Contracts Manager

Confidential Company  •  Virtual / Travel

11 - 15 years experience  •  Energy / Diversified

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18
Confidential Company
Virtual / Travel
11 - 15 years experience
Energy / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18



This position reports to the Vice President, Government Solutions.  The successful candidate shall bring to bear advanced experience and knowledge in federal contracts for pre- and post-sales contract administration.


This position performs multiple contracts functions including the following:

  • Supervise a team of contracts specialists who may be entry-level to senior.
  • Perform as Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO) and manage Mentor-Protégé program.
  • Administer, manage and negotiate prime contracts; may include FFP, T&M, Cost Reimbursable, and FAR 8.4. Administer TINA-compliant process for cost proposals.
  • Assess contractual and business risk of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and othercontractual requirements under solicited prime and sub-contracts. Advise on risk response and recommend contract acceptance. Select appropriate clauses and provisions for flow-down to subcontractors;
  • Assure compliance with Government procedures and practices, regulations and guidelines;
  • Lead expert on contractual matters for team members, management, contracting officers and other external parties;
  • Prepare, review and negotiate teaming agreements, nondisclosure agreements (NDAs), federal subcontracts, subcontracts from construction prime contractors, and other commercial contract instruments, ensuring that company standards are maintained;
  • Supervise preparation and submission of monthly, semi-annual, and annual compliance reports, as needed;
  • Assure Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) process for new orders and contracts;
  • Record and maintain files and databases for contract documents.
  • Maintain contracts operational procedures.
  • Train and guide contracts staff and other team members in contractual requirements, processes,



  • Black Box Network Services templates, checklists and procedures
  • Black Box Network Services standard agreements and formats
  • Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and other agency regulations (GSA, FAA, USPS, etc.)
  • Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS) and Guidance
  • Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
  • Defense Contract Audit Agency Contract Audit Manual (DCAM) and other DCAA guides
  • Code of Federal Regulations; United States Code
  • International business compliance and requirements; SOFA policies and procedures



  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field, (or equivalent experience)
  • Ten+ (10) years’ experience demonstrating progressively greater responsibility in the field of government contracts management
  • Supervision of employees
  • Training in topics of federal contract administration; CFCM a plus
  • Demonstrate solid understanding of contract terms, negotiation, FAR, CAS, applicability of flow-downs, and other unique federal government requirements
  • Demonstrated experience administering prime contracts, subcontracts, and agreements
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize problems, research answers, and escalate appropriately
  • Professional attitude with the ability to interact with executives and customers at all levels
  • Monitor and assess contractual financial performance
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and manage multiple tasks
  • Organize and track information and files via Excel and company database(s)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
  • US. Citizen; Security clearance a plus


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