Contracts Manager

12 Jan 2024
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Contracts Manager Vacancy No VN471 Employee Type Full-time Location City Summerville Education Level Bachelor's Degree Experience Level 5 years Job Details ATI builds and manages collaborations that conducts research and development of new technologies to solve our nation’s most pressing challenges. Our collaborations are custom-built teams of organizations from industry and academia that develop novel technologies for the federal government. Traditionally, these processes are complicated and burdensome. That’s where ATI comes in. We simplify and streamline processes to make it all work. When you work at ATI, you become a part of something larger than yourself. Our collective work – no matter what department or division you work in – ultimately enables the warfighter, saves lives, and diversifies the industrial base. At our core, ATI is a service organization. We are in service to others; it’s what we do, and it’s who we are.Position Description:Serve as a key member of the Corporate Contracts team in direct support of Company goals and objectives; through management of all elements of the contracting function. Proposal development including negotiation and administration of contracts through completion. Assures process and procedure compliance with company, federal, and legal requirements.This position offers a hybrid schedule (in-office & remote/work from home) or an onsite schedule and flexible hours. Candidates will need to reside near Summerville, SC to ensure work site flexibility.Apply at ATI.ORG; we only accept applications submitted through our applicant tracking system.Essential FunctionsAdministers, negotiates and monitors various types of contracts, i.e. level of effort cost reimbursement type contracts (CPFF, CPAF, etc.); time and materials (T&M); indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ); firm fixed price (FFP); and Joint Funding Agreements (JFA) negotiated under Other Transactions. Facilitates pre-award and post-award activities in support of Company programs. Reviews cost proposals and performs cost analysis as necessary. Leads in the preparation of cost proposals. Works closely with customers, program team and subcontractors, regarding funding and budgetary issues for each program. Monitors contract budgets and supports budget formations. Manages contracts close-outs. Negotiates and issues contract modifications. Plans and conducts post-award conferences and debriefings. Additional ResponsibilitiesPerforms other duties as assigned. QualificationsMaster’s degree in a business related filed and three years applicable experience or a Bachelor's degree plus five years of experience in government contracting, or equivalent, or twelve years of applicable experience. Minimum of three years experience in federal government contracting, preferably with the Department of Defense. Extensive knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations and Supplements, as well as other federal government regulations and policies. Effective management and negotiation skills. Ability to handle multiple, complex projects, often with competing priorities. Ability to evaluate risks and discern legal implications associated with contractual terms and conditions, and the ability to communicate those to upper management. Proven ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure, and organize and prioritize tasks according to shifting demands on time and resources. Strong computer skills, with an emphasis on the Microsoft Office Suite. Experience working as a team member engaged in tasks requiring teamwork and performance to schedules. Excellent communication skills: oral and written. Ability to travel at company discretion. This position will need the ability to access US only data systems – US Citizenship is required. Must be able to possess and maintain a DOD security clearance.This position is subject to a background check that includes a review of criminal records. In reviewing an applicant’s criminal history, the company will consider prior criminal convictions that have a relationship to the job duties and responsibilities of the position. The company considers the nature of the crime, the time that has elapsed since the crime and the job duties for the position at issue in making an individualized determination. Individuals may be excluded when the company determines, based on the above factors, that hiring, transferring or promoting the applicant would pose an unreasonable risk to the business, its employees or its customers and vendors. Physical RequirementsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Regular physical activity to include walking, bending, stooping, reaching, standing and prolonged sitting.Ability to speak, read, hear, and write, with or without reasonable accommodation.Ability to use phone and computer systems, copier, fax, and other office equipment.Must be able to occasionally move/lift up to 25 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.Work EnvironmentThis position is located in an air-conditioned, environmentally controlled atmosphere. Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and the distraction level in the work environment is often heavy.ATI is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.ATI complies with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination provision mandated by Executive Order 13665.Apply at ATI.ORG; we only accept applications submitted through our applicant tracking system. If you require accommodations to complete this application, please contact Human Resources at (843) 760-4350 or email hr@ati.org.Benefits ATI has been named "Best Places to Work in SC" for 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023.This is a full-time opportunity with benefitsATI provides Medical, Dental and Vision Plan optionsFlexible Spending Accounts, including health and dependent care accounts403B Retirement Savings plan with a very competitive company contributionPersonal time-off (pre-loaded & accrued) plus 12 paid holiday-daysLife Insurance paid by ATIPaid Parental LeaveShort-Term & Long-Term Disability Coverage paid by ATIEmployee Assistance ProgramTuition Reimbursement ProgramFlexible work schedulesATI's standard business hours are Monday-Friday, between 8 AM - 5 PM.

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