JOB SUMMARY:Draft, negotiate, and monitor aircraft sales contract activities, domestic and international. Responsible for contract processing procedures and activities, reviews contract requests and proposals, and serves in a liaison capacity across departments. Works closely with the customer, sale

Contracts Specialist

Textron Aviation • 
Wichita, Kansas, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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JOB SUMMARY:

Draft, negotiate, and monitor aircraft sales contract activities, domestic and international. Responsible for contract processing procedures and activities, reviews contract requests and proposals, and serves in a liaison capacity across departments. Works closely with the customer, sales team, and aircraft managers to ensure effective working relationships and resolution of contract issues. Will be responsible for contracting activities in support of the Textron Aviation Special Mission Sales team.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Works directly with Sales Team to create aircraft Purchase Agreements and related documents. Analyzes significant, and/or unique contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and corporate policies and business unit procedure.
  2. Works with Customer Account Managers to ensure that the aircraft contractual obligations can be met.
  3. May be required to work with customer or outside attorneys to negotiate contract terms and language.
  4. Responsible for mitigating company risk and compliance in the face of new and pre-existing laws.
  5. Responsible for understanding the general terms and conditions of commercial contracts
  6. Provides guidance to ensure all contract activities comply with company policies and procedures.
  7. Works as a communication bridge between in-house legal counsel, and other functional departments for resolution of contract issues and disputes throughout the contract life cycle.
  8. May assist in new aircraft business pursuit and associated contract strategy.
  9. Assists in identification, development and implementation of new contract policy and processes that bring value to the company and customer
  10. May mentor and train less experienced professionals.
  11. May participate in development of less complex business alliances and partnering agreements.
  12. Have a general understanding of the business case and an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned.
  14. Administration of domestic and international contracts from order placement through delivery.
  15. Serve as primary interface between customers, company and applicable regulatory support departments/agencies as required to bring the contract to a successful conclusion.

 

Job Requirements:

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Business or a related field.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 2 years related experience.
  • Sales, project management, or previous aviation industry experience is preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Ability to draft moderate to complex, non-routine contractual instruments.
  • Working knowledge of corporate policies and procedures, coupled with ability to identify required improvement to established policies.
  • Working knowledge of contracting concepts, applicable public contract acquisition law and regulations, and applicable international contract law.
  • Good presentation, leadership and team-building skills.
  • Use of independent judgment and creativity applied to resolution of contract issues.
  • Excellent internal and external negotiation skills.
  • Professional demeanor, excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work with the public, customers and interdepartmental personnel.

​​​​​​​Take your career higher at Textron Aviation.
•    Competitive starting salaries with growth potential
•    Health benefits beginning day one
•    Tuition assistance and continuing education programs
•    12-paid holidays a year
•    Paid parental leave options 
A new career awaits.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

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