ years of experience with Master’s Degree.
      • 3+ Years Familiarity with multiple contract types: CPAF, CPFF, IDIQ, FFP, T&M, etc.
      • Ability to obtain a TS/SCI Security Clearance.

        Preferred Skills:

        • Previous government contracting experience as a Contracts Manager in a large defense contractor.
        • Active TS/SCI Clearance.
        • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills with the ability to work well in a team environment.
        • Quick learner with business systems required to perform daily job activities. 
        • Experience in creating and maintaining complex Excel spreadsheets.
        • Self-starter with strong organizational and computer skills.   
          • Creative and strategic mindset.
          • Confidence to encourage and drive positive change in the organization.
          • Positive attitude and outgoing personality when interacting with others.


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

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