US-New York-Orchard Park
Date Posted
27 Jun 2019

Cobham is seeking a Business Coordinator who will support the Contracts & Compliance (C & C) Department by providing general administrative support to facilitate efficient departmental functions in the core areas for Contract Review, Bid and Proposal support, International Trade Compliance, Corporate Governance, Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA), and Intermediary (FCPA) compliance. This position is located in Orchard Park, NY.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Administer, update and maintain various software databases and user profiles for software tools utilized by the company
  • Populate NDA drafts, negotiate NDA terms with external parties, maintain NDA database files, track and communicate pending expiries
  • Research and report on related topics assigned
  • Support compliance reviews and approvals of third party agents and resellers
  • Assist in the management of Intermediaries for the Business Unit
  • Prepare general correspondence and revision control of red-lined and final documents
  • Support the review and data logging of technical data transfers to external parties
  • Track and support departmental key performance indictor data
  • Facilitate and track training activities
  • Maintain import/export records in accordance with U.S. trade regulations
  • Prepare import/export documents in support of shipments
  • Organize, maintain, and/or purge files, documents and/or storage systems
  • This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS/BA degree with a business emphasis, or other degree plus 24 semester hours of business related courses from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 1-year of experience of general business or contract-related experience
  • Minimum of 3 years demonstrated experience utilizing software tools such as MS Excel and Word
  • Experience working effectively in a team environment
  • This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Execute all responsibilities subject to highly sensitive and confidential protocols
  • Understand basic purposes and operation of NDA
  • Reporting clear, accurate and timely information
  • Effectiveness and relevance of data maintained and reported
  • Participation in and implementation of process improvements
  • Maintain compliance with established policies and procedures
  • Ability to meet key responsibilities
  • Correctly assessing situations, problems and opportunities and comprehending the actions required
  • Embraces change and exercises good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Independently determines and develops approaches to solutions
  • Experience working with federal regulations
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to function in a multi-cultural environment
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Affinity for problem solving and researching complex issues
  • Discretion and understanding of confidential restrictions
  • Delivery focused mind-set

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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US-New York-Orchard Park
Cobham Mission Systems
Mark Whalen
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