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Subcontracts Manager

Posted on May 19, 2020

Job Location: Arlington, Virginia

This job does not require a clearance.

Employer: Cordia Resources

Cordia Resources is a leading executive search, recruiting and temporary staffing agency that specializes in placing accounting, finance, human resources, contracts & pricing, and operational support professionals throughout the Washington, DC area.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervises preparation of complex bids requiring integration of proposals from multiple subcontractors and other potential vendors.
  • Assists senior leadership in employment, training, motivation and evaluation of assigned employees.
  • Ensures effective implementation of subcontract responsibilities within corporate and regulatory objectives and requirements.
  • On occasion will be required to provide working subcontract administration support for complex bids and subcontract administration; lead subcontract negotiation, and teaming activities on new business opportunities.
  • Ensures the receipt, accuracy, and timeliness of subcontractor and vendor submitted documents relating to the subcontract deliverables; and monitors performance relative to timeliness, cost considerations, and technical objectives
  • Advises management of prime contractor/subcontractor rights and obligations and provides interpretation of subcontract terms and conditions.
  • Maintains an in-depth working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations and standard commercial procurement practices

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 15 years applicable work experience
  • 10-15 years of directly related experience in a U.S. Government contracting environment; preferably Department of State, Department of Defense and USAID
  • Supervisory experience
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working in an approved purchasing system (CPSR) environment is strongly preferred
  • Must have the ability to perform in high-pressure situations and at times in relatively austere environments
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize multiple projects of competing priority and varying scope
  • Must have the ability to work within very strict timelines while maintaining the integrity of the procurement activity
  • Specific Skills Required: Extensive experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office software to include Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Highly Desirable Skills/Qualifications: Prior experience with international procurement activities performed in conflict and post-conflict regions of the world.
  • Proficiency in the Costpoint ERP platform and Maximo
  • Moderate travel required (typically not more than 20%) to CONUS and OCONUS locations (OCONUS locations could include locations that are remote, relatively austere, and in post-conflict or conflict environments)

Salary and/or Benefits:

Salary: $120K-$130K

Interested parties should send a resume to:

Matthew Antine at Mantine@Cordiaresources.com

 


Contracts Manager

Posted on May 11, 2020

Job Location: Reston, Virginia

This job does not require a clearance.

Employer: Employee undisclosed. This opportunity is through Cordia Resources, an executive search and staffing agency.

Cordia Resources is a leading executive search, recruiting and temporary staffing agency that specializes in placing accounting, finance, human resources, contracts & pricing, and operational support professionals throughout the Washington, DC area.

Job Responsibilities:

Coordinate the activities of Program contract managers and contract pricing staff in accordance with the FAR/DFAR, other agency supplements, and the rules/requirements of the AbilityOne Commission. Work closely with the Risk and Compliance functions to enhance overall contract management/compliance.

 Primary Duties: requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  These duties and responsibilities will be rated on the Annual Performance Review. • Craft, evaluate, and negotiate contractual and Grant documents covering a range of transactions. Make certain they are clearly written and that risks are appropriately minimized • Create and maintain relationships with suppliers and serve as the singular point of contact for matters concerning contracts • Maintain records for correspondence and documentation in relation to established contracts and those in progress, input eSRS Subcontract reporting • Communicate and present information to stakeholders about all contract-related matters • Monitor contracts for funding and rate compliance, coordinate close-out, extension or renewals Additional Responsibilities • Seek to resolve contract-related problems that may arise with other parties and internally • Initiate and maintain relationships with client, Government Contracting Officers, commercial contracting organizations, and suppliers to effect efficient contract renewal and modification • Manage and coordinate contract compliance with how operating units perform and function within the Government contractual policies such as FAR, DFAR, AbilityOne, and commercial laws, regulations, and other applicable guidelines • Partner with the Operating group, Business Development department, and all support functions to ensure that all areas of responsibilities are fully coordinated and carried out • Monitor and ensure compliance in a pro-active manner with FAR/DFAR, AbilityOne, and all related requirements at all levels of contracting/supply chain initiatives • Analyze, develop, and propose strategies to senior management • Implement new and revised corporate contract policy and procedures, including streamlined processes, templates, checklists, etc. related to the responsibilities of the contracts and subcontracts department • Work closely with Operations and the Business Development Department on proposal preparation and grant management • Provide responses to bids, proposals, and contract negotiations • Prepare requests for proposals for distribution to vendors • Develop a set of standard contracts for the company • Provide support through full agreement life-cycle from contract award through closeout • Provide instruction of revised processes, policies, templates, etc. to functional team, centralizing and managing an electronic repository of all contractual documents for purpose of audits and senior leadership reporting • Perform other related tasks and projects as assigned by the Vice President, Contracts Qualifications: Education, Experience and Certification(s) • Seven to 10 years’ hands-on experience in US government, DoD, and/or federal contracting required • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred • Legal or paralegal background and experience highly preferred • Experience with government approved procurement systems required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities • Possesses excellent persuasion, negotiation, and judgment • Formal training in contract management or certification in contracting/purchasing fields is preferred • Working knowledge of Pricing and/or Project Control MS office suite is preferred

 

Required Qualifications:

4 year degree

8 plus years of experience in contracts – FAR and DFAR

Excellent communication skills and corporate presence.

US Citizenship

Salary and/or Benefits:

Salary : $115-$135K base compensation

Interested parties should contact Matthew Antine, Search Director, Cordia Resources mantine@cordiaresources.com


Vice President of Pricing

Posted on May 11, 2020

Job Location: Arlington, Virginia

This job does not require a clearance.

Employer: Cordia Resources

Cordia Resources is a leading executive search, recruiting and temporary staffing agency that specializes in placing accounting, finance, human resources, contracts & pricing, and operational support professionals throughout the Washington, DC area.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the preparation of a fully compliant and competitive cost and pricing volume
  • Prepare and present detailed cost/price briefings for management, including discussion of RFP pricing requirements
  • Interface with Senior Management, Business Development and Proposal Teams to identify issues, develop and support Pricing Win Strategy
  • Work with Capture Team to develop Price-To-Win (PTW)/Competitive Analysis models in support of key bids
  • Assess government RFP price evaluation models to determine the key cost and price levers for the evaluated bid price.
  • Participate and lead efforts to template and streamline cost/price proposal requirements, supporting complex spreadsheet models, analysis and summarization of data, narrative and descriptive documentation
  • Bring tools and innovation to improve the pricing process across the company
  • Work closely with Capture, Contracts, Purchasing, Proposal Development, and Operations to ensure the cost/price proposal is compliant, accurate, competitive and profitable
  • Establish fundamental policies and procedures related to pricing, cost volume development, cost estimating system manual, training and compliance and audit
  • Oversee pricing policies and procedures and provide guidance on contract and pricing management decision-making processes
  • Active participation in Black Hat reviews, win strategy meetings, and pricing strategy reviews
  • Oversee all Pricing Staff and coordinate with Director of Procurement who oversee Subcontractor/Vendor management and contract negotiations

 

Required Qualifications:

 

Vice President of Pricing Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or related field – Master’s degree is a plus.
  • 15+ years of related experience (5-7 years of experience in a supervisory/management in Pricing
  • Proven expertise in developing and leading large, complex solutions-based bids in the Federal Government services market
  • Proven ability to lead highly effective pricing organizations that have successfully bid and won all types of contracts (FP, T&M, CR)
  • Strong financial acumen and proven ability to partner with Business Operations on Bid versus execution proforma P&Ls
  • Experience developing, reviewing, training and/or leading BOEs from a process and practice perspective
  • Experience developing standardized tools and processes for Pricing and BOE
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively across functional areas (Ops, BD, Capture, Contracts, Finance, etc) to deliver competitive and compliant bids the result in winning profitable proposals
  • Presentation skills; and ability to communicate understandably and concisely with internal and external stakeholders
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Power-Point

All inquires of interest should be directed to:

Mathew Antine, Search Director – mantine@cordiaresources.com