Harris Corporation Contracts Lead in Palm Bay, Florida

Contracts Lead 8/29/18--Legal Contracts, LegalUSA - FL - Palm Bay




Job ID: SIS20182908-27083


Contracts Lead

Job Code: SIS20182908-27083

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

  • Responsible for proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities for assigned contracts/programs.

  • Serves as the primary communication conduit between Harris and the respective customers.

  • Provides a proactive voice in the business process.

  • Provides proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.

  • Analyzes material estimates, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness. Prepares bids and proposals.

  • Prepares and conducts negotiations.

  • Processes specifications, progress reports, and other reports.

  • Advises management of contractual rights and obligations.

  • Compiles and analyzes data as required. Maintains historical information for assigned contracts.

  • Ability to clearly present information to broad audience, inclusive of management


  • Bachelors degree with 9+ years of relevant experience; or equivalent.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with international and commercial contracts is a plus.

  • Knowledge of FAR, DFAR, ITAR, EAR, CAS.

  • Negotiation experience.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.).

  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must

  • Active security clearance or ability to obtain one

  • Advanced education within the discipline, or MBA

  • Demonstrated business acumen/finance experience.

  • NCMA professional certifications (CPCM, CFCM, etc) are a strong plus.

Security Clearance:

Please be aware that this position requires the candidate to be able to obtain a TS/SCI Security Clearance. 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:

ExpertiseLegal, --Legal Contracts

LocationUSA - FL - Palm Bay