Contracts Manager - GM Defense

General Motor
September 21, 2023
Offerd Salary:$80,982 - $122,640
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Contract Type:Contract stakeholde
Working Time:Negotigation
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About GM Defense:

GM Defense delivers integrated vehicles, power and propulsion, and autonomy and connectivity solutions to global defense, security, and government markets. The exceptional reliability of GM Defense's technologies results from decades of proven performance and billions of dollars spent in independent research and development by its parent, General Motors, a world leader in global design, engineering, and manufacturing capabilities. For more information, please visit www. .

The Role:

This position is a dynamic role that will include proactive contract & subcontract management support on GM Defense LLC programs from capture to execution and close out! The Contracts Manager is responsible for Contracts Management for their assigned programs reporting to the cognizant Contracts Lead responsible for that line of business. This position involves direct interfacing with internal senior leadership across the Global Organization, and external interfacing with DoD personnel, various Governmental and Non- Governmental Agencies and International customers.

A comprehensive knowledge of government contract regulations and requirements as well as direct commercial sales is critical. As the Contracts Manager, you will ensure compliance to policies, procedures and work instructions that ensure GMD is compliant with Government regulations and contract requirements while working collaboratively with the GMD core team. There is an expectation that you should already possesses experience with US Government acquisition including FAR Part 12 and 15 as well as international direct commercial sales experience.

What You'll Do:

  • Cradle to grave contract administration and management for assigned programs.

  • Assist with the overall implementation of sound Federal Contracting processes and procedures.

  • Assist with Bid and Proposal Activities on assigned GMD programs including estimating and pricing.

  • Research compliance issues, interpret regulations formulate recommendations using knowledge of FAR/DFARS and provide recommendations to stakeholders.

  • Assist with the drafting of contractual documents including but not limited to NDA's, TA's and Subcontract Agreements.

  • Develop and maintain process for tracking and timely closure of actions as well as changes management.

  • Manage subcontracts and support unique purchasing with establishment of compliant procurement processes and procedures and other activities as needed of their assigned programs.

  • Attend and interface in key meetings on contractual matters.

  • Maintain strong relationships with key GMD Government Contract stakeholders.

  • Support ad hoc actions as needed by the team.

  • Additional Description

    Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive DoD and international Contracts Management Experience.

  • Subcontract management experience with strong track record of contracts/subcontracts performance within an organization.

  • Working knowledge of the end-to end contract process (pre-award, award, post award, and contract closeout in the Government contracting industry).

  • Strong negotiations skills and demonstrated accomplishment of negotiation DoD and international contracts.

  • Strong customer relationship skill with experience in US DoD and international environment.

  • Ability to develop creative and innovative solutions in coordination with the Business Areas is mandatory skillset.

  • Ability to effectively communicate complex contracts issues to company executives and external representatives

  • Strong leadership skill to help implement strategy and provide clear and concise direction to team on day-to-day issues on assigned programs.

  • Intermediate level of understanding and ability to interpret and apply the Federal Acquisition Regulations and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations.

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals through influencing, partnering, and developing productive relationships with senior leadership and the Contracts team across the multiple business areas.

  • What Can Give You a Competitive Advantage (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Experience working Part 12 contracting and implementing commercial technology in military applications including subcontracting.

  • Experience with Department of State.

  • Ability to quickly understand a wide variety of vehicle and engineering technologies, including both hardware and software within the automotive industry.

  • Ability to interact with individuals throughout a global organization in a professional and business-like manner.

  • Ability to interpret and /or understand financial data.

  • Large, public company experience (at least mid-tier) in government contracting (DoD preferred).


    This role is subject to U.S. export control restrictions.

    U.S. citizenship is required pursuant to government contract.

    U.S. citizenship is needed for required security clearance.

    Behavioral Competencies:

    Customer Focus, Learning on the Fly, Intellectual Horsepower, Action Oriented, Ethics and Values, Integrity and Trust, Functional/Technical Skills, Forward Thinking


    The expected base compensation for this role is: ($80,982 - $122,640).

    Actual base compensation within the identified range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.


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