Contracts Manager

Elite Technical is seeking an experienced Contracts Manager for a contract position with a highly regarded client in Rochester, NY. Due to the nature of the work involved, any candidate seeking to be considered for this position must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a high level government security clearance.

This position will primarily focus on contract management closeout duties. In addition, this position may involve the proposal, negotiation, and management of proposal and contract activities in accordance with company policies, legal and customer requirements, with limited guidance or supervision from the Contract Management. These duties would include:
• Interpret and communicate business commitments and alternatives to program team and management.
• Perform proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.
• Manage multiple contracts of all types (CPAF, CPIF, FP and T&M), while simultaneously performing change management, resolving execution issues, supporting multiple engineering change and follow-on proposals, negotiations, and DCMA/DCAA audits.
• Develops, negotiates and manages contracts while ensuring compliance with contractual regulations.
• Will be working with federal contract law including knowledge of the FAR, DFAR and government contracting protocols. Working to expert knowledge of contracting concepts, Uniform Commercial Code, applicable public contract acquisition law and regulations, and applicable international contract law.
• Actively participate in new business pursuit activity requiring a sound knowledge of competitive proposal preparation processes.
• Leads/manages major proposal efforts from a contracts perspective, coordinating with all involved functions.
• Prepare bids; specifications, progress, and other reports; advises management of contractual rights and obligations; compiles and analyzes data; and maintains historical information.
• Interacts directly with customers and senior management personnel.

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree plus 3-5 years in negotiating, drafting and administering complex contracts, including cost reimbursement, T&M and fixed price, as well; or equivalent.
• Experience with international and commercial contracts is a plus.
• Knowledge of FAR, DFAR, ITAR, EAR, CAS.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to work well in a team environment.
• Ability to develop solutions to complex problems, relying on business and contracting knowledge.
• Self-starter with strong organizational and computer skills.
• Proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and documentation databases.
• MBA degree, Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM) or Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) or equivalent desirable.
• Have or be able to obtain TS/SCI Security Clearance.

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Rochester, NY



Anticipated Start Date

Monday, July 16, 2018

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Anticipated Duration

6+ months

Date Posted

Monday, July 2, 2018

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Elite Technical Services, Inc. participates in the E-Verify program to confirm the employment eligibility of all persons hired. This means that we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Elite Technical Services, Inc. will not use E-Verify to pre-screen job applicants.

Elite Technical Services, Inc. is an 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, or any other characteristic protected by law.