Senior Contracts Manager, TS

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Contracts Administration
Springfield, Virginia
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ100430

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT’s Contracts and Acquisition Management Office (CAMO) is seeking a results-oriented Business Area Senior Contracts Manager, who as a working manager will oversee the Intelligence and Homeland Security Division (IHS) Geospatial Services and Solutions Business Area with responsibility for various types of U.S. Government contracts primarily within the areas of Information and Technology (IT) Services and Solutions and Professional Services across various U.S. Government DoD and Intelligence agencies. As a key strategic business partner, the leader of this group will lead and manage a diverse organization of professionals and possess extensive contracts management and compliance experience.  This position will be an integral part of the Division leadership team and will report to GDITs IHS Mission Solutions Sector Director of Contracts.

In this role the selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Directly oversee the work of the contracts professional staff within the Business Area
  • Ensures internal contractual compliance with relevant terms and conditions and compliance with designated management objectives
  • Provides advice, counsel and interpretation of contracts and acquisition requirements to various leaders
  • Negotiates contract terms from proposal stage to program close-out in accordance with relevant regulations
  • Serves as point of contact and trusted advisor with internal departments concerning specific contract questions, issues, and problems related to Business Area contracts
  • Participates on proposal teams to include making decisions on pricing and scheduling strategies, coordination of requirements and proposal risk assessments
  • Reviews solicitation requests and GDIT proposal volumes to identify risk areas and ensures compliance with terms and conditions
  • Participates in program reviews, executive status briefings and customer engagements
  • Coordinates with program leaders to ensure contract requirements are fulfilled
  • Participates and provides opinions on proposal and program strategies
  • Engages with agency contracting counterparts to develop and cultivate relationships
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant contractual procedures and practices
  • Participates in special projects as required

To qualify, you must meet these basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience).
  • 5+ years of related experience in government contracting, subcontracts, new business, regulatory or contracts compliance
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, as well as, advanced analytical, critical thinking, and negotiation abilities
  • Experience in identifying risks in terms & conditions and facilitating the mitigation of those risks
  • Highly experienced with various contract types
  • Advanced Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, terms, conditions, and policies governing assigned contracts including the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and customer agency supplements
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to mentor and develop and lead training for team
  • Experience negotiating contract terms
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Top Secret Security clearance required. Candidates must be clearable to TS/SCI with poly.


  • Advanced degree preferred. Professional contracts certification a plus.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, or any other protected class.