Contracts Manager - Civil & DNS

Legal United States


Description

Position Purpose

The Contracts Manager is responsible for (1) the administration of new and existing government contracts and subcontracts from the proposal phase to contract close.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with legal counsel, review and negotiate government prime and subcontracts.
  • Draft assigned sections of proposals related to contract administration and procurement.
  • Assist with pricing models and cost strategies, including coordination with appropriate departments to obtain necessary proposal information.
  • Administer all government contracts, including but not limited to drafting contract modifications, interfacing with internal and external program management and contracts departments, and interpreting contract provisions.
  • Provide support to AP and AR with respect to government contract invoicing activity and recordkeeping requirements, including communications with contracting partners on payment and invoicing validation, negotiation and status.
  • Interpret, advise and make recommendations to stakeholders on government acquisition and related federal contracting requirements.  Provide training to stakeholders as needed.
  • Responsible for conducting cost and price analysis for government subcontracts.
  • Review and approve subcontractor and vendor qualifications in compliance with government contracting requirements.
  • Participates in the development of teaming agreements with subcontractors.
  • Initiates internal documentation to authorize and direct work in accordance with contractual specifications.
  • Conducts periodic reviews of MSS contract books and database to ensure proper recordkeeping and International Standards Organization procedures are followed.
  • Assist with the development and change management to DCMA compliant purchasing procedures and DCAA compliant accounting procedures.
  • Responsible for collecting, tracking, submitting and verifying contract deliverables from subcontractors and to prime contractors/government entities.
  • Engage outside counsel and consultants on an as needed basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an associated discipline or six (6) years’ experience in related field without a bachelor’s degree
  • CFCM, CPCM, or equivalent certification
  • Experience with government DNS contract administration
  • Experience implementing government contracting policies
  • Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft applications
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Deltek Costpoint
  • Handles fundamental government contract functions
  • Experience negotiating and administering government prime and subcontracts
  • Experienced user of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment

Competencies

Safety and Work Environment – Identifies hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and takes appropriate action to maintain a safe and productive work environment for self and others. Follows Guiding Principle “Be Safe”.

Effective Communication - Actively listens to others. Communicates with others clearly, openly, and respectfully. Uses all forms of communication effectively and appropriately (includes email, text, IM).

Teamwork - Works with and supports others to achieve organizational goals. Meets individual and team deadlines and responsibilities. Assumes additional responsibilities when needed. Responds constructively to instructions and procedures. Listens to others and values opinions and is respectful of team members and other Erickson employees. Works effectively with team leader or manager and promotes a positive team environment.

Accountable to Achieving Commitments - Achieves commitments to both internal and external customers. Produces high quality work by being attentive to detail and maintaining accuracy. Works in a conscientious, consistent, and thorough manner to meet all schedules and timelines. Anticipates potential problems. Finds the root cause of problems and takes appropriate action. Makes continuous improvement to processes and results.

Adaptability to Change - Understands, accepts, and supports the need for business change and helping others with transitions. Adapts and adjusts to change within own area of responsibility as well as accepting the need for change more broadly. Actively identifies and leads change within area of responsibility.

“We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, inquiry or discussion about compensation, or any other characteristic protected by law.”

Individuals hired by Erickson must provide documentation of full vaccination against COVID-19 or documentation of a valid exemption. Those with exemptions will be reasonably accommodated only if such accommodations do not pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others or an undue burden or Erickson’s operations.