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Sr Manager, Contracts Administration

Posted Mar 19
Full Time
On Site
Orlando, Florida


L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


We are seeking a Sr. Manager of Contracts Administration in our Coleman Aerospace business unit in Orlando, FL. The selected individual will plan, direct, control and manage the activities and staff involved with the negotiation, preparation, monitoring and termination of contracts for the business unit and ensure the fulfillment of all contractual obligations. This position will report to the business lead and will act as a functional manager, liaison and business advisor to program offices. A principal responsibility will be to ensure the company’s best interests are protected through quality of contract management throughout the business unit, including processes and analyses to support business decisions and providing informative reports to the entire senior management team.  

Essential Functions

  • Act as primary business advisor to the leadership and staff of the business unit on matters related to contract compliance and achievement of business objectives.
  • Understand and analyze performance and customer relationships
  • Establish appropriate controls to engender an appropriate “results focus” in decision making
  • Lead the business through the challenges of growth, and position the business to capitalize new business opportunities
  • Personally engage to ensure solid program-level contractual performance, to include ensuring timely and accurate reporting to customers
  • Ensure contract deliverables are issued accurately and in a timely fashion
  • Lead the assigned contracts team in supporting the company financial objectives concerning bookings (awards and funding)
  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Government Contracts or a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 12 years of progressively responsible experience in contracts development and administration
  • Ability to direct and control overall organizational resources
  • Demonstrated managerial level leadership skills/experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and its agency supplements
  • Strong conceptual and business analytical skills
  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills are required, as well as solid computer skills and experience using the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Project).

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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