Responsible for managing a variety of contracts in the Tactical Solutions contracts department of Ball Aerospace.
What You'll Do:
Work collaboratively with all levels of program and functional personnel and executive leadership within Tactical Solutions and Ball Aerospace to ensure compliance with all contractual requirements.
Assume a leadership role in proposal development of new and follow-on business and contract change order proposals.
Develop and maintain professional relationships with program team and customer personnel for the advancement of long-term business opportunities.
Develop and negotiate pre-contract agreements with prime contractors, evaluate Requests for Proposals, identify business risks, and propose and negotiate terms and conditions that mitigate business risks.
Engage company empowered official when any International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) actions are required.
Negotiate favorable payment terms to affect shareholder value.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Unit/Strategic Support Unit and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary.
What You'll Need:
BS/BA in a related field plus 10 or more years of related experience.
Demonstrated background of legal, business, regulatory, and programmatic aspects of federal government prime and subcontract management.
Experience with DoD and/or major Aerospace primes/subs preferred.
Broad experience in working with customer RFPs to include: terms/conditions, Reps & Certs, negotiation strategies, PNMs, and negotiations, including the Truth In Negotiation Act (TINA).
Experience with various contract fee arrangements (award and incentive fee contracts), cost reimbursement, fixed price, and T&M contracts.
Ability to prioritize and handle several tasks simultaneously.
Strong oral and written communications skills and computer fluency.
Agile and effective negotiator with clear oral and written explanations required.
A current security clearance is preferred.
In addition to the typical educational and experience requirements, a demonstrated capability to adequately perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position and exhibit the skills and competencies of the grade level should be considered. Each higher-level degree, i.e. Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Two years of related experience may be substituted for each year of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
Ball Aerospace leads the way in designing, developing and manufacturing innovative aerospace systems. We take on some of the most complex and exciting challenges in the universe--from space and Earth science to national security and intelligence programs.
We produce spacecraft, instruments and sensors, RF and microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions, and a variety of advanced aerosp...ace technologies and products. In addition, we pioneered the development of the commercial remote sensing market, producing spacecraft and imaging systems that helped spawn a market-driven demand for imagery.
Our success is built on more than products or systems. Our team of more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff drives all the achievements at Ball Aerospace. Whether contributing to a better understanding of the universe or helping keep our nation safe, our people bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills together to achieve a common mission.