Contracts Administrator 

Leonardo Electronics US Inc. is seeking a Contracts Administrator who is a motivated self-starter who can work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic environment. Under limited supervision, this contract professional is responsible for activities that span the entire contract life-cycle. This role reports to the Director, Contracts and Legal. Job location is in Tucson, AZ.

Location: Tucson, AZ

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  • Experience negotiating complex terms and conditions
  • Successful track record of managing a variety of contract types, interfacing with internal customers, other functional support staff, and suppliers
  • Strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills
  • Able to work independently, establish priorities, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Evaluate company proposal responses
  • Negotiate pricing and terms/conditions with customers
  • Administer contracts of various types and complexity
  • Primarily support federal programs
  • Identify and resolve moderate issues and problems on assigned contracts and make recommendations to management
  • Perform contract close-out activities
  • Analyze risks and identify risk mitigations
  • Regularly interact with program management, contracts, project control, finance, business development and with customers as required


  • 5-7 years of experience in a role involving the administration of government contracts or compliance activities
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of US Government contract regulations, including Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)
  • Ability to identify and assess the impact of regulatory changes on the business
  • BA or BS degree

 Position Requirements 

  • A minimum of two (2) years of Contracts experience, preferably in the defense, aerospace or manufacturing technology sectors.
  • Must have strong organizational skills
  • Must be a self-starter with ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Must have an ability to prioritize and respond to a changing environment.
  • Must understand the role and function of Contracts as it relates to the organization.
  • Must possess working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills.  
  • Must possess good analytical and evaluation skills.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Must possess good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Must be results oriented and customer focused.


  • Candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree.

    Work Conditions 

  • Office Environment

[NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.]