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Contracts Manager III CSO 16663

Parker Hannifin Corporation

Irvine, CA 92604
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Contracts Manager III CSO 16663

United States

Group:Aerospace Group N. America

Job Family:Program Management

Job ID:16663-1A


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Parker Hannifin
Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $14.3 billion, global company.With annual sales of $14.3 billion in fiscal year 2019, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 63 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.Parkers engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the worlds greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.
Department Marketing Statement
Parker Aerospace is a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. The company supports the worlds aircraft manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft.
Major Duties
Leads the contract management, export and import compliance and supply chain functions for the Customer Support Operations (CSO) Team of the Parker Aerospace Group. Responsible for all contracting activity, oversees, or, participates directly, in negotiations, and performs analysis of strategic importance to business performance. May lead multi-divisional contract negotiations. Ensures efficient coordination and consistency of contract terms and conditions within CSO. Consults with and advises Division leadership and Corporate Legal on major and/or critical contract negotiations to ensure appropriate review of potential liabilities and to assess risk-bearing contractual terms. Ensures compliance to export and import regulations. Supports business needs by providing guidance and oversight to the supply chain team.

+ Manages and is accountable for the performance of military and commercial contracts for all Divisional programs. Leads complex negotiations with major impact to division business outcomes. May lead multi-divisional contract negotiations.

+ Contributes to meeting business objectives and participates in strategic planning at the Aerospace Group level. Exhibits understanding of Aerospace Group goals and strategies and applies them to contract management practices. Actively participates on the Group Contracts Management Leadership Team (CMLT) to develop and implement long term strategies.

+ Performs research, develop, and manage activities related to international business development activities (e.g. contract terms for use with non-U.S. customers and suppliers; international letters of credit). Supports low cost strategies and opportunities associated with international supplier and offset strategies and assisting with negotiations. Recommends general and specific courses of action.

+ Provides expert advice and interpretation and application of legal contract and subcontract terms and conditions to minimize or reduce risk and potential liabilities. Analyzes, defines, and estimates the potential impact of contract liability and works with and across divisions to determine negotiation strategy and workable alternatives.

+ Plans, develops, recommends, and implements training, procedures, and systems to be used for contract review across CSO. Participates in high-risk or complex areas such as multi-division contracts, major sub-contracts, joint ventures, and/or systems contracts. Establishes criteria and process for the review of contract exceptions.

+ Establishes direction for functional team and direct reports. Develops and mentors others. Champions professional certification and career development for the Group contracts administration/management community.

+ Manages the contract management, export and import, and supply chain, budget for CSO. Oversees and approves task planning on large contracts or programs; approves resource requirements and effort estimates. Provides risk management techniques and analysis and implements a change management process. Leads the development of a consistent, effective process for contractual flow down requirements, compliance to regulations, and matters of Public Law.

+ Responsible for implementation of and compliance with Parker export and import compliance policies and procedures. Provides cohesive leadership in export and import compliance for the division. Ensures continuation of CSO participation in the Importer Self-Assessment (ISA) program.

+ Investigates and resolves compliance problems and responds to questions from internal or customer sources and government regulatory agencies. Prepares letters on behalf of CSO and Group positions.

+ Coordinates training and business meetings to facilitate the exchange of information on contract review. Develops and implements programs to increase cross-functional knowledge and awareness of contracting and supply chain requirements and policies as needed.

+ Maintains and coordinates contacts with domestic and foreign civilian and military representatives, as well as customers and government agency officials. Analyzes problem/opportunity areas, structures data-gathering and evaluation of internal processes, and coordinates responses.

+ Acts as a mentor and provides training to the Contract Management function and other functional teams, as needed.

+ Bachelors degree (BA) in Business Administration or a related discipline. Advanced degree preferred. Advanced Contract management certification required (e.g., National Contract Management Association (NCMA); International Association of Commercial Contract Management (IACCM) or equivalent) unless JD or MBA.

+ 10 or more years of related experience, including 5 years in a leadership role. Demonstrated leadership of multiple contracts of significant complexity and scope.

+ Requires Contracts Management certification. May require Contract Management certification or other certifications as appropriate to the job function.

+ Prior training and experience in leadership principles and in leading high-performing teams.

+ Thorough knowledge and understanding of the contract management processes and all contract types. Advanced knowledge of regulations and laws applicable to contracts. May require advanced knowledge of US export compliance rules and regulations and be designated as an Empowered Official.

+ Able to lead on-going process improvements; able to oversee/conduct training and rollout efforts to institutionalize process improvements.

+ Proficiency in Contract Management concepts, tools, techniques, and risk management. Strong negotiation skills. Comprehensive knowledge of legal principles behind high-risk terms.

+ Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with the contract customers and internal teams.

+ Has detailed knowledge of the product lines and marketplace associated with the fielded products. Has in-depth knowledge of applied technology, associated tools and processes on the contracts.

+ Demonstrated knowledge and use of business concepts and accounting principles associated with the contract cost and budgetary planning/control. Solid understanding of estimation methods, critical path analysis, and earned value techniques.

+ Ability to effectively communicate and present status, actions, recommendations, and other technical information with clarity and precision. Able to respond to significant inquiries from customers, regulatory agencies, or other teams. Able to influence business decisions and negotiate resource allocation.

+ Effectively uses current information technology, systems, and business applications related to contracting and customer/supplier interface; is proficient with standard software (e.g. Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes), project management and database analysis tools.

+ Ability to quickly identify and address critical issues of complex programs and lead team to develop action plan to improve performance. Able to make solid tactical and strategic decisions
Equal Employment Opportunity
Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions.(Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor)If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to
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