Sr. Contracts Specialist

Maxar Technologies
Herndon, VA
Added: March 26, 2024
Maxar has an opening for a Sr. Contracts Specialist to join our team in Herndon, VA, Ypsilanti, MI, Colorado Springs, CO or Melbourne, FL. This is an Individual contributor in a contracts management role.

Maxar supports the U.S. Government and corporate clients with leading-edge intelligence expertise, systems engineering, and technology addressing their most challenging issues. We are a flexible and fast-paced organization that contracts with government and industry customers as both prime and subcontractor.

Responsibilities include overseeing the preparation, negotiation, acceptance, and management of contracts and subcontracts.(where Maxar is the seller). Responsible for overseeing the review and approval of contractual documents for protection of the company’s contractual posture, satisfaction of government specifications and requirements, and adherence to company policy. Works with other stakeholders such as Program Managers, Finance, Subcontracts, and Accounting to ensure detailed contractual obligations can be satisfied. Negotiating, structuring, and/or administrating contractual documents that establish business relationships with customers and/or partners.

Having wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise.

What you'll do day-to-day:

Prepare and coordinate contracts and/or modifications; review and negotiate terms and conditions in accordance with corporate and government regulations.

Manage all proposal and contract activities related to new business acquisition; Responsible for timely, complete, and effective preparation of proposals including pricing and cost volume.

Draft and manage contractual documents and correspondence for prime and sub-contracts (where Maxar is the seller).

Prepare and review various agreements including non-disclosures, teaming, Sub-contract, Task Orders, etc

Prepare responses to representations and certifications.

Assemble and submit deliverable data per contract requirements.

Interface with customer contract points of contact for all contractual issues

Maintain contracts database within prescribed systems.

Minimum Requirements:

Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to acquire a TS/SCI security clearance.

Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field. Four additional years of relevant experience may be substituted for a degree.

5+ years of experience with the review, preparation, negotiation, and monitoring of federally funded contracts with n the defense and intelligence community.

Working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation, Truth in Negotiations Act, and Cost Accounting Standards.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

Preferred Qualifications:

A U.S. Citizen with a current/active TS/SCI security clearance.

Must have excellent analytical skills, effective written and oral communication skills, effective negotiation skills, and strong interpersonal skills.

Must be able to identify and resolve complex contract issues and advise program staff and management of contractual rights and obligations.

Demonstrated ability to identify issues and problems on assigned contracts and make independent recommendations to direct supervisor(s), program staff, and business unit management.

Occasional travel, US only

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.