Frontier Technology, Inc. (www.fti-net.com)
FTI is seeking a hands-on Contracts Process & Compliance Manager to be based in our Corporate offices in Beavercreek, Ohio. This role offers the opportunity to scale your core operations skill set to include cross functional leadership, solution-based negotiating, management activities, strategic coordination, and execution of early life cycle program activities. Procurement spans across all aspects of supply chain competencies providing an excellent proving ground for motivated individuals with interest in building a strong base within FTI.
In this role you will provide critical support to the Contracts Department in all areas of contract/procurement management and administration. This position requires a strong understanding of contract management and administration and also how tools such as Microsoft SharePoint and Unison Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) can be best utilized in support of contract/procurement management. This individual will be a key contributor in resolving issues within our toolset, while also working closely with management in the development and execution of routine data call requirements and metrics. Furthermore, the Contracts Process & Compliance Manager is responsible for the administrative activities in the following key systems: System for Award Management (SAM), Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment (PIEE), Contract Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS), and the internal Contracts/Procurement SharePoint pages.
The individual in the position is expected to communicate to all levels of the organization, develop talent within the organization, support management of activities through all phases of the contract life cycle, and partner with other internal functional groups such as Business Development, Accounting, and Operations to execute strategic initiatives.
Success in this role is defined by forging strong relationships with internal organizations, taking ownership of development, introduction, and growth of processes, along with flawless execution to organizational goals.
Create, implement, administer, and enforce all policies, procedures and activities required to manage FTI’s government contracts compliance program.
Serve as liaison with Operations and other functional groups to ensures compliance with corporate policies and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), and all applicable supplements.
Benchmark latest government contracting legal developments and best practices; identify areas for improvement and implement changes.
Develop, implement, and continuously improve processes defining the Contracts organization.
Develop and implement internal audit plan to ensure processes are consistently applied and adhered to.
Provide training to contracts personnel on SharePoint Team Site population and contracts processes.
Sys Admin for CLM software – ensuring FTI instance is current and data is consistently loaded.
Develop, maintain, and update handbook for contracts.
Post and route CPAR notifications, tracking responses, and timeliness of input to customers.
Maintain company registration on all Government required systems (i.e. SAM, etc.) ensuring company information is current and accurate.
Continuously monitor D&B and GovWin to ensure accuracy of FTI on these systems.
Develop and cultivate a collaborative team environment.
Perform other duties as required.
B.S. Degree or equivalent in Business Administration preferred
Requires a minimum of 12 years’ experience in DoD Contracting
Knowledge of all government contract types including Cost Plus, Time and Material (T&M), Firm Fixed Price (FFP), and Firm Fixed Price Level of Effort (FFP LOE).
Excellent verbal, communication, and organizational skills.
Fully knowledgeable of FAR, DFARS, and agency supplements.
Effective leadership and interpersonal skills.
Prior government contracting or DCMA/DCAA audit experience preferred
Background including Audit or compliance responsibilities
Ability to interpret a significant amount of data and consolidate to executive reporting
Ability to collaborate effectively with co-workers, other departments, and management in a professional manner
Knowledge of various computer applications (i.e. Excel, Word, Project).
Thorough working knowledge of Unisom CLM and SharePoint team sites
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced changing environment