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Contracts Manager

Company: Scientific Research Corporation
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares proposals, including RFP/RFQ analysis, pricing, contract negotiations, administration of contracting activities and interaction with customers in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws, customer requirements, and sound business judgment
  • Reviews and analyzes contract documents to determine contractual obligations
  • Analyzes estimates of labor, material, equipment, production, and other direct costs
  • Monitors company performance for conformance to original proposal and contract requirements
  • Provides continual review to ensure that all terms and conditions are met and that any problems are identified and resolved/mitigated in a timely manner

  • Prepares and disseminates information regarding contract status, compliance, modifications, deviations, negotiations and completion or termination
  • Responds to complex inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions
  • Acts as contract liaison between the company and customers/vendors, including participation in pre-contract discussions, contract negotiations and contract changes, resolving payment issues, and contract close-out
  • Prepares special reports as required
  • Contracts include Cost Reimbursement, T&M, and Fixed Price including performance based variations

  • Performs internal activities including: proposal support of new opportunities, logging new contracts, and working with customers and finance to resolve billing issues

MINIMUM SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in business administration, engineering or other relevant discipline
  • Minimum of five (5) years' of successful experience in all aspects of contracting for engineering and technical support services in a U.S. Government contracting environment, including significant relevant experience in Department of Defense contracts
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage cradle-to-grave contracts processes
  • Experience evaluating RFPs for contract development requirements
  • Ability to establish milestones and manage associated schedule, taking actions as appropriate to ensure milestones are met
  • Ability to manage contracts development and review meetings and integrate input from diverse sources
  • Ability to resolve complex contracts and pricing issues with minimal supervision
  • Competent in the understanding and application of Government Procurement process including solid knowledge of FAR/DFARS and related contractual disciplines
  • Experience with CPFF, FFP, T&M type contracts
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Ability to meet critical timelines and/or deadline responsiveness
  • Well organized and pays attention to detail

DESIRED SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Professional certifications (e.g., DAWIA Level III Contracting or Purchasing Certification, Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM), Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM)
  • Understanding of Government practices, methods, behaviors
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience with using database tools
  • Pricing experience
  • Negotiation savvy

SRC IS A CONTRACTOR FOR THE U.S. GOVERNMENT, THIS POSITION WILL REQUIRE U.S. CITIZENSHIP AND ELIGIBILITY FOR A U.S. GOVERNMENT SECURITY CLEARANCE AT THE SECRET LEVEL

Scientific Research Corporation is an advanced information technology and engineering company that provides innovative products and services to government and private industry, as well as independent institutions. At the core of our capabilities is a seasoned team of highly skilled engineers and scientists with multidisciplinary backgrounds. This team is challenged daily to provide cutting edge technology solutions to our clients.

Scientific Research Corporation offers a competitive salary, an extensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages excellence. For positions requiring a security clearance, selected applicants will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Scientific Research Corporation is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate in employment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Scientific Research Corporation endeavors to make www.scires.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact srchr@scires.com for assistance. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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Keywords: Scientific Research Corporation, Charleston , Contracts Manager, Other , North Charleston, South Carolina

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