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EY Federal Contracts, Cost Type Contracts - Assistant Director (DC Metro Area) in McLean, Virginia

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

From strategy to execution, the Government & Public Sector (GPS) practice of Ernst & Young LLP provides a full range of consulting and audit services to help our Federal, State, Local and Education clients implement new ideas to help achieve their mission outcomes. We deliver real change and measurable results through our diverse, high-performing teams, quality work at the highest professional standards, operational know-how from across our global organization, and creative and bold ideas that drive innovation. EY is ready to help our government build a better working world.

The opportunity

Contracts Manager position for Tysons, VA office. This position is responsible for providing contract management support Federal contracts including Cost-Type contracts. Reviews solicitations, proposals, bids, contracts, contract modifications, non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, and subcontracting agreements. Performs reviews of contracts and proposals for compliance with internal policies, procedures and Federal Acquisition Regulations and laws. Develops and maintains strong working relationships with government contracting officers and internal stakeholders.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Responsible for managing federal contracts from inception through close out

  • Responsible for managing Cost-Plus federal contracts

  • Assist in the design and implementation of the Procurement Manual and Purchasing System

  • Assist in the design and implantation of a cost type RFP review process, contract compliance implementation, and required CPFF reporting

  • Responsible for the RFP reviews for compliance and risk assessments

  • Responsible for reviewing proposals for Government and internal policy compliance as well as drafting risk mitigation language

  • Works closely with internal and external general counsel office on legal issues and concerns

  • Develops recommendations for process changes and enhancements to improve efficiency

  • Responsible for ensuring contracts are in compliance with firm policies and procedures, as well as federal acquisition regulations (FAR) and reporting requirements.

  • Reviews Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), Teaming Agreements (TAs), subcontracts and Requests for Proposals

  • Monitors and evaluates changing federal contract requirements and industry trends and make recommendations/ modifications to policies/procedures as needed

  • Identifies contractual risks and issues, provides solutions, and recommends actions

  • Develops and integrates contract management tools, templates, methods, and processes for engagements

  • Works with Finance to ensure proper contract value, funded value, timekeeping, billing, and any other financial requirements are in compliance with internal policies and Government requirements

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Experience providing Contract Management for Cost Type Contracts

  • Strong understanding of CAS, TINA, and indirect rate allocations in cost type contracts

  • Excellent working knowledge of contract concepts and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) and General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR)

  • Knowledge and experience with GSA schedules

  • Experienced with project management and managing complex multiple projects

  • Ability to influence leadership on new ideas and approaches to improve processes

  • Ability to adjust quickly and adapt to changing priorities

  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team

  • Strong computer skills in MS Access, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as the ability to learn new computer applications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • Knowledge of FAR, DFAR and other Federal regulations

  • Contract Management Certifications are a plus

  • 5+ years of Federal Contract Management

  • Security Clearance

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret clearance

Must present verification that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before your start date. If you are not able to be vaccinated because of a medical condition or disability or because of a sincerely held religious belief, an accommodation will be considered upon request.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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