The Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation (VT-ARC) complements the broad and rich research enterprise found at Virginia Tech. VT-ARC forms multi-disciplinary teams to apply innovative solutions to the real-world problems that strain our social, political, industrial, and economic foundations. Specializing in the identification and use of fundamental research, VT-ARC performs contract R&D on larger scale problems and at technology readiness levels beyond those generally addressed by academia. VT-ARC combines significant technical expertise with program management skills to deliver robust solutions on schedule and on budget.
The Contracts Manager (CM) is a key part of the corporate team. The CM will be responsible for hands-on performance of the following duties in a dynamic, team-oriented work environment.
Ensures corporate compliance with federal grant and contract regulations and corporate policies.
Negotiates contract and subcontract agreements with Government and prime contractors.
Drafts and negotiates subcontracts, purchase orders, and consulting agreements with lower-tier subcontractors and vendors.
Reviews and negotiates non-disclosure and teaming agreements.
Develops original templates for complex, non-standard agreements.
Develops and implements corporate policies and procedures.
Develops and maintains small business subcontracting plans and organizational conflict of interest plans.
Participates in developing and executing proposal strategies.
Prepares detailed cost/price analyses.
Submits technical and cost proposals in accordance with RFP requirements.
Supports accounting/finance function in contract set-up, invoicing, collection, financial reconciliations, and annual audit.
Maintains contracts records and metrics.
Submits project reports including financial, intellectual property, Government property, contract closeout, etc.
The Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation (VT-ARC) is a non-profit applied research corporation affiliated with Virginia Tech. VT-ARC has offices in Northern Virginia and Blacksburg, Virginia. It extends the impact of Virginia Tech's basic and scholarly research enterprise by identifying and solving complex problems commonly associated with applied research and development. The corporation ...seeks to develop innovative solutions to complex national challenges. The corporation draws upon the extensive breadth of multi-disciplinary skills found within Virginia Tech, the Virginia Technology Corridor, and the National Capital Region to establish cross-discipline teams capable of addressing the multiple issues associated with complex national challenges.