Contracts Manager

Black Box Corporation   •  

Virtual / Travel

Industry: Energy / Diversified


11 - 15 years

Posted 270 days ago

This job is no longer available.



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