Director - Contract Management, Defense Portfolio

Solekai Systems Corp Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 2 months ago

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA or Chantilly, VA

Accenture Federal Services - bringing the best of Accenture to our US Government clients - Innovation and Disruption in AI, Cloud, Digital Platforms and Analytics! We embrace the latest technologies and know what's going on in the industry. We stay current with hiring trends and consistently review industry, market and competitor data. By hiring smart and ambitious people, we help our clients reach their full potential.

Job Summary:

Organizes, controls, and directs the work activities of a team of Contract Management professionals (which can include engagement/project staff, outside contractors) to support an AFS Portfolio. Formulate program goals and objectives to focus activities towards effective performance of a Contract Management team. Exercise effective, proactive management techniques to adhere to performance objectives and measurements. Directly influences and provides guidance to and sets the example for others to follow in terms of professionalism and overall demeanor. Provides advice to Accenture's business units and project teams on complex contract management and policy compliance matters.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the management and delivery of Contract Management services and support to the Portfolio, Sector or client account - this includes knowledge of each of the contracts in his/her domain

  • Responsible for consultation, escalation of business issues and identifying alternatives that lead to resolution when items are not solved satisfactorily by the project team. This includes being part of the escalation path, working with Legal Services and the AFS Managing Director

  • In conjunction with other members of the Contract Management leadership team, develops, disseminates and implements best practices consistently across AFS

  • Understands, supports, and enables business and strategy of the business unit

  • Determines the effective and efficient assignment of duties to positions for Contract Management team, as well as outside contractors

  • Selects personnel for employment and work assignments for Contract Management team

  • Sets performance standards, evaluates work performance, and takes action to recognize excellence and to correct deficiencies for the Contract Management team

  • Manages and maintains senior relationships within AFS

  • Establishes strong contract formation and company compliance with contract terms, policies, procedures and regulations

  • Resolves complex inquiries regarding risks, issues, contract obligations and revisions

  • Serve as key escalation point and provide judgment/assistance in identifying the key project risks for executive escalation

  • Achieves a reasonable level of understanding of Accenture's offerings in order to communicate effectively with project Managing Directors and provide relevant advice

  • Escalation point for reviews and management of contractual obligations of the parties and periodic review to ensure that all terms and conditions are met

  • Actively involved in AFS Contract Management initiatives

  • Focused on career development (including training) for team

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Director - Contract Management, Defense Portfolio

Solekai Systems Corp