Requisition Number: 11762
State: FL


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Description/Job Summary

Global Connections to Employment (GCE) is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities to work for Department of Defense Enterprise Information Technology and systems development contracts.

Our organization’s mission is to help persons with disabilities through life’s journey. As a Top 25 non-profit provider under the AbilityOne® Program, GCE is recognized for building complex mission systems, leadership development, workforce engagement, and strong prime/subcontractor relationships. We provide numerous business lines in 16 states, including District of Columbia. Our IT and systems development contractual presence spans the locales of Seaside, CA and Lorton, VA, where we perform on more than 50 government and commercial contracts. We provide a wide range of systems development support in accordance with industry standards with high quality. Our pillars of operational excellence are Best People, Best Service, Best Quality, Financial Performance, and Growth.

Position Overview

The Contracts Manager will exercise discretion and independent judgment in the course of managing contracts for all lines of business within GCE. Contracts include those for which GCE is the vendor, and subcontracts for which GCE is the purchaser of services. Position is responsible for cradle-to-grave contracting and related activities, such as subcontractor procurement, subcontract terms and conditions negotiation, development of subcontractor performance work statements, communications between GCE and its customers, communications between GCE and its subcontractors, risk assessment, FAR & DFARS clause assessments, and contract document management through utilization of contract management software. Position operates as an agent for change through evaluation and implementation of workable, practical, and sustainable processes that enhance growth and quality results. Work is performed with considerable independence under the general direction of a supervisor, and is reviewed principally by observation of results obtained.

Role Requirements

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Education Requirement: Bachelor's degree in related field. May substitute equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five (5) or more years of experience with federal government contract management.
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) & Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).
  • Excellent negotiating skills, perception management skills, and relationship management skills.
  • Advanced conceptual, analytical, and problem-solving skills required, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to evaluate and prioritize often-divergent interests.
  • Strong collaboration skills to work with a diverse set of customers, both internal and external.
  • Proficient with written and verbal communication.
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel. 

Travel Requirements:

Travel by car, rail, and/or air may be required, domestically and internationally. The percentage of time traveling will vary widely based on the circumstances.

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