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Deputy General Counsel

Company name

Md Helicopters, Inc

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

May 24,2019

Valid Through

Sep 06,2019

Posted on

Mar 29,2019

Years of Experience

12-15 yrs required


Mesa, AZ, United States

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Practice Area
Government Contracts >> Government Contracts
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Deputy General Counsel
The candidate will be responsible to provide business and legal perspective and advice on a wide range of strategic, tactical and operational issues including: corporate governance, government contracts, commercial transactions, regulatory compliance, litigation, and other general legal matters. Provide leadership, direction, and development of contracts by drafting, developing, implementing and maintaining contracts and subcontracts consistent with FAR and DFARS requirements and industry best practices, including systems, policies, processes and procedures to develop all contract and subcontract related activities. Manage a team of contracting and subcontracting experts. Develop and executing strategies for contracts and subcontracts, from requirements to execution and administration. Building contracting awareness across the organization. Develop agreements that maximize benefits to the organization and minimize risks. Review and resolve issues affecting company regulatory compliance (FAR, DFARS, ITAR, FCPA, FAA) and ensuring satisfaction of legal requirements and company and customer objectives. Interface with the USG, including the ACC, DCAA and DCMA; (vi) assisting company compliance with existing regulatory and contractual obligations. Advise on and supporting corporate policy development. Prepare risk analysis and participating in competitive analysis. Assessing, implementing and promoting awareness of regulatory changes (FAR / DFARS / ITAR). Serve as an advisor in procurement planning and preparation, government meetings and contract work efforts for compliance activities and needs. Develop and negotiate complex agreements with customers. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have high degree of technical knowledge relative to negotiation and administration of government contracts. 4 Year Degree is needed. Expertise in drafting, negotiation and administration of all contracts, including FMS contracts and DCS contracts is required. Bachelor’s degree and a Juris Doctorate degree from a top school is required while MBA is a plus. 12 to 15 years post law school experience, in-house experience is preferred. Demonstrated understanding of government contract law, including ITAR, FAR and DFAR regulations is necessary. Experience managing litigation is needed. Experience managing contract administrators or other related management experience is critical. Experience in Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and Direct Commercial Sales (DCS) of US based military hardware is an added plus. Basic understanding of financial/accounting analysis including ability to develop cost-benefit analysis for various scenarios is required. Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.) is critical. Intermediate skills are required in Excel and PowerPoint.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Md Helicopters, Inc
4555 East Mcdowell Road
Mesa, AZ 85215

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