Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA or Chantilly, VA
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, VA, San Antonio, TX, and St. Louis, MO. 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 12,000+ 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.
A Contract Manager who will provide on-site advice to Accenture's business/client units and project teams on contract management and policy compliance matters. Initiate, track and monitor contract changes, deliverables, correspondence and risks, and maintain associated documentation.
Support negotiation and contract formation activities
Establish processes to effect compliance and management proactively working with the client, the Accenture team and Legal.(e.g. change order processes)
Respond to inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions
Manage and resolve contract issues
Research contractual terms and conditions, applicable laws and or other regulations as needed
Manage the contract day-to-day by advising on the strategic direction, contract interpretation and consequences of action / inaction
Proactively resolve issues and disputes, minimize potential for litigation and foster protection of Accenture's reputation
Act as a liaison between the client, project team and/or business unit and Legal ensuring that all legal and contractual matters are addressed
Develop and maintain relationship with vendors and client's contract management or procurement function
Manages and maintains senior relationships within the operating groups
Works closely with the legal team lead, ensures seamless contract formation and contract execution support is delivered to the organization
Actively markets and promotes the contract management function within the business unit or geography
Promotes Contract Management and the expansion of the function into currently uncovered clients/fulfilling new business
Responsible for consultation and escalation to a senior director, of contractual, business or CM positioning issues which are not solved satisfactorily by the project team in a timely manner
Responsible for implementation of Contract Management processes
Here's what you need:
U.S. Citizenship required
7 years of Contract Management experience to include negotiations experience
4 years experience in a government contracting environment
Knowledge of the FAR and DFARS
Other required skills:
Experience managing a fast paced work load
Bonus points if you have:
Intelligence Community (IC) experience
Strong communications (verbal and written) skills
Strong problem solving skills
Strong organizational skills
As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $91,300 - $130,099 and information on benefits offered is here.
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