Lockheed Martin Senior Contracts Negotiator in Fort Worth, Texas

Support the F-35 program with contract administration, negotiations, metrics, and future contract planning. Provides proposal preparation, contract negotiation, administration, and closeout for the programs and special projects as assigned. Develops and applies advanced concepts, techniques, and standards. Develops and applies solutions to unusually complex problems which require the regular use a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovation. Solutions may serve as precedent for future decisions. Reviews and evaluates customer requests for proposal or revisions to contracts; provides risk assessments and offers alternative approaches to mitigate risks, including alternative contractual language; evaluates and coordinates proposals; investigates and reconciles significant contract changes involving cost, specifications, schedules, etc. Works in conjunction with associated functional organizations and customers to ensure conformance with contractual obligations, to remain cognizant of problem areas, and to implement the required corrective actions. Evaluates contract performance to determine necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations. Maintains communications to ensure timely contract execution by the parties. Ensures final contract documents are consistent with agreements reached at negotiations.

Basic Qualifications Bachelors degree from an accredited college with 6 years of professional experience or 4 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree, 2 years experience with a Doctorate degree.. Contract negotiation experience. Experience with Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access). Experience developing and delivering presentations, both oral and written.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

Desired skills Excellent interpersonal skills. Candidate willing and able to engage on routine and unique problems/issues to help develop solutions for multi-million dollar complex contracts. Intellectual property knowledge. Proposal experience with multiple contract types (FFP, CPAF, CPFF, T&M). Experience with all phases of Department of Defense Contracts Management Should have the ability to learn new skills and have existing ability to do research online. Should be detail and teamwork oriented.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

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Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Location(s): Fort Worth Texas