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Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC

Contracts Administrator III

  •  Posted 10 Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Sparks, NV
  •  R0008360

Responsible for the administration of assigned contracts. In coordination with Contracts Manager, supports negotiations for assigned programs in accordance with approved internal processes. Serves as the initial point of contact between the Company and the customer on business/contractual matters.


  • Requires a BA/BS in Related Field.
  • Relevant work experience may substitute for required education.
  • 6+ Years’ Experience as a Contracts Administrator        
  • Must have a working knowledge of FAR/DFARS
  • Requires originality, creativity and initiative
  • Requires working with all levels of the company management
  • Capability to meet schedules and deadlines
  • Ability to interpret considerable data of a technical/programmatic nature in order to adequately perform duties and responsibilities
  • Ability to plan, organize, integrate, control, and measure
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Ability to interpret considerable data
  • Strong data entry and multi-tasking skills
  • Self-starter with initiative and a strong drive to learn


  • Previous Government Contracting Experience, Preferably in the Defense/Aerospace industry
  • Working knowledge of export relations ( ITAR / EAR) desirable
  • Flexible with ability to easily adjust to changing circumstances
  • Willingness to take on additional responsibilities
  • Customer service experience
  • Working knowledge of SalesLogix, CLM, Enterprise BI, Costpoint, Exostar, Ops Dashboard, and government portals and websites


  • Secondary point of contact for the customer on all assigned contractual matters; primary point of contact for assigned spares/repairs programs
  • Provides coordination with other departments as necessary in the preparation of responses to customer correspondence and other requests
  • Maintain close, professional interface with internal and external customer personnel (technical, administrative and business)
  • Assists in the review of RFP requirements for contract risk, discussing appropriate exceptions/fall-back positions accordingly with manager
  • In conjunction with Contracts Manager reviews all assigned bids, proposals and contracts, including changes, modifications and amendments thereto, prior to negotiation and execution to ensure that they are complete, responsive and correct in all aspects.
  • Under the direction of the Contracts Manager, administers the development of risk mitigating terms and conditions and preparation of proposals and manages all proposal contractual activities for assigned programs


•Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all SNC Policies, Procedures, and Compliance regulations (internal and external)


This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs to obtain U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement