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Leonardo DRS, Inc. Contracts Administrator in Bridgeton, Missouri

Job ID: 101701

The Leonardo DRS Land Systems business is a recognized leader in the design and integration of complex technologies into new and legacy systems and platforms for global military and commercial customers.

Job Summary

DRS Sustainment Systems Inc., is seeking to a hire a Full Time Contracts Administrator. The ideal candidate will administer and monitor contract performance contracts. May assist with the negotiation and administration of agreements between the company/customers/subcontractors/vendors ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities

  • Administer and monitor contract performance on government contracts

  • May assist with the negotiation and administration of agreements between the company/customers/subcontractors/vendors ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures

  • Responsible for reviewing contract solicitation terms, handling contract award confirmations, interpreting agreement terms and conditions and identifying potential issues, reviewing agreement amendments/modifications and incorporating changes

  • Review contractual documents to ensure adherence to company policy, government specifications and requirements, identify risks and areas of concern on contract terms and conditions

  • Respond to standard inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions

  • Respond to inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions

  • Conduct fulfillment of contract deliverables, billings and cash collections

  • Prepare proposals for customer requirements

  • Prepare and analyze moderately complex price proposals

  • Participate in TINA implementation/sweeps

  • Negotiate standard terms and conditions

  • Monitor contract performance and cost controls and ensures compliance with contract terms

  • Prepare teaming agreements, MOUs, MOAs, and domestic and international consultant/sales representative agreements and other contractual agreements

  • Under direction, prepare contractual documents, including the preparation of contract terms and conditions, and assemble contract documentation package

  • Participate in management review of proposals/contracts and in the conduct of program reviews

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend DRS’ mission, values and culture

  • Maintain effective internal and external customer relations

  • May prepare of export license applications

  • May provide subcontract negotiation and management

  • Perform special projects as requested


  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline with a minimum of 2 years related experience.

  • Strong knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS)

  • Strong understanding of contract/purchase order terms and conditions and detailed knowledge of the government contracting process including sole source and competitive procurements

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the terms and conditions appropriate for different contract types (FFP, CPFF, CPIF, T&M, IDIQ, etc.) and their proper use

  • Strong knowledge of government intellectual property (IP)/software and data rights clauses and IP marking guidelines

  • Detailed knowledge of source selection/evaluation process including cost and price analysis

  • Strong knowledge of requirements for and experienced in administration of government property

  • Detailed knowledge of government contract administration duties including subcontract flow downs, change management, inspection, acceptance, payment, warranty, close-out and records retention

  • Detailed knowledge and thorough understanding of proper drafting, negotiation and use of contracts, subcontracts, POs teaming and other forms of agreements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Contract/agreement briefing, negotiation and review experience

  • Experience in monitoring contracts/subcontracts of increasing complexity and value

  • Membership in National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and CPCM certification desired

  • General computer proficiency and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.