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L3Harris Sr Spec, Contracts in Rochester, New York


Job Title: Sr. Specialist, Contracts

Job Code: SAS20232401-96092

Job Location: Rochester, NY

Job Description:

Subject matter expert with comprehensive knowledge of job area and in-depth knowledge of contract management. Manage large, complex contracts of substantial importance to the organization with minimal oversight or direction. Communicate within and outside of the organization to explain and influence changes to practices, processes and approaches. Make significant improvements in processes, systems, or products. Provide input into new products/processes and implement operational plans that have measurable impact on business or functional results.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities for assigned contracts/programs.

  • Serves as the primary communication conduit between L3Harris and the respective customers.

  • Provides a proactive voice in the business process.

  • Provides proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.

  • Analyzes material estimates, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness. Prepares bids and proposals.

  • Prepares and conducts negotiations.

  • Processes specifications, progress reports, and other reports.

  • Advises management of contractual rights and obligations.

  • Compiles and analyzes data as required. Maintains historical information for assigned contracts.

  • Ability to clearly present information to broad audience, inclusive of management


  • BA/BS in a business or related field with 6+ years of experience in contracts management, preferably dealing with US Government contracts.

  • Experience with international and commercial contracts is a plus.

  • Knowledge of FAR, DFAR, ITAR, EAR, CAS.

  • Negotiation experience.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.).

  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must

  • Active TS or TS/SCI security clearance

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skill set, including the capability to interface with customers and form strong business partnerships with key program leaders.

  • Self-motivated and strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with people of all levels within the organization.

  • Ability to proactively solve problems and issues in a timely manner with moderate supervision.

  • Ability to operate effectively in a dynamic environment.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Advanced education within the discipline, or MBA

  • Demonstrated business acumen/finance experience.

  • NCMA professional certifications (CPCM, CFCM, etc) are a strong plus.

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.