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Contract Manager

McLean, Virginia
Advanced Technology Systems Company (ATSC) is greatly expanding its global footprint in the areas of acquisition, Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), and Command, Control, Communication, Computers and Intelligence (C4I). The ILS business areas are in Naval Ships and FMS air and land systems. The C4I product line aims at both military and commercial customers, domestic and global.
ATSC is seeking a mid-level Contract Manager with 5-10 years experience to perform  a full range of contractual responsibilities ranging from proposal development to contract closeout as well as subcontract and procurement management. 
The ideal candidate must be able to manage internal and external contractual relationships, analysis, and the communication of contractual risks; as well as perform research to address contract specific questions in order to develop contracts pricing for estimates-to-completion.
The Contract Manager will also provide day-to-day support to the program management, business development and finance departments.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Review and negotiate contracts, task orders and modifications
  • Ability to perform cradle-to-grave federal contracts administration with all contract types (FFP, T&M, Cost Reimbursable, IDIQ)
  • Participate in pre-proposal activities to include solicitation review, developing internal analysis, completing business proposals to include rates, pricing, basis of estimates, standard forms and narratives
  • Draft and review teaming and nondisclosure agreements
  • Analyze significant and/or unique contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance
  • Monitor the company’s performance on contracts on an ongoing basis to ensure conformance to original proposal and contractual terms and conditions
  • Record and disseminate information regarding contract modifications, deviations, negotiations, and completion or termination
  • Participate in kick-off meetings
  • Prepare contract briefs, update Deltek GCS Premier accounting system, contract status, update databases and maintain paper and electronic contract files
  • Create, maintain and distribute monthly contract reports in a timely manner
  • Review, prepare and submit closeout packages as required
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, related field or equivalent number of years of hands on contract experience
  • 5-10 years minimum experience with all aspects of federal contracts
  • Experience with FMS and International contracting
  • Experience in cost price analysis of subcontractor proposals and vendor quotes
  • Highly organized with attention to detail and time management
  • Experience with researching, interpreting and resolving Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) related contractual issues
  • Ability to draft moderate to complex, non-routine contractual instruments
  • Knowledge of contracting concepts and applicable acquisition laws and regulations
  • Thorough and in-depth knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation and the Department of Defense supplement to the FAR (DFARS)
  • Experience with the analysis of complex agreements
  • Experience preparing cost proposals to include rates, pricing, basis of estimates, standard forms and narratives, proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Able to use independent judgment and creativity
  • Must be able to interact with project managers and all levels of corporate management
  • Excellent presentation and strong communication skills, both internal and external to the company
 Preferred Qualifications
  • Manage rapidly changing priorities
  • Working knowledge of Deltek GCS Premier
  • Ability to apply business, marketing and legal aspects of government procurement to the contract administration function
  • Ability to obtain Secret or higher clearance
  • NCMA Certificate
  • DOD DAWIA LEVEL II OR III in Contracting
  • Around 10% primarily local in the DMV area during the business day, although some-out of area and overnight travel may be expected
ATSC is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer
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