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CONTRACTS MANAGER  - ARLINGTON, VA

Overview:

The Contracts Manager reports to the Director of Contracts and works to support the Operational Groups within the company.  This position is responsible for the overall day-to day support for their assigned operational area for Contract Administration, Business Proposal preparation, Teaming Administration, and other business administration tasks as needed.  This position is located within the corporate headquarters offices in Arlington, VA.

Position Responsibilities cover both corporate-wide activities as well as individual operating group support which include (but are not limited to):

  • Prepare and negotiate proposals as well as negotiate and administer awarded contracts/task orders

  • Input and maintain proposal and contract information into corporate financial and administrative management systems and reports

  • Support all activities of the contracts department as well as assist the Operations Managers with administration and implementation of contract activities

  • Assist the assigned business units in implementing controls, processes and procedures for contract administration activities as well as developing and implementing business unit strategies

  • Support activities to establish teaming relationships. Includes writing, reviewing, negotiating agreements to protect exchanges of confidential information and to formalize teaming relationships.

  • Work with Program managers to identify job number set-ups that support contractual budgeting and reporting needs.  

  • Reviewing and negotiating terms and conditions associated with all contracts to which the company is a procuring or performing party. Includes Contracts, Vendor Agreements, Purchase Orders, Consulting Agreements, etc. Additionally, after negotiations are finalized, collecting all contractual documentation into centralized “contract/agreement” files and keeping information up to date and organized for all modifications up to and through contract close out.

  • Monitoring contractual compliance to Terms & Conditions.

  • If required, coordinate legal input received from various sources into documentation being reviewed.

Education/Skills/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business management related field.

  • 5 or more years of hands-on experience with at least half gained in government contract administration, negotiation, cost estimating and proposal preparation.

  • Requires ability to work under pressure in a self-directed, multi-tasking, fast-paced work environment.

  • Experience with working with contracts issued under FAR/DFAR and other Governmental regulations.

  • Strong computer skills to include proficiency with Word, Excel and MS Outlook.

  • Familiarity with Deltek CostPoint accounting system and reports.

  • Strong organization skills and time management proficiency.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Must be reliable and have the ability to pay strict attention to detail.

  • Recent Security Clearance is a plus

Gibbs & Cox, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Apply by email jobs@gibbscox.com