Senior Contract Manager

San Antonio, Texas

StandardAero
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Senior Contract Manager (Government & Commercial)

San Antonio, TX

Build an Aviation Career You're Proud Of

Build your career with integrity by working at a company that doesn't just treat you like a number. You'll get the tools to do things right in a clean and safe work environment and the trust to fix any issue that comes your way.

As a Senior Contract Manager you will support the Military, Helicopter & Energy sector under the supervision of the Assistant General Counsel. The candidate must have a strong competence in Department of Defense (DoD) and commercial contracting with strong knowledge and experience with Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisitions Regulations (DFAR). The candidate should demonstrate leadership and expert-level knowledge of government and commercial contracts. The candidate will communicate and work closely with senior leaders of various functional groups. This position requires a highly motivated individual who is meticulously detail-oriented and customer-focused. The ability to manage competing priorities in a results-driven environment is essential. The successful candidate must be assertive, demonstrate effective communication skills and work well in a team setting.

This position will be located at our San Antonio facility. While the candidate will be located in San Antonio, hybrid remote working arrangement will also be considered for this position.

This position will oversee the review and negotiation of customer contracts and sales intermediary agreements, which includes non-disclosure agreements, rebate agreements, and long-term services agreements. The Senior Contracts Manager will be responsible for identifying risk issues related to business opportunities, communicating risk and complex contractual issues to senior management and suggest risk mitigation measures.

What you'll do:

  • Actively manage relationships with Government (including DCAA & DCMA) and commercial contracting counterparts to build trusting relationships
  • Analyze contract requirements and negotiate contract terms and provisions to mitigate risk and achieve corporate objectives
  • Review complex solicitations for potential risks, guide pricing strategies, and assist in drafting proposal terms and conditions
  • Advise senior management on regulatory requirements and contractual rights and obligations
  • Work closely with Program Managers to ensure compliant performance during the contract lifecycle and implement corrective actions when needed
  • Knowledge and experience with ITAR and export requirements
  • Ensure all agreements are structured in accordance with company policies and procedures, revising as needed throughout the negotiation process
  • Amend and restructure existing agreements as required
  • Prepare summary of contract exceptions and presents to management for mitigation or development of negotiation strategy and conducts contract negotiations based on developed contractual approach for each opportunity
  • Cultivate a strategic partnership with the Sales Organization providing guidance on contracting options
  • Assist in maintenance and creation of contractual templates
  • Lead or assist training related to contracting compliance issues
  • Coordinate all essential activity with the Director, Commercial Contracts and Legal Counsel
  • Enter agreements in company's contracting system after completing a comprehensive contract review and validation


What skills you will use:

  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate discipline
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience with federal government contracting and FAR regulations
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience within the aerospace industry
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience with commercial contracts, particularly aerospace OEMs.
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Organizational, conflict resolution, customer service and interpersonal skills and ability to facilitate and communicate with internal and external customers and suppliers
  • Ability to multitask and work independently
  • Ability to travel as required


Benefits that make life better:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare
  • 401(k) with 100% company match; up to 5% vested
  • Paid Time Off starting on day one
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Health- & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Learning & Training opportunities


Raising the Standard of Excellence since 1911

With over a century of proven excellence, StandardAero has become an industry leader in MRO services and customized solutions in the aerospace field. Our shared values and learning-based culture inspire our team to exceed their potential and power our customers' missions worldwide. With on-the-job training, advancement opportunities, and excellent benefits, StandardAero invites you to experience a fulfilling and meaningful career with us.

Inclusivity Is Our Standard

StandardAero offers equal employment opportunities for all. Our supportive environment celebrates diversity with no room for harassment or discrimination of any kind. We invite you to bring your authentic self to our team and experience our welcoming culture.

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Raising the Standard of Excellence since 1911

With over a century of proven excellence, StandardAero has become an industry leader in MRO services and customized solutions in the aerospace field. Our shared values and learning-based culture inspire our team to exceed their potential and power our customers' missions worldwide. With on-the-job training, advancement opportunities, and excellent benefits, StandardAero invites you to experience a fulfilling and meaningful career with us.

Inclusivity Is Our Standard

It is StandardAero's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Our supportive environment celebrates diversity with no room for harassment or discrimination of any kind. We invite you to bring your authentic self to our team and experience our welcoming culture.

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Date Posted: 13 April 2024
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