Contracts Manager

Job Locations US-VA-Rosslyn | US-VA-Chantilly
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Are you looking for an opportunity to join a growing company that is innovative, cutting edge, and mission centered?  Our prestigious technical and management consultants work closely with our customers in a dynamic, solution-oriented environment, and we are inviting you to apply for our recent opening as a Contracts Manager


The primary job responsibilities for this role include:

  • Assist in management/administration of all federal contracts and subcontracts including General Services Administration (GSA) Schedules, Government Wide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs), Indefinite Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity (IDIQs), and task orders from proposal stage to close-out.
  • Analyze significant or unique contractual requirements, special provisions, and terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and corporate policies for effective risk management.
  • Advise business team members of contractual rights, obligations, and requirements and provide interpretation of terms and conditions.
  • Manage internal contracts databases (i.e. CPARS, booking, tracking sheets, NDA/TA library, etc.).
  • Reviews solicitations and prepares specialized responses for proposals, bids, and contract modifications including drafting cost proposals for all contract types.
  • Manages contract change control process.
  • Assists the Director develop negotiation strategies and works with the Director to lead negotiation team on complex contractual issues including Contracts, NDAs, TAs, and Subcontracts.
  • Provides authoritative guidance to internal business teams on corporate goals and objectives relating to contract activity.
  • Act as the focal point for customer communications, as well as internal functional areas for issue resolution.
  • Assists in identification, development and implementation of new contract policy and processes.
  • Have a general understanding of the business case and an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications.


Not required.


Job Knowledge: 

  • Ability to draft and negotiate moderate to complex, non-routine contractual instruments including NDAs, TAs, Contracts, and Subcontracts.
  • Have a general understanding of the business case and an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications on all contracts documents and contract types (T&M, FFP, Cost Plus, Hybrid).
  • GSA Schedule Administration.
  • Working knowledge of corporate policies and procedures, coupled with ability to identify improvements to established policies.
  • Working knowledge of contracting concepts, FAR, DFARS, GSA, applicable public contract acquisition law and regulations.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Good presentation, leadership and team-building skills.
  • Use of independent judgment and creativity applied to resolution of contract issues.
  • Excellent internal and external communication & team building skills.
  • Experience with CostPoint a plus.



Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 6-10 Years of experience in contracts, subcontracts, or related profession


Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.


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