Sr Contracts Manager, Federal

Remote VA Arlington 22206

Remote position available

Job Description

Responsible for day-to-day contract administration for U.S. Government contracts. This position is responsible for aspects of contract compliance, conflict of interest oversight, and operational compliance. Interacts with all areas of the AFSC/Magellan Federal organization, including finance, logistics, purchasing, security and other functional areas to coordinate delivery of contracted services.
  • Manages assigned contract related matters including review of and current contract modifications, assessing and reviewing requests for equitable adjustments, claims and AFSC/Magellan Federal responses to contractual issues. 
  • Experience managing GSA contracts
  • Oversees and administers contracts in accordance with customer and contractually-required deliverables and FAR requirements. 
  • Maintains contract file documentation in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) requirements and company policy.
  • Obtains internal reviews and approvals in accordance with company policies.
  • Participates in program reviews and interfaces with program team and recommends contract approaches for business matters.
  • Maintains accurate record of government furnished property and contractor acquired property in accordance with FAR and contract requirements.
  • Develops risk mitigation strategies when required to meet customer requirements with unclear/incomplete contractual relationships.
  • Tracks performance under prime contracts, ensuring compliance with all contract requirements.
  • Supports Business Development in opportunity evaluation and proposal development to achieve business growth objectives.
  • Develops and maintains positive business relationships with Contracting Officer and Contracting Officer's Representative (​COR).
  • Serves as focal point for communication and resolution of contract issues and disputes.
  • Negotiates contracts and amendments with U.S. Government and prime contract customers

General Job Information


Sr Contracts Manager, Federal



Job Family

Legal Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience

Contract Administration and Management, Military/Government


Bachelors: Business Administration (Required), Masters

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


  • Master's degree a plus.
  • Prior U.S. Government Contracting Officer experience highly desired.
  • Certification by professional organization is a plus.

  • Bachelor's degree in a business related field is required.

  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively more responsible customer facing contracts administration experience as either a prime or first tier subcontractor. 

  • Experience managing GSA contracts

  • Demonstrated advanced experience with public sector financial/contractual analysis and negotiations including risk arrangements.

  • 5+ years of Contract Administration and Management working as a contracts administrator subject to Federal and Defense Acquisition Regulations.

  • 2+ years of experience managing contracts subject to the Service Contract Act (SCA).
  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity ​(IDIQ) vehicles, and federal reporting requirements.
  • Experience managing various types of subcontracts including indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), Time & Material (T&M), and Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP).
  • Strong government service contracts experience.
  • Must be able to develop and maintain professional relationships with peers, customers, and contribute to a professional work environment by demonstrating integrity, teamwork and a positive attitude.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel approximately 10% of the time.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

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