Reporting to the Sr. Director of Contracts, we are seeking a seasoned professional who can provide cradle-to-grave contracts and subcontract administration. This contracts professional shall support a dedicated, technical Program Office Team(s) who require strong guidance and contract support in a collaborative fashion.
Provide cradle-to-grave contract and subcontract administration for Cost Reimbursable (some “Cost-Sharing”), FFP and Time &Material contract types;
Administers highly complex contract(s) containing multiple contract types and multiple contract line items;
Participating in day-to-day contract administration activities;
Drafting contracts, contract modifications, agreements, terms and conditions, correspondence and other contract related documents;
Acting as representative liaison and point of contact with the Customer on formal communications and submittals, and as delegated, leading the negotiations for contract modifications;
Acting as representative liaison and point of contact with major subcontractors on formal communications and submittals, and as delegated, leading the negotiations for new subcontracts and subcontract modifications;
Acting as representative liaison and point of contact for coordination and communication with all departments on contract related issues;
Maintaining contract files (e.g. contracts, correspondence, modifications, data deliverables lists) in accordance with government regulations and company policies;
Assisting in new business pursuits to include but not limited to; reviewing solicitations and lead/manage the preparation of cost/business proposal volumes compliant with federal government solicitations;
Analyzing and interpreting contract requirements, including all terms and conditions and FAR/HHSAR/DFARS to ensure compliance with same;
Assisting in the identification, development, implementation and maintenance of Contracts Department practices, policies, procedures and guidelines; and
Maintaining a strong understanding of the Company's overall business strategy and an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications for contracting activities.
Monitor contracts for compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and corporate policies and initiate corrective action as required
Research and interpret government regulations as they apply to contracts and advise program management staff and other company personnel of contractual rights, responsibilities and obligations
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned
III: Education, Experience & Skills
Bachelor’s Degree and 10+ years government contracting experience OR
A minimum of 15+ years of experience with dedicated work under U.S. Government Contracts/FAR based Federal contracting may be substituted for Bachelor’s Degree
Self-starter with exceptional analytical and organizational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Exceptional interpersonal skills and dedication to customer service - both external & internal customers
Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills
Strong working knowledge of FAR
Must have experience and be knowledgeable in all aspects of Federal Government acquisition (i.e. solicitation/RFP development, proposal evaluation, negotiations, source selection, determination of fair and reasonable pricing, contract administration and close-out)
Expert knowledge of Cost-Plus and FFP contract types, including hybrids.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Ability to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
Sound judgment and creativity that can be applied to resolution of contract issues
Experience with HHS/BARDA/NIAID and DoD contracts, a plus
Experience with contract close-out, settlement proposals, government property reporting would be a value-add.
IV: Physical/Mental Requirements
Type/keyboard, visual acuity, sit, sense of hearing, use phone, fax, copier, and computer. Organize/coordinate, analyze/interpret, problem solve, make decisions, supervise, plan, communicate, prepare written communications, and prepare transaction documents.
Internal Number: 12886
About Emergent BioSolutions
Our VisionProtecting and Enhancing 50 million lives by 2025 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for millions of individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life. Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.What We DoWe develop, manufacture, and deliver a portfolio of medical countermeasures for biological and chemical threats, existing and emerging infectious diseases as well as opioid overdose.