Business Management, Contract Management, Department of Defense
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran
Bachelor's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree or Juris Doctor degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience.
Department of Defense Secret clearance is required at the time of hire. May require TS/SCI Clearance at later date. Due to the nature of work performed at our facilities, US citizenship is required.
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Sr. Principal Contracts Specialist located in our Orlando, Florida facility. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
Provides domain expertise in contract management
Administers contracts and monitors contract performance
Acts as focal point for all contractual communications and commitments
Assures compliance with applicable federal regulations and internal policies and procedures
Reviews Requests for Proposals and participates in preparing compliant proposal responses
Negotiates proposals within business goals and documents substance of discussions, agreements and results
Reviews contractual documents for accuracy, performance risk, and conformance with contract terms, conditions, and other provisions including applicable federal regulations and business team objectives prior to signature / acceptance
Works as a key member of program team to ensure contract requirements are fully understood and executed
Responds to internal and external inquiries regarding contract issues, audits, and compliance requirements
Manages contract change process and works with Program Management, Engineering, Finance and other disciplines to mitigate performance risk
Advises and supports business team on issues / developments relative to assigned contracts
Monitors program performance for scope changes and takes appropriate action
Initiate and complete contract closeout activities
Builds customer relationships and knows customer needs and issues
Provides leadership, subject matter expertise and innovative recommendations to new or unusual contracting or programmatic issues
Supports overall understanding of contract operations and enterprise objectives
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Has broad expertise or unique knowledge, uses skills to contribute to development of company objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways
Works on significant and unique issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles
Exercises significant independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
Creates formal networks involving coordination among groups
Demonstrates creative, innovative approaches and solutions to contractual issues and problems utilizing significant decision-making skills
Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments
May provide work direction to other employees as team/project leader or mentor
Contributes to shaping major market opportunities
Significant knowledge of applicable federal regulations (FAR/DFARS) and contracting experience with Government Contracting Agencies (PCO and DCMA-ACO) and Prime Contractors as well as all contract types
Possesses significant experience reviewing and analyzing contractual documents for accuracy, performance risk, and conformance with contract terms, conditions, and other provisions
Demonstrates significant verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal effectively with personnel at all levels
Exhibits significant evidence of successful project leadership capabilities with strong analytical/critical thinking skills
Demonstrates significant attention to detail and research skills
Is able to prioritize/re-prioritize with changing goals
Demonstrates a significant ability to initiate and successfully implement new ideas that increase organizational efficiency and support business objectives
Is self-motivated and able to exercise prudent business judgment in matters of business importance.
Collaborates and works effectively cross-functionally throughout the business
Possesses significant computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office) to support communications and business needs. Some experience working with Business Systems and Tools for automation and workflow.
Internal Number: 2018-32203
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