POSTED 06-01-18

CYBER INNOVATION CENTER

BOSSIER CITY, LA

Cyber Innovation Center delivers value to clients by blending excellence with innovative technology and applications. We create opportunities for government, private industry, and academia to collaborate, perform leading research, and develop state-of-the-art technologies and innovative practices.

CIC is seeking an experienced Senior Contract Manager

Job Location Bossier City, LA

Salary: Depending on Experience

Position Summary:

Administers and monitors contract performance on all government and private contracts. As authorized, conducts the negotiation and administration of agreements between the company/customers/subcontractors/vendors ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administers and monitors contract performance on major government contracts
  • Conducts the negotiation and administration of agreements between the company/customers/subcontractors/vendors ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Responsible for reviewing contract solicitation terms, handling contract award confirmations, interpreting agreement terms and conditions and identifying potential issues, reviewing agreement amendments / modifications and incorporating changes
  • Reviews contractual documents to ensure adherence to company policy, government specifications and requirements, identifies risks and areas of concern on contract terms and conditions and provides contractual advice, guidance and support to the contract lead / program and operations managers
  • Responds to inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions
  • Provides fulfillment of contract deliverables, billings and cash collections
  • Conducts proposal preparation for customer requirements
  • Prepares and analyzes price proposals
  • Participates in TINA implementation/sweeps
  • Negotiates terms and conditions
  • Monitors contract performance and cost controls and ensures compliance with contract terms
  • Prepares teaming agreements, MOU’s, MOA’s, and domestic and international consultant/sales representative agreements and other contractual agreements
  • Prepares contractual documents, including the preparation of contract terms and conditions, and assembles contract documentation package
  • Participates in management review of proposals/contracts and in the conduct of program reviews
  • Assists in the preparation of applications
  • Assists with subcontract negotiation and management
  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends CIC mission, values and culture
  • Maintain excellent and effective internal and external customer relations
  • Perform special projects as requested

 Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline with a minimum of 6 years related experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS)
  • Strong understanding of contract/Purchase Order terms and conditions and detailed knowledge of the government contracting process including sole source and competitive procurements
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the terms and conditions appropriate for different contract types (FFP, CPFF, CPIF, T&M, IDIQ, etc.) and their proper use
  • Advanced knowledge of government intellectual property (IP)/ software and data rights clauses and IP marking guidelines
  • Advanced knowledge of source selection / evaluation process including cost and price analysis
  • Knowledge of requirements for and experienced in administration of government property
  • Detailed knowledge of government contract administration duties including subcontract flow downs, change management, inspection, acceptance, payment, and records retention
  • Detailed knowledge and thorough understanding of proper drafting, negotiation and use of contracts, subcontracts, P.O.’s teaming and other forms of agreements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Contract / agreement briefing, negotiation and review experience
  • Experience in monitoring contracts/subcontracts of increasing complexity and value
  • Membership in National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and CPCM certification desired
  • Proficiency and familiarity with Microsoft Office, and like programs

Point of Contact

Thomas Cochran

Cyber Innovation Center

6300 E Texas St

Bossier City, Louisiana 71111

318.759.1600 – Office