Pragmatics has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Contracts Management to join our fast-paced team. This position performs both the legal aspects and the complete contract management function in support of a mid-size, complex federal government contracting organization balancing business needs with evolving market requirements. This position demands a mix of strategic and transactional capabilities, with a firm understanding of risk management as it applies to contract management.
The ideal candidate will have experience and skills in the following areas:
7 - 10 years contracts management experience
Knowledge and ability to demonstrate the knowledge of federal procurement contracting laws, regulations and procedures.
Detailed knowledge and skills in federal government contracting, including the Federal Acquisition Regulation and agency supplemental and organizational regulations
Familiarity with Cost Accounting Standards, Small Business Administration policies, and federal appropriations law
Oversight of complex pre-award contracting issues including contracting methods, contract types (e.g. time and materials, firm fixed price, fixed price level of effort, cost plus award, fixed, or incentive fee, requirement contracts, performance based service contracts, basic agreements, and GSA Schedule ID/IQ), negotiation, source selection, R&D contracting and international procurements, and bid protests
Ensure that Pragmatics has all proprietary nondisclosure agreements, teaming agreements, and subcontracts in place to fulfill the requirements
Brief upper management on exceptions, alternatives and proposed solutions and provide recommendations to project staff and management, including bid/no bid decision-making
Work directly with clients and staff and be involved in complex post-award contracting issues in the acquisition environment including disputes and appeals, claims, intellectual and technical data rights, post-award pricing and negotiations, terminations, contract modifications, value engineering, contractor systems reviews, property administration, quality assurance, contract financing, alternative dispute resolution (ADR), labor relations, contract performance monitoring and surveillance, and contractor performance evaluation.
Understand and communicate the compliance parameters of the contract by focusing on directing the organization to meet critical schedules and deliverables and resolving critical/complex technical or operational problems.
Stay abreast of contracting and legal developments affecting the company, its clients, and industry and to synthesize the information to incorporate into Pragmatic’s transactional practices.
Direct and control activities through lower management levels, including assistance in drafting contract terms and conditions.
Professional certification such as CFCM or CPCM is desirable but not required
Join an established and reliable mid-tier government contractor with a reputation for excellence. For over 30 years, Pragmatics, Inc. has provided state-of-the-art technology services and solutions to the federal government. We provide software engineering, agile business intelligence and analytics, audiovisual and learning technologies, cybersecurity, systems engineering, independent verificati...on and validation, IT service management, program management, and transportation solutions.
Pragmatics has diverse contracts with both defense and civilian agencies. We have been externally appraised at SEI CMMI® Level 5 and are ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 27001, and ISO/IEC 20000-1 certified.
Pragmatics strives to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction, as well as rewarding careers for our employees, who are hardworking, enthusiastic, and dedicated to superior performance. We encourage you to find out more about our company and our benefits at: www.pragmatics.com. Pragmatics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans and Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of a disability.