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Federal Government Contracts Manager

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    Sami Qureshi

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    +1 646-568-4046

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    about 2 months ago

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Federal Government Contracts Manager

Our client, a progressive Silicon Valley tech company, would like to hire a highly skilled federal government contracts manager with FAR/DFAR expertise.

Reporting to the Head of Legal you manage all the contracts for the government business.

  • You will serve as primary interface for legal and risk management considerations
  • Partner cross-functionally across Product, Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Finance, and Operations to drive program success
  • Protect company intellectual property within executed engagements
  • Lead prime & subcontractor proposal compliance reviews
  • Prepare contract compliance documentation including price analyses, source justifications, commercial assertions, negotiation memos, data rights assertions
  • Use in-depth knowledge of the FAR and DFARS to manage the government contracts process, including supporting complex proposal negotiations
  • Lead the creation and implementation of enterprise-wide organisational conflict of interest avoidance & mitigation planning activities
  • Develop legal operations processes, programs and tools to support the legal team's effective and efficient delivery of services.


  • University Degree.
  • Minimum 5 years federal government contract management experience.
  • Security Clearance of Secret Level or higher.
  • Ability to review solicitations, proposals, contracts, contract modifications, teaming
  • agreements, and subcontracts to assess risk and provide solutions and recommended
  • actions
  • Excellent working knowledge of compliance regulations such as those found in the FAR,
  • DFARS, and ITAR and their pertinence to contractual thresholds and mandatory flow-down
  • requirements
  • Experience in negotiating terms, pricing, and contract requirements in proposals to obtain
  • contract awards
  • Knowledge of contract administration, contract funding, timekeeping, representations and
  • certifications, records retention, and reporting for the life cycle of a contract