Other : Senior Contracts Manager


Anne Cowper


Columbia (MD), USA
Entry level
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Your tasks:

  • Provide subject matter expertise in U.S. Government contracts and lead customer negotiations as a prime contractor and/or subcontractor.
  • Draft, negotiate and interpret government contracts between RSNA and its customers.
  • Write, analyze and respond to requests for proposal or quote. Advise internal stakeholders on contractual and operational risks and options for mitigation.
  • Negotiate customer orders under existing ID/IQ agreements, and contract modifications including SOWs, engineering change proposals, clauses or provisions, etc.
  • Manage contracts, deliverables, deadlines, contract terms and conditions while ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Ensure compliance with Global Directives, corporate policies, contract provisions and regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare customer communications, including program review meetings, business correspondence, in-person meetings, and coordinating with functional departments to ensure contract performance.
  • Assist proposal manager to prepare, analyze and manage proposal content and participate in color team reviews.
  • Maintain accurate and complete contract files.
  • Review and draft contract templates, contract clauses, policies and procedures to identify areas of improvement, revising periodically to address changes in laws, regulations or business practices.
  • Research, analyze and provide an executive summary on a broad range of contractual and regulatory matters to support the company’s business initiatives, and provide accurate and timely advice to a diverse, cross-functional group of internal clients.
  • Collaborate with contract administrators to ensure accuracy and completeness from a technical perspective.
  • Work with Trade Compliance department regarding end-user certificates and other export administration tasks.
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Your qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field.
  • A minimum of 12 years’ progressive experience drafting, negotiating and administering U.S. Government contracts as a prime contractor and/or subcontractor, including expert knowledge of FAR/DFARS.
  • Ability to work in a conscientious, consistent and thorough manner with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Negotiator who seeks to resolve different perspectives or matters of dispute by discovering shared interests and finding mutually acceptable solutions.
  • Takes initiative to deal with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise.
  • Able to adapt in order to work effectively in ambiguous or changing situations, and with diverse individuals and groups.
  • Listens and communicates openly, honestly, and respectfully with different audiences, promoting dialogue and building consensus.
  • Ability to solve problems analytically that leads to creative and pragmatic solutions to business challenges.
  • High integrity with strong business acumen and good judgment.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and independently.
  • U.S. person capable of receiving export-controlled data.
  • Ability to travel approximately 10% of the time.
  • Preferred – Juris Doctor degree, NCMA Certification, U.S. export regulations, experience with Federal Aviation Administration.

Our offer:

If this sounds like the job you‘ve been looking for, please email your resume to RSNA.careers@rsa.rohde-schwarz.com and reference job number US-BWI-50959624-001. Rohde & Schwarz is an equal opportunity employer.
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