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Job ID: 209869
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 4, 2021
Category: Contracts
Subcategory: Contracts
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC has an opportunity for a Contracts Principal to work closely with a Contracts/Subcontracts Manager working in-country (Kuwait) supporting a large Cost-Reimbursable IT contract with the Department of the Army.  This position is contingent upon contract award.  Remote work may be considered. 

The position will support tasks in the preparation of proposals, contract negotiations and administration of contracting activities and interaction with customers and subcontractors/vendors in accordance with company’s policies and procedures, applicable laws, customer’s requirements, and using sound business judgment. Work includes potential administration of subcontract agreements and procurement activities.  The position will oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management. Responsible for ensuring contract requirements and subcontractor responsibilities are being accomplished including working on the definition and implementation of project planning techniques to provide visibility on the contract. Responsibilities may include assisting in the development of budgets and schedules to meet contractual/project requirements for an assigned portion of a program, participating in and establishing and defining program plan requirements, and monitoring and reporting performance against plans to ensure that contractual, cost and schedule objectives are met. (It should be understood that this is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content. Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee).




Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Contract/Subcontract Manager shall be responsible for all aspects of the contract management, including binding of the company in operation decisions, contract changes, budgetary and strategic authority, for the duration of the contract.
  • The Contract/Subcontract Manager shall also be responsible for the overall administration of subcontractors/vendors on the program to include monitoring performance, processing administrative actions (modifications, etc.), change proposals and working subcontractor issues. 
  • The Contract/Subcontract Manager shall also be responsible for, but not limited to, Invoicing, SOFA actions, coordination of contract and subcontract modifications, change order proposals, and other contractual actions that may arise in support of this contract.

  • Provides responses to bids, proposals and contract negotiations.

  • Prepares requests for proposals for distribution to subcontractors/vendors
  • Issues subcontract agreements IAW FAR and company procurement policies and guidelines.
  • Analyzes all requirements and provisions in contracts, including terms and conditions, to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations and company policies and procedures.
  • Ensures that contracts are executed in accordance with corporate guidelines.
  • Analyzes a contract’s risk to the business.
  • Visits client sites and meets with business partners.
  • Performs as the lead contracts/subcontracts professional on the contract and coordinates with CONUS contracts/subcontracts support.
  • Supports contract/subcontract requirements in compliance with company systems and administration policies.
  • Conducts analysis of new laws, regulations and contract trends to determine potential impact on the business.
  • Coordinates with the finance department to ensure correct billing and collection of contractual revenues.
  • Ensures that contracts are in line with corporate goals and objectives.
  • Leads complex contract negotiations and manages all changes in and addendums.
  • Prepares reports on the status of contracts for management.
  • Conducts special projects as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned








Education and/or Experience:  Must have bachelor’s degree in a business or IT related discipline; ten (10) years of complex DoD and IT related O&M type Contract and Subcontract Management.



Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Knowledge:  Proficient in the management of complex IT programs, complex technical development concepts, latest software tools and technologies, strong database concepts and designing techniques.



  • Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Capable of conveying complex information in a simplistic manner
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong self-starter requiring minimal supervision
  • Able to take proactive measures to prevent problems rather than reactive by nature 

Clearance Requirement:
  • Must have an active Secret clearance



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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