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Contracts Manager 3-I

Company name
Harris Corporation.

Palm Bay, FL

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Palm Bay, FL 32905


Contracts Manager

Job Code: SIS20180503-23727

Job Location: Melbourne, FL

Job Summary:

This position will manage the proposal, negotiation, and management of complex proposal and contract activities in accordance with company policies, legal and customer requirements with limited guidance or supervision from the Lead Contracts Manager. Interpret and communicate business commitments and alternatives to program team and management.

Perform proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.

Manage multiple contracts of all types (CPAF, CPIF, FP and T&M), while simultaneously performing change management, resolving execution issues, supporting multiple engineering change and follow-on proposals, negotiations, and DCMA/DCAA audits.

Develops, negotiates and manages contracts while ensuring compliance with contractual regulations.

Will be working with federal contract law including knowledge of the FAR, DFAR and government contracting protocols. Working to expert knowledge of contracting concepts, Uniform Commercial Code, applicable public contract acquisition law and regulations, and applicable international contract law.

Actively participate in new business pursuit activity requiring a sound knowledge of competitive proposal preparation processes.

Leads/manages major proposal efforts from a contracts perspective, coordinating with all involved functions.

Prepare bids; specifications, progress, and other reports; advises management of contractual rights and obligations; compiles and analyzes data; and maintains historical information.

Interacts directly with customers and senior management personnel.


Bachelor's degree plus 6 years in negotiating, drafting and administering complex contracts, including cost reimbursement, T&M and fixed price, as well; or equivalent.

Preferred Additional Skills:

Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to work well in a team environment.

Ability to develop solutions to complex problems, relying on business and contracting knowledge.

Self-starter with strong organizational and computer skills.

Proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and documentation databases.

MBA degree, Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM) or Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) or equivalent desirable.

Have or be able to obtain a Public Trust and/or DoD Clearance.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. 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.

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.

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.

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Harris Corporation.
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Company Profile
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and about 14,000 employees — including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured.The Government Communications Systems segment develops, produces, integrates, and supports advanced communications and information systems that solve the mission-critical challenges of civilian, intelligence, and defense government customers. The company is headquartered in Melbourne, Florida.

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