Contract Operations Sr. Manager - Remote


Job Description

BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a Fortune 500 Company, is looking to hire a Sr. Contracts Manger to lead the Contracts Operations group in support of the Platforms and Services (P&S) Sector. This position has the opportunity to supervise a group of passionate professionals with a wide range of expertise. The selected candidate will be expected to:
  • Lead with minimal supervision. Acting on their own initiative, the candidate will lead efforts that gather, compile, analyzes and interprets complex multiple-source interdepartmental data.
  • Works under consultative direction toward predetermined goals and objectives.
  • Leads various support efforts for one or more supervisors, managers, individual contributors, or organizational unit. Manages the Contracts Operations team and sets priorities, expectations, and organizes the team work tasking.
  • This position is open to remote workers and will work a 9/80 schedule, where you will have every other Friday off.


Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field + additional 10 years experience; or Master's Degree in related field + additional 6 years experience.
  • Manages and seeks opportunities for continuous improvement on various processes.
  • Consultant to supervisory/managerial positions for complex and/or critical project efforts.
  • Manage Contracts teams and successfully execute against objectives
  • Analyze data metrics which will require a strong contracts background and present results to Senior Leadership.
  • Assist with the development of the Contracts Operations Budget
  • Understanding of Oracle, SAM, as well as other tools, and how it impacts BAE Systems
  • Strong at multi-tasking and prioritizing efforts in order to efficiently and effectively reach BAE Systems goals and expectations.
  • Understanding of how to recognize others skillset and delegate appropriately.
  • Develop solutions to problems of unusual complexity that frequently require a high degree of ingenuity, innovation and expertise.
  • Manage activities/projects that require knowledge of standardized procedures and guidelines in support of department-specific functions.
  • Lead special projects, as assigned, which may involve the application of specific process, procedure and corporate compliance knowledge, or similar knowledge/skills pertinent to the function involved.
  • Good organizational skills for filing job related data to departmental files.
  • Assist in the development of systems/programs in support of department initiatives.
  • Act as an external spokesperson for the organization on matters relating to departmental processes and capabilities.


About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair...just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.