Contracts Manager

Lebanon, VA

Contracts Manager

Category: Legal Affairs

Main location: United States, Alabama, Huntsville

Alternate Location(s): United States, Louisiana, Lafayette

United States, Tennessee, Knoxville

United States, Virginia, Lebanon

United States, Texas, Belton

United States, South Carolina, Charleston

Position ID: J0324-1516

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is seeking an experienced Contracts Manager to perform the full range of life cycle contract administration duties for contracts. The engagement involves 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 development and support is a significant part of this role.

This role can be located in Charleston, SC, Lafayette, LA, Huntsville, AL, Lebanon, VA, Belton, TX, or Knoxville, TN

Your future duties and responsibilities:

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.

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 very collaborative working environment.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assigned agency(s) procurements/contracts and 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 federal government (Non-DoD) acquisition experience.

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/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.

Desired

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.

Legal education and background is a plus.

Let’s talk about benefits

• Competitive compensation

• Comprehensive insurance options

• Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan

• Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time

• Paid parental leave

• Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

• Member assistance and wellness programs

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $76,300- $146,800.

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Skills:

  • Contract Management

  • Negotiation

What you can expect from us:

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