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Last updated: 2019-04-25
Valid to: 2019-06-26
Job Role:
Office, Middle Managers
United States
Not specified
Job description


Security Clearance: Secret

Job Summary

The Contracts Manager Senior is responsible for the formulation of contracts policies, procedures, methods, operating practices and performance standards for assigned Strategic Business Unit (SBU).

Principal Accountabilities

  • Manages the proper coordination of various types of agreements, subcontracts and other contract/legal documents with accounting, legal, program management and other organizations as necessary.
  • Develops cost proposals to address request for proposal (RFP) requirements and approved cost strategies in accordance with cost estimating system requirements, company policies, and government regulations.
  • Facilitates effective implementation of contract responsibilities with program objectives and requirements.
  • Reviews all contract modifications and proposals for completeness, compliance and accuracy.
  • Advises and guides Contract department in export and control and licensing matters to ensure the upper management is kept fully aware of company’s compliance.
  • Monitors performance, funding, and payments on assigned contracts. Notifies upper management and site Program Management of potential non-compliance and other problems that could have an adverse impact to the company.
  • Advises management of contractual rights and obligations and provides interpretations of terms and conditions of assigned SBU.
  • Manages the process for updating contract information in contract’s database ensuring all data is current and complete.
  • Participates in contract disputes, claim resolutions and outside audits. May be assigned to take the lead in some cases.
  • Reviews and resolves issues affecting assigned SBU or company compliance and ensures satisfaction of legal requirements, company and customer objectives.
  • Negotiates proposals, contract modifications, and agreements as required within the limits of authority delegated by the upper management.
  • Acts as advisor regarding legal requirements, customer contract requirements, and government regulations.
  • Manages and integrates daily work activities of assigned employees to ensure effective efficiencies in compliance with corporate, contract and legal requirements.
  • Develops and trains lower level employees in Contract Administration process.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of various computer programs required (ex: Word, Excel, etc.) and working experience with spreadsheets.
  • Knowledge of cost controls and international logistics support.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) and related federal and state legislation and regulations.
  • Knowledge of Service Contract Act and Truth in Negotiations Act.
  • Knowledge of international business management and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) if required for contract.
  • Knowledge of accounting practices including DynCorp’s disclosed accounting practices.
  • Excellent oral and written communications.
  • Effective leadership and interpersonal skills.

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in an associated discipline. Two (2) years Contracts Management or related field experience can be substituted for each year of the four (4) years of college.
  • Prefer at least five (5) years supervisory experience in contracts.
  • Ten (10) years of experience in contract administration and government cost accounting environment. Prefer experience in a managerial role.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Ability to work under pressure and continuously meet deadlines.


  • Able to travel internationally on short notice to a hazardous environment.