DRS Technologies Inc. Contracts Administrator III in Hauppauge, New York

Advanced Acoustic Concepts,a joint venture between Leonardo DRS and Thales USA, is a technical leader in the fields of sonar systems, sonar signal processing, acoustic training systems, and open architecture system and software integration. The venture focuses on emerging areas in the undersea warfare domain where the customer has identified mission-critical needs. For additional information about Advanced Acoustic Concepts, please visit our website athttp://www.aaccorp.com.

Title:Contracts Administrator III

Job Location: Hauppauge, NY

Overview:Advanced Acoustic Concepts is seeking a Contracts Administrator to support our Hauppauge, NY location. This position will be responsible for administering and monitoring contract performance on government contracts. This position may assist with the negotiation and administration of agreements between the company/customers/subcontractors/vendors ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Administers and monitors subcontractor performance on major government and non-government related contracts

  • Conducts the negotiation and administration of agreements between the company/customers/subcontractors/vendors ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures

  • Responsible for reviewing solicitation terms, creating and issuing subcontract request for proposals, handling contract award confirmations, interpreting agreement terms and conditions and identifying potential issues, reviewing agreement amendments / modifications and incorporating changes

  • Reviews contractual documents to ensure adherence to company policy, government specifications and requirements, identifies risks and areas of concern on contractual terms and conditions and provides contractual advice, guidance and support to the contract lead / program and operations managers

  • Responds to inquiries regarding contractual obligations and revisions

  • Provides fulfillment of contract deliverables, billings and cash collections

  • Conducts proposal preparation for customer requirements

  • Prepares and analyzes major price proposals

  • Participates in truthful cost of pricing implementation/sweeps

  • Negotiates terms and conditions

  • Monitors contract performance and cost controls and ensures compliance with contract terms

  • Prepares teaming agreements, NDA’s, MOU’s, MOA’s, and domestic and international consultant/sales representative agreements and other contractual agreements

  • Prepares contractual documents, including the preparation of contract terms and conditions, and assembles contract documentation package

  • Participates in management review of proposals/contracts and in the conduct of program reviews

  • Assists in the preparation of export license applications

  • Assists with subcontract negotiation and management

  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends AAC’ mission, values and culture

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain effective internal and external customer relations

  • Perform special projects as requested    

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline with a minimum of 5 years related experience.

  • Strong knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS)

  • Strong understanding of contract/Purchase Order terms and conditions and detailed knowledge of the government contracting process including sole source and competitive procurements

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the terms and conditions appropriate for different contract types (FFP, CPFF, CPIF, T&M, IDIQ, etc.) and their proper use

  • Advanced knowledge of government intellectual property (IP)/ software and data rights clauses and IP marking guidelines

  • Advanced knowledge of source selection / evaluation process including cost and price analysis

  • Knowledge of requirements for government property

  • Detailed knowledge of government contract administration duties including subcontract flow downs, change management, inspection, acceptance, payment, warranty, close-out and records retention

  • Detailed knowledge and thorough understanding of proper drafting, negotiation and use of contracts, subcontracts, P.O.’s teaming and other forms of agreements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Contract / agreement briefing, negotiation and review experience

  • Experience in monitoring contracts/subcontracts of increasing complexity and value

  • Membership in National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and CPCM certification desired

  • Paralegal certificate desired

  • General computer proficiency and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs

Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting up to 5 lbs up to 10% of time

  • Walking, Climbing, Bending, Standing, Stooping: up to 10% of time

  • Sitting: up to 75% of time

AAC works on a 9/80 compressed work schedule, where employees work 80 hours in 2 weeks, and off every other Friday.

Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC; DRS Technologies, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #MCSS