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Manager, Contracts Administration with Security Clearance

Company: Draper
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit . Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now . Equal Employment Opportunity Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact . Responsibilities Contracts Manager Would you like to make a difference supporting cutting edge technology in support of our nation''s most critical national security programs? Our team is looking for a seasoned Government Contracts professional and team leader to manage our U.S. Air Force and Missile Defense Agency Strategic Systems Contracts team. THE POSITION We''re looking for an experienced Contracts Manager with 8 - 10+ years of US Government Acquisition experience, deeply knowledgeable in the FAR and DFAR, that is adept at relationship building both horizontally and vertically. As the U.S. Air Force and Missile Defense Agency Strategic Systems Contracts Manager you will direct all aspects of contract administration including proposal support and negotiation, post- award administration, scope management, and closeout. If you are looking for a rewarding opportunity to serve as a valued business leader that drives creative and competitive contracting approaches, then we want to hear from you! * Proposal Development & Support* Contract Development, Review, Redlining & Negotiating* Compliance Monitoring* Mentoring & Training Junior Contract Administrators* Personnel Management & Coaching* Written & Verbal Communications* Relationship Management* Team Building and Influencing* Risk Assessment & Mitigation Development Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS * Bachelor''s Degree with 8 - 10+ years of related experience, Master''s a plus (JDs welcome)* 3-5 years of supervisory experience managing teams* Demonstrated development and execution of negotiation strategies* Ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance (US Citizenship Required)* Exceptional writing skills & the capability to produce accurate work products under pressure* Expertise of full life-cycle contract management & contract types (CPFF, FFP, T&M, etc.)* In-depth knowledge of FAR/DFAR rules & regulations* Demonstrated experience establishing and refining management approaches* Creation & deployment of best practices and tools in support of the organization* Strong Computer, Application and ERP Skills* Understanding of Business and Financial Principles* Previous experience in DoD Contracting as a Prime Contracts Manager or Sub-to-Prime Contracts Manager* Compliance Mindset and PostureLOCATION * This role is a Hybrid role based out of our Cambridge, MA office ** Draper has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all Draper employees. This will be a condition of employment to work at Draper . LI-MM1 LI-hybrid

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