Verizon Federal Contract Manager Specialist in Ashburn, Virginia

What you’ll be doing...

You will join our Federal Sector legal team, responsible for working closely with Senior Contract Managers on a portfolio of contracts with the United States government.

  • Analyzing customer solicitations, preparing non-disclosure agreements and teaming agreements, developing proposal documents, managing reps and certs and other standard certifications, maintaining registrations, and administering contract close-outs.

  • Supporting Senior Contract Managers and Attorneys with special projects.

  • Managing timelines and deliverables for contracts and proposals.

  • Developing pricing and getting approvals for non-standard agreements.

  • Ensuring that contract and proposal processes are following internal and external guidelines.

  • Collaborating across the organization for input, feedback, and approval on agreements.

  • Facilitating and negotiating between internal and external stakeholders.

  • Supporting all aspects of our sale and provisioning of services to the federal government.

  • Assisting in responding to customer solicitations such as requests for proposals, invitations to bid, and proposals submitted in response to such solicitations.

  • Maintaining contract files and communicating with government Contracting Officers.

  • Conducting customer negotiations over both contract terms and contract disputes.

  • Assisting counsel in negotiating non-standard terms and significant contract disputes.

  • Monitoring and helping to ensure compliance with requirements associated with doing business with the government.

  • Participating in internal and external compliance audits.

What we’re looking for...

You believe that the purpose of a contract is to protect both parties. You work well under pressure and with tight deadlines. Others ask you to do the proofing because you always catch the typo or if anything is amiss. Speaking up about something that doesn’t seem quite right comes natural to you, and you do it in a way so that people listen. You work well with different types of people and know how to flex your style to the situation.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience working with contract managers and/or attorneys.

  • Knowledge of federal contracting and procedures.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • Managed and supported contracting of federal government for customers.

  • Experience in sales, finance, legal, and/or contract negotiations.

  • Juggled multiple projects under tight guidelines.

  • Demonstrated influence and communication skills with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills as well as sound business judgment.

  • Willingness to travel nationwide.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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