Contracts Manager Oklahoma Re-location assistance avl

Depends on Experience

Full Time

  • No Travel Required


Do you have any FAR / DFAR experience

Job Description

Relocation assistance available.
Job Description:
Professional with strong knowledge of job area and broad knowledge of project management. Manages complex projects or processes with general oversight. Communicates within and outside of own function to gain cooperation on operational processes, practices, and procedures. Makes moderate to substantial improvements to systems and processes. Contributes to achievement of departmental goals and operating plans with direct impact on the departmental results. Work is performed with general oversight. May manage large projects or processes that are both inside and outside of immediate job area. Typically, responsible for providing guidance, coaching and training to other employees. Typically, responsible for managing complex projects at this level, involving delegation of work and review of work products. Communicates within and outside of own function or business area and has responsibility for communicating with parties external to the organization (e.g., customers, vendors, etc.) when necessary. Explains, interprets, and gains cooperation on policies, procedures and practices. Work consists of making moderate to substantial improvement or enhancements to systems and processes to improve performance of job area. Opportunities for problem solving and innovation are complex and may require comprehensive information gathering, analysis and investigation to understand the problem. Problems typically involve consideration of multiple issues, job areas or specialties. Problems are generally solved through creative solutions, drawing from prior experience and in-depth analysis of issues. Works to achieve operational targets with direct impact on the departmental results. Contributes to the development of goals for the department and planning efforts (budgets, operational plans, etc.).
Essential Functions:
Expert in contract negotiations with record of successes in negotiations
Broad knowledge of program management and project management
Understanding of financial principles, reporting contributing to meeting corporate financial targets. In depth knowledge of CAS: FAR 31.2
Broad knowledge of statement of work creation and reviews
Familiarity with subcontracts processes and procedures
Excellent communication skills – internal, external
In depth knowledge of FARs, DFARs, ITAR and EAR
Ability to develop understanding of company specific technologies and applications
In-depth knowledge of Intellectual Property, software agreements, and DFARs 252.227-7013 through 7039
Ability to understand and implement corporate policies of the contracts function
Expert in proposal preparation for terms and conditions
Communicates contractual rights, obligations and contract risks to all levels of the company
Identifies and mitigates risk through change management process
Possess keen leadership skills
Broad understanding of contract administration in accordance with company policies and best practices
Documents and maintains contract historical information
In depth knowledge of all Government contract types – FFP, CPAF, CPFF, CPIF etc.
Analyzes material estimates, other direct costs, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness for inclusion into proposals.
Prepares proposals per specific terms of requests for proposal.
Prepares and leads factfinding and negotiations as part of negotiating team.
Maintains communications to ensure timely contract execution by the parties.
Ensures final contract documents are consistent with agreements reached at negotiations.
Serves as the primary communication conduit between the company and respective customers.
Review FAR and DFARS regularly to ensure contract compliance with government regulations.
Evaluates contract performance to determine necessity for amendments or extension of contracts.
Implement and support continuous improvement program initiatives.
Provides a proactive voice in the business process.
Advises management of contractual rights and obligations.
Maintains historical information for assigned contracts.
Ability to clearly present information to broad audience, inclusive of management
Other duties as assigned
BA/BS in a business or related field
Experience in contracts management, dealing with US Government contracts
Experience with international and commercial contracts
Experience with FAR, DFARS, ITAR, EAR, CAS
Experience with using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a DoD Security Clerance
Preferred Additional Skills:
Advanced education within the discipline or MBA
Demonstrated business acumen/finance experience
Demonstrated ability to build relationships
Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must
Previous experience in program or project management
Familiarity with Government SAM and CPR websites
Experience with OTAs preferred
Active DoD Security Clearance is highly desired. 
Prior negotiation experience
Benefits - Full
Relocation Assistance Available - Yes