CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Contracts Manager in Arlington, Virginia
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Category: Legal Affairs
City: Arlington, Virginia, United States
Position ID: J1019-0722
Employment Type: Full Time
Seeking an experienced Contracts Manager to perform the full range of life cycle contract administration duties for contracts in our Defense business unit. The contracts manager will primarily support a large scale, multi-year software development and integration contract with the Navy. The engagement involves cyber-security, SOC/networking and other high-end IT services, Agile and other software development activities, hosting/cloud service offerings, and proprietary COTS software license/maintenance offerings. The individual will need to be able to shift support to new accounts and contracts as the need arises to accommodate dynamic priorities. Strategic and tactical proposal support is a significant part of this role. Although the primary place of work is CGI's Fairfax office, Candidate must be available to work from our Ballston (Arlington) office several days a week, as well as attend meetings in person at the client's site in Washington, D. C.
Overview: Full-cycle contract administration responsibilities, which as a minimum, includes oversight of detailed financial/funding requirements of multi-CLIN contracts, RFP/RFQ analysis, subsequent proposal preparation review/support, negotiations, post-award contract set-up and administration, close collaboration with subcontracts/procurement/finance/ program management, etc., and support for contract closeouts, all in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer/contract specifications.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
The position requires the individual to work closely and develop good working relationships with Contracting Officers externally, and all internal stakeholders by establishing routine, professional communications, both verbally and in writing. The successful candidate will be required to have collaborative and daily interaction with these individuals, including program staff, legal, and contracts/subcontracts/procurement/finance and billing team members, in order to promote a collaborative working environment.
The successful candidate will be responsible for assigned agency(s) procurements/contracts and will also be responsible for maintenance of contract data in company database(s), contract files, and the submission of ad-hoc reporting and research, as needed.
Will be responsible for collaborating with proposal teams on proposal efforts for new competitive and sole source procurements for follow-on work or other pursuits as assigned. May also be responsible for detailed review and collaboration on smaller non-competitive responses, to include ROM estimates and RFI responses, including final electronic submission and correspondence with the government’s designated acquisitions workforce as applicable.
Will be expected to be mature, professional, and have the ability to think independently to resolve problems using proactive concepts, techniques, standards, and apply a general business acumen as it applies to contract management.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
BA/BS plus minimum 7 years relevant experience. Additional years relevant experience may be substituted for educational requirement.
Strong preference to military or civilian DoD/Navy acquisition experience; must have experience administering U.S. Navy contracts.
Must have excellent analytical skills, effective written and oral communication skills, effective negotiation skills and strong interpersonal skills.
Must understand the broader impact of proposed or awarded work and contract terms on the company, be able to identify and resolve contract issues with guidance as necessary and advise program staff and management of contractual rights and obligations.
Applicant must have a strong working knowledge of contract administration principles and possess working knowledge of U. S. Government procurement regulations (FAR/DFAR/Agency Regs, as applicable).
Ability to directly and professionally interact and negotiate with government acquisitions personnel and teaming partner personnel.
Demonstrated ability to identify issues and problems on assigned contracts and make independent recommendations to direct supervisor(s), program staff, and business unit management.
Advanced Degrees and/or Contract Management related class work or certifications a plus; but not required.
Preferred Additional Qualifications:
Experience negotiating NDAs, Teaming Agreements, and similar legal instruments is preferred.
Experience with COTS Software Product licensing will be considered a plus;
Professional Contracts certification or related coursework will be considered a plus;
Current/previous experience working with the full range of Contract types (e.g. Cost-Type, T&M, Fixed Price) to include performance based contracting, and GWAC and GSA Schedule Contracting will be considered a plus.
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