We are searching for a dynamic Director of Contracts to join our team in Sylmar, CA.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Preparation, negotiation and administration of international and domestic contracts
Review business and contractual provisions of customer solicitations. Coordinate the proposal activity and all sales agreements in this regard. Assure flow down of all such activity to all divisional departments
Responsible for assisting with coordination of pricing activity, adequacy of proposals and to assure currency, accuracy, and completeness of certified cost or pricing data. Control all negotiation activity and settlement of provisions
Coordinate essential activity with Legal counsel and obtain necessary approvals for proposal submittals, contract execution, and sales agreement consummation
Promote opportunities for department personnel development and improvement of skills and knowledge.
Provide management with reports regarding customer essential activity pertaining to business, contractual and financial interests
Direct and coordinate the establishment of functional budgets.
Direct export/import compliance functions
Contribute to strategic planning and implementation with other top management
Evaluate performance of direct reports for compliance with established policies, procedures and objectives and contributions contributing to those objectives
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field
Juris Doctorate (JD) degree a plus
10+ years’ directly related experience in an aerospace/defense contractor environment
5+ years related experience managing in a broad range of contractual functions
FAR/DFAR/CAS/TINA knowledge essential
Extensive commercial and international contracting experience essential
Export/import compliance experience needed
Ability to read and comprehend complex contracts
Ability to write detailed correspondence
Experience with Deltek/Costpoint a plus
Ability to obtain US Security Clearance - Secret
At L3 Ocean Systems we offer a competitive salary along with a generous benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life insurance, a 9/80 workweek, paid vacation & sick time and an on-site gym.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.
About L3 Technologies, Inc., Ocean Systems Division
L3 Ocean Systems is a leading worldwide supplier of acoustic undersea warfare systems, having designed, manufactured and supported a broad range of compact, lightweight, high-performance acoustic systems for navies around the world for over 50 years. Our extensive experience spans a wide range of platforms, including helicopters, submarines and surface ships, that employ the Ocean Systems' sonar s...ystems. The division has evolved from being a key supplier, primarily for the U.S. Navy, to a provider of products to over 30 countries.