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Senior Analyst, Contract Administration

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Company name
Aerojet Rocketdyne
Physical address

Huntsville, AL 35808
Job Description


Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense and advance hypersonic propulsion.

Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks a Senior Contract Analyst with government contract experience for our location in Gainesville, VA, Huntsville, AL or West Palm Beach, FL.

The Senior Contract Analyst interprets the conditions and terms of contracts including fiscal and legal implications and advises management on all significant procedures and regulations affecting the contract. Ensures compliance with all company policies and procedures, government regulations and industry protocols.

This current opening may be filled at this level or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each):

50% – Plan, conduct and direct projects or major phases of significant project assignment, coordinating the efforts of internal stakeholders in the performance of assigned activities. Administers moderate to large contracts of great complexity. Independently negotiates with the customer contract terminology, pricing, technical requirements, scope and terms. Recommends contract changes, including major revisions and coordinates the preparation and final negotiation of change orders, supplemental agreements, price re-determination, etc. affecting the life of the contract. Ensure compliance with regulatory and company requirements to protect the company.

25% – Monitors internal progress of contracts with various business units to ensure fulfillment of contract requirements. Monitors and reviews for completeness, accuracy and conformance with Federal and Defense procurement regulations and company procedural requirements.

15% – Prepares all necessary internal reports for management and periodic reports to customer contracting officers/buyers as required.

10% – Assists in developing policies, procedures and practices relating to contract administration.


Requires a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline and six (6) years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

US Citizenship Only Required. Dual Citizenship does not meet job qualifications.

Additional Requirements:

+ Effective verbal and written communication.

+ Ability to act as liaison/consultant with external and internal customers on all matters affecting contractual agreements.

+ Solid understanding of contract requirements and ability to manage these requirements in accordance with Aerojet Rocketdyne Directives and procedures to meet Program goals.

+ Complete understanding and application of government contract administration principles, concepts, practices and standards.

+ Direct experience related to proposal preparation, contract negotiations, contract administration and government regulations.

+ Ability to quantify an issue/situation and then become actively involved in developing an action plan to achieve a successful result and covering all aspects of the given situation.

+ Capable of guiding your team through contractual matters using your contract experience and Aerojet Rocketdyne command media knowledge.

+ Excellent knowledge of personal computer applications.

+ Strong oral and written communication skills to interact effectively with leadership representing outside organizations and/or within the company.

+ Ability to work well under constantly changing deadlines and priorities.

+ Adept at handling/administering constructive changes.

Desirable Qualifications:

+ 4 years of experience working on Department of Defense production and development contracts in a programmatic environment.

+ Knowledge of manufacturing environment highly desired.

+ Possess a working understanding of FAR and DFAR.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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We consider the consistent demonstration of positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous and professional behavior to be an essential function of every position. While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility and technical expertise, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to contribute as necessary to get the job done.

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Job ID 11439

Location US - FL - Jupiter

US - AL - Huntsville

Zip 33478

Category Contract Administration

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