Sr Manager of Contracts - 30844 in Alexandria, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/23/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Interested in joining a team where your contributions have an immediate impact on business - where you can work collaboratively with peers that welcome your abilities as a valued asset? Come join Alion and see how your talent will add strength to our team.

Position Summary

Manages the administration of contracts and is accountable for the timely, complete and effective preparation of highly complex proposals in response to RFPs or other opportunities to bring new business, or expand existing business. Manages first level managers and/or high level professionals.

Duties and Responsibilities

Manages proposal and contract activities related to new business acquisition. Develops strategies with management to ensure competitive profitable proposals.

Prepares highly complex proposals for customer requirements, leads discussions on proposal cost strategy and coordinates special rate calculations and other significant financial impacts with financial operations. Advises management of potential risk areas.

Negotiates and establishes teaming agreements with prospective partners to respond to client’s solicitation requirements.

Oversees the execution of contract administration policies and procedures within the limits of delegated authority and in accordance with corporate policies and procedures and government regulations.

Assumes a significant role in the recommendation of policies and procedures related to contract administration.

Signs contracts and agreements in accordance with delegated authority.

Participates in management review of proposals, contracts, and programs.

Reviews unusual contract situations that are being handled by other members of the contract team and provides assistance as needed.

Prepares and presents briefings to staff and clients. Selects, trains, develops, mentors and supervises staff.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in related discipline plus 8 to 10 years of directly related experience in a government contracting environment including supervisory/management experience.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 15 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities   

  • Superior knowledge of commercial law, Federal regulations (FAR, DFARS, CAS), and supplemental acquisition regulations of government agencies.
  • Working knowledge of Subcontracts and CPSR guidelines preferred, but not mandatory.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Skilled with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Strong analytical abilities; detail oriented.
  • An active security clearance at a minimum of TS level is required; with SCI eligibility preferred .

Work location is in Alexandria (Kingstowne), Virginia.   *CJ  *MSJA

Security Clearance


Top Secret

Diversity Statement


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Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information.

U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

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