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Contracts Manager

Company: Crowley
Location: Orlando
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description - Contracts Manager (USA0002TB) Job Description Contracts Manager - ( USA0002TB ) Description We are on a mission to become the world's most sustainable and innovative maritime, logistics, and technology company. As a privately- held, U.S - owned and operated company, Crowley provides Logistics, Government Solutions, Shipping, Wind and Fuel services in 36 nations and island territories. By expanding and innovating our services, we have grown to a committed team of over 7,000 diverse people, generating an annual revenue of more than $2.9 billion. We live up to our purpose of bravely advancing what's possible to elevate people and planet, with our core values of Integrity, Sustainability and Drive guiding everything we do. To continue laying the groundwork, challenge what's possible and celebrate the power of inclusion, we seek to partner with driven individuals who are ready to -elevate their career with us. - SUMMARY: Responsible for managing and coordinating business contracts in accordance with strategic business objectives, professional standards and applicable regulatory requirements. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage contracts for performance to scope, terms, and conditions, applicable FAR/ DFAR or other government agency regulations, effectively employing the principles of contract management standards to change management, performance issues, contract notifications, and other contractual matters that may arise with timely communications. Be the primary point of contact for communications with the government contracting officer or customer contracting counterpart; take a lead role in driving closure of contractual matters. Provide sound advice and guidance regarding contract requirements. Perform contract drafting support and development duties which include reviewing, processing, ensuring applicable compliance, as well as facilitation and compilation of multiple SME and customer .execution and analysis for the purpose of maximizing financial operation performance and minimizing risk. Document and seek consensus on any changes or amendments that may arise during contract implementation or execution. Develops and executes negotiation strategies that minimize potential losses and benefit the company's performance. Support the facilitation and implementation of formal structures to manage contract workflows, as well as electronic data management, tracking and reporting. Evaluate, prepare, administer and support changes to procurement terms and pricing impacts of proposed contract changes. Support the recognition and inclusion of hierarchical contract issues for the organization and customers. Assist in the development of program contract planning in support of the project team and Director, Subcontracts. Regularly meet with project managers and commercial leads to identify objectives, needs and issues concerning project contracts. Prepare agreements and contracts for execution, including soliciting financial authority approvals or delegations. Compile price analysis documentation, technical evaluation report reviews, and contact administration reports, such as Customer Quarterly and Annual Reviews, surveillance reports, records of invoicing, and related contract closeout documents. Utilizes contract management software and an integrated electronic signature system to streamline the contract administration process. Demonstrate in depth, detailed knowledge of acquisition/contract management including the ability to apply related regulatory requirements such as the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Executive Orders, and other government-wide guidance in planning, execution, and management. Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures. Qualifications EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in business, contract administration or a related field; or a combination of post high school and equal experience may be substituted for education. EXPERIENCE: 8+ years' experience in contract negotiation and administration. Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) is required. Advanced knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), USAID, AIDAR, DEAR and various Supplements. Experience with various types of contracts/subcontracts: FFP, FPIF, T&M, Labor Hour, Cost Reimbursement, IDIQ, BPA and MSA. Extensive knowledge of contract principles and procedures and Government acquisition process. Knowledge/experience with Import/Export requirements, and procurement processes. Working knowledge of application of Government flow down clauses and provisions. Working knowledge in performing RFP, cost and price analyses, source selection justification and contracting / terms and conditions in accordance with government acquisition/procurement regulations. Working knowledge of ITAR and Export Regulations. Familiarity with U.S. Government accounting & financial principles (eg.. Cost Accounting Standards). - TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY: Proficient with Microsoft Office 365 products. Ability to work remotely. Deltek Costpoint experience a plus. COMPETENCIES: Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing (in English). Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal/external business partners. Ability to evaluate process effectiveness and develop change or alternatives. Ability to exercise independent judgment and effectively manage complexity and ambiguity. Ability to function effectively with, or as part of a team. Ability to draft complex subcontracts and/or purchase orders. Ability to effectively manage multiple projects that may vary in nature and scope. Ability to provide subject matter expertise, counsel, and effectively influence others at various levels within the organization. Knowledge of and ability to demonstrate effectiveness with contract negotiation, development and administration. Knowledge of contract development and oversight in addition to contract record-keeping. Knowledge of maritime contracting, including the BIMCO system and terms. JOB SCOPE: Position impacts a single business unit/segment. WORKING CONDITIONS: Hybrid (Office/Remote) Employee. 5% travel. Candidates must have a reliable, high-speed internet connection and a quiet and private remote working space. Candidates can be located in any US time zone as long as they are committed to the EST hours.

Keywords: Crowley, Orlando , Contracts Manager, Executive , Orlando, Florida

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