Position Purpose: With occasional but minimal direction, assist senior department members in the performance of all assigned activities related to the development, negotiation, and administration of routine contracts, where moderate latitude and developmental judgment is involved, ensuring adherence to Gulfstream's overall business strategy and corporate policies. The job incumbent is considered a technical expert in the administration of contracts.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Functions: 1. In accordance with approved business strategies, prepare assigned letters of intent, agreements and related contractual documents, and negotiate contractual commitments as directed with the customer and/or supplier or serve as a member of a negotiating team when assigned. 2. Serve as a consultant to management and internal/external customers and/or suppliers on matters pertaining to policies, plans and objectives related to contracts and assist as directed in the development of strategies and of the resulting agreements, special considerations, schedule requirements, etc. 3. Initiate and manage the preparation of documents necessary to fulfill contract requirements. Analyze customer and/or supplier company requirements for contract amendments, responses to internal/external customer and/or supplier identified issues, and similar items. 4. Develop, implement, and maintain controls to anticipate/identify and monitor contractual performance and ensure accuracy and completeness of all work-products related to contract performance. 5. Maintain continuous surveillance of status and progress of the contract and potential areas of difficulty; recommend corrective actions to be taken to ensure conformance with contract obligations. 6. Proactively ensure that agreements and related documents are performed by appropriate personnel within the company and within the established operating schedules, government regulations, and company policies and objectives. 7. Interact in a timely manner with internal/external customers, suppliers, and their applicable representatives to identify, recommend, and implement solutions for potential contractual issues and requirements. 8. Provide subject-matter expertise and assistance to prepare documentation and checklists and coordinate with internal/external customers and outside parties (e.g. attorneys, escrow agents, and financing companies) as necessary. 9. Ensure internal/external customer and/or supplier satisfaction with the contracting process, contract performance, and delivery. 10. Proactively assist in developing and implementing new/improving existing policies and practices to address changing internal and external contracting requirements.
Additional Functions: 1. Ensure departmental maintenance of accurate computer generated records and preparation of various reports as required. 2. Provide technical leadership and training to other department employees and other organizations. Perform other duties as assigned.
Other Requirements: 1. Must have a thorough knowledge of applicable regulations. 2. Must have basic negotiating skills. 3. Working knowledge of contracts pricing and finance. 4. Where applicable, ability to obtain and maintain security clearance. 5. Strong leadership, team skills and problem solving ability required. 6. Must have excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills. 7. Must a high level of proven computer literacy.
Bachelor's Degree Business, Finance, Marketing or related curriculum or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Four years relevant experience.
The candidate for this position must have contracting experience in Contractor Logistics Support (CLS), Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), and DoD agencies either directly or via FMS.
Must be able to obtain a secret clearance.
Internal Number: 156041
About Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world’s most technologically advanced business-jet aircraft. Gulfstream has produced more than 2,800 aircraft for customers around the world since 1958.
Gulfstream aircraft have grown their reputation for excellence in the decades since. A focus on innovation and a commitment to customer service are reflected in a history of industry firsts, record-setting aircraft, technological innovation, global service and support initiatives, and an expanding worldwide customer base.