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Senior Contracts Manager

Company: Summit Technical Solutions
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Are you a problem solver?Do you strive to make a positive difference?Do you enjoy being a contributor to a world class team?Summit Technical Solutions (STS) ( is seeking a Sr. Contracts Manager to manage and provide oversight of all existing and proposed contract agreements, provide active compliance evaluation of requirements and federal regulations, and implement corrective action when required. The Contracts Manager will manage, lead and provide guidance to the Contracts Department. This position will be located onsite at our corporate headquarters in Colorado Springs, or at our satellite locations in Huntsville, AL or Shreveport, LA. Selected candidate should be prepared to spend their first 2 weeks of employment in Colorado Springs for training.Essential Job Functions + Drafting, evaluation, negotiation and execution of contracts, subcontracts and modifications to contracts for government programs and the Company.+ Provides analysis and guidance on all aspects of the contract life cycle inclusive of language, interpretation, terms and conditions, legal and cost implications.+ Participates in negotiations with existing or prospective customers to establish basic cost and performance guidelines.+ Assists other department by providing contracts expertise and supports all Government audits (DCMC, SBA, CPSR's, and DCAA) as required.+ Maintains contact and dialog with POCs of partner organizations inclusive of discussion of new business opportunities under development (Pre-Award Teammates).+ Prepare and issue NDAs, TAs and CA's, inclusive of Exhibit A, in accordance with the SOW.+ Oversee the contract change process, develop strategies for negotiation in alignment with company objectives and lead negotiations for complex contracts.+ Stay abreast of new laws and proposed legislation; interpret and present the potential impact on current and future contracts to Senior Management.+ Serve as the point of contact for customers on contractual matters. Act as contractual liaison between company employees and customers, ensuring timely review and approval/reconciliation of variations.+ Ensure that signed contracts are communicated to all relevant parties to provide contract visibility and awareness, interpretation to support implementation.+ Monitor transaction compliance (milestones, deliverables, invoicing, funding etc.). Provide regular feedback of metrics to Senior Management, Program Managers, Accounting and Finance, and other departments as necessary.+ Determine applicability of contract clauses and special provisions.+ Analysis and review of awarded contracts.+ Review of proposal documents to ensure contractual correctness and compliance with regulations, directives, laws, statutes, and contracting policies.+ Determine of appropriate contracting methods and contract types.+ Develop negotiation strategies and conduct negotiations of complex proposals, contracts and modifications.+ Supervise and mentor contracts department personnel.+ Perform other duties as required.Required Skills+ Understanding of various types of Contracts to include FFP, CPFF/AF and T, etc.+ Knowledgeable of prescribed procedures established to control Government property, export control, and security matters.+ Knowledgeable of purchasing, subcontracting and contracts.+ Knowledge of professional service contracts and leases+ Knowledge of IDIQ contracts inclusive of an understanding of contract structure, call plans, and tracking of changes. Effective communication/dialog with Customers and Government POCs is required.+ Familiarity with administration of Wage Determination (WD) Type Contracts issued under the Service Contract Act (SCA).Required ExperienceRequired Skills:+ 5+ years of broad and increasingly more difficult experience in the field of Contracts Management or Sub-Contracts Management. + Demonstrated Experience with FAR/DFAR and Gov't/Commercial contracting+ Experience with Proposals, Teaming Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements+ Experience with complex contract terminations and claims.Required Education: Bachelor's Degree required in the following or related fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. Master's Degree is preferred. Required Certifications: CPCM, CFCM, and/or NCMA certifications desired Security Clearance: Secret Clearance or Higher is preferredPay: In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the anticipated entry level rate for this position is $74,214.40 per hour. Please note that the salary information is an estimate and is for general guideline only as a pay range has not yet been established. STS considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and business considerations when extending an offer. What makes STS great? STS is a services-based organization that relies on the exceptional results our workforce delivers to customers every day. We realize that our customers' high regard for our consistently high performance is only possible because of the talents, exceptional work ethic, and commitment of our people. We promote and live by a strong and inclusive company culture that places the focus on customer ( and employee ( satisfaction, communication, and respect.What to expect from STS:+ Competitive total compensation plan ( , with immediate eligibility for most benefits and a 401(k) plan with matching contributions!+ A work environment that emphasizes the safety of our workforce+ An organization that is committed to upholding the highest level of business ethics and workplace conduct+ A company that supports "paying it forward ( " with involvement in several deserving organizations and encourages volunteerism in the employee's community+ Generous paid time-off program that starts on the first day of employment!+ Tuition and certification cost reimbursement programs for qualifying employeesSTS is actively committed to employment of Veterans, whom we regard as one of our Nation's greatest resources. Today, you will find Veterans at every level of our organization, continuing their service to our country by supporting our government contracts and customers. STS is proud of their dedication, work ethic, loyalty, and commitment to duty, and we will continue to promote career opportunities for Veterans who are sincerely deserving of our appreciation.We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Summit Technical Solutions, Colorado Springs , Senior Contracts Manager, Executive , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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