Harris Corporation – Surveillance Solutions is the leading developer of military and commercial air traffic control radars and other state-of-the-art radar and sensor systems. Our radar systems provide our customers unmatched operational availability, modes for multiple threats, weather detection and various configurations for shipboard and land based operations. These radars provide high operational availability and feature solid-state transmitters, digital receiver/synthesizers, open architecture processors and unique waveform suites and modes. Harris radars provide the capability and the flexibility required for mission success.
Harris Corporation has an immediate opening for a Contracts Administrator to join their team in Van Nuys, CA. Responsibilities include proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities for assigned contracts/programs.
Serves as communication conduit between Harris and the respective customers
Provides a proactive voice in the business process
Provides proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications
Analyzes material estimates, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness
Prepares bids and proposals
Prepares and conducts negotiations
Processes specifications, progress reports, and other reports
Advises management of contractual rights and obligations
Compiles and analyzes data as required
Maintains historical information for assigned contracts
BA/BS in a business or related field with 10+ years of experience in contracts administration, preferably dealing with US Government contracts
6+ years negotiation experience
2+ years in position where regulations such as FAR, DFAR, ITAR, EAR, CAS are adhered
Preferred Additional Skills:
Demonstrated ability to build relationships
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience with international and commercial contracts
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
MBA is a plus
Demonstrated business acumen/finance experience
NCMA professional certifications (CPCM, CFCM, etc.)
Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.
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Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
Internal Number: ES20180201-22576
About Harris Corporation
Harris is a proven leader in tactical communications, geospatial systems and services, air traffic management, environmental solutions, avionics and electronic warfare, and space and intelligence.Solutions in electronic warfare, avionics, wireless technology, C4I, undersea systems, and air traffic management. We are a trusted mission partner for advanced technology and managed services that support aviation and defense markets worldwide. For more than 120 years, Harris has been a leader in technology and innovation. Extraordinary vision and a passion for excellence fuel our work.