Associate Director, Contracts
Posted on: September 9, 2018
The Civil Group of Leidos is seeking an Associate Director, Contracts to be based out of the Gaithersburg, MD or Reston, VA office.
The Associate Director of Contracts will be responsible for the leadership and management of the Contracts function and staff for the Homeland Security Solutions Operation within the Civil Group. This resource will act as the primary interface to the Operation Manager for all Contracts related inquiries, managing the staff resources as well as the budget across the organization.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:- Provide the oversight and evaluation of major proposals, monitoring major contracts, lead or assist in key negotiations, resolve performance issues, identify risks and associated mitigations, ensure compliance with Leidos policies, procedures as well as government and contract requirements.- Provide advice and counsel to Group counterparts and less experienced Contracts staff.- Establish measurement and functional performance goals for staff to include career development, recruiting and staff retention, provide regular feedback, and conduct performance reviews.- Regularly interact with programs, contracts, project control, finance, business development and with customers as required.- Work with the other Operations Associate Directors within the Group.- Attend early capture sessions to determine specific information and requirements in order to apply the correct contracts skills, techniques, methods and resources for the group thus meeting Leidos? as well as the customer?s expectations and objectives. - Develops or reviews prime contract flowdown documents to ensure compliance with prime contract requirements and to minimize company liability- Support internal/external audit activities as well as data request from internal / external customers.
- Bachelor 's degree and 8+ years of related experience. Additional years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.- Prefer Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or a related field.- Expert knowledge within government contracts arena with particular emphasis on proposal support.- Excellent negotiation skills, including experience negotiating complex terms and conditions.- Minimum of 4 years experience supervising or leading teams.- Must have experience with all contract types and a working knowledge of FAR/DFAR.- Knowledge in government contracts, municipal, and commercial contracts.- Ability to work in fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.- Must have the interpersonal skills to deal effectively with executive management and staff regarding Contracts issues with high degrees of complexity and work issues to resolution.- Ability to establish relationships internally and within the Leidos community.- Experience working with Dept. of Homeland Security preferred- International experience strongly preferred- Proficient in Excel/Word/PowerPoint.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world?s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company?s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit . The company?s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet. - provided by Dice
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