Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required.
Department of Defense security clearance is not required at time of hire. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Contracts Specialist. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
An entry-level position in a field of contract management
Administers relatively non-complex contracts and monitors contract performance
Acts as focal point for contractual communications and commitments
Assures compliance with applicable federal regulations and internal policies and procedures and seeks guidance, when needed
Reviews Requests for Proposals and participates in preparing compliant proposal responses
Negotiates proposals and contracts within business goals and documents substance of discussions, agreements and results
Reviews contractual documents for accuracy, performance risk, and conformance with contract terms, conditions, and other provisions including applicable federal regulations and business team objectives prior to signature / acceptance
Works as a member of program team to ensure contract requirements are fully understood and executed
Responds to internal and external inquiries regarding contract issues, audits, and compliance requirements with support from management, as needed
Supports contract change process and works with Program Management, Engineering, Finance and other disciplines to mitigate performance risk
Advises and supports business team on issues / developments relative to assigned contracts
Builds customer relationships
Supports contract operations and enterprise objectives
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Has a clear understanding of contract management
Shows initiative on assignments, exercises good judgment and professionally executes projects with some direction
Possesses good verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrates good analytical/critical thinking skills; attention to detail and research skills
Demonstrates flexibility and able to prioritize/re-prioritize with changing goals
•Collaborates and works effectively cross-functionally throughout the business
Possesses good computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office) to support communications and business needs
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran