Business Segment: Aviation Legal & Business Development
Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Lynn
About Us: GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry. GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Role Summary: The Contracts Manager is an individual contributor that develops practical & innovative ways to identify &meet goals. The Contracts Manager will work in support of US Government contracts (either as a prime contractor or subcontractor), and the position requires an understanding of both the Fixed Price and the Cost Reimbursement Groups as described in the Federal Acquisition Regulations.
Essential Responsibilities: • Act as primary interface between GE and customers on all contractual matters • Provide contract administration for assigned proposals and contracts including regular interfacing with customers, leading negotiations, and assisting with contract interpretation • Interface with Manufacturing, Program Management, Marketing, Engineering, and Legal • Perform proposal, negotiation, and contract administration functions on assigned proposals / contracts with supervision • Provide support to managers and senior contract personnel on assigned contracts • May perform team leader responsibilities for special projects • Provide interface liaison with functional organizations and insure proper communication of contractual requirements • Review processes to ensure overall efficiency
Qualifications/Requirements: • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college (or a High School Diploma / GED) with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a contracts or legal role that includes 3 years of contract formation and execution experience • An understanding of both the Fixed Price and the Cost Reimbursement contract groups as described in the Federal Acquisition Regulations, as well as an understanding of the regulations themselves
Desired Characteristics: • Knowledge of contract law and formation • Demonstrated ability to take lead role in routine contracts • Strong oral and written communication skills • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
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