Program Administrator

L-3 Power Paragon is a worldwide leader in the engineering, development, manufacturing and integration of power conversion and distribution systems for defense, governmental and advanced industrial applications. Our company's power conversion, power conditioning and power protection solutions can be found in a wide range of demanding military and commercial environments around the world, including surface ships, planes, tanks, submarines, helicopters and Internet-related or corporate high-volume data processing centers. Many of our military forces depend on the quality and reliability of our power systems to defend and protect our country.
In the role of Program Administrator, reporting to the Vice President of Programs, you will be responsible for administration and coordination of assigned quotations, proposals, and contracts. You will take day-to-day direction from the Contracts Director.
Your day to day activities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Requests and obtains necessary cost, manufacturing and scheduling data for proposal pricing, including determination of appropriate cost elements.
Review solicitations, initiate internal proposal preparation plans, and schedule timely proposal preparation and approval activities in close coordination with the Proposal Manager and submit approved proposals to customers.
Coordinates the negotiation of contract terms, conditions, prices and cash flow with cognizant program/contract managers and customers.
Receives, evaluates and analyzes contracts and/or subcontracts inclusive of contract terms and conditions.
Prepares and disseminates proper instructions and provides to the internal organization direction on contact requirements by means of issuing internal sales orders or work authorizations.
Responsible for post award contract/subcontract administration, follow up, and general problem solving, shipping status, order status, invoices payments and customer returns.
Requests, reviews and accepts all contract amendments and changes.
Maintains close contact with customers to maintain, preserve and enhance the company's image with its customers, thus ensuring favorable long-term relationships.
Analyses and monitors cash flow and major accounts receivables; resolves problems as necessary.
Initiates internal and external correspondence.
Responsible for ensuring proper document control is maintained.
Prepares periodic reports of departmental functional activities for dissemination to other concerned departments.
Issues budgetary data on new jobs to accounting and manufacturing.
Advise Management on contract terms and conditions prior to proposal submittals.
Performs other duties as assigned by management.
Your education/experience includes:
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline from four-year college or university preferred.
Must have 2 to 4 years sales administration experience and/or training in electrical equipment or similar industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Understanding of/or aptitude for learning technical requirements of basic contractual procedures and the ability to negotiate and administer contracts.
Must be able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
Must be conversant in Microsoft Office and be versatile in e-mail communications.
We offer a commitment to work/life balance along with a competitive compensation package that includes:
9/80 Work Week with Every Other Friday Off
December Holiday Shutdown
Onsite Company Restaurant Serves Breakfast and Lunch
Medical, Dental, Vision, Education Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Stock Purchase Plan, 401K
Turn your interest into action - apply today!
For additional information please visit www.powerparagon.com
Power Paragon is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, veterans and disabled individuals to apply.

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