Palmdale, California

**Description:** **Lockheed Martin Aeronautics\. Be More Than You Can** _Imagine_ **\.**

Role is responsible for hands\-on management and support of ADP contracts, negotiations, metrics, and future contract planning\. The successful candidate will be responsible for a wide variety of Contracts related activities including writing policies, procedures, and directives on contracts issues; research complex issues and provide recommendations for resolution; develop risk assessments and mitigation plans; assist the senior manager on various special projects that requires a significant amount of skill, knowledge, and business acumen; provide expertise and leadership that will be drawn upon by programs from across the business unit\. Should be knowledgeable of both domestic and international contracts\. Responsible for all aspects of contract administration on various types of contracts with a variety of customers\. Prepare proposals; draft contractual language; conduct fact\-finding and negotiation; prepare proposal review briefing packages; prepare and maintain management reports; examine performance requirements; review material estimates, labor estimates and delivery schedules; research contractual issues; advise program personnel and management of contractual rights and obligations; compile and analyze data; maintain an historical record of the contract; and conduct all actions necessary to close the contract\.

Typical activities can include:

\- Proposal preparation, coordination, and management\. Includes review and evaluation of 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\.

\- Contract negotiation, coordination, management, and closeout\.

\- Working 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\.

\- Developing and applying advanced concepts, techniques, and standards to assigned activities\.

\- Developing and applying solutions to complex problems which require a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovation\.

\- 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\.

\- Special projects as assigned and mentoring earlier career employees\.

• Must be a US Citizen and possess an Secret Clearance\.

A level 4 employee Typically has 9 \- 15 years of professional experience\.

What’s In It For You

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually\. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

• Medical

• Dental

• 401k

• Paid time off

• Work/life balance

• Career development

• Mentorship opportunities

• Rewards & recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package here\.

This position is in Palmdale, CA Discover Palmdale\.

**Basic Qualifications:**

\- Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education\.

\- Experience handling multiple, widely\-varied assignments

\- Experience communicating across varied audiences, including written, spoken, and presentation preparation\.

\- Experience working in a dynamic environment and available to work overtime if needed\.

\- Experience problem solving, including identifying issues and developing solutions\.

\- Must be proficient in the use of a computer and applications such as Word, Excel and Power Point\.

**Desired Skills:**

\- Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 10 years of professional experience; or 8 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree\.

\- Ability to collaboratively interface with diverse disciplines including, Engineering, Manufacturing, Finance and Business Operations, and Program Management\.

\- Experience with program/project management and program integration processes\.

\- Experience working autonomously with general directions

\- Experience working in a dynamic environment and available to work overtime if needed\.

\- Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and organizational skills\.

\- Excellent presentations and communication skills\.

\- Detail oriented and self\-starter and teamwork oriented

\- Previous Aeronautics or Industry knowledge

\- Active SCI clearance

**BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:**

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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\.**

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours\. Our customers tackle the hardest missions\. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision\. They’re dangerous\. Critical\. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives\. Those are the missions we care about\.

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\.

**EXPERIENCE LEVEL:**

Experienced Professional

Palmdale, California

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

Lockheed Martin is led by Marillyn A. Hewson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Our Mission:  We solve complex challenges, advance scientific discovery and deliver innovative solutions to help our customers keep people safe.

Our Vision: Be the global leader in supporting our customers' missions, strengthening security and advancing scientific discovery.

 

Our Values:

Do What's Right

Respect Others

Perform With Excellence

CUSTOMER BASE: As a global security, innovation, and aerospace company, the majority of Lockheed Martin's business is with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. federal government agencies. In addition, Sikorsky (a Lockheed Martin Company) provides military and rotary-wing aircraft to all five branches of the U.S. armed forces along with military services and commercial operators in 40 nations. The remaining portion of Lockheed Martin's business is comprised of international government and commercial sales of products, services and platforms. 

ORGANIZATION

Lockheed Martin's operating units are organized into broad business areas.

Aeronautics, with approximately $20.1 billion in 2017 sales which includes tactical aircraft, airlift, and aeronautical research and development lines of business.

Missiles and Fire Control, with approximately $7.2 billion in 2017 sales that includes the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System, PAC-3 Missiles as some of its high-profile programs.

Rotary and Mission Systems with approximately $14.2 billion in 2017 sales, which includes Sikorsky military and commercial helicopters, naval systems, platform integration, simulation and training and energy programs lines of business.

Space, with approximately $9.5 billion in 2017 sales which includes space launch, commercial satellites, government satellites, and strategic missiles lines of business. 

 

FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

2017 Sales: $51 Billion

Backlog: $100 Billion

Cash Flow from Operations: $6.5 Billion

Stock Ticker Symbol: LMT, on the New York Stock Exchange. Ranked 64th on the 2015 Fortune 500 list of largest industrial corporations

(All amounts approximate)

WHERE WE ARE

Employees: approximately 100,000 employees in the United States and internationally

Operations: 590+ facilities in 50 states throughout the U.S.; Internationally, business locations in over 70 nations and territories

Headquarters:

Lockheed Martin Corporation

6801 Rockledge Drive

Bethesda, MD 20817 U.S.A.

(301) 897-6000

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