Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control is seeking a Contracts
Negotiator, Senior for a position in Grand to support a diverse
portfolio of Munitions opportunities in the Precision Fires line of
business (ATACMS/GMLRS programs).
The ideal candidate for this position shall be familiar and
experienced with the following responsibilities: Negotiates,
administers, extends, terminates and renegotiates standard and
nonstandard contracts. Evaluates contract performance to determine
necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, and compliance
to contractual obligations. Maintains communications to ensure
timely contract execution by the parties. Ensures final contract
documents are consistent with agreements reached at negotiations.
May plan and participate in training of contract practices and
negotiations to company personnel.
Provide Contract Administration and Negotiation support in all
aspects of the contract life cycle including proposals,
negotiations, administration, and contract closeout.
Assist with the preparation of proposals, preparation of
proposal review briefing packages, participate in fact finding and
negotiation; provide risk assessments and offer creative
contracting approaches to mitigate risks, including alternative
contractual language / clauses.
Assist with the preparation of Pricing and Availability
(P&A) responses for FMS (Foreign Military Sales) and subsequent
processes of securing Letters of Acceptance (LOAs) as required.
Draft business correspondence to result in or influence desired
business outcomes and prepare internal directives (Contract
Authorizations and Proposal Authorizations).
Review and evaluate Customer requests for proposal or revisions
Maintain regular communications with external Customers to
ensure timely execution of contractual documents and to apprise
Customers of issues and the Company's position on various complex
matters of business.
Ensure final contract documents are consistent with agreements
established during negotiations.
Investigate and reconcile significant contract changes involving
cost, specifications, schedules, etc. and advise management of
contractual rights and responsibilities.
Coordinate invoicing requirements such as Progress Payments,
Performance Based Payments, invoices and cost vouchers with
Experience in all aspects of the contract life cycle including
proposals, administration, and close-out.
The candidate must have experience with complex financial terms
and concepts (Long Range Plan (LRP), Return on Sale (ROS), proposal
pricing, Executive Planning Panel experience, etc.).
Microsoft Office computer experience is required.
Ability to obtain a security clearance.
Experience with Electronic Contracting Environment (ECE) or
similar Contract Management software tools.
Occasional travel may be required.