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Sr Spec, Contracts

Palm Bay, Florida

Job ID SAS20232802-97790
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Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
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  • Organised
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  • Technical


My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Sr. Specialist, Contracts

Job Code: SAS20232802-97790

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

Professional with practical knowledge of contracts. Supports larger, moderately complex contracts of substantial importance to the organization with moderate oversight or direction. Communicate within and outside of the organization to explain and interpret operational processes, practices and approaches. Make basic adjustments 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 RFP review and risk assessment, 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 report, and other reports
    • Ability to think critically, problem solve and work independently
    • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work in a team environment
    • Ability to multi-task and determine priorities while working on multiple assignments
    • Dedication to meet customer deadlines
    • Ability to negotiate contract terms and conditions with commercial and US Government customers
    • Conducts change management process with internal team and communicate equitable adjustment rights to customers
    • Utilizes contract sales order system to record contract awards and modifications
    • 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 and 6+ Years' relevant experience
    • Experience with FAR, DFAR, ITAR, EAR, CAS
    • Experience with using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)

Preferred Additional Skills:

• Negotiation experience
• Active security clearance is a plus
• Demonstrated business acumen/finance experience
• Demonstrated ability to build relationships
• Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must
• NCMA professional certifications (CPCM, CFCM, etc) are a plus

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

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.

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