Deloitte Manager Administrator, GPS Contracts in Houston, Texas
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Manager Administrator, GPS Contracts - USAID and International Donor Accounts
The Contracts Manager will support the USAID Account within Deloitte's Government and Public Services Civilian Sector. USAID implements a broad range of the primary program areas, including but not limited to: agriculture and food security, economic growth and trade, democracy, rights and governance, education, climate variability and change, human population and health, social development and gender equality, disaster mitigation and response, reconstruction, environmental and natural resource management, and urban development.
Illustrative Duties and Responsibilities
Provide support throughout the entire contract lifecycle, from pre-proposal development through contract award and close out. The Contracts Manager will be the primary point of contact and contractual representative to the client.
Support responses to Requests for Information (RFI) to include identifying contractual risk and preparing response content to mitigate those risks
Prepare, redline, negotiate, and finalize NDAs and TAs consistent with company policies.
Support Request for Proposals/Quotes (RFP/Q), to include reviewing the RFP/Q to provide guidance to the business on the FAR, AIDAR, or other clause impacts, identifying any contractual risks, and writing questions or assumption to clarify those risks.
Review proposal documents for compliance with Solicitation Instructions, complete Representations and Certifications, and inclusions of contractual risk mitigation language. Inform leadership of any contractual concerns in the proposal and provide recommendations for revisions.
Provide support to develop, review, redline, and negotiate contracts and modifications, consistent with company policies. Complete negotiations of complex and/or non-standard contracts and agreements.
Manage relationship with the client Contracting Officer to resolve proposal or contract questions and discuss contract modifications.
Coordinate with program teams to prepare and submit various required approval requests, waiver requests, salary justifications, notification/approvals for Key Personnel changes, limitation of funds/cost notifications, and other documents which are submitted to the Contracting Officer per USAID and Prime Contract requirements.
Review and assist in finalizing responses for Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) and respond to any inquiries/questions from the CO's office
Ability to research contract regulations, terms, and conditions, in particular the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), AIDAR, CFR, or other client requirements or policy to provide compliant guidance to the business team.
Independently conduct reviews of complex contract actions in all phases of the contract life cycle - develop and implement tactical action plans to address risks and opportunities.
Responsible for compliance and accuracy of the contract's administration within assigned portfolio. Ensure the timely reporting of contract data entry into various systems, monitor data updates, resolve discrepancies related to contract documents, and ensure data quality and accuracy.
Act as an advisor to business leaders on contractual matters in assigned portfolio and is in-tune with strategy and account objectives and priorities. Track and communicate the key issues and status of contracts portfolio relative to contract requirements.
Serve as a SME for USAID acquisition/Contracting Topics and actively share lessons learned to facilitate knowledge sharing within team and larger organization through formal trainings, brown bags and other opportunities
Collaborate and build working relationships with other enabling areas to address complex contracts administration and proposal challenges.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
5+ Years of Work Experience supporting USAID programs
Deep knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, the USAID Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (AIDAR), USAID ADS Series, and Standardized Regulations
Experience with various Contract types - IDIQ, Cost Reimbursement, T&M, and Fixed Price Contracts
Experience working in an international environment and/or supporting international programs
Ability to interpret regulations and policy providing clear guidance and recommendations
Ability to effectively and persuasively communicate and collaborate with peers, internal leadership, and clients.
Ability to perform tasks independently
Excellent organizational, planning, problem solving and analytical skills.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.
Demonstrated ability to work in multi-cultural and multi-lingual settings; overseas experience preferred
The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $86425 to $159165.
You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.