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Vice President, Contracts

Company name

PAE

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Dallas, TX

Date Last Verified

Aug 23,2017

Posted on

Jul 04,2017
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Vice President, Contracts Duties: Provides Fort Worth HQ Site leadership and functional oversight Plays integral part in helping win new work, including through deep understanding of customer needs and analysis of requests for proposals. Drives on-contract success during contract start-up and beyond via customer engagement and a savvy approach to negotiations. Leads and develops a high-performing Contracts team to support all phases of the contract life cycle, from capture to close-out. Provides life-cycle management of a variety of business agreements including prime contracts, subcontracts, orders (task, delivery, purchase), consulting agreements, teaming agreements, and non-disclosure agreements. Provides subject matter expertise on government contracting process and procedures needed to comply with the FAR, FAR supplements and other procurement laws and regulations. Acts as the principal authorization agent to bind the company to legal obligations contained in business agreements except for documents related to benefit programs and other HR related matters. Plays a critical role in Business Development activities. Assists in the development of proposals, especially with respect to RFP/RFQ analysis including risk assessment and compliance, the legal offer, pricing and negotiation. Provides corporate managerial oversight of the company’s contracts management processes in accordance with established corporate documents and procedures. Supervises assigned staff members to ensure department workload is balanced, carried out effectively and in accordance with established policy for employee management and development. Provides input to executive team for the updating of procurement and contract management policy and procedure, contract management resources and the relationship of contract management activity with other corporate activities such as accounting and operations. Establishes and maintains client relationships to ensure client satisfaction and open communications through contractual and legal conduit. Analyzes business practices and market conditions to evaluate bid responsiveness, contractor responsibility and contractor performance. Presents information, composes memoranda, minutes and reports, and drafts contract provisions and supporting documents. Ensures PAE records are maintained and updated, as required in various government automated systems and portals including SAM, GSA Advantage and others.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; legal degree (JD Degree) preferred. 5+ years of senior level experience in government contracts law and/or administration required. Prior managerial experience. Entrepreneurial approach and a business mindset Ability to independently negotiate terms and conditions, scope, cost and price of government contracts and subcontracts. Strong analytical and negotiation skills. Prior experience in negotiating contracts with the United States Government. Well-developed communication skills with ability to interface with multiple levels of operations personnel and administrative staff. Ability and willingness to travel to austere environments as and when needed (less than 10%) is required.

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