Senior Contracts Manager

Corporate Bethesda, Maryland


Senior Contracts Manager

Bethesda, MD - HQ

Full Time 


Tribalco is seeking a Contracts Manager in its Corporate Office located in Bethesda, MD. This position is responsible for reviewing and/or ensuring the proper review and management of all contracts from federal, state and local government entities to ensure that Tribalco can comply with any requisite conditions related to the contract. This position is responsible for instituting and managing a cross-functional process to ensure continued compliance with the various requirements of these government contracts throughout their term.   Responds to telephone calls, email, and personnel requests for technical support.


  • Review, analyze, and suggest edits regarding responses to RFPs and contract proposals for local, state, and federal government contracts for risk and compliance issues. Serve as consultant to corporate and field management regarding appropriate exceptions/positions.  
  • Manage full life cycle of company contracts from award through contract close out 
  • Review and implement compliance procedures and tracking mechanisms to ensure compliance with federal, state and/or local contracts, including maintaining all contractual documentation and files, ensure all contractual documentation is concise and consistent both from a technical and contractual perspective. Identify and develop solutions to out of scope, cost/schedule changes, ensuring company resources are not negatively impacted.  
  • Manage and help others to manage relationships with external government entities that request bids from Tribalco. 
  • Track day to day tasks and update contract reports 
  • Develop and provide appropriate training on government contract compliance requirements 
  • Develop, execute, and participate in ISO 9000:2015 and CMMISVC Level 3 corporate certifications.

Desired Skills:

  • Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible experience in managing government contracts.  
  • Contracts - Drafting, Evaluation, Negotiation and Execution:  
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements, Teaming Agreements, Subcontracts, Consulting Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Master Service Agreements, Reseller Agreements  
  • Create and maintain strong relationships with contracting officers and partners’ contract departments 
  • Identify and resolve contract-related issues, internally and externally, and work with the program management staff towards a successful resolution 
  • Effectively communicate issues and solutions to executive management  
  • Review prime contracts and lead internal kick off meetings with accounting and program management teams 
  • Manage record keeping for all contracts, including, but not limited to, an active contracts list and internal contract task logs. 
  • Assist with corporate audits as related to prime- and subaward compliance 
  • Identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.  
  • Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.  
  • Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive. 
  • Effectively prioritizing multiple activities. 
  • Strong Sharepoint and Microsoft Office skills 
  • Extensive knowledge of government contracting issues at the federal, state, and local levels, including administration of government IDIQs. 
  • Strong experience with government contract-related prevailing wage and fringe benefit issues (preferred). 
  • Working knowledge of FARs and DFARs and federal reporting requirements 
  • Experience with an in-house compliance program (ITAR, FCPA, EARS, etc). 
  • Ability to manage other team members and communicate clearly and effectively. 
  • Knowledge of spreadsheet software and word processing software. 
  • Ability to communicate the goals and objectives of the department. 
  • Excellent management and presentation skills.  
  • Ability to analyze/identify relevant terms and conditions and perform risk assessments.

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school required.


  • Compensation is competitive and is commensurate with experience.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
  • Tribalco is an equal opportunity employer.


About Our Company:

Tribalco is a global systems integrator providing mission-critical information technology, telecommunications, and soldier survival solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide. For over 15 years, Tribalco has been providing defense, civilian government, and international customers with advanced engineering, installation, and O&M solutions in the world's most challenging and secure environments.

Founded in 2004, Tribalco is a CMMI® for Services Maturity Level 3 appraised and ISO 9001:2015 certified enterprise. As a named NSA Commercial Solutions for Classified Trusted Integrator, Tribalco develops, integrates, and deploys multi-layered NSA-compliant COTS-based solutions that enable customers to securely create, share, and protect their classified data. With headquarters in Maryland, regional offices in Florida, California, South Korea, and Germany and supporting satellite locations in Hawaii, Japan, The Marshall Islands and the Middle East, Tribalco competes internationally and performs with agility across the globe in dozens of countries. For additional information, please visit