Lockheed Martin Contracts Negotiator Sr. Stf. in Rockville, Maryland
This position is for a skilled contract professional to support capture efforts and contract administration of various domestic and international commercial programs within the Lockheed Martin Energy line of business, with principal focus in support of the Energy Storage and Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) program areas. The ideal candidate has prior experience with pre-award and post-award contract administration of energy storage projects, energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs), and ESPC project task orders. The candidate must be a self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision. The qualified individual must be able to establish effective working relationships and communications with all internal and external customers.
Specific capture effort tasks will include: RFP interpretation; developing a contracts position and articulating concerns to the business to ensure a compliant proposal while maintaining the competitive edge; coordinating and participating in management reviews, including Independent Non-Advocate Reviews and Executive Planning Panels; fact finding; contract negotiations; contract award; Baseline Reviews and Program Area Reviews; contract administration; and working with internal General Counsel, Risk Management, Capture Office, Commercial Sales, engineering, Deployment, Supply Chain, IP Counsel, and Finance departments to negotiate and manage the contract process.
Specific contract administration tasks will include: Contract interpretation, negotiating, extending, terminating and renegotiating standard and nonstandard contracts; evaluating contract performance to determine necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations; maintaining communications to ensure timely contract execution by the parties; ensuring final contract documents are consistent with agreements reached at negotiations; and contract close-out.
Basic Qualifications Contracting professionals with commercial, international, and U.S. government contracts experience
Experience and knowledge of the Uniform Commercial Code and the FAR
Strong communication skills
Ability to build effective relationships with internal / external customers
RFP and proposal experience
Contracts negotiation professional experience and specialized training commensurate with assignment
Desired skills Understanding of commercial contracting methods
Familiarity with energy savings performance contracts
Experience with DLA, Army, Navy, and other agency ESPC contract vehicle holders
Understanding financing for energy efficiency projects
Familiarity with contracts for energy storage projects
Familiarity with Lockheed Martin processes and procedures
Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to troubleshoot problems and develop creative solutions
Ability to work independently, be self-directed, innovative and results oriented
Exhibits a proactive approach to work
Works well under time constraints in a fast paced environment
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, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Job Location(s): Rockville Maryland