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Senior Contracts Specialist & Team Lead

Company: IM Solutions LLC
Location: Dumfries
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Headquartered in Dumfries Virginia, IMSolutions, LLC, is a rapidly growing economically disadvantaged woman-owned (8m), veteran owned Virginia-based management consulting company that specializes in providing innovative and cost-competitive business and program management solutions to our clients across the public sector. IMSolutions LLC is seeking a Senior Contract Specialist and Team Lead with a TS/SCI w/Full Scope Polygraph to support our Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) client in Washington DC. ABOUT THE POSITION SENIOR CONTRACTS SPECIALIST

  • Analyzes project requirement from inception to closeout and develops solutions to agency's needs.
  • Responsible for business improvement services in life cycle administration and management of contracts, contract negations; proposal guidance, preparation and management assistance.
  • Duties include, but are not limited to, market analysis, purchase justifications, material lifecycle plans, bills of material, cost estimates, as well as product and service oriented draft statements of work.
  • Provides services to coordinate and support development of customer needs statements, Requests for Information (RFIs) and Requests for Quotes (RFQs). Coordinates, reviews, and presents vendor responses to RFIs, RFQs and service requests, and acquisition planning.
  • Prepares Request for Proposals (RFP)/Invitation for Bids (IFB) preparation guidance, market research/ analysis, and selection and administration of terms and conditions.
  • Prepare contact awards and modifications for Contracting Officer signature. Performs initial cost and price analysis on proposals received.
  • Supports the Contracting Officer (CO) during the source selection process. Drafts contract negotiation memoranda and contract modifications for CO. Support the CO in documenting evaluation of performance, contract termination and contract closeout.
  • Create/Maintain Contract file folders, prepare solicitation documentation, and review proposals for compliance. contract modifications.
  • Individuals shall also possess extensive working knowledge of the FAR and DFAR and agency supplements as required. POSITION REQUIREMENTS Require 9-12 years of experience performing relevant actions specific to labor category with relevant experience within the last 2 years. Work is highly independent Meets all qualifications and skills of a Senior-Level, to include:
    • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge and understanding of the contracting activities required to meet mission requirements.
    • Demonstrates mastery of qualitative and quantitative acquisition and program management analytic methodologies and pursue developments in academia or other fields that contribute to enterprise/corporate level process improvement.
    • Demonstrates ability to design comprehensive, new, or unique process improvement enablers to further streamline Agency PPB&E facilitation.
    • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of acquisition lifecycle operations, including financial execution concepts, and provides knowledge management across organizational and intra-IC boundaries to clearly articulate key findings.
    • Demonstrates ability to work independently and with minimal oversight.
    • Demonstrates ability to review analytic program management data for cogent arguments, provide adequate support for conclusions, and routinely tests accuracy of analytic data. TEAM LEAD RESPONSIBILITIES OPERATIONAL DUTIES:
      • Oversee day-to-day teams' operation and performance.
      • Lead/assist with the hiring and onboarding of new team members
      • Conduct team meetings to ensure all team members are aware of both IMS and client/program level updates
      • Ensure management systems are in place to meet client expectations of timeliness and quality for all deliverables.
      • Generate program status reports as required
      • Approve employee time sheets
      • Support analysis of program financial performance
      • Ensure other employee tools are being used effectively
      • Provide recommendations for improving stakeholder relations and developing capture management opportunities
      • Delegate responsibilities as appropriate PEOPLE LEADERSHIP DUTIES:
        • Create an inspiring team environment by being a catalyst for employee and client engagement
        • Instill a "culture of development" by supporting staff with the creation and implementation of Individual Development Plans (IDPs)
        • Write and deliver annual performance reviews
        • Help to resolve conflicts that may arise with employees and/or the client
        • Proactively identify opportunities to improve both employee and client experience **Note: Due to the increased responsibility of this position taking on the additional role of Team Lead, IMSolutions understands the need for increased compensation. EDUCATION : Master's degree in an area related to contracting from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: TS/SCI w/Full Scope Polygraph BENEFITS: IMSolutions is proud to offer a competitive salary, high-quality, broad and diverse benefits, a generous Paid Time Off plan and a corporate 401k plan. IMSolutions offers exceptional opportunities to develop a rewarding career. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT: IMSolutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. IMSolutions is an E-Verify Employer.



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Keywords: IM Solutions LLC, Alexandria , Senior Contracts Specialist & Team Lead, Other , Dumfries, Virginia

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