Contracts Manager

Forcepoint   •  

Herndon, VA

Industry: Information Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 370 days ago

Essential Functions

  • Perform the duties associated with contract administration and management for Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) Government contracts for the acquisition of commercial products and services 
  • Work closely with sales executives and company management
  • Participate in front-end assessments of business development opportunities, including responding to Government Request for Proposals (RFP)s/Request for Quotes (RFQ)s, and negotiation of Teaming Agreements and Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Participate in the proposal review and approval process
  • Work with Finance team to establish and maintain GSA Industrial Funding Fee (IFF) reporting in accordance with GSA rules and regulations

Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degreerequired
  • 5-7 years of direct experience working in Federal contract management/administration
  • Comfortable working with geographically distributed work-groups
  • Possesses an active security clearance, preferably TS or above, with either the DoD or intelligence community, or would be able to obtain a security clearance in the future
  • Possess in-depth knowledge and experience in Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Level of Effort (LOE), and Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), type contracts
  • Possess extensive knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and DoD Supplement (DFAR), with an emphasis on FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items
  • Must be knowledgeable of Export Control Regulation – International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and Export Administration Regulations (EAR)
  • Must have expertise with General Services Administration (GSA) E-Tools, including GSA Advantage, eBuy, GSA eLibrary, and eOffer/eMod along with FedBizOps responses
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of licensing of commercial software, including End User Licensing Agreements (EULA), Service Level Agreements (SLA), Reseller Agreements, Software Evaluation Agreements, and System Integrator Agreements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on clear and concise communications via email, letter, in person, and over the telephone
  • Strong interpersonal/relationship management skills
  • Strong project management, time management, and organizational skills to effectively bring projects to completion
  • Must be highly self-motivated, and able to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Works well in a team environment, and comfortable sharing knowledge as well as accepting input from others
  • Able to grow and evolve within the position to take on other tasks and duties when made available
  • Ability to exercise discretion and sound judgment in the handling of sensitive materials and maintaining confidentiality