Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.
Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.
This position is for an Established contracts professional. Performs analysis and generates complex proposals and contract documents. Makes improvements to functional processes to ensure the organization's compliance and effectiveness.
The Contracts Administrator provides contract support on complex Government contracts as assigned. Working closely with the Program Manager and other team members, the Contract Administrator participates in the proposal process serving as Contracts lead, providing advice and counsel to the program team, negotiating with the customer and ensuring proper execution of contracts and agreements. The CA provides all post-award contract management and administration ensuring compliance with contractual requirements, regulations, corporate policies and best practices. This position is located in Westford, Massachusetts.
Provide cradle-to-grave contract management and administration for assigned contracts
Receive and review all customer requests for proposals and information ensuring coordination with the program/proposal team. Participate in the proposal process as Contracts lead
Review and/or draft proposed contract terms & conditions, identifying contractual and business risks, and negotiate in accordance with policies
Maintain all contractual records and documentation in accordance with company practice. Ensure the proper entry of contractual data into SAP
Provide advice and counsel to program managers and other internal customers on contract matters, including identification and mitigation of contract and business risk, as well as provide training in contract practices and procedures
Ensure proper internal flow down of contractual obligations and requirements
Protect Intellectual Property interest through appropriate contract terms and conditions and Non-Disclosure Agreements as appropriate
Work with International Trade Compliance personnel to ensure compliance with all import/export regulations
Monitor compliance with all contract requirements, regulations, corporate policies and best practices; maintaining vigilant oversight of program activities to identify and quantify potential scope creep and help management the business
Bachelor’s degree required and at least 5+ years of prior relevant experience
Interpretation, drafting, and negotiation of commercial contract terms and conditions
Strong interpersonal skills including teamwork and the ability to effectively interact with personnel at all levels internally, as well as customers and suppliers
Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)/Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) preferred
Broad knowledge of contract type: FFP, Cost-Plus, Time and Material
Skilled in reviewing and analyzing terms and conditions of contractual instruments
Ability to identify liability, risk and intellectual property issues and propose solutions
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including skill in negotiating terms and conditions of contractual instruments and ability to drive issues to closure
Strong attention to detail
Microsoft Office Skills
Team player who enjoys working collaboratively with people at all levels within the organization
SAP experience preferred
Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.
Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from the company for more than 1 year
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About Collins Aerospace
From the smallest details to the highest pursuits, Collins Aerospace is dedicated to redefining aerospace.
With our customers, we relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry. And, every day, we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever.
Together, we chart new journeys and reunite families. We protect nations and save lives. And we explore the unknown.
We believe in the power of intelligence and partnership to guide our customers into the future.
The paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form propel us all higher again and again.
We are constant in our evolution.
We are connected to our customers—always.
We are compelling as we boldly step forward.
WE ARE REDEFINING AEROSPACE.