Sr. Contracts Specialist
Company: Maxar Technologies Ltd
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Please review the job details below.
Maxar has an opening for a Sr. Contracts Specialist to join our
team in Herndon, VA, Ypsilanti, MI, Colorado Springs, CO or
Melbourne, FL. 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
Responsibilities include overseeing the preparation, negotiation,
acceptance, and management of contracts and subcontracts.
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 the sales, service, and
product development/engineering organizations to ensure detailed
contractual obligations can be satisfied. May be responsible for
negotiating, structuring, and/or administrating contractual
documents that establish business relationships with vendors,
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. Determines methods and
procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of
other personnel (Team Lead).
What you'll do day-to-day:
* Responsible for review of proposals for compliance with
Government regulations and company best practices as well as
providing input to support the development of competitive
* Negotiate third-party agreements and coordinate with management
or Legal staff to achieve favorable terms and conditions in
accordance with company policy.
* Monitor contractual performance across the enterprise to mitigate
performance, cost, and schedule risks.
* Reports weekly to executive leadership, contracts that have risk
exposure including contracts at 75% of funded value, and within 90
days of delivery.
* Work closely and develop good working relationships with external
and internal stakeholders by establishing a routine, professional
communications, both verbally and in writing.
* Responsible for maintenance of contract data in company
database(s), contract files, and the submission of ad-hoc reporting
* Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain to a security
* Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or a related field.
Four additional years of relevant experience may be substituted for
* 5+ years of experience with the review, preparation, negotiation,
and monitoring of federally funded contracts with n the defense and
* Working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation, Defense
Federal Acquisition Regulation, Truth in Negotiations Act, and Cost
* Current/active TS/SCI security clearance.
* Must have excellent analytical skills, effective written and oral
communication skills, effective negotiation skills, and strong
* Must be able to identify and resolve complex contract issues and
advise program staff and management of contractual rights and
* 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
Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for
flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a
candidate's unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic
diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience.
The range for this position is:
$78,000.00 - $130,000.00 annually.
Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and
COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third
parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves
the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems
appropriate in accordance with applicable law.
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.
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