The Columbia Group (TCG), a technical services support company, which has a successful 50+ year history of providing the United States Military with cyber technology, information technology, financial management, acquisition, logistics management, engineering, design, fabrication, test and evaluation, and support services, in support of our corporate operations The Columbia Group, Inc., is seeking a Contracts Manager who has solid Federal / DoD experience. This position entails knowledge of FAR, DFARs and other FAR supplements. Candidates will apply principles of accounting and statistics to analyze complex non-technical pricing-related aspects of request for proposals and to prepare pricing consistent with Company requirements to maximize potential profit.
The Contracts Manager:
Process contracts, mods, funding requirements and negotiations.
Analyzes RFP's to determine customer's cost proposal requirements and to assist proposal managers in developing Company response. Tailors standard formats to meet customer's requirements.
Organizes material according to Company practices and terminology.
Prepares summaries for incorporation into proposals; provides contract administrators and proposal managers with information needed for the other parts of the cost proposal.
Reviews line inputs to ensure that proposal is responsive to the request for proposal and conforms to our approved estimating system, company policy and government regulations.
Ensures that proposed materials meet Company standards and constitute a compliant package.
Performs quality assurance review to ensure that all proposal actions relative to pricing are comprehensive, complete and responsive.
Coordinates the preparation, publication and distribution of pricing data to line management and contracts administrators including slides for upper management review.
Collaborates on the determination of cost proposal policies, standards and procedures and any updates to the approved estimating system.
Supports audits and fact finding sessions. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor Degree plus a minimum 5 years related pricing experience in a government contracting environment. (10 years a plus)
10 years of work experience in lieu of Bachelor's Degree
Pricing experience a plus.
Attention to detail.
Very Strong Excel skills.
Excellent communication skills.
The ability to work well with others and perform under the pressure of deadlines.
Part-time position available with possible telework option.
The Columbia Group, Inc. is a small established 50 year company, that provides flexible working conditions (choice of on site locations in Fairfax, VA, Washington, DC, and Alexandria, VA, ) and autonomy, with direct report to the owner.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About The Columbia Group, Inc
The Columbia Group recognizes that it is entrusted with significant responsibility—to our customers, to our employees, and to our surrounding communities. As a corporation, we have an obligation to ensure that we are highly responsive to our customers’ needs and that we support the personal and professional growth of our employees. We believe that from these commitments follows positive financial performance, and that our success in that area requires us to give back to our communities.