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ProfileContracts Director The candidate will: Ensure contract compliance and contract administration; develop initiatives to increase profitability and cash; establish and maintain excellent customer relations, both internally and externally; and develop business strategies for new business opportunities. Advise management of contractual rights, obligations and risks. Compile and analyze data; and maintain historical information. Manage, participate in and/or conduct contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications. Team with the Operations and Business Management teams to monitor, assess and accurately report, both internally and externally, on project cost, schedule, risks and opportunities. Participate in proposal preparation as an integral member of the team with special emphasis on reviewing contract terms and risks, contributing to pricing strategy and assisting the PMO to develop mitigation strategies for proposal submittals. Oversee the evaluation of contract performance to determine necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations. Ensure communication is maintained for timely contract execution by the parties. Ensure final contract documents are consistent with agreements reached at negotiations. Assist in training about contract practices and negotiations to company personnel. Be responsible for multiple task orders, contracts with varied contract types. Perform other duties and special projects as required.
Qualification and Experience
Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree in business or other related field from an accredited college is required. MBA or JD Degree preferred. 12+ years of specialized experience in the direct administration of major support services contracts for a professional engineering, program management and/or administrative support capacity to the US Government is required. Expertise in FAR, DFARS, and government cost accounting. Extensive experience in negotiating contracts is highly desirable. Experience with varying contract types: fixed-price, cost, cost-reimbursable, time and material and incentive type contracts is required. Experience with OCONUS contracts and overseas work experience strongly preferred. Demonstrated experience in contract drafting and persuasive writing is required, as well as direct experience in preparing and drafting requests for equitable adjustments and contract claims. Well-developed communication skills with ability to interface with multiple levels of operations personnel and administrative staff are required. Ability and willingness to travel to austere environments as and when needed (less than 20%) is required.