CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Contracts Director in Fairfax, Virginia
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Category: Legal Affairs
City: Fairfax, Virginia, US United States
Position ID: J0321-2107
Employment Type: Full Time
Contracts Director dedicated to one or more business units. Staff management of contracts and subcontracts professionals at varying levels. This position will partner with the executive-level leadership to ensure a successful balance of risk and business opportunity. Active participation in key, high level strategy discussions with the ability to influence decisions and significantly impact the organization. Experiencing managing a high performing staff with mixed skill-level.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
Provides problem resolution and counsel to executive level management on strategic and complex contractual issues. In addition:
• Analyzes and communicates new laws, regulations and contract/market trends
• Develops and negotiates complex proposal related partner agreements
• Develops significant working and influential relationships with key Govt. clients at senior levels
• Provides counsel to junior contract and acquisition professionals on negotiation and risk identification and management
• Support compliance with corporate risk directives including review of proposals and contracts
• Support audit and other corporate compliance activities
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
BA/BS in related field plus 10 years progressive relevant work experience in Federal acquisitions, with a significant portion of that in management.
Demonstrated ability in understanding and dealing with business and risk situations that lead to a positive outcome.
Application of long and short term financial and analytical practices.
Deep knowledge of Federal acquisition concepts and applicable agency acquisition law and regulations.
Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
Effectively handle multiple demands, leverages resources appropriately.
Excellent written communication skills - can organize complex materials and concepts in a manner that is clear and logical; Succinct presentation skills.
Excellent verbal communication - clear, concise, persuasive; Builds consensus through speaking; Polished, professional style.
Recognized leader and role model; Proven motivational and leadership skills.
Demonstrated staff management experience, to include annual performance evaluations, ability to adjust staffing levels and workload, strong skills assessment, and mentoring.
Ability to work independently under minimal guidance.
Maintain calm, professional demeanor at all times.
Deep understanding of Federal acquisition market.
Demonstrated strong working relationships with senior level Governmental clients.
Working to expert knowledge of contracting concepts, Uniform Commercial Code, applicable public contract acquisition law and regulations, and applicable contract law.
Ability to meet deadlines that require quick turnaround.
Ability to manage a wide variety of projects.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe including editing functions; and MS SharePoint.
Minimal travel required.
Contract Administrator/Manager certificate a plus.
What you can expect from us:
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