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CACI International Contracts Manager, NSIS in Herndon, Virginia

Contracts Manager, NSIS

Job Category: Contracts

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Continental US

CACI provides distinct technology and unique expertise to solve our mission and enterprise customers hardest challenges. The National Security and Innovative Solutions (NSIS) sector is a leading provider of Mission Technology and Expertise in Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS), Cyber, Wireless, 5G, Tactical and Optical Communications and more.

Within CACI, the Contracts function is entrusted with building trust and respect with our acquisition customers. Contracts serves as the official face of CACI performing negotiations and contract management duties in all phases of our Programs, from pre-award through the full development, production, and sustainment lifecycle. The Contracts function is a strategic business partner responsible for building lasting relationships and delivering balanced and equitable business deals thus ensuring the long-term, mutual success of the of CACI and its Customers.

CACI is seeking a talented and highly motivated Contracts Manager to join our Technology Innovation and Labs Operating Group within the Photonics and Laser Communications Division. CACI provides the U.S. Government and commercial customers with free space optical communications and LIDAR sensing solutions, for space, airborne, and terrestrial missions.

The ideal candidate will be able to impact business outcomes, collaborate across the business and with other functions, cultivate relationships with DOD, Intelligence, and Commercial Customers and shape and draft creative business solutions.

Specifically, the Contracts Manager will be responsible for the following :

  • Managing highly visible contracts and purchase orders;

  • Providing government and commercial contractual expertise and leadership to Program Managers and business leadership;

  • Building and maintaining relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and customers;

  • Drafting and negotiating complex US Government and commercial agreements;

  • Participating in the development and review of proposals;

  • Conducting OCI screenings;

  • Performing risk assessments and recommending mitigation approaches;

  • Interpreting contract terms and handling subsequent issues, to include intellectual property rights; and

  • Leading customer meetings and actively participating in internal and external program reviews.

Additionally, the Contracts Manager will :

  • Work independently on larger, moderately complex projects/assignments to include proposals and contracts;

  • Apply business acumen and Government acquisition knowledge to develop opportunity shaping and negotiation strategies;

  • Proactively advise management of contractual rights, obligations and risks;

  • Lead complex negotiations;

  • Ensure compliance with CACI Contracts policies and guidelines as well as with US Government regulations; and

  • Influence internal and external stakeholders through use of facts, policies and acquisition best practices.

Key Qualifications :

  • 7+ years of experience drafting and negotiating US Government and commercial agreements;

  • A demonstrated understanding and strong working knowledge of US Government Acquisition Regulations and commercial legal principles;

  • Adept at contract analysis;

  • The aptitude to work on diverse contractual issues simultaneously;

  • The ability to frame, draft and negotiate agreements;

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills;

  • Strong work ethic with a commitment to ensure that all deadlines are met on time and with a high degree of quality;

  • The skill to be persuasive while maintain a positive customer and/or teammate relationship;

  • The ability to obtain TS/SCI security clearance; and

  • Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) and/or Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) or graduate degree, a plus.

What We Can Offer You :

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Pay Range: The proposed salary range for this position is $84,800-$182,300. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. Employment benefits include health and wellness programs, income protection, paid leave and retirement and savings.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.