Contract Admin II

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Job Description

BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a Fortune 500 Company, has an opportunity for a Contracts Administrator to join our Combat Mission Systems business located at our BAE Systems Land & Armaments L.P., facility in Anniston, AL.
As a Contract Administrator II, you will:
  • Develop a working understanding of the US Government Acquisition and Procurement process, the BAE Systems Contracts function, and relevant Company policies and procedures, FAR/DFARS, commercial contracting methods and other government regulations.
  • Support assigned proposal activities including; analyzing solicitations and preparing summaries based on the analysis, participating in all proposal team meetings; preparing terms, conditions and assumptions for the proposal; reviewing technical and pricing proposals for accuracy and consistency; and preparing proposal documents for internal bid approval review and submittal to the Customer.
  • Research contract language and seek guidance on complex terms and conditions from higher level Contract Administrators or Contracts Manager.
  • Review cost and price proposals as assigned to ensure they are prepared and submitted in strict accordance with applicable laws, regulations, contractual provisions and Company policy.
  • Coordinate with other Company functions as required ensuring that appropriate reviews are scheduled and conducted, and required review and approval signatures are obtained before submittal of proposals or execution of contractual documents.
  • Assist upper level Contract Administrators in negotiations and other activities such as fact-finding and audits, required to obtain contracts or orders, and auxiliary agreements (e.g. Proprietary Information Agreements and Teaming Agreements).
  • Negotiate routine contracts and changes commensurate with experience and demonstrated competence under the specific guidance of the higher level Contract Administrator or Contracts Manager.
  • Act as the primary point of contact between the Company and the Customer for all contractual matters on assigned contracts. Draft, prepare, and execute certain internal and external correspondence on contractual/program matters, under review by upper level Contract Administrators or Contract Managers, commensurate with experience and demonstrated competence.
  • Administer all aspects of assigned contract processing including, but not limited to, accuracy of order entry data, contract funding, scope changes, contract amendments, receipts and delivery schedules, legal requirements and other commitments.
  • Compile and maintain all required contractual records and documents in accordance with contract requirements and Company policies and procedures. Serve as the official repository for all contractual documentation and correspondence relative to assigned contracts.
  • Participate in final stages of assigned contract by verifying completion of all commitments, and performing assigned activities associated with Contract Closeout.
  • This position will be a Hybrid schedule with being in office 2-3 days a week. This position also has a 9/80 schedule, where you will have every other Friday off.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's degree and 2 years of relevant Contract Management experience or equivalent experience.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Exhibit sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with company personnel, customers and suppliers;
  • Utilize computer skills to prepare appropriate reports and documents- Microsoft Office
  • Make decisions using sound judgement while complying with policies, procedures, appropriate principles and applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Develop/demonstrate research and presentation skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask.
  • Excellent organizational and follow through skills.
  • Detail oriented.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Knowledge of DoD contracting
  • Knowledge of FAR/DFAR

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.