Contracts Manager

Frederick, MD
Mar 27, 2019
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
The Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. Contracts Department supports the mission of the Frederick National Lab for Cancer Research (FNLCR) and the National Cancer Institute at Frederick by providing full life cycle contract management risk assessments, timely problem identification, mitigation and resolution, export control, liability insurance portfolio management, training, policy management and other business expertise required for successful operation of the FNLCR.

  • Leading the full contract life cycle of large, complex CPFF and IDIQ Government contracts and task orders, including proposal preparation, contract administration, change management and contract close out in accordance with contract terms, company policies, applicable laws and regulations, customer requirements, and sound business judgment
  • Overseeing the review of RFP requirements analysis and participating in proposal development/preparation for executive approval and submittal to the customer for consideration
  • Management of a portfolio of task orders
  • Assigned staff workload distribution, training, mentoring and proactive involvement in on-going performance assessments
  • Routinely interacting with, and advising, senior and executive management on contractual and business matters. Significant interaction with internal and external customers. In consultation with appropriate subject matter experts, providing interpretations of contractual, regulatory and legal requirements to internal management and internal customers
  • Overseeing the evaluation of contract performance to determine necessity for modifications or extensions of contracts and/or task orders, and ensures compliance with contractual obligations of all parties
  • Leading or actively participating in the resolution of highly complex, multidisciplinary problems involving internal and external customers
  • Collaboration with other internal support organizations such as finance, human resources, program management operations office, etc. with a focus on promoting business transformation in the contracts management area
  • Establishing a positive business relationship with Government contracting counterparts
  • Providing an on-site management presence with staff

  • Ability to interface effectively with both internal and external customers
  • Possession of a Bachelors' degree in Business Administration or similar field from an accredited college or university(Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education). Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency.
  • In addition to the educational requirements, a minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in Government contracting and acquisitions
  • Strong knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and other government regulations to include Dept. of HHS, policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated experience in the administration of cost reimbursement Government contracts, including IDIQ/task orders
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

  • Master's degree in Business Administration or similar field preferred
  • Twelve (12) or more years of experience in Government contracting and acquisitions
  • Experience exporting goods under Department of Commerce regulations (non-ITAR)
  • Experience with an ERP Accounting system
  • NCMA certification (CFCM/CPCM)

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) Drug Free Workplace (DFW)