Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Chantilly, VA

We are:
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 9,000 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

You are:
Contract Associate Manager who will provide support to the Analytics, Data, and Records team.
 
The work:
  • Effectively project manage and drive key Contract Management initiatives.
  • Communicate effectively with project leadership and Contract Managers to provide relevant advice and guidance.  May provide training to Contract Management personnel.
  • Identifies risks and issues, suggests alternatives or process improvements that lead to the best solution
  • Prepares and disseminates information regarding contract status, compliance, modifications, etc.
  • Ensures all Contract Management systems are current, accurate, and complete with all of AFS' contract related data
  • Analyzes trends and interpret data across AFS enterprise systems
  • Reviews work of other Contract Management professionals
  • Manages and drives responses to complex inquiries into any aspect of AFS' current and past contracts from both internal and external sources
  • Duties may include audit and sampling, definition/implementation of tools and processes.  


Qualifications

Here's what you need:
  • U.S. Citizenship

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 3 years experience in Contract Management, Subcontracts, or Procurement in the Federal Government environment

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Experience in working with senior leadership; able to effectively communicate with client executives and all levels of the organization

  • Demonstrated successful management of competing priorities and complex activities in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws, and customer requirements.


Bonus points if you have:
  • Knowledge of corporate business practices, government and commercial contracting regulations and principles, and accounting and finance principles  

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting

  • Ability to influence executives and non-executives

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Able to set priorities and juggle multiple demands 

  • Ability to analyze large datasets

  • Working knowledge of Accenture policy and Contract and Commercial Management Processes

  • Familiarity with FAR, DFAR and agency-specific supplements

  • Understanding of or experience with Python, R, SQL, and/or data analysis tools (such as Power BI)


Important Information
An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

 

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

 

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

 

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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