Sr. Contract Manager
VSE Corporation - Alexandria, VA

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VSE's Federal Group is currently seeking skill set of a Contracts Manager to support Federal Group.

Must be able to operate under minimal direction, manages contract staff responsible for the formulation of contract policies, procedures, methods, operating practices, and performance standards for division/product areas and programs. Works out more complex bids that may require integrating proposals from subcontractors and other potential vendors. Responsible for the employment, training, motivation and evaluation of assigned employees. Facilitates effective implementation of contract responsibilities within program objectives and requirements. Duties include management and administration of company contracts including overseeing proposal preparation and contract negotiation. Reviews and resolves all issues effecting company compliance and ensures satisfaction of legal requirements, company, and customer objectives. Advises management of contractual rights and obligations and provides interpretation of terms and conditions.

Qualifications Required

• Bachelor’s degree in Business related field, preferred. Experience and/or on the job training may be substituted for the degree and/or certification requirement (one year of relevant experience = one year of college from an accredited school).
• Ten to twelve years of related (government contract administration) experience. Supervisory/Management experienceto support Director under minimal direction, manages contract staff responsible.
• Comprehensive knowledge of the ITAR, FMS and FMF contracts, Direct Commercial Sales contracts, pricing and accounting principles, and basic knowledge of aspects of company services.
• Thorough knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) and related federal and state legislation and regulations.