The Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. Contracts Department supports the mission of the Frederick National Lab for Cancer Research (FNLCR) and the National Cancer Institute at Frederick by providing full life cycle contract management risk assessments, timely problem identification, mitigation and resolution, export control, liability insurance portfolio management, training, policy management and other business expertise required for successful operation of the FNLCR.
The Contracts Manager will be responsible for:
Leading the full contract life cycle of large, complex CPFF and IDIQ Government contracts and task orders, including proposal preparation, contract administration, change management and contract close out in accordance with contract terms, company policies, applicable laws and regulations, customer requirements, and sound business judgment
Overseeing the review of RFP requirements analysis and participating in proposal development/preparation for executive approval and submittal to the customer for consideration
Management of a portfolio of task orders
Assigned staff workload distribution, training, mentoring and proactive involvement in on-going performance assessments
Routinely interacting with, and advising, senior and executive management on contractual and business matters. Significant interaction with internal and external customers. In consultation with appropriate subject matter experts, providing interpretations of contractual, regulatory and legal requirements to internal management and internal customers
Overseeing the evaluation of contract performance to determine necessity for modifications or extensions of contracts and/or task orders, and ensures compliance with contractual obligations of all parties
Leading or actively participating in the resolution of highly complex, multidisciplinary problems involving internal and external customers
Collaboration with other internal support organizations such as finance, human resources, program management operations office, etc. with a focus on promoting business transformation in the contracts management area
Establishing a positive business relationship with Government contracting counterparts
Providing an on-site management presence with staff
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
Ability to interface effectively with both internal and external customers
Possession of a Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration or similar field from an accredited college or university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education). Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency.
In addition to the educational requirements, a minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in Government contracting and acquisitions
Strong knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and other government regulations to include Dept. of HHS, policies and procedures
Previous experience leading and coaching teams of contracting professionals
Demonstrated experience in the administration of cost reimbursement Government contracts, including IDIQ/task orders
Demonstrated ability to successfully resolve complex, multidisciplinary problems
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Strong presentation and negotiation skills
Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
Master’s degree in Business Administration or similar field preferred
Twelve (12) or more years of experience in Government contracting and acquisitions
Experience exporting goods under Department of Commerce regulations (non-ITAR)
Experience with an ERP Accounting system
NCMA certification (CFCM/CPCM)
Internal Number: 661531
About Leidos Biomedical Research,Inc
Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. operates the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR), a federal national laboratory sponsored by the National Cancer Institute, part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. In operating the Frederick National Lab, Leidos Biomed collaborates with public and private partners to address urgent problems in biomedical research — to discover, to innovate, and to improve human health.
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