Contracts Manager

Overview

Karsun Solutions - We are Enterprise Modernization Experts!

 

Our portfolio of long-term contracts help transform business enterprises.

Our Innovation Center provides freedom to explore and experiment.

Our culture is based on true work-life balance and opportunities to learn.

Karsun is a premier consulting services company with a reputation for innovation. We provide Enterprise Modernization services to both civilian and defense Federal agencies. Our company is recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., as well as one of the most promising Government Consulting Solutions Providers. Karsun is an ISO 9001:2008 certified organization.

 

We are seeking an experienced Contracts Manager to support contracts/subcontracts and related business processes throughout all stages of the procurement cycle.  The right candidate will be able to work independently and function effectively as part of a team, and interact with people from junior to senior-most levels.

  • Pre- and post-award contract support for prime and subcontract agreements - Review solicitations for contractual risks and pricing requirements; draft and negotiate contractual agreements including contract modifications, teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements, etc. Prepare, track and manage contract documentation; liaise with contracting officers and other client-agency procurement and finance staff, negotiate scope of work changes and contract modifications; pursue payment/collection issues.  Review/approve documentation for contract closeouts.
  • Proposal development - Work in concert with Business Development, Pricing, and technical services staff in development develop of business proposals for broad range of cost-based, time-and-materials, and fixed-price offers. Review terms and conditions for acceptability and risk issues.
  • Compliance oversight – Provide guidance to technical/client services staff regarding FAR and contract-specific compliance issues, and corporate policy and standard procedures.  Develop and submit documents and information to Federal client contracting officials, documenting Karsun compliance in accordance with audit requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Review and evaluate requests for proposals (RFPs/RFQs) and changes to contracts
  • Suggest alternative approaches to mitigate risk, including revisions to contractual terms and conditions and proposal pricing strategies
  • Assist Contracts Director with preparing, reviewing and modifying contracts in compliance with Karsun policies and procedures
  • Support proposal initiatives, to include review of U.S. Government solicitations to ensure company compliance, preparation of certifications, review of proposal cost/pricing, provide guidance to cross-functional proposal team members and make recommendations to senior management, submit proposals, and represent the company in interactions with U.S. Government counterparts
  • Establish effective working relationships with customers and internal functional groups (BD, Accounting, Program/Project Management, etc.), and coordinate as necessary for ongoing management and administration of business and contractual issues
  • Process and administer contract modifications
  • Provide surge support as necessary for procurement activities, i.e., subcontract management and administration, and procurements conducted on behalf of the federal government

Qualifications

Required Skills

  • Knowledge and experience with FAR and agency-specific acquisition regulations, ethics, and government property restrictions
  • Solid understanding of the procurement processes from requisition to contract enforcement
  • Experience in federal contract negotiation and management best practices
  • Broad knowledge of and experience with different contract types including FFP, Cost Reimbursement, Time and Materials, IDIQ, Teaming Agreements and Nondisclosure Agreements
  • Experience with GSA Schedule contracts and GWACs, and working with cost-plus, firm fixed price, and time-and-materials contracts
  • Excellent analytical and communications skills (oral and written), and ability to represent the company to customer in a competent and professional manner
  • Competence with Microsoft Word and Excel

Desired Skills 

  • Knowledge and experience with FAR and agency-specific acquisition regulations, ethics, and government property restrictions
  • Solid understanding of the procurement processes from requisition to contract enforcement
  • Experience in federal contract negotiation and management best practices
  • Broad knowledge of and experience with different contract types including FFP, Cost Reimbursement, Time and Materials, IDIQ, Teaming Agreements and Nondisclosure Agreements
  • Experience with GSA Schedule contracts and GWACs, and working with cost-plus, firm fixed price, and time-and-materials contracts
  • Excellent analytical and communications skills (oral and written), and ability to represent the company to customer in a competent and professional manner
  • Competence with Microsoft Word and Excel

Qualifications (Education/Experience)

  • Degree in Business Administration, Law or other relevant field and 7 years direct experience

 

Karsun Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.


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