Lead Contracts Administrator
Company: ED Wallach Search Group
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Location: Cambridge, MA
Security Clearance: SECRET The Senior Lead Contracts Administrator
of Strategic Contracts provides leadership and direction to direct
reports and members of the contracts team.
You will build and maintain internal and external customer
satisfaction; focus on business results and emphasize a team
approach to provide world class contracts support.
Responsibilities include cradle to grave oversight of contract
administration and utilizing metrics to monitor performance and
risk across a diverse portfolio of US Government Contracts.
The Senior Lead Contracts Administrator works closely with
Programs, Finance, and Legal to maintain and improve a
cross-functional contract management process.
Proposal support and negotiation, post- award contract
administration, scope management, interface with key subcontractors
and contract closeout.
Providing guidance and advice to all programmatic and technical
staff regarding contract interpretation issues, contract scope
issues, and other contract- related matters. Review and evaluate
customer requests for proposal or revisions to contracts; provides
risk assessments and offers alternative approaches to mitigate
risks, including alternative contractual language; evaluates and
coordinates proposals; investigates and reconciles significant
contract changes involving cost, specifications, schedules, etc.
Develops and applies solutions to complex problems which require
the regular use a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and
innovation. Building and maintaining effective working
relationships with internal and external customers, including US
Government contract officers and the DCMA administrative
contracting officers. Guide & mentor direct reports in the proper
application of Government contract management principles including
FAR & DFAR interpretation, TINA Requirements, and cost
Develop and implement effective training plans and foster an
environment of continuous learning.
Minimum 7+ years experience in Federal Government contract
administration and negotiations, or acquisitions.
Deep understanding and familiarity with the Federal Acquisition
Regulation (FAR) and Department of Defense Federal Acquisition
Regulation Supplement (DFARS), including intellectual property
rules, candidates without FAR/DFAR experience will not be
Excellent oral and written communications skills and the ability to
effectively interact at all levels within the organization and with
external customers. Writing sample required.
Experience leading and influencing teams, supervising direct
reports and providing performance feedback.
BA/BS required, MA/MBA/JD preferred.
Must have the ability to obtain a TS security clearance.
Current SECRET or TS is preferred.
CFCM, CPCM, CCCM or equivalent.
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