Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we’re
on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the
world. We’re the company behind the world’s fastest satellite
internet service, with technology that’s helping to bridge the
digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe.
By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one
another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical
research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions
of customers worldwide.
Our Government business is growing rapidly and looking for a
passionate, innovative professional to join our team and connect
the world to more. You’ll work in a collaborative and inclusive
environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous
learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched
opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of
new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world’s
first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining
our mission? If you are passionate about developing creative
business proposals and agreements that contribute to the success of
the company then Viasat has a great career opportunity for you.
We are looking for an engaged, proactive, team-oriented
Contracts Director who can support Government Systems promising
growth areas that include extensions of our Cyber, Space and Intel
initiatives.You will enhance our leadership team providing
solutions for the U.S. government and governments around the
Reporting to the V.P., of Contracts you will be the lead for
these initiatives and part of Viasat's Contracts Staff to represent
the company to a variety of government and private customers.This
support will involve transactional contracts and creative strategic
agreements. You will be working with US and foreign governments and
commercial companies and empowered to propose, prepare and
negotiate contracts and partner agreements.
You will lead cross-functional teams in negotiations and
exercise independent judgment in managing all phases of contract
execution and customer interaction. The ability to identify and
articulate key deal points, conduct transactional risk
assessment and mitigation, and prepare for negotiation is
necessary. You will effectively communicate with various levels of
internal management on contractual issues and offerings in order to
develop and coordinate business positions and contractual terms.
The ideal candidate will be a fast learner, have experience in
creatively solving unique problems for improved results, and is a
self-starter with the ability to work within broad guidelines. You
should have depth of knowledge in government contracting
practices, developing creative business models, terms and
conditions risk assessments and support of major government,
commercial and international programs.
8+ years of progressive government contracts experience and
accomplishments including the creation of contracts,
proposals and agreements.
Ability to develop and apply solutions to complex problems
requiring a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and
Advanced understanding of DoD acquisition policy.
Skilled communicator with strong written and verbal skills.
Ability to multi-task and administer various responsibilities
with internal and external customers while meeting deadlines in a
professional and organized manner.
Willingness and ability to secure a U.S. Government security
Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field.
Travel up to 20%.
Advanced degree in related field.
Ability to obtain and maintain Secret clearance.
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click here ! Additional requirements BA/BS
Years of experience:
8 plus years
Up to 25%
Must be able to obtain a United States Secret Clearance
Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to
create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression,
sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental
disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or
veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or
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