Senior Contracts Manager at Motorola Solutions

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Company Overview

Motorola Solutions is there for our customers when everything is on the line. In extreme moments — when a hurricane lands or when a fire breaks out. And in everyday moments — when a package arrives just in time for the holiday or when a child doesn’t miss the school bus home. 

We unify voice, data, video and analytics in one integrated ecosystem to enable individuals, businesses and communities to work together in more powerful ways. To help people make better decisions, act confidently and be their best in the moments that matter. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions and connect with a career that matters.


Department Overview
The Post-Sale Senior Commercial Contracts Manager is responsible for post-award contract management. The successful candidate must ensure Motorola contractual commitments are met as well as, assist with meeting Motorola’s financial and business objectives.
Job Description

The full time position will be based in Texas. A key responsibility of the position will be to drive and implement robust Change Management and Risk Management under the contract. You will draft Change Order Proposals, review, negotiate, and finalize Contract Modifications. This role develops negotiation strategies with internal business partners, evaluates risk exposure, and makes recommendations to business partners or legal counsel. The Contract Manager is responsible for limiting commercial risk, margin erosion and ensuring compliance with internal and external contracting policies.

Preferred Skills:

  • Manage contract change control process and negotiate change orders and or amendments.

  • Develop and execute actionable business strategies and help guide the customer and internal MSI stakeholders through the contract life cycle phases

  • Analyze RFP or contractual requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure contract compliance with applicable laws and regulations and internal company policies and procedures.

  •  Provide guidance to the business and functional teams on the preparation of the statement of work and other exhibits.

  • Provide guidance to the business on when to escalate risk issues to senior management and assist with the process to obtain internal approvals for proposal submission and contract execution. Identify and provide guidance to the business on the appropriate management of risks and issues. Suggest risk mitigation solutions.

  • Collaborate with the business and other functional support teams to prepare contract amendments, change orders, proposals, exhibits, and other related contract or proposal documents.

  • Oversee submission of contracts and proposals through internal company contract approval process.

  • Brief manager on proposals and negotiations and establishes negotiation objectives.

  • Administer and maintain customer and internal correspondence and other communications, prepare status reports, and assure proposals and contract submittals are made in a timely and coordinated manner consistent with customer and business requirements.

  • Identify and recommend improvements to processes in relation to the job.

  • May conduct legal or other due diligence research.

  • The position requires specialized skill and acumen in financial management, project management, and risk management

  • Experience working in a telecommunications, highly technical scientific and/or engineering environment (Large Scale Integrator and Construction/Civil experience preferred).

  • Purchasing/Procurement experience for full life cycle Subcontract Management from solicitation, award to close out (CPSR experience preferred)

  • Contract Management knowledge and experience of contracting concepts and contract interpretation.

  • Knowledge and experience with Change Management and Risk Management.

  • Must be able to work under the pressure of deadlines and demands of a variety of business clients and contract counterparties.

  • Computer aptitude a must; must be able to learn how to leverage internal systems quickly and with minimal supervision.

  • Advanced Excel skills preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

Motorola Solutions is a U.S. Federal contractor and must comply with the recent U.S. Government Executive Order requiring that Federal contractors ensure that their U.S. employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, Motorola Solutions requires all US employees, even those working from home, to be fully vaccinated unless entitled to a reasonable accommodation based on a qualified medical condition or religious belief.

If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to a qualified medical condition or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation prior to moving forward with the recruitment process. As a part of this process you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, an offer for employment will not be made.


Basic Requirements
  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree and 5+ years of experience


Travel Requirements
None
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
Yes

Our U.S. Benefits include:

  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & Family Leave
  • and more!

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Motorola Solutions Benefits Overview

Our U.S. Benefits include:
- Incentive Bonus Plans
- Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
- 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
- 9 Paid Holidays
- Generous Paid Time Off Packages
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Parental & Family Leave
- and more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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