lead management analyst resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Contracts and Acquisition Manager with 30 years experience in the DOD Industry. Develop and lead acquisition and negotiation teams in securing contracts and procuring actions with senior managements. Proven expertise in contract administration, compliance, pricing, quality assurance, project management and training within high-profile organizations. Collaborate with all members of the

organization to achieve objectives. Instrumental in streamlining and improving processes, enhancing productivity and implementing solutions.

Possesses an active Secret Clearance

Skills: Communications, Legal Compliance, Project Management, Performance Monitoring, Leadership Analytical Skills, Negotiation, and Persuasion Problems Solving, Quality Compliance, Auditing , etc.

  • Critical thinking
  • Work ethic
  • Decision-making
  • Project planning
  • Team management
  • Multitasking
  • Time management
  • Conflict resolution
  • Teambuilding
  • Supervision
  • Collaboration
  • Planning
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Training & Development
  • Reliable and trustworthy
Lead Management Analyst, 04/2021 to Current
Department Of Veterans AffairsStockton, CA,
  • Provides general and specific management oversight of subordinates regarding assigned program initiatives, to ensure effective program implementation and consistency with existing policies on a long-term basis.
  • Establishes program goals and objectives, develops resource estimates, and determines resource allocations for the organization. Ensures program objectives, planning, and execution include consideration and coordination with similar defense acquisition (DA) programs.
  • Performs the full range of administrative and technical supervisory duties.
  • Responsible for understanding and actively supporting the PEO/PM Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program; ensuring EEO principles are reflected in all aspects of personnel management.
  • Develops and presents convincing oral/written presentations to all levels of government and industry management.
  • Analyzes, coordinates, and recommends proposals and revisions to DoD, other/joint service, DA or industry initiatives and policies for assigned programs.
Sr. Contracts Manager/ SBLO, 02/2018 to 04/2021
LeidosMalmstrom Air Force Base, MT,
  • Responsible for the integral role of the Department of Defense (DOD) Contracts and Procurements, which included FFP, FPIF, T&M, LM, CPFF, CPAF type contracts, task orders, delivery orders, and purchasing orders.
  • Handled cradle to grave contract lifecycle functions while managing the day-to-day operations of the contract administration group and creating a team environment.
  • Responsible for making certain all new DOD contracts, renewals/ invoices are accurate, in compliance with FAR, DFARS, and all DOD regulations, policies and procedures along with the company policy, as well as statutory regulations, and generated timely within the parameters required for internal and external deadlines.
  • Managed a team of contract specialists and purchasing agents to oversee, facilitate, draft, and negotiate contracts in support of the organization.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the contract administration team was properly trained and educated on all existing/new regulations, policies & procedures, product information, systems, etc., in order to perform their responsibilities, accurately, efficiently and in a timely manner.
  • Reported directly to the company's Director of Contracts and Procurement.
Sr. Principle Acquisition/Senior, 01/2016 to 02/2018
ParexelEden Prairie, MN,
  • Reported directly to the Program Executive Officer (PEO), United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Special Operations Research and Development and Acquisition Center (SORDAC) on all acquisition matters with respect to all boat and aircraft platforms within the PEO-M and FW portfolio.
  • Supported the Government with the preparation and the management of contract data requirement lists (CDRLs), schedule management, acquisition plans, contract strategies, statement of work (SOW), performance work statement (PWS), justification and approval (J&A), independent Government cost estimate (IGCE), Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP), and technical evaluation documentation,.
  • Provided technical guidance, advisory support, and assistance in system/subsystem engineering, manufacturing, quality assurance, data, configuration management, contracting, financial management, test/evaluation, IUID, RFID, and other technical integration functions as they relate to the development and implementation of systems acquisition streamlining policy for PEO-M and FW portfolio platforms in accordance with DoD 5000 series, DoD Directives, USSOCOM Directive 70-1, SOFARS, AFAR, FAR, DFARS, etc.
  • Interpreted guidelines, used judgment and discretion in determining their intent and applied or revised current policies, procedures, and regulatory material for use across the Command.
  • Identified and developed improvements to highly complex processes in the acquisition community within the context of extreme time pressures, conflicting requirements, and resource limitations for which no closely related precedents exist.
  • Inputted and integrated all functional area concerns in assigned tasks.
  • Organized team efforts, developed and recommended proposals for improvement, resolved integration issues identified, and advocate program management concerns.
  • Responsible for specific individual and team projects and initiatives assigned, to include planning, scheduling, integrating, and controlling all aspects and processes through problem resolution.
  • Developed recommendations for process and policy improvements.
  • Participated in conferences and meetings to deliver presentations on project/program status, accomplishments, challenges encountered and anticipated, support requirements, and the integration and advocacy of program and project objectives.
  • Prepared, edited and gave briefings, wrote and edited reports and documentations in support of DCS Oversight and Public Law mandates.
  • Negotiated and resolved controversial issues, advocated proposals, recommended and reported on progress in resolving critical issues.
Site Lead Senior Contract Manager, 12/2011 to 12/2015
BoeingKirtland Air Force Base, NM,
  • Led a team of 5-10 Contract Specialists across all facet of commercial and DoD acquisitions at the Army Contracting Command (ACC).
  • Responsible for procuring and planning acquisitions including standard/specialized items, research and development, and services contracts in accordance with the FAR, DFARS, DoD, and Army Regulations.
  • Improved initiatives by using primarily FFP, FPIF, T&M, LM, CPFF, CPAF type contracts, and indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) or similar contracts with historical and precedent data available for communications, radios, equipment, computers and software.
  • Increased adequacy, consistency and compliance by reviewing requisition packages and cross-referencing drafts.
  • Achieve success by planning the negotiation strategy, coordinating with the negotiation team and leading negotiations with contractors to develop prices and terms.
  • Audited contractual files to ensure that they conform to the Federal and Army requirements.
  • Analysis Acquisition Requirement Package (ARP) for IT, computers, and radios, communication items for the customers.
  • Analysis contractual documents for cost and price reasonableness.
  • Improved new hire integration by recruiting and mentoring employees.
  • Reached project milestones by tracking recurring issues to drive resolutions at the root-cause level, ensuring scheduled completion.
Senior Contracts Manager, 12/2009 to 12/2011
3M CompaniesCharlotte, NC,
  • Headed Air Force FFP, FPIF, T&M, LM, CPFF, CPAF type contracts, subcontracts and purchasing for T-6, T-38, C-20, C-21 aircraft and the Presidential helicopter at bases all over the United Sates and foreign countries.
  • Improved transparency by serving as a negotiator and an information resource, consulting on-site to DynCorp's business unit
  • Drove projects through the pipeline by writing policies and procedures, responding to complex inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions, identifying risks, suggesting alternatives and solutions and reviewing contractual obligations.
  • Reported directly to the Senior Director escalated contractual, business or contract management(CM) positioning issues not solved satisfactorily by the project team fast enough for completion.
  • Liaised between DynCorp, Air Force and vendors, informing the project team of requirements and monitoring compliance.
  • Enhanced the contractual process by developing and integrating contract management tools, templates and methods.
  • Audited contractual and financial documents and files to ensure that they comply with the Federal and Air Force requirements.
  • Analyzed contractual documents for cost and price reasonableness.
  • Supervised and trained 10 team members, and negotiated an average of 5-10 contracts valued at $6M-$12M annually.
Senior Contracts Specialist, 12/2008 to 12/2009
  • Administered major contracts, letter contracts and basic ordering agreements (BOA) for sleeping facilities, training rooms, training instructors, training programs and services in accordance to the USDA, GSA, and FAR policies.
  • Served as primary point of contact for NEDC and external customer on all assign business and contractual matters.
  • Collaborated with the Training Specialists, Training Technicians and Management in the preparation of client responses.
  • Prepared, reviewed and analyzed RFP/RFQs for contract risk, negotiating prices and executing agreements for training.
  • Trained and mentored five team members on achieving success in negotiations and a streamlined contract process.
Senior Procurement Agent, 12/2008 to 12/2008
The Boeing CompanyCity, STATE,
  • Administered major subcontracts under the ARES (NASA) program under requirements of the FAR/DFAR and NASA policies.
  • Developed solutions to complex supplier management issues that required a high degree of creativity and innovation while ensuring solutions consistent with organization objectives.
  • Led a multifunctional integrated product team, managing complex computers and software to assure performance was within the cost, schedule and technical requirements of the subcontracts and the ARES program.
  • Applied extensive knowledge and experience in the area of FFP, CPFF , T&M, letter contracts, and utilized Earned Value Management (EVM/EVMS) and Award Fee management tools.
  • Managed complex source selections with large numbers of bidders and high-dollar negotiations, training a team of three.
Contracting Officer/Program Manager, 12/2003 to 12/2007
DCMA/Bell HelicopterCity, STATE,
  • Managed major FFP, FPIF, T&M, LM, CPFF, CPAF type contracts, letter contracts for research and development, production and services in accordance to the FAR, DFARS, DoD, DCMA and Army/Air Force/Navy Regulations. Primary point of contact for internal contractor and external customer on all assigned business and contractual matters. Coordinated with other departments and management as necessary in the preparation of responses to customer correspondence, and maintained close professional interface with internal and external customer base.
  • Reviewed and analyzed RFPs for contract risk. Served as consultant to management regarding appropriate exceptions/positions, and conducted negotiation of contracts consistent with organization objectives. Monitored (10) contracts for compliance, maintained all contractual documentation and files, ensured all contractual documentation was concise and consistent both from a technical and contractual perspective.
  • Negotiated prices and executes supplemental agreements for services, spare parts, provisioned items, and repairs. Resolved disagreements between auditor and contractor involving audit determined rates; and negotiated prices for not priced orders under BOAs. Identified and developed solutions for out of scope, cost/schedule changes, ensured company resources were not negatively impacted.
  • Ensured compliance with all customer, company, and regulatory requirements. Facilitated and documented the contract/program closure process. Identified, documented, and managed export compliance efforts, documentation, and licenses. Managed contracts for design, development, facility, and manufacture of a variety of products and services.
  • Audited all proposals and contracts assigned to assure every necessary clause has been included. Reviewed schedules, specifications, material requirements, and pertinent contractual clauses to determine administrative functions to be perform. Met with the contractor and/or participated with the customers in post award conferences to clarify issues or resolve contractual problems. Supervised and trained 10 team members.
  • Program Manager for the implementation of the IUID Program for two (2) years at Bell Helicopter under the direction of USD (AT&L).
  • Managed the requirements to uniquely mark the legacy items, new equipment, major modifications, and re-procurements of equipment and spares in accordance with the USD (AT&L) policy memorandums and the DFAR.
  • Wrote requirements and implementation information for the FAR, DFARS, ITAR and MIL-STD-130L Organized and attended implementations weekly meetings, conferences, seminaries, and workshops all over the USA.
  • Supervised and trained 10-15 team members.
Training Supervisor, 12/1977 to 12/1989
US Navy ReservesCity, STATE,
  • As Chief Petty Officer, coordinated the conception, design, development, implementation and evaluation of the facility learning programs.
  • Oversaw facility-based learning including but not limited to employee education, administrative training programs, staff development, professional continuing education, succession planning, workforce development and learning resources.
  • Had an integral role in facility workforce planning, workforce development arid succession planning as a committee member or subject matter expert.
  • Ensured that funds allocated for educational activities are distributed equitably and in a timely manner, ensured compliance to facility, and Navy policies as it pertains to internal and external educational offerings.
  • Ensure that staff at all levels had access to developmental and billet training programs.
  • Conducted an annual comprehensive educational needs assessment of all billets.
  • Researched and/or analyzed problems, issues, or program requirements and provided expert analysis and advised on agency-wide programs.
  • Developed updated, and implemented guidelines, instruction methods, materials, etc., and new or improved applications of educational technology to learning programs as part of a strategy of continually updating and improving facility training programs.
  • Developed training materials, manuals, procedures and visual aids to effectively achieve organizational goals.
  • Supervised 17 Petty Officers, 1st and 2nd Class.
Education and Training
MBA: Management/Project Management, Expected in 01/2012 to Ashford University - San Francisco, CA,

GPA: 3.8

  • 3.8 GPA
Bachelor of Arts: Organizational Management, Expected in 01/2010 to Ashford University - San Francisco, CA,

GPA: 3.2

  • 3.2 GPA
Diploma: , Expected in to Tarrant County College - Fort Worth, TX
GPA: 3.5
Certified, Level I & II, IAW Defense Acquisition Workforce; Improvement Act (DAWIA) Certified, Level IV US Air Force Acquisition-4-yr Program, Kirtland: Contracts Management, Expected in 09/2009 to Defense Acquisition University - Fort Belvoir, VA

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School Attended

  • Ashford University
  • Ashford University
  • Tarrant County College
  • Defense Acquisition University

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Management Analyst
  • Sr. Contracts Manager/ SBLO
  • Sr. Principle Acquisition/Senior
  • Site Lead Senior Contract Manager
  • Senior Contracts Manager
  • Senior Contracts Specialist
  • Senior Procurement Agent
  • Contracting Officer/Program Manager
  • Training Supervisor


  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Diploma
  • Certified, Level I & II, IAW Defense Acquisition Workforce; Improvement Act (DAWIA) Certified, Level IV US Air Force Acquisition-4-yr Program, Kirtland

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