Lockheed Martin Contracts Negotiator in Grand Prairie, Texas

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control is seeking a Sr. Contracts Negotiator for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to support Sustainment contracts in the Air and Missile Defense Business Area for Lower-Tier Integrated Air and Missile Defense (PAC-3). Tasks include:

Provides proposal preparation support (e.g., follow-on contracts, change orders, etc. and contract guidance throughout.

Reviews and evaluates Customer requests for proposal or revisions to contracts.

Assists with preparation of proposals, preparation of proposal review briefing packages, fact finding and negotiation; provide risk assessments and offers creative contracting approaches to mitigate risks, including alternative contractual language / clauses.

Investigates and reconciles significant contract changes involving cost, specifications, schedules, etc. and advises management of contractual rights and responsibilities.

Candidate must have understanding of financial terms and concepts (proposal pricing, EVMS, Executive Planning Panel experience).

Some travel may be required.

Basic Qualifications Ability to obtain a security clearance

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

Candidate must possess the ability to influence positive business outcomes with fact, reason, and the ability to convey the company’s positions both orally and via exceptional writing skills

Incentive Fee knowledge of both Cost Type and Fixed Price arrangements

Strong working knowledge of FAR / DFARS

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

Basic understanding of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and the associated financial terms / vernacular

Working knowledge of Asserted Rights Categories and Protection of Intellectual Property

Confidence in presentation skills and in-depth knowledge of the FAR and DFARS is mandatory

Microsoft Office computer skills

Electronic Contracting Environment (ECE) skills

Ability to travel, as required

Desired skills Contracting experience with the U.S. Government and Foreign Governments

Proven experience administering and negotiating a variety of fixed price type (FFP, FPIF) and cost type contracts (CPFF, CPIF)

Sustainment, Logistics and IDIQ experience a plus

Candidate should be able to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and achieve program goals and deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Candidate should be a proactive self-starter who is detail and teamwork oriented

Capable of working independently with minimal supervision

The qualified individual should be able to establish effective working relationships and communications with all internal and external customers and possess excellent business acumen

Should possess strong analytical skills and be a team player

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.

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.

Job Location(s): Grand Prairie Texas