Contracts Manager - Telecommute

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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Administer contracts, task orders and subsequent modifications consistent with client requirements, government regulations and procurement policies and procedures
  • Communicate with contracting officers and internal team members on contract changes and modifications
  • Review and resolve contract issues affecting subcontractor performance and ensure subcontractor compliance with legal requirements, company policies and customer objectives
  • Participate in negotiation planning and client negotiations
  • Daily interactions with the program team, finance, legal, and other functional teams regarding contract and subcontract negotiation, preparation, and monitoring and to resolve moderately complex business issues
  • Prepare and disseminate information regarding contract status, compliance, modifications and negotiations
  • Review, evaluate, administer and provide professional guidance on contractual documents
  • Work with Subcontracts administration team and line organization to ensure required information and changes flow down to subcontractors
  • Maintain contractual records in accordance with contractual and corporate requirements
  • Support fact-finding and audit activities
  • Draft written communications to government client and internal stakeholders
  • Demonstrate a working understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) environment and relevant Company policies and procedures

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of work experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a federal government contracting environment
  • 3+ years of experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • 3+ years negotiation/client interaction experience
  • Intermediate or Advanced experience with Microsoft products (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualification:
  • Contracts or Subcontracts Certification, e.g. FAC-C, CPM, CPCM, CPFM


Optum, a part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, continues to evolve and make a bigger impact through its extensive expertise in combining technology, data and people to create novel health care solutions and services across the globe. OptumServe is following suit by creating and delivering care that meets the health needs of active duty service members, veterans and their families. We're partnering with federal and state government agencies to meet the readiness and health needs of active duty military members and veterans by providing preventive health screenings and assessments to ensure that troops are ready to answer the call of duty. For those who want to intensify their impact in a career that brings together challenge, learning and growth, OptumServe is the right place to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Contracts Manager, Contracts Specialist, Contracts Administrator, FAR, VA, Department of Veterans Affairs, OptumServe, Optum, UHG, United Health Group, Telecommute, Remote

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