Posted by: G. Lane Cavalier | June 18, 2008

Career Development: Contract Manager (Reston, Va)

From a linkedin contact/recruiter – If interested let me know and I’ll make introduction.




Job Title: Contract Manager
Description: Location: Reston, VA
Job Summary:
Manages a variety of government, international, and commercial contracts and subcontracts in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws, and customer requirements. Provides on-site advice to Abusiness units and project teams on contract management and policy compliance matters.

The Contract Manager may manage more than one engagement or, alternatively, be full-time on a single engagement (depending on the size/complexity of the agreement).

• Responds to complex inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions
• Identifies risks and issues, suggests alternatives that lead to the best solution
• Reviews and manages contractual obligations of the parties and provides continual review to ensure that all terms and conditions are met
• Prepares and disseminates information regarding contract status, compliance, modifications, etc.
• Manages daily workload of assigned Contract Management personnel and project or business personnel assisting with the contract management function
• Acts as the primary contact between the project team and/or business unit and Legal & Commercial, ensuring that all legal and contractual matters are addressed efficiently and promptly
• Acts as liaison between company and Contracting Officers / Subcontractors
• Responsible for assigned Contract Management, project or business personnel adhering to company policies and procedures
• Responsible for informing the project team of the requirements of the contract and monitoring compliance
• Develops and integrates contract management tools, templates, methods and processes for the engagement
• May provide training to Contract Management personnel.

Basic Qualifications:
7+ years contract management experience.
3+ years of contract negotiation and drafting skills with pre and post sales contracts within the Federal Government industry.
3+ years experience working on Information Technology outsourcing projects/clients in a contract management role.
Proficiency using Microsoft Office software (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Outlook Email, Instant Messaging.
Bachelor’s degree.
Professional Skill Requirements:
Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Strong organizational, multi-tasking, mathematical and analytical skills
Proven ability to work independently and as a team member in an in-person or virtual team.
Ability to be flexible and work in a problem-solving environment.
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
Possess comprehensive knowledge of general corporate business practices, government and commercial contracting regulations and principles, subcontracting practices, and accounting and finance principles.
Advanced degree.
Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) status and National Contract Management Association (NCMA) membership.

Local Candidates only please unless willing to relocate on own. There is no relo assistance available. LinkedIn Jobs • Forward this job
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