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Contracts Manager

Position Title:  Contracts Manager

Department: Finance
Reports to: Finance
Category: Exempt
Location: Bremerton, WA

Comp:  DOE

Position Summary:

The Contracts Manager will oversee the day to day management of the company's contracts department which handles life-cycle US Government, commercial, and international contract administration.


Specific duties will include:

  • Day to day management of the company's contracts department which handles life-cycle US Government, commercial, and international contract administration.
  • Serves as primary business liaison with external client contracting officers and other contracting officials on contractual and business administrative matters.
  • Works closely with executive leadership, project managers and with staff in Accounting, Business Development, and Human Resources.
  • Negotiates, monitors and manages complex government, commercial and international contracts, subcontracts and consulting agreements, including drafting and negotiating terms and conditions, budgets, teaming and non-disclosure agreements, and other legal documents and business correspondence as required.
  • Supervises export compliance program and related staff
  • Reviews and approves all department templates for subcontracts, consultant agreements, teaming and confidentiality agreements and contract related procurements.
  • Reviews and recommends approval for all negotiated deviations from standard language.
  • Ensures contractual compliance, including documentation of allocability, allowability and reasonableness of costs; identification and protection of intellectual property rights; provides advice to senior staff on these and other business management issues.
  • Ensures regulatory and contractual reporting requirements are met including small business subcontracting reports, GSA schedule industrial funding fee reports and ARRA reporting.
  • Supports management team on bid strategies
  • Recommends proposal pricing strategies; assists project and business development staff in budget and cost proposal review and/or preparation as required and provides guidance on compliance of same with RFP and other relevant requirements.
  • Leads contract negotiations including fees and terms as directed by the CEO/CFO

Qualifications & Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting, or related field required, advanced degree preferred.
  • At least 10 years progressively responsible experience in contract management including at least 6 years with direct responsibility for federal government contract compliance handling Cost reimbursement, T&M and FFP type contracts.
  • Experience with administering GSA schedules.
  • Supervisory level experience preferred.
  • Expertise with the FAR/DFAR, agency supplements, the FTR, DSSR and other relevant guidance required.
  • Cost proposal/budget review and development experience is required; cost/price and indirect rate analysis skills are highly desirable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • US Citizen

Physical Requirements:

  • Position requires use of computer, telephones and other office equipment, reading, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
  • Position may require some travel (less than 5%)

Position Closes: Open until filled


Are available online, see link in upper right column of this page or below. We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race and color, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status or other class protected by law. 

All applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Some positions may require ITAR Compliance for US Persons, please refer to Qualifications section of  selected Job Posting. If you need additional assistance completing the application process please contact (360)674-7161 or 

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