Harris Corporation Contracts Manager in Van Nuys, California

Contracts Manager 8/25/17--Legal ContractsUSA - CA - Van Nuys




Job ID: ES20172508-20583


Job Title: Contracts Manager

Job Location: ES20172508-20583

Job Location: Van Nuys, CA

Job Description:

  • Responsible for proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities for assigned contracts/programs.

  • Serves as the primary communication conduit between Harris and the respective customers.

  • Provides a proactive voice in the business process.

  • Provides proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.

  • Analyzes material estimates, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness. Prepares bids and proposals.

  • Prepares and conducts negotiations.

  • Processes specifications, progress reports, and other reports.

  • Advises management of contractual rights and obligations.

  • Compiles and analyzes data as required.

  • Maintains historical information for assigned contracts.


  • BA/BS in a business or related field with 10+ years of experience in contracts management, preferably dealing with US Government contracts.

  • Experience with international and commercial contracts is a plus.

  • Knowledge of FAR, DFAR, ITAR, EAR, CAS.

  • Negotiation experience.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.).

  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must

  • Active security clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • MBA is a plus

  • Demonstrated business acumen/finance experience.

  • NCMA professional certifications (CPCM, CFCM, etc) are a strong plus.

Security Clearance:

This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance in order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.

By submitting your resume for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your resume, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:

Expertise--Legal Contracts

LocationUSA - CA - Van Nuys