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Job Title: Contract Manager - Defence Industry ( ID: A9913 )
Career Category: Contracts, Negotiations
Posted Date: 2011-03-08
Location: Ottawa
Our client, a global leader in protection and countermeasures against hazardous threats, is expanding. They are looking to add a Contract Manager to their Ottawa team.

Reporting to the Director of Contracts, you will be responsible for the execution and administration of complex contract and commercial requirements

The role will include:
•Reviewing, negotiating and administering corporate agreements including: teaming agreements, licensing agreements, supplier agreements, leases, non-disclosure agreements and various channel partnering agreements
•Monitoring subcontracts to ensure all terms and conditions are met and administered proactively and are in-line with the prime contract
•Interfacing with customers and subcontractors in contract negotiations, status, planning, contractual changes and additional work scope, as required
•Acting as communication focal point for all contract and subcontract matters and being liaison between contracts and purchasing ensuring all requirements are flowed-down into a Subcontract with our key program Subcontractors
•Keeping abreast of all work performed on programs and ensures that all outputs required by the contract and/or subcontract are complete, within the defined schedule; reporting and managing discrepancies
•Supporting program managers, sales and purchasing departments in bid and proposal for contract & subcontract reviews
•Working with Contracts Team, General Counsel and the Risk and Regulatory Compliance Officer to ensure legal and regulatory compliance under the CGP, ITAR and other applicable laws, are addressed and are appropriately flowed-down to the subcontracts
•Keeping abreast of the on-going contractual and commercial landscape
•Enhancing the overall performance of the department through proactive engagement and mentoring of the group in the conduct of their daily activities, providing guidance and experience based training as required
•Providing input to the Director on annual employee performance evaluations and training development plans.


You are the ideal candidate if you:
•Have a degree in Commerce, Law, Business Administration or other applicable degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
•Professional certification or designation in contract administration/management is an asset
•8-12 years in a subcontract/contracting administration position
•5 years experience in a supervisory role or demonstrated position of leadership;
•Experience in defence contract administration with a defence contractor in a technical product/services/systems environment
•U.S. Government regulatory (FARS /DFAR) knowledge is required
•Experience with, and knowledge of US and CDN cost and pricing principles is required
•PWGSC Acquisition rules and regulations knowledge is required
•Experience in military protective apparel and equipment is a definite asset
•Experience with US ITAR and Canada’s Controlled Goods Program is required
•Must qualify for Canadian Industrial Security Clearance to the level of Secret

If this describes you, and you are interested in joining an organization that provides a competitive compensation package, and a stimulating work environment send us your details.



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