The most important thing we build is trust

Date Posted
02 Oct 2017

Cobham is seeking a Contracts Administrator II who will be responsible to assist with the negotiation and manage administration of contracts and subcontracts for the site. Manage a cradle-to-grave contract administration. Develop and maintain professional and dependable relationships with both internal and external customers. Ensure compliance with Quality Management System (AS-9100C), company policies / procedures, and federal laws / regulations. Position requires a working knowledge of U.S. Government / Department of Defense (DoD) (i.e. FAR/DFARS) and commercial contracting methods, applicable laws and regulations. This position is located in Lansdale, PA.


          Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate negotiations of contracts varying in dollar amounts and complexity.

  • Prepare bid/proposal packages for review and approval routing consistent with company policies and procedures.

  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of Company policies and procedures, commercial contracting methods, export control, FAR/DFARS and other Government regulations.

  • Provide management with complete, current and accurate data by reporting progress on contract activity, together with recommendations for management action / decision.

  • Administer proposals and contracts, as delegated.

  • Foster and maintain sound and reliable relationships with counterparts in customer organizations and industry groups.

  • Develop solutions to various contracting issues, using ingenuity and innovation. Ensure solutions are consistent with organization objectives.

  • Undertake special assignments, as required


    Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum of 2-4 years’ experience in the Contract Administration capacity

  • Experience working with FAR/DFARS

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word and Excel

  • In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be eligible to obtain and maintain security clearance, which requires USA Citizenship.


    Preferred Qualifications:

  • National Contract Management Association (NCMA) certification

  • Active DoD Clearance

Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

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