Head of Air & Space Group Contracts

Position Summary

In this role you will lead the contracts and subcontracts function for designated Business Units. A key aspect of your responsibilities will be supporting the groups growth objectives and integrating new areas into a standardized contracting approach with customers and suppliers.

– Negotiating significant contracts, both domestically and internationally, will be a central part of your duties, often in challenging circumstances.
– Comprehensive understanding of legal, financial, and business implications related to prime and subcontract negotiation is essential.
– Establishing positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders is crucial, as is expertise in federal acquisition regulations and commercial transaction requirements.

Position Responsibilities

  • Develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with Legal, Compliance, and Contracts Teams and business leaders to achieve goals.
  • Contribute to strategic planning for projects, including risk assessment and bid analysis.
  • Streamline contracts-related processes to meet business needs.
  • Manage complex contractual activities for US Government and International Contracts.
  • Identify and address contract issues and risks.
  • Review contracts, subcontracts, bids, and invoices for accuracy.
  • Lead negotiations for contract-related matters.
  • Draft and negotiate agreements, such as teaming and consulting agreements.
  • Establish communication protocols with customers and internal teams.

Required Education, Experience And Certificates

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related fields
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in contract negotiations

Preferred Education, Experience And Certificates

  • Master’s Degree or JD
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in contract negotiations
  • Knowledge of large-scale programs with major DoD centers
  • International Contracting Experience
  • National Contract Management Association (NCMA) Certification or equivalent.

Payroll Manager

Company Overview

Our client is a defense company committed to leveraging commercial innovation to address the toughest challenges in national security. With profound mission expertise, our client focuses on providing solutions across various domains including Air, Space, Electromagnetic & Cyber, and Simulation. Central services to 12 global business units are provided by our client's management through Operations, Solutions, Strategy, Legal, and Finance teams.

Position Summary

The Payroll Manager is responsible for overseeing the payroll processes of our client and ensuring accurate and timely payment to employees worldwide. They will handle records, address staff inquiries, administer benefits, generate reports, and collaborate across departments while ensuring compliance with all applicable standards and regulations.

Essential Functions Statements

– Manage all payroll processing, including on-cycle and off-cycle (BiWeekly, Semi-monthly, and Monthly cycles).
– Serve as a subject matter expert (SME) regarding payroll process flow through to finished payroll delivery, effectively communicating the process.
– Create and/or update all SOPs related to payroll support and processing.
– Possess a working knowledge of payroll and wage and hour labor laws, including union payment rules.
– Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local payroll regulations, tax laws, and reporting requirements, including managing amendments and initiating/closing accounts in various jurisdictions.
– Collaborate with internal teams on payroll calculation needs and the configuration of earnings, deductions, and taxes.
– Understand the employee experience and work collaboratively with our People Team to continuously improve our ADP People IS Systems.
– Foster a culture of continuous improvement within the team aligned with our client's Firmware.

Competency Statements

– 10 years of progressive management experience in payroll.
– 5 years of experience with ADP WorkForce Now and/or WorkForce Management.
– 5 years of experience with expatriate payroll processing.
– CPP or FPC preferred.
– Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to identify root causes and address data integrity issues.
– Strong written and verbal communication skills.
– Proficient in Excel.
– Desire to innovate and improve processes through automation and workflow management.
– Ability to work effectively in a time-sensitive environment, prioritize tasks, and manage time efficiently.
– Effective collaboration skills across internal and external teams.