Harris Corporation Contracts Manager in Melbourne, Florida

Contracts Manager 6/14/18--Legal ContractsUSA - FL - Melbourne




Job ID: ES20181406-25259


Job Title: Contracts Manager

Job Location: Melbourne, FL

Job Code: ES20181406-25259

Job Description:

  • Leads and facilitates major proposal efforts in support of critical pursuits; collaborates with all involved functional teammates and customer points of contact.

  • Performs contract negotiations, contract management, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.

  • Manages multiple contracts of all types (FP, CPFF, T&M, Incentive Contracts, etc) with commercial and government customers while simultaneously performing change management, resolving execution issues, supporting multiple engineering change and follow-on proposals, negotiations, and government audits.

  • Actively participates in new business pursuit activities requiring a sound knowledge of competitive proposal preparation processes.

  • Identify and mitigate contractual risk though negotiation of government and commercial terms and conditions.

  • Interacts directly with customers and senior management personnel.

  • Assists with developing strategies in support of Harris’ position, performing complex analyses as needed.


  • Must have at least 12 years’ experience in negotiating, drafting, and administering government (state / local / federal) and commercial contracts of all types (FFP, CPFF, T&M, Incentive Contracts, etc).

  • Ability to interpret contractual requirements and provide expert guidance to program personnel and senior/executive management.

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or related field, MBA preferred.

  • Experience and sound familiarity of State level and U.S. Federal Government procurement regulations (FAR / DFAR / FAA AMS etc)

  • Strong interpersonal, written, verbal communication and presentation skills are critical for this role.

  • Familiarity with export compliance matters and regulations.

  • Ability to obtain Security Clearance required.


  • Self-starter with excellent organizational and computer skills.

  • MBA degree, Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM), Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM), Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) or equivalent are a strong plus.

  • Experience administering contracts in support of a Managed Services business model are desired.

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.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, 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.

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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Expertise--Legal Contracts

LocationUSA - FL - Melbourne