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As a contract specialist in the Tactical Solutions (TS) contracts department, reporting to a Senior Manager, you will assume a hands-on Contract Specialist role as an individual contributor.
What You'll Do
Provide contract negotiation and administration on a variety of programs encompassing all phases of the contract life cycle (pre-proposal through contract close out).
Collaborate with other employees in the department, cross-functionally and with program personnel, and for establishing effective relationships with key customers.
Assist the Sr. Manager in reviewing contracts and related documents to assess risk to the company and recommend mitigation approaches and ensure compliance with various federal regulations and Ball Aerospace policy.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule in accordance with company policy.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the SBU/SSU and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary.
What You'll Need
BS/BA in a related field plus 10 or more years related experience
Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of related experience. Two years of related experience may be substituted for each year of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
Government Security Clearance is desirable.
Government and Commercial (domestic and international desirable) contracts experience.
Business related Master's is desirable.
CPCM certification desirable.
Experienced with cost reimbursable, award fee and incentive fee contracts.
Experience with Firm Fixed Price contracts.
Experience with DOD and major Aerospace primes preferred.
Strong oral and written communications skills, computer fluency, agile and effective negotiator with clear oral and written explanations.
Ability to work a variety of complex issues at one time.
Experience in developing and implementing negotiation strategies.
Must be a leader with strong conflict resolution skills in a changing environment.
Work is performed in an office environment.
Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.
Relocation for this position is NOT Available
US CITIZENSHIP OR PERMANENT RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED
Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.