Contracts Manager

Confidential Company  •  Fort Eustis, VA

8 - 10 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/02/17
Confidential Company
Fort Eustis, VA
8 - 10 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/02/17

Cubic offers an opportunity to provide innovative technology for government and commercial customers around the globe, helping to solve their future problems today. We’re the leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions worldwide, and the leading provider of realistic combat training systems, secure communications and networking and highly specialized support services for military and security forces of the U.S. and allied nations. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and thrive in an innovative environment, we want to talk to you about your next role at Cubic! We are seeking employees inspired by technology, and motivated by the rewards of hard work, commitment, teamwork, quality, integrity, and respect. We invite you to explore opportunities with Cubic.

Job Details:

Job Summary:

Under the general direction of the Senior Contracts Manager, manages prime contract and related subcontract activities to ensure that all requirements and obligations are fulfilled.  Tasks include coordinating and submitting proposals, and leading negotiations.  Together with the Project Management Team, proactively anticipates, identifies, analyzes and informs management of the financial, legal and performance risks that can impact success.  Ensures Cubic continues to manage its contractual obligations (internal and external) and keep management informed regarding performance under assigned Contracts/Subcontracts.  This position typically exercises discretionary and substantial decision-making authority under limited supervision and direction.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Conducts contract and subcontract formation and administration activities on a wide range of mostly fixed price type contracts for transit systems consisting of hardware, software, installation, related banking and retail, and other services for large local government public transit customers, from initial proposal through performance and including closeout
• Primary point of contact for prime contract and project personnel and is responsible for all contract incoming and outgoing correspondence
• Monitors the status of all contract deliverables for compliance with contract requirements
• Resolves issues regarding contractual performance, including claims, changes, and terminations
• Coordinates submission and negotiation of contract proposals, including change orders
• Responsible for project Change Management and coordination of contractual activities; collaborates with Project Manager to develop effective strategies and recommendations to management for resolution of contractual issues
• Interacts with, confers, briefs, and makes recommendations to Management regarding the progress and impact of potential contract and subcontract-related activities on the project. Prepares contract and subcontract reviews and reports on issues
• Drafts contractual agreements and subcontracts; edits terms and conditions and flow-down requirements to subcontracts based on prime contracts consistent with company Legal and Contract policies
• Manages project related subcontracts to ensure compliance with terms, including schedule and scope of work. Responsible for all subcontract incoming and outgoing correspondence
• Resolves issues regarding subcontractor performance, including claims, changes, and terminations
• Develops subcontract mitigation plans for key subcontracts to ensure program continuity
• Sets up and ensures completeness of contract and subcontract files
• Coordinates contract and subcontract requirements with all functional departments to ensure compliance
• Performs other related duties as directed by the Senior Contracts Manager
• Observes all legal/ regulatory compliance requirements and practices for assigned responsibilities
• Remains current on legal/regulatory updates affecting contracts and agreements

Minimum Job Requirements:

Four-year college degree in a technical or business related discipline with at least eight or more years of progressive experience in contracts and subcontracts management.  Demonstrated leadership ability in Contract Management for various types of contracts such as fixed price development, service agreements, hardware and software installation and maintenance agreements etc. for both commercial and federal government customers, ranging in size from $1M to in excess of $50M.  Thorough knowledge of prime/subcontract formation and administration activities, and proven ability to effectively negotiate terms, conditions and price.  Ability to provide workable solutions to address a wide variety of contractual challenges.  Must be able to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines with minimal supervision, working extended hours, as required. Strong written and oral communication skills a must.  Microsoft Office skills are imperative.  Domestic and international travel required.

The description provided above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements.  Duties, responsibilities and requirements may change over time and according to business need.

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