Contract Administrator III

The Ensign-Bickford Co.

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$40.87-53.61 /h
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Longmont, CO

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Find out what all the buzz is about! If you are looking for a career that’s fast-paced and exciting, then you’ve come to the right place. With the amazing growth that Honeybee is experiencing, now is a great time to join our team. We offer a robust benefits package including; paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, company-paid life and disability insurance, and a generous offering of health and wellness options. Since 1983 Honeybee Robotics has been creating the world’s most advanced robotics systems for the world’s toughest environments. With projects ranging from Planetary Exploration to Open-Source Software and Spacecraft Systems, Honeybee Robotics has exciting opportunities in a wide variety of Research and Development fields. With locations in Longmont CO, Pasadena CA and Brooklyn NY, we offer impactful career opportunities coast to coast.

Job Description

In support of the Honeybee Robotics - Motion Control business unit, the Contracts Manager and team, you will provide hands-on administration of contracts for both government and non-government contracts, ensuring compliance and good business factors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides “cradle to grave” contract administration, to include developing, negotiating, and administering, of Government and/or non-Government contracts ensuring compliance with FAR, DFARS, and other government regulations.
  • Order entry into IFS (ERP), including contract line item inputs, invoicing, and collections (AR).
  • Identifies potential contractual issues or conflicts, analyzes impact/risk and work with Program Management staff, subcontractors, and suppliers to resolve problems.
  • Performs analysis of proposals with respect to T’s & C’s, appropriate FAR/DFAR clause flow-downs, and proposed price/cost.
  • Drafts, reviews, negotiates, and administers non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, independent consulting agreements, and purchase orders; interpret terms, assess business and legal risks, redraft contract clauses, if necessary, and provide strategies to minimize loss or liability
  • Compiles and maintains all required contractual records and documents in accordance with contract requirements and Company policies and procedures.
  • Initiates and executes closeout activities in accordance with company close-out procedures for task order, delivery order, contract, and subcontract closeouts.
  • Works collaboratively with Program Management to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction while managing multiple priorities.
  • Contributes to ongoing organizational continuous improvement efforts.
  • Partners with Business Development by reviewing and executing Non-Disclosure and Teaming Agreements. Additional support activities include, but not limited to, analysis of solicitations, preparing summaries and developing strategies and recommendations based on the analysis, with attention to the financial and business risk of the proposed effort, participating in proposal team meetings, and preparing the terms, conditions, and assumptions upon which the proposal may be submitted.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Other duties, as assigned, in support of management’s goals and objectives.

Basic Requirements/ Education / Experience

  • US Person
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain/Contract Management, Finance, or related field
  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant experience with government contracts or subcontracts management.
  • Equivalent work experience and professional certifications (Certified Federal Contracts Manager, or Certified Professional Contracts Manager) may be substituted for a degree.
  • Knowledge of federal acquisition laws and regulations, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) and agency specific regulations are required.
  • Experience with NASA/JPL/SIBR contracts is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) a plus.
  • Certificates and Licenses: Certified Federal Contracts Manager, Certified Professional Contracts Manager a plus but not required

Compensation and Benefits

  • All final pay rates will be determined by the candidates specific education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.
  • Pay Range: $85,000-$111,500 per year

Our Pay for Performance Philosophy

We ensure that our peoples’ accomplishments are recognized and rewarded appropriately. Our compensation and benefits package reflects our commitment to competitive total rewards.

  • Competitive Salaries and Bonus plan

  • Vacation and Paid Time Off

  • Recognition Rewards

  • Medical, Dental and Vision plan options

  • Life Insurance and Disability

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • 401(k) Savings Plan with competitive match

  • Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

Honeybee Robotics Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, or veteran status.