Contracts Administrator

Location: Buffalo, New York
Date Posted: 04-06-2017
Calspan, a technology company with a strong heritage in aerospace and transportation research and development, is looking for an Contracts Administrator to support our business operations. The Contacts Administrator serves as lead of contracts administration including preparation of proposals, pricing consultation, contract negotiation, contract finalization, internal project setup, invoicing of projects, and contract change orders.
  • Provide Contracts support to assigned departments, including both government and commercial programs.
  • Provide proposal support, pricing consultation, contract negotiation, contract finalization, contract change orders, internal project setup, export/import support for models and shipments, and invoicing of projects.
  • Provide assistance with strategy/history/regulations on all government contracts.  Provide guidance and administrative support for export compliance and security compliance.  Provide assistance with I.S.O. audits, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, and other management initiatives.
  • Support assigned departments with commercial tasks – both internal (budgeting, financial reporting, etc) and external (processing credit terms, processing competitive contractor bids, materials management, etc).
  • Lead financial interface for assigned departments with Company’s Finance department, including monthly revenue reporting.
Preferred Education / Experience:
  • Bachelors in related discipline
  • 3+ years in related discipline or
  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above
  • Ability to obtain a Government Security Clearance
Preferred Knowledge / Ability: 
  • General business and contract law
  • Government contracts
  • Understand short and long term Corporate goals and strategies
  • Corporate policies and procedures
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Customer Relationship Management software
  • Microsoft Office
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