Jessica Claire
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Highly-qualified Sr. Contracts Manager driven to maximize operational efficiency through contract administration and fiscal analysis reporting. Proposal writing, contracts management and budgeting expertise.

  • Inter-governmental and legislative relations
  • Project management
  • Superb writer and editor
  • Performance metrics specialist
  • Analytical thinker
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Employee relations
  • Creative problem solver
Sr. Contracts Manager, 1999 - Current
Microsoft Corporation Quincy, WA,

Serve as a key member of cross-functional acquisition teams in developing acquisition plans, requirements packages, and source selection plans. responsible for long range planning, extensive market research, knowledge of the competitive marketplace, procurement cycle time, complex contract types, alternative contracting offices and contract administration considerations. Assist in the documentation of the acquisition strategy through the development of major Acquisition Plans such as the Management Oversight Process for the Acquisition of Services. Assist customers' with key desired outcomes; develop performance-based work statements and related performance Requirements Summaries, and Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans. Assist in the development of ancillary contract Data Requirements Lists and Independent government Cost estimates.

participate in Pre and Post-Award Conferences with the Assigned Contracting Officer, Legal Counsel and other Technical Evaluation Board Members during the solicitation and awarding of a government contract. Serves as a Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) when so appointed. Conduct informational briefings to Government/Industry, government (CORs) and Technical assistants (TAs). Participate in the development and refinement of the Joint Staff business and contracting processes, internal policy reflecting same, and assistant to t her Directorates in the development of infrastructure and tools.

Directed public relations, media relations and crisis communications campaigns.

Contract Specialist, 04/1995 - 07/1999
Department Of Energy West Fargo, ND,

Duties included pre and post award contracting functions for technical and exercise support, advisory assistance services, facilities, information technology software and equipment, and various commodity items. As Contracting Officer's Representative, I administer and monitor the largest dollar contract withing the command as well as the Joint Warfighting Center. Provide advice via contract training, guidance and interpretation to personal on procurement regulations, policies and processes. I perform award fee computations and prepare notification of award reports both to the contractor and the Contracting Officer. I review contractor submittals and certify completed work for scheduled progress payments and invoices. I assist the Contracting Officer with solving problems relating to price, terms and conditions, overhead rate agreements due to contract modifications an supplementary agreements. I maintain official contact files to ensure all contractual requirements are satisfied, there are no pending administrative actions to be resolved, all file documents are signed, no litigation actions are pending, and that contract is complete in every respect. Certify to the Contracting Officer that the contract is ready for Final Payment and ready to be closed. I review instructions, directives, and regulations to determine impact to comply and ensure appropriate response to the changes. Provide contract analysis and oversight and advise strategic acquisition planning for Command.

MBA: Business Administration, Expected in 2009
Saint Leo's University - Hampton, VA

Advanced coursework in Business Administration and Public Policy

Bachelor of Science: Business, Expected in
Bluefield College - Hampton, VA

Advanced coursework in Business Administration and Public Policy

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Continuing education in Contracting:

DAWIA Level III Certification 2002

The College of William & Mary: Senior Leadership Development Program September 2004

The George Washington University: Performance-Based Service Contracting

Over 35 professional training classes attended. I will provide upon requests

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