Senior Contracts Negotiator / Grand Prairie, TX

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Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) develops and produces electro-optic and smart munitions systems. They're pioneers of high-performance missiles, missile defense, advanced sensors, threat detection and rocket technology, delivering these capabilities to military forces globally. They pride themselves on protecting citizens and advancing the boundaries of science with the most important and challenging missions in the world. Learn more about MFC here.

Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. Lockheed Martin is committed to the growth and development of their diverse teams of employees, so they support their teams with benefits like:

  • Health insurance coverage
  • Life & disability insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid vacation & holidays
  • Partial 401(k) plan match
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Paid time off for jury duty and military obligations
  • Internal and external education programs
  • Description:
    Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control is seeking a Contracts Negotiator, Senior for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to support Contracts in the Air and Missile Defense Business Area for Lower-Tier or Upper-Tier Integrated Air and Missile Defense.

    Tasks include:

    The successful candidate will perform Contract Administration and Negotiation support in all aspects of the contract life cycle including proposals, negotiations, administration, and contract closeout.

    Author business correspondence to result in or influence desired business outcomes and author internal directives (Contract Authorizations and Proposal Authorizations).

    Review and evaluate Customer requests for proposal or revisions to contracts.

    Ensure final contract documents are consistent with agreements established during negotiations.

    Assist with preparation of proposals, preparation of proposal review briefing packages, participate in fact finding and negotiations; provide risk assessments and offer creative contracting approaches to mitigate risks, including alternative contractual language / clauses.

    Investigate and reconcile significant contract changes involving cost, specifications, schedules, etc. and advise management of contractual rights and responsibilities.

    Maintain nearly constant communications with external Customers to ensure timely execution of contract documents and to apprise Customers of issues and the Company’s position on various complex matters of business.

    Some travel may be required.
    Basic Qualifications:

    Bachelor's degree

    Ability to obtain a security clearance

    Prior Contracts Negotiation experience

    Experience in all aspects of the contract life cycle including proposals, administration, and close-out.

    Working knowledge of administering and negotiating a variety of fixed price type (FFP, FPIF) and cost type (CPFF, CPIF) contracts

    Electronic Contracting Environment (ECE) skills or usage of similar Contract Management software tools.

    Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Power Point)

    Occasional Travel is required
    Desired Skills:

    Six (6) or more years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree OR four (4) or more years with a Master's degree

    Experience negotiating and administering contracts with the U.S. Government is preferred.

    Experience with IDIQ and BOA type contracts is highly desired.

    Familiarity with the IWTA system and related policies and procedures

    Working knowledge of Asserted Rights Categories and Protection of Intellectual Property.

    Candidate should be able to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and achieve program goals and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

    Candidate should be a proactive self-starter who is detailed and teamwork oriented.

    Capable of working independently with general supervision.

    The qualified individual should be able to establish effective working relationships and communications with all internal and external customers and possess excellent business acumen.

    Should possess strong analytical skills and be a team player.

    Experience working with Virtual teams

    Candidate should possess the ability to influence positive business outcomes with fact, reason, and the ability to convey the company’s positions both orally and via exceptional writing skills.

    Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
    Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

    As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
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