Director of Contracts

16 September 2022

Requisition #: 10297

Director of Contracts’ Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Contract Manager and their subordinate contract administration staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs, and exercises full authority for personnel actions
  • Demonstrate an extensive knowledge of and experience with contract types ((FFP, CPFF, CPAF, T&M, FP LOE, et al.), contract life cycles, and applicable U.S. Government contract regulations (FAR & Agency FAR Supplements) as well as other Public Laws affecting contract performance and compliance
  • Develop, direct and train to policies and processes that govern the contract administration staff, demonstrating extensive knowledge of processes and functions
  • Provide organizational wide guidance on and legal assessments of contractual terms for all customer proposal requests and active contracts to ensure compliance by all parties
  • Ensure that project & department milestones and goals are met while adhering to approved budgets
  • Review, prepare, and negotiate all routine agreements to include nondisclosure, teaming, consulting and other contractual agreements not administered by the Director of Purchasing
  • Prepare subcontract and consultant Agreements to include, drafting of the agreements to fit the specific arrangements and requirements, ensuring all required contractual flow down clauses are properly incorporated, and negotiating the terms and conditions to include payments, delivery schedules, and rights in intellectual property as required
  • Act as company‚Äôs primary point of contact for all contractual matters involving Government and customer contracting officials
  • Review, interpret and ensure compliance with all contract terms and conditions
  • Review and approve all contractual correspondence prepared by the Contract Managers
  • Prepare and track all cost claims for engineering change proposals, technical insertions/deletions, and Government or customer directed changes
  • Oversee the tracking of all required deliverables, to include those for subcontracts and consultants to ensure compliance with the applicable agreement and any related Government or customer order
  • Direct the preparation and release of monthly reports such as bookings, project/contract status, subcontractor and consultant performance, and active proposal status
  • Train and manage staff to ensure the proper set-up in the Costpoint accounting system of all projects for customer contracts and orders, compiling for accounting and other users, copies of all related baseline contractual documents, modifications, delivery orders, purchase orders, lease and service agreements, project budgets, and correspondence
  • Manage the preparation or coordination of all billings against contracts and orders
  • Provide direct support to purchasing, programs, operations, and finance on matters requiring contract input
  • Review and provide guidance on all RFPs and RFQs, prepares exceptions or comments, and directs the completion of required Representations and Certifications


  • Bachelors degree is a requirement along with ten plus years of relevant experience administering U. S. Government and commercial contracts
  • Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) certification is a preference
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment screen

Fairlead Integrated, LLC. and its subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Employ Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers (Minority / Female / Disability / Veterans).


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