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Job #: R-00017098-OTHLOC-PL-2D1012
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Contracts
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Description

Job Requisition:

Senior Contracts Administrator (International Focus)

Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions.

We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world.

Our Civil business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilian agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs including those that:

  • Power homes and businesses
  • Guide air traffic
  • Streamline tax returns
  • Protect digital footprints
  • Contain environmental incidents
  • Heighten port security
  • Enable scientific discovery

Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer.

When you join Leidos,  you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute’s “World's Most Ethical Companies”

Leidos...We strive to make the complex clear

Leidos, Inc. is seeking a Contracts Representative to support its Transportation Solutions Operation, within the Civil Group. Seeking a motivated self-starter who can work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic environment. The selected candidate will report to the Associate Contracts & Subcontracts Director and support contract management activities in support of a diverse portfolio of contracts, primarily supporting international programs.   

The Senior Administrator, Contracts will provide overall contract compliance of assigned tasks in accordance with contract requirements, company policy and procedures, and applicable laws. Candidate must be able to work independently as well as part of a team of contract professionals supporting proposal preparation and a portfolio of contracts. 

Possible locations for this position are Gaithersburg, MD OR Reston, VA 

Primary Duties:

- Provide the oversight and evaluation of major proposals, monitoring major contracts, lead or assist in key negotiations, resolve performance issues, identify risks and associated mitigations, ensure compliance with Leidos policies, procedures as well as government and contract requirements.

- Portfolio will be primarily international contracts, but may also include US Federal and commercial contracts.

- Support proposal process by identifying risks and developing mitigation strategies.

- Liaise with various risk management stakeholders within the Corporation to ensure Leidos compliance with international trade, tax, and export regulations.

- Provide advice and counsel to Group counterparts and less experienced Contracts staff.

- Regularly interact with programs, contracts, project control, finance, business development and with customers as required.

- Attend early capture sessions to determine specific information and requirements in order to apply the correct contracts skills, techniques, methods and resources for the group thus meeting Leidos’ as well as the customer’s expectations and objectives.

- Develop or review prime contract flowdown documents to ensure compliance with prime contract requirements and to minimize company liability.

- Work closely with Subcontract Administrators to ensure overall contract compliance with major vendors.

- Support internal/external audit activities as well as data request from internal / external customers.

Required Skills/Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of related experience. Additional years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.

- Prefer Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration OR a related field

- Prior experience with international contracts (direct sales to foreign governments or foreign business) required. 

- Expert knowledge within international and government contracts arena with particular emphasis on proposal support.

- Excellent negotiation skills, including experience negotiating complex terms and conditions.

- Must have experience with all contract types and a working knowledge of the FAR/DFAR.

- Ability to work in fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.

- Must have the interpersonal skills to deal effectively with executive management and staff regarding Contracts issues with high degrees of complexity and work issues to resolution.

- Ability to establish relationships internally within the Leidos community and with numerous customer sets.

- Experience as Contracts lead on large proposals is required.

- Proficient in MS Office (Outlook/Excel/Word/PowerPoint).

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Contracts

3000

Civil

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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