Contract Specialist in Mesa, AZ at Volt

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Mesa, AZ
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  • Duration:
    20 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is looking for a Contracts Specialist for our client, a leading aerospace and defense contractor After reading the job info below, if interested, email an updated resume (in Word format).

Job Title: Contracts Specialist

Location: Mesa, AZ

Job Description

The chosen candidate will provide contract management support as directed by the manager of contracts on assigned programs.


  • Develop clear understanding of customer & program requirements that harmonize with OA business strategy to ensure contract structure & business terms are aligned with both
  • Revise terms & conditions to address provisions & risks of financial terms, acceptance criteria, delivery requirements, warranty, intellectual property, termination, indemnification & all other potential risk areas & recommend risk mitigation strategies
  • Identify business risks associated with contract in partnership with mission assurance
  • Ensure flow down of required terms & conditions to subcontractors & that subcontractor terms & conditions are appropriate for the work being performed in relation to the prime contract
  • Assist Program Manager in communication & meetings with internal & external customers
  • Prepare & manage written communications with internal & external customers for assigned contractual matters
  • Lead the development of a comprehensive negotiation strategy/plan working in conjunction with Program Team
  • Define negotiation parameters through delegation process (including goals/limits).
  • Execute cost or pricing data certificate when required
  • Lead the delegation process, ensuring proper delegation package is created & proper sign-offs are obtained
  • Establish equitable payment terms, facilitate timely payments through coordinated oversight with Finance of invoicing process & ensuring customer compliance with contractual payment terms
  • Implement the change management process & coordinate with Program Management to ensure compliance
  • Monitor contract cost performance with Program Management & Finance
  • Assist Program Manager in achieving company financial goals for sales, EBIT & cash flow
  • Ensure compliance with program schedule as outlined in contracts
  • Following contract award communicate (together with Program Manager) contract, program, schedule & SOW requirements to program team
  • Under the supervision of the Manager of Contracts, develop solutions to contractual matters to ensure company compliance with contract requirements
  • Enter contract data into Deltek CostPoint


  • Minimum of 2 years of Contract Management experience preferred or related educational training.
  • International Contracts Management experience, strongly preferred
  • Experience in Contractor Logistics Support, Performance Based Logistics & Aftermarket Services Contracts, strongly preferred
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment on assigned tasks
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks & meet due dates as assigned by managers
  • Experience in international negotiation of direct commercial sales contracts
  • Excellent written, verbal, & computer skills with a strong ability to effectively communicate with internal & external customers
  • Ability to quickly understand & learn contract management & regulatory requirements
  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks after receiving direction from manager

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or other Business related field required. A focus on business relationship management, contracts, or supply chain management preferred.

As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of support.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. Submit your resume today! To learn more about Volt, please visit: and to see more of our job postings, please visit:

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pay Rate is based on experience.