193168 - Contract Administration Specialist 1
Industry
PRO
Region
MO-Missouri
City
Hazelwood
State
MO
Rate
$DOE
Duration
9 Months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Contract Administration Specialist1 for an opening in Hazelwood, MO.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Transactional Contracts & Pricing team has an open position to support either USG or DCS programs. The USG position would support the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) customer across aircraft like F/A-18, F-15, CH-47, P-8, KC-135, B-52 or B-2 which have complex proposal and execution challenges. The DCS position would support international or commercial customers across similar platforms.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
o RFP/PPOA review, proposal pricing and development, order review, and interfacing with internal/external customers to address emerging issues.
o As a member of the Acquire organization and Program/Business Management teams, conducts and leads proposal development and negotiation and provides contracting expertise to develop and negotiate creative business solutions for new spare business.
o Represents the company to diverse customers, including U.S. Government, commercial, international and public/private institutions.
o Authorized to exercise commitment/signature authority in accordance with formal delegation to negotiate and contract for the sale or development of high performance defense and aerospace products and services (e.g., aircraft, missiles, spacecraft and launch vehicles).
o Submits offers and serves as official client representative to the customer. Develops and/or maintains effective working relationships with customer counterparts and the next level within the customer organization.
o Provides oversight and approval of technical approaches, products and processes. Interprets contract requirements, manages change and resolves conflict.
o This position works closely with internal/external customers, Engineering, Procurement Financial Analysis, Financial Planning, Scheduling and other internal functional partners.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
• Adobe Experience
•MS Office Experience, specifically Excel.
•Experience in contracts or finance related positions which could include developing proposals or negotiating contracts preferred.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
The individual selected for this position will be working on a project where they will contract for military spare parts and repairs, working alongside a team of 35 individuals. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of finance acumen, possess strong communication skills and have the ability to work both independently and collaboratively. This candidate must be adaptable to change and value diversity within the workplace. Certifications are not a requirement for this role.

EDUCATION:
Accredited education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. 4 years' related work experience).

FULL TIME/FIRST SHIFT
WORK HOURS: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

MISCELLANEOUS:
Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Chelsie Goodreau
cgoodreau@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x254 or (800) 927-9318 x254

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.