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This role functions as a member of the Bell Legal department, located in Fort Worth, Texas, and will advise Bell business units on a broad range of issues pertaining to the law of government and commercial contracts. The successful candidate should have experience with government contracts, foreign military sales and complex commercial transactions.
This position reports directly to the Bell Deputy General Counsel - Military.
Provide legal advice and counsel related to issues pertaining to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplements (DFARS), Uniform Commercial Code, and related laws affecting government contracting.
Provide advice and counsel related to first tier supplier relationships, including terms and conditions for subcontracts, teaming agreements, joint ventures and other business relationships.
Support complex legal transactions involving Bell’s businesses in the U.S. and abroad.
Support Bell’s Supply Chain Management organization in connection with requests for equitable adjustments, claims and contract negotiations.
Build and maintain trusted relationships with key stakeholders.
May act as primary contact with external parties such as regulators and outside counsel.
Education and Position Requirements:
Juris Doctorate degree.
Approximately 5 years of experience to include commercial and/or government contracts in a law firm or in-house setting.
Knowledge of and experience with FAR, DFARS and other government laws and regulations.
Admission to a state bar.
Other Desired Qualifications and Qualities:
Experience with direct contracts sales, Foreign Military Sales and complex commercial transactions.
Self-starter with ability to plan, organize and carry out multiple related activities.
Flexible in order to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities.
Team-oriented and able to share information, goals, opportunities, successes and failures with the appropriate parties.
Ability to work in a multi-office environment.
Detail oriented and have the ability to proactively follow up and follow through.
Ability to inspire trust and confidence throughout the organization.
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 284067
About Bell Flight
Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas – as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Textron Inc., – we have strategic locations around the globe. Our talented employees come from over 90 countries to serve customers from 120. All to deliver exceptional aircraft experiences. Efficiently. Reliably. And, above all, safely.