United Technologies Corporation Manager Contracts in Rockford, Illinois

Job ID: 73577BR

City: Rockford

State: Illinois

Country: United States

Category: Legal

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

UTC Aerospace Systems is a global leader in the design and manufacture of ISR products for civil, commercial and military applications, with a broad portfolio of ground-based, airborne and space-based systems. Our advanced sensors cover a spectral range from the visible, mid-wave and short-wave infrared (IR) through the terahertz (THz) spectrum. Transforming a customer need to a fielded product is our specialty. As a key systems integrator, ISR Systems designs, develops, produces and supports products used around the world to explore space, keep the peace, plot the heavens, and protect the world’s armed forces.

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 across 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.

Position Overview:

•Manage, negotiate and insure compliance on government contracts

•Assess, interpret, and review documents and oversee compliance of the contractual obligations for the Program value streams

•Review and respond to Requests for Proposals (RFP's), Requests for Quotation (RFQ's) and Invitations for Bids (IFB's), contract terms and conditions

•Participate in meetings to ensure all involved departments understand the contractual requirements

•Monitor and submit all business proposals both for new and follow-on business including contract change proposals

•Ensure all proposal content is agreed upon by management and has complied with internal UTAS approval procedures

•Responsible for the business unit change management process

•Lead all contract negotiation teams, negotiate contracts and contract modifications within government regulations and corporate & business unit guidelines

•Identify any undesirable high-risk terms & conditions flowed down by customers and, when appropriate, develop alternatives for risk mitigation for management approval including internal legal staff, then carry company position forward to customers and negotiate agreement on terms & conditions for incorporation into defined contract

•Ensure that adequate customer funding on cost reimbursement-type contracts is maintained

•Manage the interface between company review meetings and customers and take a lead role in resolving any matters affecting contract administration

•ERP System Order fulfillment and demand management

•Prepare monthly contract status/progress reports for in-house use and/or submittal to the customers

•Submit monthly invoices, monitor receivables and cash collections, and insure payment from customers per the terms of all contracts

Qualification:

Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Contract Administration (or similar) preferred, with a heavy slant toward U.S. Government/DoD contracts

•Knowledge of Federal and Defense Acquisition Regulations

•Knowledge of government invoicing systems and policies and procedures

•Experience with Fixed Price, Cost Plus, IDIQ and Time and Material Contracts

•Working knowledge of FAR 15.4 and Government Property Administration

•SAP experience preferred

•Previous experience with DCAA, DCMA

U.S. Citizenship required

Must either hold a current US DoD clearance or must be able to obtain and maintain a clearance if required, and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

This job is considered a sensitive position in accordance with NASA Guidelines. The selected candidate will be subject to drug and alcohol testing per NASA's regulation subpart 1823.5 Drug-Free Workforce

Education:

BA/BS degree w/10+ years related experience or MA/MS degree w/8+ years related experience. Degree in Business, Finance or Marketing preferred.

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:

Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Contract Administration (or similar) preferred, with a heavy slant toward U.S. Government/DoD contracts

•Knowledge of Federal and Defense Acquisition Regulations

•Knowledge of government invoicing systems and policies and procedures

•Experience with Fixed Price, Cost Plus, IDIQ and Time and Material Contracts

•Working knowledge of FAR 15.4 and Government Property Administration

•SAP experience preferred

•Previous experience with DCAA, DCMA

U.S. Citizenship required

Must either hold a current US DoD clearance or must be able to obtain and maintain a clearance if required, and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

This job is considered a sensitive position in accordance with NASA Guidelines. The selected candidate will be subject to drug and alcohol testing per NASA's regulation subpart 1823.5 Drug-Free Workforce

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.