Contracts Manager

Proteus Technologies Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago

T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons in August 2012.

Parsons is the prime contractor. This $1.3 billion

  • contract has a 4-year base period with two 3-year options. The statement of work includes a variety of activities that support the FAA's Capital Investment Plan (CIP) modernization efforts:

    Site selection and engineering, construction, environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD, and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nation in each of the FAA's nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey and in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staff over 650 supports this contract, in addition to those subcontractors who perform construction work.


Manages all contract activities for the FAA Technical Support Service Contract. Travel to the client's offices, to project sites, and to an annual meeting with the client management team is required.


Participates in Division, Company, and Corporate strategic planning activities for the contract (e.g., risk assessment, bid analysis, participation in business plan development, etc.).

Provides technical guidance to assigned personnel, and ensures proficiency and timeliness of contract administration. Makes staffing assignments and reassignments as Company and project needs arise.

Recruits, interviews, and evaluates prospective employees. Hires, offers personnel development, conducts performance evaluations, counsels, takes corrective action as required, and approves terminations. Ensures that new employees receive orientation in company policies and procedures.

Collaborates with Division and project management to ensure proper support in work release proposal preparation, as well as contract negotiations and administration.

Reviews requests for proposals to identify risks and contractual terms not conforming to Company policy.

Negotiates the more difficult, complex, or sensitive issues with clients. To include requests for equitable adjustments or claims from our subcontractors and vendors.

Requests for contract changes. Maintains conformed contract for use by Parsons and the FAA Contracting Officer.

May represent the Company at government procurement regulatory and policy-making committee hearings and at industry association committees dealing with Federal Procurement Policy initiatives that will have an impact on the industry.

Maintains an active participation in related professional societies to keep abreast of relevant contractual issues.

Must work together with the Procurement Manager and Property Manager in order to manage interrelated functions between these organizational teams.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
4-year degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field, Juris Doctor Degree, and 12 plus years of prime contract administration experience within a large international engineering and construction firm is required.

Prefer experience managing construction and engineering related contracts and subcontract procurements. Prefer experience managing government property requirements related to prime contract management.

Must be able to meet customer security requirements. A background check by Federal Authorities will be performed.


Requires a comprehensive knowledge of industry business practices and the negotiation of prime contracts. Incumbent must also possess strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration.

Prefer a working knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint, Word, and Excel. Proven ability to perform in a management capacity is also required.


Ready for action? We're looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don't hesitate to act.

Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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