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Manager Defense Contracts

Company name

Wood Dale, IL, United States

Employment Type

Training, Manager, Contract Management, Sciences

Posted on
Jul 28, 2022

Valid Through
Nov 10, 2022

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Manager, Defense Contracts','13698','!*!SUMMARY The Defense Contract Manager is responsible for monitoring and ensuring compliance with all aspects of the Programs contract requirements, receiving statements of work, analyzing and writing proposals, addressing changes to the Programs contract, and interfacing directly with the client for any contractual issues.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Prepare proposals and pricing and track past performance. Review new Customer contract requirements for Program as needed. Review, comprehend, and be able to communicate government requirements and regulatory guidance from various sources (FAR, DFARS, DLA, etc.). Assist Program Manager in identifying and proposing contract modifications and changes. Communicate effectively to AAR staff and clients, orally and in writing, the requirements, provisions, clauses, and various factors surrounding the RFQ/RFP/IFB. Negotiate prices with Customer personnel when required as authorized by AAR Business Units. Track, monitor, consolidate and manage quotation files to meet the due dates. Verify and remove invalid requirements, and keep records current. Document preparation including letters of intent, purchase, sales and other agreements. Work with Finance, Legal and Business staff to prepare and deliver proposals. Risk Assessment. All other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

CORE COMPETENCIES Commitment to company values and ethics Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills Leadership: demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others Teamwork: works harmoniously with others to get a job done, responds positively to instructions/procedures, and works well with others Strong customer orientation Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared

','!*!QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 

Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university; or eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. MBA / Masters Degree preferred.

Managerial and leadership experience required.

5-10 years of experience in contracts, military logistics, purchasing, or similar business discipline required.

Must have strong understanding of contracts, purchase agreements.

Experience with a Government agency is preferred. Prior experience in the Defense industry is preferred.

A self-starting team player with multi-tasking ability and strong inter-personal skills is the ideal candidate for this position.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility. The environmental characteristic for this position is an office setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment. 

','Operations','United States-Illinois-Wood Dale','','Full-time','Exempt','Exempt','We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.','Manager, Defense Contracts

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