Huntington Ingalls Industries Contracts Administration Manager III in Aiken, South Carolina

Contracts Administration Manager IIIAiken, SC

Posted: 1/2/2019

Category: Manager

Job Type: Full-Time

Minimum Experience: 10

Job Description

Management Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • High level of responsibility, accountability and impact on the organization through the function.

  • Review official directives and correspondence to ascertain changes in programs, policies and procedures.

  • Acts as a content expert and/or internal consultant applying leadership and functional expertise for the area of designated responsibility.

  • Act with fiduciary responsibility towards contractual deliverables, cost consciousness and corporate goals.

  • Follow or set a strategy & goals for the work group and review results.

  • Plan, organize and assign skill specific work to staff or people performing similar or related functions. May set goals and determine individual training and coaching needs.

  • May have direct reports. May provide feedback to others on individual deliverables.

  • May be assigned to project teams.

Contract Administration Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for or participates as part of a management team to negotiate contracts in accordance with company procedures.

  • Performs day-to-day, cradle-to grave, contract administration duties in accordance with company procedures.

  • As a lead or seasoned, independent professional, participates in pre-procurement planning activities and source selection to obtain competition and fair pricing in accordance with company procedures.

  • Responsible for procurement functions including development and evaluation of solicitation packages; evaluation of responses, negotiation, award and administration of subcontracts and purchase orders.

  • Generates reports and meeting notes relative to the assigned procurement activities.

  • Provides file documentation in accordance with established procedures.

  • Commits funds, approves invoices, and monitors financial status of purchase orders and contracts according to approved signature authority.

  • Coordinates negotiation and processing of claims and disputes for both contracts and subcontracts.

  • Prepares procurement reports as required by the employer and customers.

  • Trains and mentors more junior staff.

  • May perform special assignments.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge and ability to develop and apply highly advanced principles, concepts and techniques in the field of contract administration and procurement.

  • Skill and ability to perform critical strategic tasks and to interpret broad strategic requirements and develop and execute plans to satisfy them.

  • Ability to have major impact on organizational success and productivity, with extensive latitude for independent judgment.

  • Ability to communicate effectively at the highest levels.

  • Ability to contribute functional expertise to business proposal initiatives.

  • Ability to train and mentor more junior staff.

  • Can be viewed as an expert within a specialty and as highly competent within the broad discipline, both internally and externally.

  • Level of language skills, mathematical skills, communication skills, reasoning ability and computer skills necessary to perform essential functions of the job.

  • Travel required up to 50% of the time.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance, if needed.

  • Must be a US Citizen

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related discipline, or equivalent, and at least 10 year’s experience.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

The employee exerts up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Employee will be sitting in office environment 80% of the time and in a field environment 20% of the time.The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

HII is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. Disabled/Veterans are Welcome.