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Last Updated: 9/27/22

Job Description

Job description:

This position serves as an integral member of the Contracts Team, providing contract administration and support for a portfolio of classified Special Programs supporting National Security and Defense.

The ideal candidate for this role is a self-motivated independent thinker who thrives in a fast paced environment and has an uncanny ability to juggle multiple priorities.This is a remote hybrid role that can be based in Cambridge, MA or Reston, VA.

  • Responsible for the negotiation and the administration of Government contracts/subcontracts, consistent with sponsor requirements, compliance obligations and company policies and procedures.
  • Responsibilities will include interfacing with potential and current customers, submitting proposals, reviewing proposed terms and conditions, negotiating agreements, monitoring performance and closing out agreements.
  • Applicant should have a keen interest in Government contracting , possess excellent communication skills, and have the ability to develop solutions to complex problems.
  • Collaborate with Program teams and senior leadership to prepare and submit compliant proposals.
  • Participate in the negotiation of agreements of high complexity.
  • Analyze the risk of terms and conditions that deviate from company policy.
  • Summarize and document negotiations for auditability and compliance.
  • Create and manage assigned agreements in the company system of record and other repositories.
  • Provide guidance on aspects of assigned agreements to ensure conformance with agreement terms and company policy while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Monitor performance, collect documentation, and comply with reporting requirements for the satisfaction of agreement requirements.
  • Assist senior management with reporting data and compiling audit information, as required.
  • Mentor junior and support staff staff to ensure compliance and professional development.
  • Support the Department Lead/Manager in interfacing with Programs, Legal and Finance to develop new business approaches and winning capture strategies.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree with 5+ years of directly related experience; experience in an Intellectual Property-intensive environment (e.g., engineering/technology company, technology transfer office). MA/MBA/JD preferred.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of contract types.
  • Must demonstrate working knowledge of the FAR/DFAR.
  • Knowledge of government contracting processes and considerations.
  • Experience working with a broad range of agreements.
  • Able to handle multiple assignments and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to quickly understand processes and ensure adherence.
  • Must have an aptitude for performing work functions in a timely and well organized manner without the need for constant oversight.
  • Writing sample required.
  • Must possess excellent problem solving and communication skills that can be deployed to collaborate effectively with different functional teams on a variety of topics.
  • Ability to obtain a United States Top Secret clearance which requires proof of US citizenship
Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree with 5+ years of directly related experience; experience in an Intellectual Property-intensive environment (e.g., engineering/technology company, technology transfer office). MA/MBA/JD preferred.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of contract types.
  • Must demonstrate working knowledge of the FAR/DFAR.
  • Knowledge of government contracting processes and considerations.
  • Experience working with a broad range of agreements.
  • Able to handle multiple assignments and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to quickly understand processes and ensure adherence.
  • Must have an aptitude for performing work functions in a timely and well organized manner without the need for constant oversight.
  • Writing sample required.
  • Must possess excellent problem solving and communication skills that can be deployed to collaborate effectively with different functional teams on a variety of topics.
  • Ability to obtain a United States Top Secret clearance which requires proof of US citizenship
Why is This a Great Opportunity:

This position serves as an integral member of the Contracts Team, providing contract administration and support for a portfolio of classified Special Programs supporting National Security and Defense.

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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