Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World
PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. Government, its allied partners and international organizations. As it enters its 60th year of business, PAE's current portfolio includes capabilities in critical facility infrastructure, aviation, logistics, training, range operations and national security solutions, to support complex missions for customers around the world. Today, the approximately 15,000 members of our global workforce perform with excellence and dedication in roughly 60 countries, on all seven continents, in some of the world's most challenging regions. We attribute our success to the quality of our work and the integrity and high ethical standards that define our business operations. PAE is headquartered in Arlington, Va.
PAE is currently seeking a Contracts Director to support our Global Mission Services business unit from the Fort Worth, TX office. The Director's contract portfolio will consist primarily of major service contracts with the U.S. Department of State (DoS) and Department of Defense (DoD). In addition to all of the necessary qualifications of a contracts professional, the selected candidate must be comfortable working in a dynamic and high-energy environment. The Contracts Director will:
Ensure contract compliance and contract administration; develop initiatives to increase profitability and cash; establish and maintain excellent customer relations, both internally and externally; and develop business strategies for new business opportunities.
Advise management of contractual rights, obligations and risks.
Compile and analyze data; and maintain historical information.
Manage, participate in and/or conduct contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.
Team with the Operations and Business Management teams to monitor, assess and accurately report, both internally and externally, on project cost, schedule, risks and opportunities.
Participate in proposal preparation as an integral member of the team with special emphasis on reviewing contract terms and risks, contributing to pricing strategy and assisting the PMO to develop mitigation strategies for proposal submittals.
Oversee the evaluation of contract performance to determine necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations.
Ensure communication is maintained for timely contract execution by the parties.
Ensure final contract documents are consistent with agreements reached at negotiations.
Assist in training about contract practices and negotiations to company personnel.
Be responsible for multiple task orders, contracts with varied contract types.
Perform other duties and special projects as required.
A Bachelor's degree in business or other related field from an accredited college is required.
At least 12 years of specialized experience in the direct administration of major support services contract(s) for a professional engineering, program management and/or administrative support capacity to the US Government is required.
Expertise in FAR, DFARS, and government cost accounting.
Extensive experience in negotiating contracts is highly desirable.
Experience with varying contract types: fixed-price, cost, cost-reimbursable, time and material and incentive type contracts is required. Experience with OCONUS contracts and overseas work experience strongly preferred. Demonstrated experience in contract drafting and persuasive writing is required, as well as direct experience in preparing and drafting requests for equitable adjustments and contract claims.
Well-developed communication skills with ability to interface with multiple levels of operations personnel and administrative staff are required.
Ability and willingness to travel to austere environments as and when needed (less than 20%) is required.
PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.
EEO is the Law Poster
PAE Government Services Inc