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Contracts Team Manager

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Job ID: 1925288
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Jan 16, 2020
Category: Contracts
Subcategory: Contracts
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Contracts Team Lead to support US Army customers in the Defense Systems Group (DSG).  The Contracts Team Lead will be responsible for the day-to-day oversight and guidance of the contracts staff assigned to primarily support DoD contracts.  The successful candidate will be responsible for staff development, supervision, and leadership of a team of contract professionals. The Contracts Manager will be self-motivated with the ability to influence and guide the contracts team through contractual, legal and business issues while possessing the following skillset:

    • Ability to function well in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment;

    • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously;

    • Ability to effectively influence, negotiate, and communicate with internal and external business partners and interact with senior leadership of the Customer Group;

    • Ability to resolve complex issues, develop negotiating strategies and provide creative solutions;

    • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills;


Primary Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Review contractual documents and proposals to ensure adherence to company policy, government specifications, and requirements and conformance to master agreements. 

  • Provide leadership in contract execution, anticipate and resolve problems, and ensure inter-group communication and cooperation. Assess issues, risks, and develop solutions.

  • Responsible for compliance with all Government contract requirements, internal policies, and all Federal, State and applicable laws.

  • Assist in the preparation and review/approve TINA covered cost proposals and narratives for contract proposals and changes.

  • Manage staff on a day-to-day basis, assess workloads, identify training and development opportunities and manage staffing challenges.

  • Advance knowledge of contracting concepts, FAR/DFARs, acquisition law and regulation.
  • Provide assistance in the development of OCI Mitigation Plans
  • Ability to interface well with Operations level management, operate in a fast paced environment with short "turn around" times and handle multiple activities, contracts and customers simultaneously.




Bachelors and nine (9) years or more of related experience - OR - Masters and seven (7) years or more of related experience


CFCM and/or CPCM a plus



Desired Qualifications



SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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