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Posted 2/2/2018

Contracts Manager

Accelera is one of the fastest growing companies in one of the fastest growing industries. We’ve been recognized by Inc. 500, Citrix Systems, Microsoft, Washington Technology Magazine, and the Washington Business Journal as a company proving itself to be a leader in virtualization solutions. That success wouldn’t be possible without great people and an employee empowered culture. We’re built around people who care about our customers and believe that doing what’s right for them will lead to the success of Accelera and ultimately—each other.


We offer competitive compensation, excellent healthcare coverage, profit sharing, opportunity for advancement and the fun of working with a growing organization, including:


  • Access to three top tier health plan options that excel against industry average coverage and costs
  • Complete dental and vision coverage
  • 401k matching program
  • Flexible spending and dependent care accounts
  • $2,000 employee referral bonus
  • Quarterly company events, including annual family picnic and holiday party
  • Non-accrual PTO policy with three weeks available on day one
  • $5,000 annual education reimbursement


 Job Details

 Level  Experienced  Travel Percentage Up to 25% 
 Job Location  Headquarters - Fairfax, VA  Job Shift  Day
 Position Type  Full Time  Job Category Professional Services
 Education Level  4 Year Degree    
Job Description:

The Contracts Manager is responsible for end to end management and administration of Accelera’s portfolio of contracts, subcontracts, and other business agreements with federal and commercial clients and partners. Administers company contracts and subcontracts, to include ensuring compliance with government regulations and corporate policies as well as conducting negotiations with counterparties.

Specific Duties:

  • Oversees timely and accurate preparation, review, and processing of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), Teaming Agreements (TAs), blanket purchase agreements (BPAs) and amendments, Consulting Agreements (CAs), and contract modifications to support company objectives
  • Represents Accelera in negotiating business arrangements and advises management of contractual rights and obligations
  • Identifies business risk or potential liability of contract terms and conditions and provides mitigation approaches
  • Proactive review and resolution of issues effecting corporate compliance related to FAR, DFAR, TINA, CAS, TAA and other government regulations and statutory requirements
  • Implements Accelera-wide solutions, processes, and procedures gained from knowledge of National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and other industry best practices and current trends in contracts administration
  • Researches and recommends contract policies and procedures
  • Develops and maintains an up to date contracts database and ensures timely submission of government contract reporting requirements
  • Ensures all subcontracts are compliant and include all required flow-down clauses
  • Issues requests for proposals to potential subcontractors, vendors, and other suppliers
  • Reviews and approves all pre-award contract terms and conditions to ensure compliance with corporate policies
  • Trains Accelera staff on corporate contracts process, policies, and procedures to ensure familiarization and understanding of workflows and roles and responsibilities
  • Engages with client contract officers and customer procurement agents to promote effective and efficient communication and promote a positive working relationship

Success Factors:

  • Obsessed with the customer—hyper-focused on the end-customer and their needs
  • Owns their own results through diligent work ethic and follow through—holds themselves accountable not only for the short-term results, but also the long-term value for the organization
  • Quality focused and detail oriented—believes that the standards for quality can always be improved and holds themselves and others accountable to deliver the right solution, the right deliverables, and the right products to ensure customer success
  • Believes in the value of relationships—makes every interaction with customers, peers, and partners a positive interaction that strengthens the individual relationship
  • Commitment to honesty and integrity—is always truthful in interactions and maintains high ethical standards of conduct


  • Minimum six years of experience in government contracts management and administration
  • Demonstrated experience with FAR, DFAR, CAS, and other government policies and regulations
  • Experience working with DCMA and GSA on contract compliance and reporting requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) or Certified Federal Contract Manager (CFCM) certification preferred
  • Experience with Salesforce CRM system and Microsoft SharePoint

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Posted 2/2/2018

Senior Contract Analyst - Federal

Requisition ID : 173026 



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Job Summary

Develop and implement departmental and corporate contract strategy, policy, and process improvement initiatives. Manage contracts with considerable amount of risk. Contract activity may be non-routine and require development of specialized contract terms and techniques to accomplish business goals and objectives. Expert understanding of the business, legal, and competitive impact of contracts and terms. Expert lead negotiator. Subject Matter Expert for highly complex and detailed legal contract issues by providing analysis, guidance, leadership, and negotiation support. Exercises independent judgment and analysis of significant issue identification and resolution. Participate in development of business alliance and teaming, source selection procedures and process, and make or buy determinations. Consults attorneys on very complex or high risk/visibility issues. Ability to influence senior management. Expert knowledge of contracting, and applicable laws and regulations. Contract Certifications desired. Consulting-level, highly technical professional.


Job Description

Requires an expert ability to reflect business and legal issues in drafting and negotiating highly complex contracts.

Conducts training and develops materials and reference resources for use internally and externally.

Understanding all appropriate laws and applicable regulations in preparing and negotiating highly complex contracts.

Responsible for the administration of highly complex contracts including drafting and negotiating highly complex contract amendments, providing contract interpretations and assisting with complex claims and disputes.

Responsible for leading and collaborating with internal business teams to develop executive level approval documentation in support of contracts and proposal preparation.

Performs risk assessments to ensure risk and contract issues are appropriately identified and addressed in a timely manner and offer approaches to mitigate risks, including alternative contractual language, as required.

Compile and analyze contractual data; maintain and archive historical information in accordance with USG regulations and company policies and procedures.

Negotiation of claims and settlements for billing disputes, labor and material costs, may include audit, control, or liaison functions with both suppliers and customers.

Significant ability to influence senior management, excellent presentation and leadership skills.



Top Secret Clearance

10+ years direct experience managing all aspects of contract activity, pre and post sales.

Experience with FAR, DFARS, CAS, TINA, Cost/Price Analysis, and contracting best practices.

Experience with all contract types including FFP, CPFF, CPAF, T&M, IDIQ, MAC/GWAC, Fair Opportunity.

Previous career experience in Federal Government contracting.

Experience working on Major IT and Professional Services proposal development.

Excellent presentation skills, oral and written, to all management levels.

Knowledge of contracting and procurement policies and procedures and how to apply them.

Demonstrated effectiveness in prioritizing multiple tasks, monitoring progress, and managing efforts in order to meet deadlines.

Demonstrated effectiveness in working with others in both support and leadership role in a multifunctional team environment.

Experience working in an organization with a Certified Purchasing System.



BS Degree or equivalent required, advanced degree or Contracting Certificate preferred

CPCM Professional Certification preferred


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