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Contracts Management Senior Staff / Lvl 5 / Fort Worth, TX

  • Job
    Expert Level
  • People, HR & Administration
  • Fort Worth

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  • You must have extensive experience with US Government and/or International contracts, negotiation skills, knowledge of FAR and DFARS, and be proficient in Cost Type, Fixed Price, and Incentive Fee Contracting. Strong ability to problem solve and develop solutions for multi-million-dollar contracts.
  • You will manage contracts cradle to grave, lead negotiations, build relationships, ensure compliance, and support audits for contract-related activities. Onsite work and occasional travel required.


  • Experience with US Government and/or International customers and contracts
  • Experience with contract negotiations
  • Experience with FAR and DFARS
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college, or equivalent experience/combined education
  • Desired Skills:
  • Cost Type, Fixed Price, and Incentive Fee Contracting Type knowledge
  • Extensive negotiation experience and knowledge of Precision Fires Munitions portfolio
  • FMS Contracting Experience
  • Ability to engage in routine and unique problems / issues to help develop solutions for multi-million-dollar complex contracts
  • Proven ability to develop internal and external relationships
  • Ability to coordinate DCAA and DCMA activities including audits, financing payments, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Experience working autonomously with general direction
  • Experience handling multiple, widely-varied assignments
  • 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
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented and self-starter and teamwork oriented
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 15 years of professional experience; or 13 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. Considered an expert, authority in discipline.


  • Perform contracts management functions across the spectrum of actions associated with providing supplies and services. Lead cradle to grave Contract operations, from capture through proposal, negotiations, contract award, execution, closeouts, and all phases of contract administration.
  • Build effective relations with internal and external customers to influence favorable outcomes and secure win-win solutions.
  • Provide business advice and guidance to and coordinate with other functions including program management, finance, legal, subcontracts, business development, engineering, human resources, accounting, and compliance to effectively manage a breadth of responsibilities, including contract solicitations / capture, negotiations, and contract terms, including fulfillment of related obligations.
  • Serve as authorized, empowered representative for the Company as interface with Customer buying representatives responsible for building effective relationships and managing contracts to support business goals and objectives.
  • Coordinate solutions to contractual issues and customer concerns related to company performance.
  • Ensure contractual compliance with all laws and regulations, and adherence to Delegation of Authority and approval requirements for proposals and contractual actions.
  • Lead and support audits, as appropriate, with internal and external audit teams and agencies to support contract-related activities and verify compliance.
  • Ensure final contract documents are consistent with agreements reached at negotiations.
  • May plan and participate in training of contract practices within Company. Collect contractual data and compiles reports in response to Corporate and Business Area-requests.
  • The position will require onsite work >50% of the time and occasional travel is required.


What are the primary responsibilities of a Contracts Management Senior Staff in this position?

The primary responsibilities include leading cradle to grave contract operations, building effective relationships with internal and external customers, providing business advice and guidance, serving as an interface with customer buying representatives, ensuring contractual compliance, and participating in audits and training.

What are the basic qualifications required for this position?

Basic qualifications include experience with US Government and/or International customers and contracts, contract negotiations, experience with FAR and DFARS, and a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or equivalent experience/combined education.

What are the desired skills for this position?

Desired skills include knowledge of Cost Type, Fixed Price, and Incentive Fee Contracting, extensive negotiation experience, FMS Contracting experience, ability to engage in routine and unique problems, ability to develop internal and external relationships, proficiency in handling multiple assignments, and proficiency in computer applications such as Word, Excel, and Power Point.

What is the level and location of this position?

This position is a Contracts Management Senior Staff at Level 5, located in Fort Worth, TX.

What is the work schedule and travel requirements for this position?

The position will require onsite work greater than 50% of the time, with occasional travel required.

We specialize in defense tech, connecting customers with integrated solutions to ensure they stay ahead of ready.

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Mission & Purpose

We connect customers with integrated solutions & predictive technologies to ensure they stay ahead of emerging threats. Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

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  • Do What's Right

    Being worthy of our customers’ trust is our top priority. We adhere to the highest ethical standards, abide by the laws of every country in which we do business, and strive to be responsible corporate citizens.

  • Respect Others

    It takes experience from all types of backgrounds to define what’s next. We embrace diversity and respect each other, our customers, our partners, and the suppliers we interact with.

  • Perform With Excellence

    The missions our customers rely on us to carry out are every bit as important to us as they are to them, and we approach every challenge determined to succeed.