Contract Manager

Accenture Federal Services

Contract Position

Summary

A Contract Manager is needed at Accenture Federal Services to manage U.S. Federal contracts, ensuring compliance with company policies, laws, and customer requirements. The role involves providing advice on contract management and policy compliance, addressing inquiries, identifying risks, managing contractual obligations, and serving as a liaison between the project team and Legal Services.

What you'll do

  • Responds to complex inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions
  • Identifies risks and issues, suggests alternatives that lead to the best solution
  • Reviews and manages contractual obligations of the parties and provides continual review to ensure that all terms and conditions are met
  • Prepares and disseminates information regarding contract status, compliance, modifications, etc.
  • Responsible for consultation and escalation to the Managing Director – Contract Management and AFS General Counsel of contractual or business risks/issues that are not solved satisfactorily by the project team in a timely manner
  • Responsible for documentation and implementation of CM processes
  • Manages daily workload of assigned Contract Management personnel and project or business personnel assisting with the contract management function
  • Acts as the primary contact between the project team and/or business unit and Legal Services, ensuring that all legal and contractual matters are addressed efficiently and promptly
  • Acts as liaison between AFS and clients/vendors
  • Responsible for informing the project team of the requirements of the contract and monitoring compliance
  • Develops and integrates contract management tools, templates, methods and processes for the engagement
  • Achieves a reasonable level of understanding of Accenture’s major business areas (System Integration and/or Outsourcing) in order to communicate effectively with project Senior Executives and provide relevant advice
  • May provide training to Contract Management and project personnel
  • Actively involved Contract Management initiatives

Requirements

  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • 7 years of Contract Management experience
  • 4 years experience in a government contracting environment
  • Experience managing a fast paced work load
  • Strong communications (verbal and written) skills

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Location

Arlington, VA

Contract Length

Compensation

$92,400 - $197,500 (per year)

Keywords

contract manager accenture federal services u.s. federal contracts company policies applicable laws customer requirements managing director – contract management afs general counsel legal services system integration outsourcing contract management national contract management association (ncma) international association for contract and commercial management (iaccm)

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