Contract Manager


Job Description

If You Join Us, You Will:

  • Be responsible for managing one or more of our largest DoD and federal government contracts (SBIR, FFP, T&M, IDIQ, etc.)
  • Coordinate and collaborate with internal stakeholders to administer the contract, to include post-award activities, negotiations, payments, contract reviews, and customer initiated or contractually mandated activities
  • Stay deeply informed on the progress of services and deliverables under the contracts
  • Advise project/program leadership regarding contract requirements, regulations, and compliance
  • Develop, implement, and manage contract management processes for the company
  • Prepare and maintain all contract-related documentation
  • Work closely with Sales and Business Development teams during the RFx and pre-award phase
  • Participate in internal and customer contract, business, and cost reviews
  • Participate in audits from external agencies
  • Be part of a cross-functional team that respects, supports, and pushes for continuous improvement

Our Ideal Candidates Are:

  • Knowledgeable of industry standards and best practices
  • Insiders who know how to navigate the complexities of contract management within the federal government
  • Team players who can work towards larger objectives and goals beyond their area of expertise
  • Effective at communicating pertinent contract information to individuals who do not possess experience with federal contracts
  • Experienced in writing and reviewing offer documents, such as Statements of Work, pricing proposals, NDAs, teaming agreements, pitch decks, and marketing materials
  • Well versed in the FAR and DFARS
  • Excellent written and verbal communicators
  • Self-starters and fast-learners who are able to independently research and resolve issues using appropriate resources
  • Comfortable working with multi-disciplinary, multicultural, and geographically dispersed teams
  • Confident and proactive in communicating challenges and opportunities
  • Committed to their personal success, as well as success of their peers
  • Technologists at heart and leaders in practice

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience as a Contract Manager in private industry supporting federal government contracts
  • Expert with productivity tools such as Microsoft Office or Google Workspace (formerly G Suite)
  • BA/BS degree in related field or equivalent work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience representing on behalf of and managing contracts for government agencies
  • 3+ years experience in technology or software industry
  • Security clearance a plus
  • Professional certificates in government contract management a plus

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