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Position Overview
As Lead Contract Manager, you will be responsible for day to day oversight of the Danbury CT contracts team, and will be the primary customer interface on contracts related issues. You will oversee the completion of contracts, train employees and ensure compliance with (and improve) existing policies and procedures. You will advise and influence senior Site Leadership within the organization on complex contractual issues.
Responsibilities:
Lead a team of experienced contract professionals in executing their day to day contract responsibilities
Play a key role in the development and coaching of the contracts team
Provide advice and counsel to the Site Leadership team on contract matters, including identification and mitigation of contract and business risk, identification of contracts rights and obligations, and other complex legal and contractual issues
Conduct proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities for contracts, in conjunction with the team, to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications
Represent the organization on legal issues concerning contractual matters.
Act as primary interface with the General Counsel on high risk terms and conditions
Education / Certifications
6-8 years experience in contracts or related fields
Bachelor s Degree required, Advanced Degree (MBA, JD) preferred
Experience/Qualifications
Extensive experience working with FAR, DFARS and other agency supplements
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent time management and organization skills
Demonstrated negotiation skills, with the ability to understand the financial intricacies of contracts and drive the overall negotiation strategy
Strong interpersonal skills including teamwork and the ability to effectively interact with personnel at all levels internally and externally
Ability to travel required


Associated topics: attorney corporate, company, compliance, compliance department, corporate attorney, counsel, courtroom, internal, lawyer, llp

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