Procurement Contract Manager II-Aircraft Product

Date: Apr 19, 2024

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Procurement Contract Manager II-Aircraft Product in  GAC Savannah

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About the Role

The Contract Manager II  role partners closely with our procurement team in respect to our supplier contracts. As a Contract Manager II you will be expected to work with large scale suppliers and understand how the industry relates to complex suppliers with a focus on more legal discussions. Our  Contract Manager will understand how the business agreements interrelates with the business deal from a financial and legal standpoints. Leading negotiations with cross functional teams (Procurement, Legal, Program Management, Engineering for examples)  and managing a small team are additional aspects to the role, but not limited to.


Additional Skills

  • Supplier negotiation experience
  • Contract language drafting and negotiation experience preferred.





Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Business, Finance, Marketing or related curriculum or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 6 years relevant experience. Advanced degree may offset two years of experience requirement.

Position Purpose:

Without appreciative direction, manage and perform all activities related to the development, negotiation, and administration of contracts, where considerable latitude and developmental judgment is involved, ensuring adherence to Gulfstreams overall business strategy and corporate policies. Job incumbent is considered a technical expert in the administration of contracts.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. In accordance with established processes and procedures and approved business strategies, prepare assigned letters of intent, agreements and related contractual documents, and negotiate contractual commitments as directed with the customer and/or supplier or serve as a member of a negotiating team when assigned.
  2. Serve as a consultant to management and internal/external customers and/or suppliers on major matters pertaining to policies, plans and objectives related to contracts and assist as directed in the development of strategies and the resulting agreements, special considerations, schedule requirements, etc.
  3. Initiate and manage the preparation of documents necessary to fulfill contract requirements. Analyze customer and/or supplier and company requirements for contract amendments, responses to internal/external customer and/or supplier identified issues, and similar items. .
  4. Develop, implement, and maintain controls to anticipate/identify and monitor contractual performance and ensure accuracy and completeness of all work-products related to contract performance.
  5. Maintain continuous surveillance of status and progress of contract performance and potential areas of difficulty; recommend corrective actions to be taken to ensure conformance with contract obligations.
  6. Proactively ensure that agreements and related documents are performed by appropriate personnel within the company and within the established operating schedules, government regulations, and company policies and objectives.
  7. Interact in a timely manner with internal/external customers, suppliers, and their applicable representatives to identify, recommend, and implement solutions for potential contractual issues and requirements. .
  8. Provide subject-matter expertise and assistance to prepare documentation and checklists and coordinate with internal/external customers and outside parties (e.g. attorneys, escrow agents, and financing companies) as necessary.
  9. Ensure internal/external customer and/or supplier satisfaction with the contracting process, contract performance, and delivery.
  10. Proactively assist in developing and implementing new/improving existing policies and practices to address changing internal and external contracting requirements.

Additional Functions:
  1. Ensure departmental maintenance of accurate computer generated records and preparation of various reports as required. .
  2. Provide technical leadership and training to other department employees and other organizations. .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Must have solid negotiating skills.
  2. Working knowledge of contracts pricing and finance.
  3. Strong leadership, team skills and problem solving ability required.
  4. Must have excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  5. Must a high level of proven computer literacy.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 219085

Category: Program Office

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 04/22/2024 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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