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Contracts Formation Manager

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Non-practicing Attorney

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Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Washington, DC

Posted on

Aug 27,2017

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Do you have experience in the formation of FAR and DFAR contracts?  Do the challenges of negotiating terms or performing risk analysis on major infrastructure or environmental programs appeal to you?  If so, you may be the perfect addition to our team.  Parsons is seeking an experienced Contracts Formation Manager. 

We really like people who can partner with business development, project and divisional management while negotiating terms and performing risk analysis on multiple pursuits concurrently. This individual will be responsible for managing all contract formation on assigned business segments; negotiating the most significant contracts or contract modifications and reviewing complex solicitations.  We expect our Formation Managers to evaluate new laws, regulations, and contract trends for potential impacts on business.  Ideally this person will have an A&E background and have experience with multiple delivery methods.  Experience developing Teaming, JV, LLC and other partnership agreements is required. 

The successful candidate will have strong leadership capabilities, be detailed and teamwork oriented, and have excellent communication and presentation skills.


  • 10+ years of prime contract formation experience is required.
  • 8+ years of FAR / DFAR contract management experience. 
  • 5+ years within a large engineering or construction firm is required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance or a related field required.  Masters or Juris Doctorate strongly preferred. 
  • NCMA Certified CFCM, CPCM preferred
  • Applicants selected for employment may be subject to a federal background investigation. 

Parsons is proud of our 70+ years in delivering engineering, technical, and construction services to our legacy markets: transportation, water, environmental, oil and gas, industrial, and defense. As markets have evolved, so have we. Parsons is a provider of choice for cybersecurity and alternative project delivery services. We believe talent, passion, and commitment generate success. Parsons employees go the distance for our customers and give back to the communities in which we live and work. We welcome self-starters who have the ability to solve problems elegantly—and who believe in our core values of integrity, safety, quality, innovation, sustainability, and diversity. If this describes you, join us! Parsons delivers a better world.

Parsons is an equal-opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $3.1 billion in 2014, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on defense/security, industrial, and infrastructure. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.