Riverside Research strives to be one of America’s premier providers of independent, trusted technical and scientific expertise. As we continue to add experienced, technically astute staff, we are looking for highly motivated, talented team members that can help our DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) customers continue delivery of world class programs. As a not-for-profit, technology-oriented Defense Company, we believe service to customers and support of our staff is our mission. Our goal is to serve as a destination company by providing an industry-leading, positive, and rewarding employee experience for all who join us. We aspire to be a valued partner to our customers and to earn their trust through our unwavering commitment to achieve timely, innovative, cost-effective and mission-focused solutions.
*Riverside Research is seeking a Contracts Manager for our Crystal City, VA office.
• Will be responsible for cradle-to-grave federal contracting and related activities. • The position requires independent judgment and identification, analysis and resolution of significant issues. • Will report directly to the Director of Contracts, and may supervise one or more Contracts staff members. • Business Proposal Development • Review and analysis of RFPs/RFQs and other requirements documentation • Cost and business management proposal preparation • Complete knowledge and understanding of Representations and Certifications and their preparation • Assistance developing strategies to win new business and contracts, while identifying potential risks that could cause the company legal, financial, or contractual harm • Negotiate terms of teaming and non-disclosure agreements • Process task orders and modifications • Knowledge and understanding of Representations and Certifications and their preparation • Ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions, flow down requirements, and that contracts are in accordance with legal requirements, customer specifications, corporate policy and government regulations • Review and analysis of contracts from a business perspective to ensure favorable terms for the company • Manage the contract closeout process, prepare closeout documentation, and coordinate the submission of final closeout vouchers • Participate in the development and updating of contract related policy and procedure implementation and enforcement • Provide advice and guidance to senior management and project staff on contractual matters • Prepare and maintain various reports and tracking mechanisms for both internal and external distribution • Manage all contractual issues & changes to contacts and ensure changes are communicated to the appropriate internal staff and subcontractors, as required • Other duties as assigned
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.
• Must have an Active Secret Clearance and be eligible for a TS/SCI; Active TS/SCI preferred. • Must have a BS/ BA Business Degree • Process task orders and modifications • Intellectual Property Rights, Restrictions and Marking • Government and Prime Contractor Audits • Dispute Resolution – Government Contracts • Procurement Integrity, Ethics Rules – Fraud, Waste & Abuse • Government Owned Property • Contract Novation/Name Change • Strong business acumen with the ability to clearly recognize risk elements in business transactions. • Ability to operate with minimal direction, develop solutions for a variety of moderately complex problems and capable of multi-tasking and meeting deadlines. • Ability to research compliance issues with applicable regulations and laws to formulate recommendations to management. • Customer-focused with the capability to resolve moderately complex contracting issues with win-win solutions while meeting company requirements. • Experience with setting pre-negotiation objectives and the proven negotiating skills to define strategies, lead negotiations and realize those objectives. • Ability to apply business finance, marketing and legal aspects of government and commercial procurement to the contract administration function. • Ability to work within a team and foster trust and informed risk-taking. • Ability to lead, train and motivate program personnel in contract requirements and concepts • Effective interdepartmental communications skills • Prior pricing, subcontracts administration and procurement experience, a plus
All positions at Riverside Research are subject to background investigations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.
Internal Number: 2018-003-CNT
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