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Sr. Associate, Contracts

Posted May 29
Full Time
Northampton, Massachusetts

Job Description

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.

Job Title: Senior Associate, Contracts

Job Code: 10518

Job Location:Northampton, MA

Schedule: 9/80

Job Description:

We are seeking a Senior Associate, Contracts to join the L3Harris Maritime Sector’s Contracts organization. The individual in this role will be responsible for RFP review and risk assessment, proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities for assigned contracts/programs

Essential Functions:

• Serves as the primary communication conduit between L3Harris and the respective customers
• Provides proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer requirements
• Analyzes material estimates, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness
• Works with cross-functional team to prepare proposals and approvals
• Prepares and conducts negotiations
• Ability to think critically, problem solve and work independently
• Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work in a team environment
• Champions change management process with internal and external team
• Advises management of contractual rights and obligations


  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree or equivalent with 0 to 2 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 6 years of prior related experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and determine priorities while working on multiple assignments
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate contract terms and conditions with commercial, international and US Government customers
  • Active Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Ability to clearly present information to broad audience, inclusive of management
  • MS Office Suite Proficience
  • NCMA Certification

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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