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Federal Government Contract Manager

Posted: 15 Jan 2022 Closes: 11 Feb 2022
Reston, United States Bonus Generous Vacation Flex working
Permanent & Full-time 1000588513

Our mission is to break down the barriers of today to release the potential of tomorrow. Join us today and release yours.

There are two things that we want to share with anyone considering joining us.

Firstly, we want our workforce to fully represent the communities and customers we serve, because a diverse business is a better business. We value every colleague, their diversity and the contribution that they make. When we say you're welcome at BT, we really mean it.

Secondly, the one thing the pandemic has taught us is that a lot of current and future colleagues, where and when possible, want to embrace hybrid / remote working.

Why BT Federal?

BT Federal supplies IT and telecommunication services across the US Government through a broad range of Federal Contract Vehicles. We are capable of supporting customized managed network, security, cloud and innovative solutions that optimize the US Government's use of terrestrial, satellite and wireless resources.

https://btfed.com/

BT Federal has an immediate need for a seasoned Government Contracts Manager to support contracts/subcontracts and related business processes throughout all stages of the procurement cycle. The right candidate will be able to work independently, collaborate with the BTF team, and interface with customers, vendors and across BT Federal at all levels of management. This position will be based in BT Federal's Reston, Virginia headquarters office and is currently remote.

You'll have the following responsibilities
  • Pre- and post-award contract support for prime and subcontracting agreements - Review solicitations for contractual risks; draft and negotiate contractual agreements including contract modifications, teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements, statements of work etc. Prepare, track and manage contract documentation; liaise with contracting officers and other client-agency procurement staff;
  • Proposal development - Assist Business Development, Pricing, technical staff and CTO in development of business proposals;
  • Compliance oversight - Exercise knowledge regarding FAR, DFAR and contract-specific compliance issues, and corporate policy and standard procedures. Develop and submit documents and information to Federal client contracting officials. Review and evaluate requests for proposals (RFPs/RFQs) and changes to contracts;
  • Identify and propose alternative approaches to mitigate risk, including revisions to contractual terms and conditions and proposal pricing strategies;
  • Document risk register
  • Support proposal initiatives, to include review of U.S. Government solicitations to ensure company compliance, preparation of certifications, provide guidance to proposal team, submit proposals, and represent the company in interactions with U.S. Government contracting officers;
  • Process and administer IDIQ contracts, including task orders and contract modifications;
  • Assist with Small Business Contracting Plan development and administration.

You'll have the following skills & experience
  • Knowledge and experience with FAR/DFAR and agency-specific acquisition regulations;
  • Solid understanding of the procurement processes from requisition to contract enforcement
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with multiple types of Government contracts and a solid understanding of contract principles
  • Strong team player with demonstrated ability to work with multiple internal groups to quickly achieve common goals
  • Excellent analytical and communications skills (oral and written)
  • Competence with Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Self-starter with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively to identify issues, evaluate solutions, and follow through to resolution
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, and manage multiple tasks concurrently
  • Attention to detail, with accurate input and proofreading skills
  • Degree in Business Administration or other relevant field with 7 to 10 years direct experience supporting the US Federal Government
  • Security clearance (or the ability to obtain a clearance)

Preferred Skills but not required:
  • Law degree
  • Experience with network services offerings either with a network services provider or systems integrator
  • Experience in contracting issues pertaining to state local and education customers

Benefits

COVID-19 Notice: We've changed our recruitment process so that we can continue to offer exciting opportunities in the Americas. We've moved to 'virtual hiring' until further notice - which includes video interviews and virtual onboarding, to make sure that we maintain candidate and employee safety. In addition, for those BT employees that reside near a BT office, BT is in a voluntary return to office phase currently.

Candidates are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for employment with BT Federal Inc. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations for medical, disability, or religious reasons.

What are the perks to work at BT?

BT offers a superior global culture that fosters health and wellness for their employees. BT has kept employees informed with the latest updates during this unprecedented time and provided excellent benefit offerings to support employees and their families.

This opportunity is eligible for an annual bonus, a competitive base salary, comprehensive benefits and a generous vacation package.

BT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Existing authorization to work in the United States is required.

Relocation support for this position is not currently available.

About BT

We're a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.

How to Apply

It's easy to apply online; you just need a copy of your up-to-date CV and to follow the step-by step process. Don't worry if you need to make changes - you'll have the opportunity to review and edit your work on the final page. We look forward to receiving your application!
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