Contracts Manager

NANA Regional Corporation Herndon, VA
Contracts Manager


Akima, LLC and it’s operating companies represent an uncommonly broad array of specialized talents, technologies, domain expertise and proven program success at some of the most visible and demanding implementations across all of government and industry\. Driven by mission priorities and the most stringent business metrics, budget constraints and best practice models, Akima companies successfully support their customers at every critical point across a project’s lifecycle—from strategy, design, and development through operations, management, migration and maintenance\.


Do you want the opportunity to apply your skills to solve meaningful challenges? Would you like to contribute to a team where your work will make a difference and your expertise is valued? Are you passionate about providing great customer service? If so, then apply today\!

Akima, LLC is looking to hire a Contract Manager to join our team\! In this role, you will be responsible for managing critical contractual formation and management, obligations of high risk and visibility\. You will need to bring a high degree of independent and creative judgment applied to highest\-level goals and objectives of the corporation and an understanding of FAR/DFARS, GSA Federal Schedules, Federal IDIQ, GWAC contracts and supplemental acquisition regulations of government agencies\.

Responsibilities Include:

+ Establishes highest\-level contract strategy and drives implementation of strategic contract opportunities with the most significant impact to the corporation, to include experience with a variety of IT related Services and Products that flow through the division, while working closely with the internal team \(the Project Manager, Account Manager or Business Developer, Operations, Project Controller, etc\.\)

+ Experience working for a Small Business and/or an 8\(a\), ANC is a plus, as this type of atmosphere and culture are very different from working for a large integrator/organization

+ Provides contractual domain expertise in implementation, execution and administration for both competitive type contracts as well as sole source, directed awards on the Prime contract side, Reseller Agreements, as well as some Subcontract/Procurement support

+ Works with different contract types \(FFP, T&M, Cost Plus and hybrids\), modifies contracts and exercises options, terminates and closes out contracts

+ Provides guidance and leadership to cross\-functional business team members to identify risk assessment and mitigation

+ Successfully work with lots of different folks/personalities within the internal team and setting/managing expectations

+ May mentor less\-experienced contract professionals

+ May provide formal training in contract domain expertise

+ Champions contract policy and procedure revision and improvement

+ Leads contract negotiation

+ Understands the business case and has an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications



+ Minimum of high school diploma or G\.E\.D\.

+ Minimum of 8 years’ relevant contract administration experience required\.

+ A four year degree from an accredited university in a related field of study may substitute for experience plus 2 years of related experience\.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted\.


We are Equal Opportunity Employers\. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status\.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities\.If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job\-assist@akima\.com or 571\-353\-7053\.The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance\.Please do not use the dedicated phone number above to call on the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation\.Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case\-by\-case basis\.

In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line\. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application\.

Job: Contracts, Pricing & Procurement

Primary Location: US\-VA\-Herndon

Schedule: Full\-time

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: AKI03421