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Contracts Manager - Government Solutions

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Primary Location: Falls Church, Virginia, United States Full time R1335096

Job description

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain detailed, organized, and auditable contracts files
  • Maintain an audit file for each contract which will include original contract, all correspondence, changes/deviations, amendments, and clarifications
  • Review all incoming documents prior to the signature including NDAs, Teaming Agreements, PO Terms and Conditions, Contracts, Subcontracts, etc., and advise management of any issues or concerns, and provide recommended modifications
  • Ensure that the company is in compliance with legal requirements and government regulations related to maintaining a business in good standing
  • Prepare contract briefs summarizing contractual requirements as needed
  • Prepare, disseminate information, and train appropriate employees regarding contract status and facilitate contractor meetings
  • Perform contract closeout activities as needed
  • Prepare subcontract change notices, monitor subcontractor performance, including the reporting and status of subcontractor deliverables
  • Look for opportunities for process improvement in the contracting process and present to management for approval to implement
  • Develop and maintain excellent customer relations
  • Compile and analyze data, and maintain historical information
  • Manage, participate in and/or conduct contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications
  • Team with the Operations and Business Management teams to monitor, assess and accurately report, both internally and externally, on project cost, schedule, risks, and opportunities
  • Participate in proposal preparation as an integral member of the team with special emphasis on reviewing contract terms and risks, and assisting the proposal managers to develop mitigation strategies for proposal submittals
  • Assist with the cost and pricing of new proposals
  • Oversee the evaluation of contract performance to determine the necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations
  • Ensure final contract documents are consistent with agreements reached at negotiations
  • Assist in training about contract practices and negotiations to company personnel
  • Perform other duties and special projects as required

Required Skills:

  • At least 7 years of relevant experience supporting contract negotiations and contract administration with United States Government contracts
  • Experience and knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and DoD FAR Supplement
  • Experience with all contract types, including fixed-price, T&M, cost reimbursable, government-wide acquisition contracts, GSA Schedules, and IDIQs
  • Experience with Organizational Conflict of Interest (OCI) terms and mitigation plans
  • Experience with reviewing terms and conditions and statements of work for areas of risk and risk mitigation
  • Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Possession of excellent time management and organization skills
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Possession of excellent analytical skills to research and solve problems and mitigate risks

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at https://jobs.iqvia.com

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities. https://jobs.iqvia.com/eoe

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, IQVIA’s ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates IQVIA and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status. https://jobs.iqvia.com/covid-19-vaccine-status

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