Contracts Administration Director
Posted on: September 23, 2022
Peraton is currently seeking a Sector Contracts Director. This
senior leadership level position will require an experienced
contracts management professional who is able to successfully
sustain accountability and responsibility for the following core
areas of responsibilities:
- Business Operations: Manages and provides leadership of the
Sector contracts function for contract negotiation, analysis, and
administration; guidance and oversight of proposal preparation; and
customer engagement related to contract acquisition and fulfillment
in order to achieve company annual operating plan. Advising and
assisting the negotiation of subcontracts, teaming, and
non-disclosure agreements. Ensures that Sector contracts achieves
optimal operational and financial performance by adhering to
contract policies, procedures, methods, operating practices, and
working in partnership with the business leaders to drive
performance standards for contractual programs to culminate in
excellent CPARs and achievement of financial goals. Facilitates
effective implementation of contract responsibilities within
program objectives and requirements.
- Advisement and Compliance: Reviews and resolves all issues
affecting company compliance and ensures satisfaction of legal
requirements, Company, and customer objectives by working closely
with the Sector President, Chief Contracts Officer, Chief Legal
Officer, and other senior executives. Provides strategic guidance
to completion on more complex bids such as intellectual property
components, contracts requiring overseas support, etc. Advises
Sector management of contractual rights and obligations,
identifying risk areas and mitigation strategies, and provides
interpretation of terms and conditions. Partners with sector team
in the development of negotiation strategies and leads negotiation
team on contractual issues. Supports change management and process
improvement initiatives, whenever needed.
- Staff Management: Leads, mentors, trains, develops, and manages
a team of geographically dispersed contract professionals. Reviews
and directs the activities of contract professionals including
highly complex solicitations and assists the Sector Contracts team
members in the preparation of specialized and/or non-routine
response for proposals, bids, and contract modifications. Provides
people leadership and mentorship of Sector contracts personnel
through team and individual performance appraisals and reviews,
evaluations, and evidence-based examples of good performance.
- Liaison: Focal point for communications with senior executives,
legal, finance and business team for resolution of contract issues
and disputes. Advocate and foster data quality and precision within
systems and tools. Effectuate a strong working relationship with
customers' contractual leaders.
- Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field plus a minimum
of 16 years (Master's with 14 years or PhD with 10 years) of
related work Experience working as a Contracts professional in the
federal contracting in positions of progressive responsibility,
including 5+ years of experience managing employees.
- Active Top Secret clearance (SCI preferred) with
willingness/ability to be processed for additional agency-specific
- An in-depth knowledge about federal government contracting, to
include federal acquisition process and regulations. Actual
experience managing contracts with the Maryland Procurement Office,
the Department of Homeland Security and/or FEDSIM is highly
- Business acumen with ability to think critically and develop
creative and practical solutions.
- In-depth knowledge on developing organizational conflict of
interest mitigation plans and teaming agreements.
- Demonstrated experience with the development and negotiation of
large, highly complex bids.
- Experience managing a variety of contract types.
- Strong writing and time management skills.
- Reputation for unqualified commitment to integrity and
- Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to
employees and management at all levels.
- Attention to detail and organization.
- Highly adaptable to change; ability to work independently and
- Ability to multi-task and operate in a fast-moving
Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and
extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's
leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise
IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national
security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and
secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government
agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian,
health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do
the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our
An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.
Colorado Salary Minimum: $117,300
Colorado Salary Maximum: $284,600
The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this
position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation
package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses,
short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In
addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.
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