Contracts Manager January 2012 to CurrentAnalytical Mechanics Associates, Inc
responsible for drafting, evaluating, negotiating, executing, and administering contracts of varying types, scope, complexity, and size.
Contractual instruments included Prime Contracts, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Subcontracts, Consulting Agreements, and Purchase Orders for Commercial and Government customers.
Subject matter expert in Government and Commercial Contracts and Purchasing Formulates methods and procedures for contract budgets and established goals.
Provides guidance on contract matters to executive management, operational and administrative staff members.
Provides redlined recommendations to the company and negotiates directly with customer representatives.
Works closely with finance and marketing for revenue recognition, pricing and discounting policies, export controls, evaluation of various terms and conditions, as well as service offerings, competitiveness, and customer satisfaction Develops, implements and administers contract records in accordance with government regulations and corporate policies Signature authority for all contract and proposals on behalf of the company Contract close-outs, extensions, and renewals as well as maintenance of approved vendor lists.
Specialist & Supervisory Purchasing Agent January 2010 to January 2012Department of Veterans Affairs - Hampton, Virginia
Responsible for the award, administration, and close out of contracts and purchase orders in support of the Veterans Health Administration and VA Medical Centers.
Contracts included services for contract labor, consultants, and maintenance.
Utilized the VA's Electronic Contract Management System (ECMS) for all procurement activities.
Successfully utilized small business set-aside programs in support of socioeconomic agency goals.
Supervised 15 warranted contracting officers responsible more than 15,000 procurements per year subject to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and VAAR for services, commodities, and construction.
Wrote, reviewed, and approved Justifications and Approvals for Other than Full and Open Competition and Limited Source Justifications when appropriate.
Conducted price/cost analysis and conducted negotiations.
Reviewed and approved transactions as a Purchase Card Approving Official.
Conducted and reviewed market research and contractor responsibility determinations.
Business Manager & Deputy Project Manager December 2007 to October 2010Advanced Federal Services Corp - Eustis, VA
January 2007 to January 2010
Managed all aspects of the project site business office including contracting and accounting functions.
Directly supervised 7 in the Business Office and as Deputy Project Manager responsible for over 100 employees through subordinate managers.
Subordinate management teams included Operations, Quality Control, and Safety.
Served as management liaison with the contracting officer, the contracting officer's representative, senior government program management, and executive corporate management.
Regularly coordinated with corporate Human Resources and union leadership Performed the financial analysis of budgets and schedules for the project site.
Interpreted and formulated methods and procedures for meeting performance targets and financial goals.
Reviewed and approved all subcontract agreements, terms & conditions, and clauses.
Negotiated new terms as appropriate and the situations dictated.
Developed, implemented and administered project site financial records in accordance with purchasing policies, generally accepted accounting principles, and government regulations.
Reviewed and approved all acquisition strategies in response to requests for proposals (RFP's) received from the government.
Supervised estimators who developed responses to RFP's.
Reviewed estimates for reasonableness as well as correct application of appropriate indirect burdens and approved the final submissions.
Supervised the Inventory Warehousing of materials stocked for contract performance of service order work.
Through strategic sourcing Just-In-Time (JIT) arrangements with vendors we were able to reduce costs while maintaining supplies at appropriate levels.
Analysis and strategic sourcing of high volume re-order items also resulted in substantial cost savings.
Conducted extensive negotiations with the government as the prime contractor and with subcontractors on a multitude of construction and recurring maintenance services.
Prepared award fee determination board presentations including the formulation and administration of financial projections and funding level forecasts for the project site to ensure that financial and operating reports accurately reflect the condition of the contract.
Monitored and documented subcontracting performance including the writing of cure notices, show cause letters, and Determinations & Findings on behalf of the company, as well as responding to claims by vendors.
Coordinated, negotiated and resolved financial and compliance issues with various government entities to ensure accurate interpretation of contract requirements.
Project Control Analyst III September 2001 to December 2007AMSEC LLC - Newport News, VA
January 2001 to January 2007US Army - Eustis, VA
Performed financial analysis of budgets and schedules for assigned contracts of various types including Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Fixed Price Level of Effort (FPLOE), Time & Material (T&M), Cost Plus Incentive Fee (CPIF), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Cost Plus Man-Hour Fee (CPMH), Cost Plus Fixed Fee.
Contract ranged from $20K to $100M.
Contracts were for technical writing and engineering services in Shipbuilding industry.
Developed, implemented and administered appropriate Estimate-at-Completion (EAC) financial analysis and records in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, corporate policies and government regulations.
Performed month end close, approval of contract invoicing, and financial analysis projects Performed AMSEC's Earned Value Management (EVMS) and complex financial analysis for reporting and monitoring of multi-year Cost Plus Incentive Fee (CPIF) contracts with aggregate contract values in excess of $100M.
Lead Project Controller on AMSEC's construction support contract for Virginia Class Submarines for the SSN774 USS Virginia, SSN775 USS Texas, SSN776 USS Hawaii, and the SSN777 USS North Carolina.
Developed cost proposals of all types in response to solicitations.
Active Duty Enlisted 71M - Chaplain Assistant.
January 1990 to January 1997US Military Academy Chaplains' NAF - West Point, NY.
Conducted all contracting functions for the Chaplains' Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality.
Contract types were firm fixed price and labor hour contracts.
Individual contract values were below Simplified Acquisition Threshold.
Contracts were for non-construction related services and commodities.
Government purchase card program manager and approving official.
Conducted continuous analysis of Chaplains NAF account balances and trends to identify areas of opportunity and need.
Performed a fund audit for the Developed and maintained metrics for analyzing financial trends.
Performed Bank Reconciliation, posting transactions to ledger accounts, accounting period closeouts, and reporting.
Established and enforced internal controls IAW Army Regulations governing Chaplain Funds and Non-Appropriated Funds.
Wrote and implemented Standard Operating Procedures, policies, and training manuals.
Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM),
National Contract Management Association, April 2012
Federal Acquisition Certificate in Contracting (FAC-C) : 2011Federal Acquisition Institute
BSBA : FinanceChristopher Newport University - Newport News, VirginiaFinance