Contracts Administrator

Tucson, AZ


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.


  • 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
  • Must be U. S. Citizen

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience with working in a corporate environment
  • Experience with training development and presentation
  • Experience in corresponding and negotiating with DoD and Civilian federal agencies
  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking, business judgment, and problem-solving
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of management, including senior leadership
  • Possession of business analysis and risk management skills
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

[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.]