Harris Corporation Senior Contract Manager in Lynchburg, Virginia

Senior Contract Manager 1/9/19--Legal ContractsUSA - VA - Lynchburg




Job ID: CS20190701-29501


J ob Title – Senior Contract Manager

Job Location – Lynchburg, VA

Job Code – CS20190701-29501

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at Harris.com at https://www.harris.com/ .

Job Description:

Position requires a senior level candidate with subject matter expertise and comprehensive knowledge of Federal Government contracting including the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), FAR supplements (e.g. DFARS), and other agency regulations. Commercial and international contracting experience and knowledge of the Uniform Commercial Code is a plus.

Candidate expected to perform the following tasks with minimal oversight or direction:

  • Analyze significant and/or unique contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and corporate policies and procedures.

  • Provide contractual review of solicitations, draft proposal responses, and support overall proposal development

  • Negotiate contractual terms and conditions that minimize legal, commercial, and technical risk while maximizing revenue recognition, operating income, and free cash flow through innovative and creative contract formation

  • Establish and maintain primary contractual interface with the customer during and after negotiations

  • Mitigate performance risks and support change control processes and overall contract administration for large, complex projects

  • Identify and analyze new laws, regulations, and contract trends to determine negative business impacts

  • Provide reports and advise senior leadership regarding commercial, legal, and contractual matters

  • Propose improvements in processes, systems, or products

  • Provide guidance, coaching, and training to other employees across the company within areas of expertise


Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.


  • Comprehensive level knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience

  • In-depth knowledge of project management

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:

Expertise--Legal Contracts

LocationUSA - VA - Lynchburg