Contract Manager

Location
Chantilly, VA
Posted
Jan 11, 2022
Closes
Feb 18, 2022
Ref
230326202201
Function
Finance, Other
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary/Company:

Sparks Group in collaboration with a Fortune 500 company is searching for a motivated Contract Manager. The Manager will lead contract management and compliance matters. They will be responsible for monitoring changes to contracts, assist clients and manage all contract related tasks. The ideal candidate will have prior federal contracting experience and possess an industry certification. If you're looking for an exciting opportunity as a new step in your career, apply now!

Responsibilities:


  • Ensure contract review; engage with relevant stakeholders in negotiation decisions involving requirements, contract standards, and risk management measures
  • Analyze contract pre award, identify risks, and provide recommendations
  • Collaborate with various internal teams to discuss contract terms, obligations and change in requirements
  • Interpret and write contracts, check for compliance on matters of interpretation
  • Plan and execute an effective negotiation strategy to produce contracts and business objectives
  • Evaluate risk, perform liability assessments to determine risk; propose alternatives and identify relevant counter proposal using expertise and sound business judgment
  • Prepare proposal documents to ensure compliance with regulations and contracting policies as well as compliance with RFP/RFQ requirements
  • Liaise across multiple internal teams and external contacts to discuss and obtain necessary information
  • Partner with teams to work on continually improving processes and procedures to improve efficiency
  • Implement company policies, directions and initiatives and recommend improvements to same
  • Provide support for ongoing tasks and special project


Qualifications/Background Profile:


  • Position requires U.S Citizenship
  • Bachelor's Degree in Law, Business, Contract Management or related field required; Master's degree preferred
  • 7+ years of experience in contract management and working in a federal contracting setting or legal field
  • NCMA, IACCM Certification or similar professional certification/membership are a plus
  • Knowledge of federal and commercial contracting regulations and policies; understanding of FAR/DFAR, and accounting and finance principles
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint), and SharePoint
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate ideas and strategies
  • Strong analytical skills to build and interpret complex reports
  • Ability to work independently or with a team; and interact with all levels of management

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Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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