Defense Contract Administrator

Defense Contract Administrator

Specialty: Engineering

Job Description

Kendra Palmer
Sr. Staffing Manager

Kendra joined Leddy Group with the acquisition of Staff Hunters of Portsmouth in 2016.  She brings 18 years of experience recruiting in both engineering and supply chain. As Senior Staffing Manager Kendra recruits and services companies throughout the seacoast and central NH. 

603.749.2004 | KPalmer@leddygroup.com

An advanced technology manufacturing company is seeking a motivated individual with contract negotiation experience to join their growing team as a Defense Contract Administrator. This is a full-time, direct-hire role with fantastic benefits at one of the premier employers in the Seacoast area!

Responsibilities of the Defense Contract Administrator

  • Review and assist with cross-functional responses for customer terms and conditions for the transactional contracts (domestic commercial and Government including: FP, BOA, Task Orders, & IDIQ), tenders, non-disclosure agreements, customer surveys, and flow-down provisions for subcontracts
  • Assist with the negotiation of terms and conditions, master supply agreements, and other various customer contracts
  • Prepare, review, and negotiate customer and company non-disclosure agreements
  • Support execution and management of all third-party sales channel agreements and consultant agreements in accordance with company requirements
  • Ensure revenue recognition criteria and credit concerns are appropriately considered for deal valuation and contract structure
  • Research and resolve contract-related issues including collections and closeouts
  • Assist sales and project management staff in the development of a negotiation strategy, and advise production, quality, and planning to fulfill contract obligations
  • Draft contract revisions, certs and reps., letters of correspondence, and modifications to agreements, and assist with contract close-out efforts
  • Provide support for the contract approval process to ensure that all contracts are approved and executed per company policy
  • Manage contract record-keeping, tracking, and archiving, and enter documents in the company ERP system
  • Perform related duties as assigned

Qualifications of the Defense Contract Administrator

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study is required
  • A minimum of 3 years’ related experience, preferably in a Government or Government contractor manufacturing or work environment and/or equivalent demonstrating the ability to negotiate sales transactions addressing both legal and business concerns
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills to deal effectively with internal/external customer relations
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational skills, problem-solving skills, and ability to work well under stress
  • Accuracy and attention to detail applying a solid understanding of core contract terminology balancing deal closure with the contractual risks
  • Computer proficiency including MS Office Suite and web-based research; experience with document management systems and an IFS software-based ERP system is a plus

If you have the necessary qualifications and would like to be an integral part of this company’s continued success, apply now for this Defense Contract Administrator position in a friendly, fast-paced environment!

To apply, please email an MS Word copy of your resume to kpalmer@leddygroup.com, call 603-766-2004, or apply online at www.leddygroup.com.

Veterans and military spouses are encouraged to apply.

Defense Contract AdministratorAbout Leddy Group

We are a privately owned, regional staffing company serving northern New England since 1994.  We put the right people in the right places through our specialties:  Accounting & Finance, Administrative & Customer Service, Engineering, HR, Industrial and Skilled Manufacturing.  We combine a consistency of values and traits with a singular standard for quality and best practices. Our goal is to exceed your expectations; our success is tied directly to your satisfaction.

Kendra Palmer
Sr. Staffing Manager

Kendra joined Leddy Group with the acquisition of Staff Hunters of Portsmouth in 2016.  She brings 18 years of experience recruiting in both engineering and supply chain. As Senior Staffing Manager Kendra recruits and services companies throughout the seacoast and central NH. 

603.749.2004 | KPalmer@leddygroup.com

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