Contracts Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Melbourne, FL
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

Job Description:

  • Lead and facilitate proposal preparation activities in support of critical pursuits, contract negotiations, contract administration, and customer contact activities.
  • Manage domestic, government, commercial and international contracts and agreements of all types (CPAF, CPFF, CPIF, FFP, T&M, MOU’s, MOA’s), while simultaneously performing change management, resolving execution issues, supporting multiple engineering change and follow-on proposals, negotiations, and government audits.
  • Actively participate in new business pursuit activity requiring a sound knowledge of competitive proposal preparation processes.
  • Identify and mitigate contractual risk though negotiation of government, commercial, and international terms and conditions.
  • Interacts directly with customers and senior management personnel.
  • Assists with developing strategies in support of Harris’ position, performing complex analyses as needed. 


  • Must have at least 6 years’ experience in negotiating, drafting, and administering government and commercial contracts of all types.
  • Familiarity with export compliance matters and regulations.
  • Ability to interpret contractual requirements and provide guidance to program personnel and management.
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Business Administration or related field, Master’s Degreepreferred.
  • Ability to obtain Security Clearance required.
  • Experience and sound working knowledge of U.S. government procurement regulations (FAR / DFAR / FAA AMS etc)

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills necessary for working in a team environment.
  • Self-starter with good organizational and computer skills.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Power Point, Excel.
  • MBA degree, Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM), Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM), Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) or equivalent is desirable.


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