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Contracts and Compliance Manager

Kent, WA 98031

Job Function: Purchasing/Procurement Job Number: 402485

Job Description

JSG is hiring a Contracts and Compliance Manager - Relocation Available for our client in Kent, WA!

Job Responsibilities
  • Manages and is accountable for the performance of assigned contracts and programs. Develops negotiation strategy. Leads both complex and routine negotiations and ensures coordination within and across internal teams. May lead multi-divisional contract negotiations.
  • Provides knowledge of division systems, products, and services and understanding of division goals and strategies in developing contracts and supporting proposals. Leads the Division contracts function by effectively implementing and following through on strategic initiatives.
  • Develops and administers processes for efficiently managing routine agreements, such as non-disclosure agreements and supply agreements, for the division.
  • Leads team in performing analysis, interpretation, investigation, and research of complex contractual information. Advises team and leadership on contract interpretation and in developing solutions and formal recommendations.
  • Evaluates the company’s contractual risk in terms of cost exposure (e.g. compensation of damages/costs associated with performance); establishes review processes to mitigate risk during contract performance. Manages contractual change control process (e.g. in accordance with the program management change control procedures). Ensures an effective flow-down of contract requirements, working in collaboration with the division supply chain and quality functions.
  • Reviews, edits, and supports policy, process and guideline changes to maintain compliance business processes within legal and regulatory requirements and industry compliance programs; this includes ITAR and Trade Regulations.
  • Provides internal and external audit assistance as required.
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Business Administration or a related discipline with 8 or more years of related experience, including 4 years in leadership and/or project lead role.
  • Demonstrated leadership of multiple contracts of varying complexity and scope.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the contract management processes and all contract types. A strong understanding of contracting principles, practices, rules, regulations and procedures of government/defense, including the laws and regulations governing federal, commercial and international business transactions and government property management, i.e., federal and defense acquisition regulations (FAR/DFAR), applicable export regulations (ITAR/EAR); from solicitation and contract award through contract closeout.
  • Demonstrated ability to create strong partnerships with internal stakeholders and as appropriate, contract customers, end use customers, and suppliers.
  • Detailed knowledge of source selection / evaluation processes including cost and price analysis
  • Detailed knowledge and thorough understanding of proper drafting, negotiation and use of contracts, subcontracts, P.O.’s and other forms of agreements
  • Familiarity with general business operations and management functions and principles (business development, finance/accounting, operations, information technology)
  • Ability to interact professionally and effectively at all levels of the organization and able to respond to significant inquiries from customers, regulatory agencies, or other teams.

** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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