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Contracts Administrator

Location: 

Washington, DC, US, 20003

Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC, a joint venture between Leonardo DRS and Thales USA, is a technical leader in the fields of sonar systems, sonar signal processing, acoustic training systems, and open architecture system and software integration. The venture focuses on emerging areas in the undersea warfare domain where the customer has identified mission-critical needs. For additional information about Advanced Acoustic Concepts, please visit our website at http://www.aaccorp.com.

 

Title: Contracts Administrator (All Levels)
 

Job Location: Washington, D.C,

 

Position Summary: Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC is seeking a Contracts Administrator at our Washington, D.C. location. This position administers and monitors contract performance on major government contracts and conducts the negotiation and administration of agreements between the company/customers/subcontractors/vendors ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administers and monitors contract performance on major government contracts
  • Conducts the negotiation and administration of agreements between the company/customers/subcontractors/vendors ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Responsible for reviewing contract solicitation terms, handling contract award confirmations, interpreting agreement terms and conditions and identifying potential issues, reviewing agreement amendments / modifications and incorporating changes
  • Reviews contractual documents to ensure adherence to company policy, government specifications and requirements, identifies risks and areas of concern on contract terms and conditions and provides contractual advice, guidance and support to the contract lead / program and operations managers
  • Responds to inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions
  • Provides fulfillment of contract deliverables, billings and cash collections
  • Conducts proposal preparation for customer requirements
  • Prepares and analyzes major price proposals
  • Participates in TINA implementation/sweeps
  • Negotiates terms and conditions
  • Monitors contract performance and cost controls and ensures compliance with contract terms
  • Prepares teaming agreements, MOU’s, MOA’s, and domestic and international consultant/sales representative agreements and other contractual agreements
  • Prepares contractual documents, including the preparation of contract terms and conditions, and assembles contract documentation package
  • Participates in management review of proposals/contracts and in the conduct of program reviews
  • Assists in the preparation of export license applications
  • Assists with subcontract negotiation and management
  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends DRS’ mission, values and culture
  • Maintain effective internal and external customer relations
  • Perform special projects as requested    

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline with a minimum of 3 years related experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS)
  • Strong understanding of contract/Purchase Order terms and conditions and detailed knowledge of the government contracting process including sole source and competitive procurements
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the terms and conditions appropriate for different contract types (FFP, CPFF, CPIF, T&M, IDIQ, etc.) and their proper use
  • Advanced knowledge of government intellectual property (IP)/ software and data rights clauses and IP marking guidelines
  • Advanced knowledge of source selection / evaluation process including cost and price analysis
  • Knowledge of requirements for and experienced in administration of government property
  • Detailed knowledge of government contract administration duties including subcontract flow downs, change management, inspection, acceptance, payment, warranty, close-out and records retention
  • Detailed knowledge and thorough understanding of proper drafting, negotiation and use of contracts, subcontracts, P.O.’s teaming and other forms of agreements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Contract / agreement briefing, negotiation and review experience
  • Experience in monitoring contracts/subcontracts of increasing complexity and value
  • Membership in National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and CPCM certification desired
  • General computer proficiency and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs

 
Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting up to 5 lbs up to 10% of the time
  • Walking, Climbing, Bending, Standing, Stooping up to 10% of the time
  • Sitting up to 75% of the time

 

 

AAC works on a 9/80 compressed work schedule, where employees work 80 hours in 2 weeks, and off every other Friday.

 

Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC; DRS Technologies, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #MCSS

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com