• Contracts Manager

    Job Location US-VA-Arlington
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/9/2019 11:16 AM)
  • Overview

    Job Title:  Contracts Manager

    Job Location: Crystal City, Virginia

    Security Clearance:  Clearable


    This position assists the Contracts Director and is responsible for pre and post-award formation and administration of prime and subcontracts. Position provides contractual direction to subcontractors and executes procurement actions to contracts and subcontracts. Position includes interaction with United States Government (USG) procurement and Foreign Government (FG) officials, industry contractors and organizations and ACT I departments and management. Work requires attention to detail, solution-oriented mindset and a mix of independent and team projects. Some overtime and limited travel may be required.


    • Participates in proposal preparation activities including drafting terms and conditions for written agreements with partner companies and individuals such as non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, and consultant agreements and executes same.
    • Performs contract/subcontract administration including monitoring contract compliance and contractor performance, preparing modifications, resolving problems, terminating and closing out contracts.
    • Reviews, analyzes and negotiates contracts/subcontracts including terms and conditions, certifications and representations and other contract compliance matters.
    • Performs independent research of contract clauses, requirements and other terms and conditions in preparing negotiation positions.
    • Prepares modifications to subcontracts and reviews USG/FG issued and prime contractor modifications for contract compliance in accordance with final agreements. 
    • Coordinates review and final document execution with subcontractor, USG/FG and prime contractor contract specialists/contracting officers.
    • Responds to customer (USG and non-USG) requests for contract related information and data, communicates with USG/FG procurement officials, industry contractors and organizations and ACT I departments and management. 
    • Reviews and analyzes USG/FG issued pre-solicitation notices, draft and final solicitations to identify compliance matters specific to contracting requirements and procedures using Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Federal Agency FAR supplements and FG Rules, internal company policies and other contractual guidance.
    • Performs required OCI, compliance reviews and executes final ACT I commitment to sell in accordance with proposed conditions.
    • Provides guidance to department contract specialists on acquisition topics/issues.
    • Establishes and maintains Contract Data Management records for all contracts and subcontracts. 
    • Exercises the Delegation of Authority responsibilities as assigned.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • At least 10 years of experience in federal contracting to include either service in the USG GS 1102 occupation series or similar corporate experience in a USG agency or contractor organization.
    • Advanced knowledge of FAR and other agency regulations; maintains awareness of current events/changes in acquisition policy.
    • Experience negotiating and finalizing advanced acquisition matters such as acquisitions over $5M in value, sole source contracts, claims, requests for equitable adjustments, and terminations.
    • Experience in negotiating acquisitions with complexities including long-term efforts, numerous subcontractors, requirements for concurrent/overlapping actions to maintain schedules, and coordinating teams of subject-matter experts.
    • Independent and Team worker providing effective oral and written communication with USG customers, contractor personnel and ACT I personnel.
    • Master’s degree from an accredited institution or additional 5 years experience.
    • Eligibility for a Secret security clearance.
    • Proficient with the standard MS Office tools and other similar web-based tools/computer skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, organization and interpersonal skills
    • Leadership experience

    Desired Qualifications:

    • DAWIA/FAC-C and/or NCMA CFCM or CPCM Certification
    • Acquisition, Business, or Management Masters Degree
    • Supervisory and/or personnel management experience
    • Experience with FG acquisitions or International programs
    • Deltek Costpoint Experience
    • Master’s degree from an accredited institution 

    To Apply:

    ACT I has been providing solutions for high profile military programs such as the U.S. Navy's and the U.S. Air Force's Joint Strike Fighter F-35, the U.S. Navy's F-18, EA-18G and F-16N Aggressor, and the U.S. Air Force's F-22 Raptor since 1998.  Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: http://act-i.com/careers/.      #joinACT-I


    For any additional questions or to submit any referrals, please contact: dclement@act-i.com


    ACT-I is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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