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EY GPS Federal Contracts Manager in McLean, Virginia

EY focuses on high-ethical standards and integrity among its employees and expects all candidates to demonstrate these qualities. At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

From strategy to execution, the Government & Public Sector (GPS) practice of Ernst & Young LLP provides a full range of consulting and audit services to help our Federal, State, Local and Education clients implement new ideas to help achieve their mission outcomes. We deliver real change and measurable results through our diverse, high-performing teams, quality work at the highest professional standards, operational know-how from across our global organization, and creative and bold ideas that drive innovation. EY is ready to help our government build a better working world.

The Opportunity

This position is for an individual contributor responsible for providing contract management support on Federal contracts. You will review solicitations, proposals, bids, contracts, contract modifications, non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, and subcontracting agreements. You will review contracts and proposals for compliance with internal policies, Federal Acquisition Regulations and laws, while supporting the Contracts Account Leads. You will be responsible for contract set up and maintenance in Deltek Costpoint. You will also develop and maintain strong working relationships with government contracting officers and internal stakeholders.

Your key responsibilities

  • Support the management of federal contracts from inception through close-out

  • Responsible for the set up and maintenance of the contract module in Deltek Costpoint

  • Responsible for the RFP reviews for compliance and risk assessments

  • Responsible for reviewing contracts and proposals for federal and internal policy compliance

  • Work closely with internal general counsel office on legal issues and concerns

  • Review Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), Teaming Agreements (TAs), and Requests for Proposals

  • Help to identify contractual risks and issues, provide solutions and recommend actions

  • Develop and integrate contract management tools, templates, methods and processes for federal engagements

  • Coordinate with Finance to maintain proper contract value, funded value, timekeeping, billing, and any other financial requirements to ensure they are in compliance with internal policies and Government requirements

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • 2+ years of Federal Contract Management

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant experience

  • Working knowledge of contract concepts and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) and General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR)

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret Security Clearance

Ideally you will also have

  • Contract Management Certifications

  • Knowledge and experience with GSA schedules

  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills

  • Ability to build relationships

  • Executive presence and professional demeanor

  • Attention to detail and strong organization skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint

  • Ability to work and complete multiple and complex projects

  • Ability to share and articulate new ideas

  • Ability to adjust quickly and adapt to changing priorities

  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team

  • Strong computer skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as the ability to learn new computer applications

What we offer

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $64,200 to $116,400. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $77,000 to $132,300. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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