United Technologies Corporation Specialist, Contracts in Fairfield, California

Job ID: 66408BR

City: Fairfield

State: California

Country: United States

Category: Legal

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

The nature of our global business is complex, and we rely on our Legal, Contracts and Compliance (LCC) team to help us get the job done. As a valued partner in our business, the LCC team plays a key role in our company’s success. Our LCC team members bring their passion, expertise, and humor to everything they do, from safeguarding our employees' creative ideas to helping us maintain the highest standards of ethical behavior. Enjoy working with diverse groups? Want opportunities to grow your career at a fast-paced, global enterprise? If you want to bring your legal expertise to the aerospace industry, our team could be a great fit for you.

Responsibilities:

Manages contract actions which include, but are not limited to:

  • Drafting non-disclosure agreements, administering existing contracts, analyzing and negotiating claims and settlements; supporting audits and liaising with both internal/external customers.

  • Conducting contract negotiations within the limits of corporate policies.

  • Evaluating, developing and providing recommended Terms and Conditions (T&Cs) for individual contracts; tailoring T&Cs for the uniqueness of individual pursuits; coordinating the tailoring with UTAS supervisors and justifying suggested deviations from UTAS standard T&Cs.

  • Compiling and seeking approval for explanatory narrative in cost volumes of proposals; supporting proposal reviews when assigned.

  • Analyzing contracts received from the government and industry primes; identifying points of negotiation.

  • Providing contract advice and working with various functional areas (i.e. Legal, Business Development, Program Management, Engineering, Finance, Supply Chain etc.) in support of proposals, agreements and other activities as required.

  • Providing complete contract life-cycle support, including contract kick-off, management, administration and termination activities in accordance with UTAS Contracts standard work instructions.

  • Coordinating with government and industry counterparts to establish professional working relationships which facilitate successful negotiations and exchange of information.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Qualification: Qualifications:

  • Self-sufficient in Microsoft Office products.

  • Eligibility to gain access to program materials and products governed by ITAR requirements.

  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills, including the ability to convey complex ideas simply.

  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to develop relationships with customers (internal and external) at all levels of an organization.

  • Ability to prioritize and to work under pressure and within time constraintsStrong organizational skills with ability multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • ITAR experience a plus

  • USG Contracts experience, and familiarity with FARS and DFARS a plus

  • SAP experience a plus

*Special Notes:

  • Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen

Education:

  • BA/BS degree w/5–10+ years’ experience

  • MA/MS degree w/4–7+ years’ experience

  • JD degree w/2-5+ years’ experience

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

Qualifications:

  • Self-sufficient in Microsoft Office products.

  • Eligibility to gain access to program materials and products governed by ITAR requirements.

  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills, including the ability to convey complex ideas simply.

  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to develop relationships with customers (internal and external) at all levels of an organization.

  • Ability to prioritize and to work under pressure and within time constraintsStrong organizational skills with ability multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • ITAR experience a plus

  • USG Contracts experience, and familiarity with FARS and DFARS a plus

  • SAP experience a plus

*Special Notes:

  • Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.