Contracts Manager

Legal Bethesda, Maryland N. Charleston, South Carolina


Contracts Manager
Location: Bethesda, MD / Charleston, SC

GRSi, the 2021 Maryland Tech Council Government Contractor of the Year, is experiencing industry-leading growth. We have been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing companies in the country for seven years and are led by Maryland’s 2019 CEO of the Year.  As part of our growth, we are searching for a Contracts Manager to help manage and maintain GRSI’s contractual records across the organization.

As the Contracts Manager, you will work closely with the Contracts Director and other members of the Contracts and Accounting team supporting the company’s Contracts functions. You will interface with various functional areas (accounting, finance, program management, etc.) on Contracts related inquiries and assist in the administration of GRSI’s contracts and subcontracts, including negotiations, correspondence, documentation, certifications, and financial reporting.  Specific duties will include, but are not be limited to, the following:

- Administer GRSi’s contracts and subcontracts, including negotiations, correspondence and documentation / record keeping in accordance with the requirements of a U.S. Government approved purchasing system.
- Draft, negotiate and administer moderately complex contractual instruments, including but not limited to, non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, and subcontracts and consultancy agreements.
- Negotiate contract terms from proposal stage to project close-out in accordance with relevant regulations.
- Provide advice and interpretation of contract requirements.
- Review requests for proposals (RFPs) and requests for quotes (RFQs) to ensure compliance with terms and conditions.
- Assist with the preparation of cost proposals including pricing strategy, regulatory compliance / risk assessment and coordination of subcontractor pricing calls.
- Coordinate with program managers to ensure contract requirements are fulfilled.
- Review subcontractor invoices for compliance with contractual requirements.
- Maintain current knowledge of relevant contractual procedures and practices as well as excellent understanding of government contracts laws and implementing regulations (specifically FAR and DFARS).
- Maintain all required contractual records in accordance with the contract requirements and company policies and procedures.
- Participate in special projects as required to optimize the contractual, financial, and business operations of the company.

- A minimum of a High School Diploma is required.

- At least 7-10 years of business experience in a government contracting environment.
- Self-starter, proven individual contributor with ability to work in teams in a fast-paced, changing environment.
- Demonstrated ability to work multiple tasks while providing superior attention to detail, accuracy, and customer service.
- Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
- Proficiency with MS Office Suite.
- Working knowledge of applicable regulations, including, but not necessarily limited to: Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), etc.
- Experience assisting with proposal preparation.

Desired Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree is highly preferred.

- Ten (10) years of experience.
- Current clearance, or the ability / willingness to obtain one.
- Familiarity with approved purchasing system policies and procedures in the context of U.S. Federal procurement.
- Background in both defense and civilian Federal contracting
- Background in administering / supporting large contractual vehicles (GSA Schedule, NIH CIO-SP3SeaPort, etc.).
- Membership in the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) or willingness to obtain same and to actively participate in available training options.

The Company:
Innovation, Collaboration and Agility - at GRSi these aren't buzz words, they're our mantra.

GRSi is an ISO certified and CMMI/dev-ML3 rated professional services organization with expertise that covers all areas of information technology and professional engineering services -- from systems integration; Agile, Iterative and Waterfall software development; multi-tier infrastructure support; to full spectrum cyber security and enterprise systems support. Regardless of the program or the task, the excellence of GRSi is all about the people. Our greatest asset is our ability to attract and retain highly qualified professionals and our record growth this past year means new opportunity.

GRSi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants or employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth or related condition) citizenship, familial status, mental or physical disability status, veteran status, genetic information, other non-disqualifying disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

*2021 – Government Contractor of the Year, MD Tech Council, Multi-Year Top5 Tech Company*
*2020 – MD Tech Council Top 5 Government Contractor, 3rd year*

*2020 – Inc Magazine Fastest Growing Companies, 6th year*
*2020 – G2Xchange NXT UP Federal Emerging Technology and Consulting Firms*
*2019 – MD Tech Council CEO of the Year*
*ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 20000:2018 & 27001:2013 Certified / CMMI-ML3 Appraised*

Requisition ID: 6697