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Leonardo DRS, Inc. Senior Contracts Administrator in MN, United States

Job ID: 109827

The Leonardo DRS Land Systems business is a recognized leader in the design and integration of complex technologies into new and legacy systems and platforms for global military and commercial customers. We are a 3 year running Top Workplace in the Greater St. Louis area.

Job Summary

Leonardo DRS Land Systems is seeking a full time Senior Contracts Administrator. This position is based out of our Bridgeton, MO facility but has the option to be a hybrid schedule or a remote worker. This role administers and monitors contract performance on government contracts in coordination with the contracts lead. They will assist with the negotiation and administration of agreements between the company/customers/subcontractors/vendors ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities

  • Administer and monitor contract performance on major government contracts

  • Assists with the negotiation and administration of agreements between the company/customers/subcontractors/vendors ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures

  • Responsible for reviewing contract solicitation terms, handling contract award confirmations, interpreting agreement terms and conditions and identifying potential issues, reviewing agreement amendments / modifications and incorporating changes

  • Review contractual documents to ensure adherence to company policy, government specifications and requirements, identify risks and areas of concern on contract terms and conditions and provide contractual advice, guidance and support to the Contract Lead/Program and Operations Managers

  • Respond to inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions

  • Supports fulfillment of contract deliverables, billings and cash collections

  • Assists in proposal preparation for customer requirements

  • Prepare and analyze major price proposals

  • Participate in TINA implementation/sweeps

  • Negotiate terms and conditions under contract lead direction

  • Monitor contract performance and cost controls and ensure compliance with contract terms

  • Prepare teaming agreements, MOUs, MOAs, and domestic and international consultant/sales representative agreements and other contractual agreements

  • Prepare contractual documents, including the preparation of contract terms and conditions, and assemble contract documentation package

  • Participate in management review of proposals/contracts and in the conduct of program reviews

  • Assist in the preparation of export license applications

  • Assist with subcontract negotiation and management

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend DRS’ mission, values and culture

  • Maintain effective internal and external customer relations

  • Perform special projects as requested


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related discipline with a minimum of 5 years related experience.

  • Strong knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS)

  • Strong understanding of contract/purchase order terms and conditions and detailed knowledge of the government contracting process including sole source and competitive procurements

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the terms and conditions appropriate for different contract types (FFP, CPFF, CPIF, T&M, IDIQ, etc.) and their proper use

  • Advanced knowledge of government intellectual property (IP)/ software and data rights clauses and IP marking guidelines

  • Advanced knowledge of source selection/evaluation process including cost and price analysis

  • Knowledge of requirements for and experienced in administration of government property

  • Detailed knowledge of government contract administration duties including subcontract flow downs, change management, inspection, acceptance, payment, warranty, close-out and records retention

  • Detailed knowledge and thorough understanding of proper drafting, negotiation and use of contracts, subcontracts, POs teaming and other forms of agreements

  • Must be willing and able to travel up 10% of the time

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Contract/agreement briefing, negotiation and review experience

  • Experience in monitoring contracts/subcontracts of increasing complexity and value

  • Membership in National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and CPCM certification desired

  • General computer proficiency and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs

U.S. Citizenship required.

Taking care of our people is a top priority at Leonardo DRS. We are proud to offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a company contribution to a health savings account, telemedicine, life and disability insurance, legal insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. We champion wellness programs that focus on physical, emotional, and financial well-being. We develop our talent by offering programs and activities to support career-growth, professional development, and skill enhancement. And we understand there is more to life than work, and the importance of offering flexible work schedules with our 9/80 program, competitive vacation, health/emergency leave, paid parental leave, and community service hours.

*Some employees are eligible for limited benefits only

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #LSY