Lockheed Martin Contract Negotiator Sr in Fort Worth, Texas

Description: Selected candidate will provide contracts support with contract administration, metrics, negotiations, and future contract planning. Advisor to Contracts and Program management teams as it pertains to contracting issues. Provides proposal preparation and closeout support as well.

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.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Selected applicant will not require a Top Secret Clearance to begin employment, but will be submitted for a Top Secret Clearance after hire.

Desired Skills: Government Contracting Experience

FMS or DCS experience

Working knowledge of the FAR and DFAR

Experience in intellectual property, software licensing, escrow agreements, etc.

Must be able to coordinate DCAA and DCMA activities including audits, performance based payment plans, invoice payments.

Understanding of Earned Value Management System (EVMS)

Understanding of the protection of Intellectual Property

Incentive Fee knowledge of both Cost Type and Fixed Price arrangements

Development and Production Contract and Performance Based Payment experience a plus, along with the understanding of IWTAs and working with virtual teams

Able to handle multiple assignments and achieve program goals and deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Proactive self-starter who is detail and teamwork oriented

Able to work independently with minimal supervision


Experience in multiple aspects of the contract life cycle including proposals, administration, and close-out.

Experience in Aerospace, Defense, or similar industry.

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

Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 6 years of professional experience; or 4 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. Considered career, or journey, level.

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.

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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.