The primary responsibility of the Contract Manager is to provide full life-cycle contract management to support FLIR’s Government and Defense Business Unit. Successful candidate can be located in our Arlington - VA, Elkridge - MD or Billerica - MA locations.
Essential Job Functions
Must be a US citizen and be able to obtain/maintain a government security clearance, if required
Travel will be required
Provides domain expertise in contract management
Administers contracts and monitors contract performance
Acts as focal point for contractual communications and commitments
Assures compliance with applicable federal regulations and internal policies and procedures
Reviews Requests for Proposals and participates in preparing compliant proposal responses
Negotiates proposals within business goals and documents substance of discussions, agreements and results
Reviews contractual documents for accuracy, performance risk, and conformance with contract terms, conditions, and other provisions including applicable federal regulations and business team objectives prior to signature / acceptance
Works as a key member of program teams to ensure contract requirements are fully understood and executed
Responds to internal and external inquiries regarding contract issues, audits, and compliance requirements
Manages contract change process and works with Program Management, Engineering, Finance and other disciplines to mitigate performance risk
Advises and supports business team on issues / developments relative to assigned contracts
Monitors program performance for scope changes and takes appropriate action
Builds customer relationships and knows customer needs and issues
Provides leadership, subject matter expertise and innovative recommendations to contracting or programmatic issues
Supports overall understanding of contract operations and enterprise objectives
Must be “hands-on”
A self-starter, capable of working well independently and remain self-motivated
Ability to express ideas freely in group settings
Proven ability to set and achieve short-term and long-term goals
Ability to interact with internal and external customers on significant matters often requiring the coordination and collaboration of activity across organizational lines
Able to evaluate the credibility of various concepts
Ability to train and educate others within team and across organizational lines
Demonstrates exemplary attention to detail and research skills
Is able to prioritize/re-prioritize with changing goals
Demonstrates proven ability to initiate and successfully implement new ideas that increase organizational efficiency and support business objectives
Education & Experience
BA/BS Degree with minimum of 15 years US Government contracting experience
Advanced degree desired
Thorough working knowledge of the FAR, DFARS and other supplements
Working experience with DoD, DHS, International entities, and FMS/FMF contracting
Familiar with ERP systems and revenue recognition concepts
Certified Federal Contact Manager (CFCM) desired.
Internal Number: REQ9169
About FLIR Systems, Inc.
At FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading infrared and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life.
We don’t just come to work every day. We come to make a difference every day. We have the privilege of helping save lives and livelihoods. Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment. We empower real-life heroes to do their jobs more effectively and it’s an honor and responsibility that fuels everything we do.
We are the global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of sensor systems, created for users in the commercial and government sectors, internationally and domestically.
FLIR improves the world with innovative, infrared sensing and detection technologies, designed to keep the planet safe, communities healthy, and economies productive. With an unwavering vision and solid determination, this is a fast-paced, rapidly changing business.
Our people set us apart. As the market-leader, FLIR is a busy, dynamic place. We offer challenging careers and real professional growth in... a culture that encourages constant creativity, continuous learning, and individual responsibility.
When you join our team you will relish the opportunity to be part of our success. Because, just as our products make a difference to the world, everyone who works with us is given the ability to make an impact on our future.
Thanks to the talent and imagination of our people, we are the best at what we do. Working to the highest ethical standards, we support the countries and communities in which we trade. In addition to our Corporate Charitable Giving Program, every one of our sites supports local charities and contributes to disaster relief efforts - another way for you to make a difference