SAIC has a career opportunity for a Contract Manager in support of an Army contract in Korea. The Contract Manager will be responsible for a team working on the Korean Peninsula providing Mission Command Network operations and maintenance services to organizations and users serviced by the United States Army Command Information Systems Activity Pacific.
The Contract Manager position is based overseas, and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.
Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports.
Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.
Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.
Responsible for ensuring contract requirements and subcontractor responsibilities are being accomplished including working on the definition and implementation of project planning techniques to provide visibility on the contract.
Responsibilities may also include developing budgets and schedules to meet contractual/project requirements for an assigned portion of a program, participating in and establishing and defining program plan requirements, and monitoring and reporting performance against plans to ensure that contractual, cost and schedule objectives are met.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Contract Manager shall be responsible for all aspects of the contract management, including binding of the company in operation decisions, contract changes, budgetary and strategic authority, for the duration of the contract.
The Contract Manager shall also be responsible for, but not limited to, Invoicing, SOFA actions, security clearances, personnel actions, coordination of contract modifications, acquisitions, the other non-technical actions in support of this contract.
Must be able to perform the following:
- Provide responses to bids, proposals and contract negotiations.
- Prepare requests for proposals for distribution to vendors.
- Develop a set of standard contracts for the company.
- Analyze all requirements and provisions in contracts, including terms and conditions, to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations and company policies and procedures.
- Ensure that contracts are executed in accordance with corporate guidelines.
- Conduct research prior to writing contracts.
- Audit existing contracts and oversees contract modifications.
- Analyze a contract’s risk to the business.
- Visit client sites and meets with business partners.
- Monitor the performance of each signed contract.
- Ensure that business goals are accomplished by contract implementation.
- Train and supervise other contract professionals.
- Communicate contract implementations to subordinates.
- Maintain a computer database for the company’s contract management system.
- Conduct analysis of new laws, regulations and contract trends to determine potential impact on the business.
- Coordinate with the finance department to ensure correct billing and collection of contractual revenues.
- Ensure that contracts are in line with corporate goals and objectives.
- Lead complex contract negotiations and manages all changes in and addendums to existing contracts.
- Identify potential improvements to existing policies.
- Prepare reports on the status of contracts for management.
- Conduct special projects as assigned.
- Negotiate and oversees leasing agreements.
- Other duties as assigned
Basic Education and/or Experience: Must have bachelor’s degree in a business or IT related discipline from an accredited institution. In addition to educational requirements, a minimum of five (5) or more years of complex DoD and IT related O&M type Contract Management as a key manager with cost analysis experience.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge: Proficient in the management of complex IT programs, complex technical development concepts, latest software tools and technologies, strong database concepts and designing techniques.
- Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines
- Capable of conveying complex information in a simplistic manner
- Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
- Strong self-starter requiring minimal supervision
- Able to take proactive measures to prevent problems rather than reactive by nature
- Strong verbal and written communication to effectively express concepts, plans, and proposals
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must have ITIL Foundations certification Security Clearance Requirement:
- Must have an active Secret Clearance