Contracts Manager - TS/SCI Polygraph & Partial Telework Option!

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Job Description:

This is a GREAT opportunity to grow your career at Leidos! We are seeking an experienced Contracts Manager to join our team and provide oversight of one of our largest and most complex contracts in the Intelligence Group. This individual will be an integral member of the team supporting a dynamic agile system and software development program.

In this role, you will get to work with and for some AMAZING people in an OUTSTANDING company to take your career to the next level!!! Are you ready?

***The primary location for this position is Reston, VA, with the potential for 25%-50% work from home with the understanding that this role will require someone to come into the office when needed. Also, some local travel to customer site is required.***

Primary Role and Day to Day Responsibilities~
  • Responsible for the overall contract compliance of assigned tasks in accordance with contract requirements, company policy and procedures, and applicable laws.
  • Work closely with the functional Team with the objective of becoming a trusted adviser by achieving day-to-day objectives with significant impact on operational results or project deliverables.
  • Work to influence team members regarding solution design, process and/or approaches.
  • Managing Leidos' contractual risk through negotiation and action.
  • Building a cooperative and professional relationship with our customers' contracting officers and Leidos program teams.
  • Maintain or ensure that program teams maintain adequate documentation to support compliance with contractual requirements, company policy and procedure, and applicable laws.

Required Education, Skills, and Experience:
  • A bachelor's degree with 8 + years of relevant experience or a master's degree with 6+ years of relevant experience. General experience in Contract Administration may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Experience with Government (FAR / DFAR) contracting: Fixed Price (FP), Time & Material (T&M), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), Level of Effort (LOE), Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) and General Service Administration (GSA) type contracts.
  • Must have the ability to make sound business judgments, handle multiple contractual activities with a short turn-around time, and work independently as well as part of a Team.
  • Proficiency with Adobe and Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and Outlook. The Candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills to include well developed analytical, communication, and presentation skills. Ability to identify and mitigate contract risks as well as coordinate appropriate reviews in accordance with Leidos policy and procedures
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph required
  • Strong knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations and Supplement.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience managing complex cost reimbursement and award fee contracts.
  • Superb written and oral communication skills are a must, as the ability to foster strong internal and external customer relationships will be essential to the candidate's success.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong understanding of GSA, GWACs, and other multi-award and IDIQ vehicles
  • Strong knowledge of IC Acquisitions and Regulations
  • Completion of formal contracting coursework or certification.
  • Success in supporting large capture teams for complicated multi-year programs.
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating complex contractual issues on active contracts.
  • Experience with software and system development programs, including agile development.
  • There is never a dull moment in this company and if you are looking for excitement, this is the job for you! Success in this role will require someone who is skilled at multi-tasking and prioritizing work activities in a fast-paced environment and effectively communicate at all levels within the organization.

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