Lockheed Martin Senior Contracts Negotiator in Sunnyvale, California

Contract Negotiator Staff will provide contracts leadership for the Missile Systems and Advanced Programs Contracts team as part of the Strategic and Missile Defense Line of Business. Advisor to the Senior Contracts and Program management teams on Government contracting issues.

Coordinates and consults with legal staff as appropriate. Plays a key role in shaping the future of Lockheed Martin through capturing follow-on and new business as well as developing leaders within the organization. Collaborative strategy focused negotiator with an understanding of how negotiation strategy impacts both Lockheed Martin and the customer.

Focuses on leading organizational functions to meet critical schedules, resolve critical/complex technical or operational problems. Fast paced and dynamic contracting environment requiring ability to envision solutions to resolve issues correctly.

Oversees the evaluation of contract performance to determine necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations. Ensures communications are maintained for timely contract execution by the parties. Ensures final contract documents are consistent with agreements reached at negotiations. Briefs management on program status and contractual issues.

Some travel may be needed.

This person must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance. US Citizenship is required.

Basic Qualifications - Experience in all aspects of the contract life cycle including proposals, administration, and close-out

  • Experience with FAR and DFARS

  • Experience in Aerospace, Defense, or similar industry

  • Proven experience administering and negotiating a variety of fixed price type (FFP, FPIF) and cost type contracts (CPFF, CPIF), or other Government contract types

Desired skills - Experience in intellectual property, licensing and ITAR as it relates to contractual agreements. - Must be able to coordinate DCAA and DCMA activities including audits and closeouts. - Understanding of Earned Value Management (EVM). - Candidate should be able to handle multiple assignments and achieve program goals and deadlines 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): Sunnyvale California