NetCentrics Corporation
  • 12-Aug-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Herndon, VA, USA
  • Full Time


Title: Director of Contracts

Location: Herndon, VA/Remote


  • Serve as primary interface for all contracts with all entities, to include: (1) managing contracts, (2) resolving contractual issues, and (3) signing all contractual documents within the limits of the company's Authority Matrix
  • Provide full life-cycle contract management, to include negotiating, developing, administering and closing-out all contracts
  • Work with technical and program management teams to administer all awarded NetCentrics project contracts, to include managing customer relationships, monitoring programs for compliance with contract terms/current government regulations, supporting data tracking for reporting and past performance, facilitating the resolution of any contract and/or program issues, and assuring overall successful program execution in accordance with Contracts department and organizational policies, procedures, operating practices and objectives
  • Serve as a primary interface between NetCentrics and the Agency's or Prime Contractor's Contracting Officers for both awarded and proposed contract issues, including developing timely and actionable solutions that balance the interests of both NetCentrics and its customers
  • Review, interpret and recommend acceptance, revisions and exceptions to contracts and contract modifications to ensure that prices, delivery schedule, specifications and terms and conditions are consistent with those proposed and/or acceptable in accordance with NetCentrics' risk tolerance
  • Advise senior leadership and program/project managers on course of action related to contract performance by interpreting contract clauses and government regulations
  • Research contract/subcontract disputes, to determine responsibility and final resolution of the problem
  • Provide business development support relative to prospective contracts, to include development and drafting, review, signing and submission of proposal documents such as RFI/RFQ/RFP responses, work statements, pricing, OCI certifications, and quality plans
  • Review and approve the company's Representations and Certifications and subcontracting plans for business proposals
  • Provide support to executives by providing review of government solicitations to analyze protocols and resources needed to comply with proposed obligations
  • Flag concerns with government solicitations and ensure senior leadership is appropriately briefed on all significant terms and risks
  • Participate in proposal bid/no bid analysis
  • Participate in potential protest analysis and execution
  • Maintain contract document management system, to include tracking and reporting of contract funding, portfolio, backlog, and historical award information
  • Oversee government reporting and periodic compliance filings, to include: SAM registration, GSA schedule reporting, FSRS reporting, ESRS reporting, CPARs ratings, service contractor reporting, and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests
  • Foster collaborative working relationship with a wide range of internal stakeholders to include program teams, project management support office (project control), business development, pricing, finance and accounting, and Human Resources
  • Lead and attend client kick-off meetings, BD-project-team handoffs, and other client-facing events
  • Work closely with finance on indirect rates and contract funding issues
  • Support the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and Quarterly Business Reviews by providing inputs on the timing and expected amounts of award fees
  • Implement contracting strategies, to include answering questions on the operational aspects of contracting, contributing to new and innovative business contracting solutions, and supporting business planning activities
  • Raise all potential contract compliance issues to CFO


  • Bachelor's degree, and 16+ years in contract negotiation/administration, preferably specializing in government contracts, procurement and/or contract management; MBA or JD degree preferred
  • Substantial experience in formulating, negotiating and reviewing all types of contractual documents, to include: Government contract vehicles, customer task orders, non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), teaming agreements, subcontract agreements (including flow-down of prime-contract clauses), and Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs)
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of statutes that govern Federal contracting (Federal Acquisition Regulation, Defense FAR Supplement, Cost Accounting Standards and Government procurement policies and practices)
  • Experience with all forms of government solicitations (RFP, RFQ, RFI and other forms)
  • Experience managing all forms of government contracts (Cost-type, FFP, FP LOE, T&M, IDIQ contracts, GWACs, and GSA Multiple Award Schedules), including reviewing and understanding representations and certifications, subcontracting issues and pricing
  • Experience managing contracts valued at $20M and up
  • Understanding of Organizational Conflict of Interest (OCI) issues
  • Ability to understand and communicate how contractual terms and conditions affect schedules, pricing, financial performance and company risk
  • A level of knowledge and business acumen beyond that which is required to handle and resolve daily operational challenges
  • Comprehensive understanding of the relationships existing between the areas of Business Development, Program Operations, Human Resources, and Financial Performance
  • Ability to handle large amounts of diverse, often conflicting, information
  • Ability to interact, organize and coordinate appropriate actions with numerous parties, including all levels of staff from administrative to executive
  • High degree of independent and creative judgment in resolving complex contractual and business issues within the bounds of NetCentrics policy, CAS/FAR/DFARS, and contractual language to maximize company returns
  • Fluency in English language and exceptional communication and writing skills
  • Persuasive in both oral and written communications to effectively express and relentlessly pursue company positions and resolve conflicts
  • Ability to distill and summarize complex issues for management consideration
  • High level of organization with attention to detail and time management
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Flexibility when managing changing priorities
  • Proficiency with recent versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel locally up to 10%
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret security clearance
  • Contracts related certification (s) a plus: CPCM (Certified Professional Contract Manager) or CFCM (Certified Federal Contract Manager)
  • As a contingency to employment at NetCentrics, all candidates who are given offers must successfully pass a background investigation including criminal history and reference checks

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.

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