Jobs for Veterans, Veteran Job Board |

Post Jobs

Job Information

DynCorp International LLC. Contracts Manager Senior in FORT WORTH, Texas

*Contingent Upon Award of Contract*



Job Summary

TheContracts Manager Senioris responsible for the formulation of contracts policies, procedures, methods, operating practices and performance standards for assigned Strategic Business Unit (SBU).

Principal Accountabilities

(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)

  • Manages the proper coordination of various types of agreements, subcontracts and other contract/legal documents with accounting, legal, program management and other organizations as necessary.

  • Develops cost proposals to address request for proposal (RFP) requirements and approved cost strategies in accordance with cost estimating system requirements, company policies, and government regulations.

  • Facilitates effective implementation of contract responsibilities with program objectives and requirements.

  • Reviews all contract modifications and proposals for completeness, compliance and accuracy.

  • Advises and guides Contract department in export and control and licensing matters to ensure the upper management is kept fully aware of company’s compliance.

  • Monitors performance, funding, and payments on assigned contracts. Notifies upper management and site Program Management of potential non-compliance and other problems that could have an adverse impact to the company.

  • Advises management of contractual rights and obligations and provides interpretations of terms and conditions of assigned SBU.

  • Manages the process for updating contract information in contract’s database ensuring all data is current and complete.

  • Participates in contract disputes, claim resolutions and outside audits. May be assigned to take the lead in some cases.

  • Reviews and resolves issues affecting assigned SBU or company compliance and ensures satisfaction of legal requirements, company and customer objectives.

  • Negotiates proposals, contract modifications, and agreements as required within the limits of authority delegated by the upper management.

  • Acts as advisor regarding legal requirements, customer contract requirements, and government regulations.

  • Manages and integrates daily work activities of assigned employees to ensure effective efficiencies in compliance with corporate, contract and legal requirements.

  • Develops and trains lower level employees in Contract Administration process.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of various computer programs required (ex: Word, Excel, etc.) and working experience with spreadsheets.

  • Knowledge of cost controls and international logistics support.

  • Thorough knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) and related federal and state legislation and regulations.

  • Knowledge of Service Contract Act and Truth in Negotiations Act.

  • Knowledge of international business management and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) if required for contract.

  • Knowledge of accounting practices including DynCorp’s disclosed accounting practices.

  • Excellent oral and written communications.

  • Effective leadership and interpersonal skills.

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in an associated discipline. Two (2) years Contracts Management or related field experience can be substituted for each year of the four (4) years of college.

  • Prefer at least five (5) years supervisory experience in contracts.

  • Ten (10) years of experience in contract administration and government cost accounting environment. Prefer experience in a managerial role.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Ability to work under pressure and continuously meet deadlines.


  • Able to travel internationally on short notice to a hazardous environment.

**Contingent Upon Award of Contract

Job: *Contract Administration

Title: Contracts Manager Senior


Requisition ID: BLU1904403

DynCorp International is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. DynCorp International provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals in accordance with applicable federal law. The company will provide reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the company’s operations. Applicants who need a reasonable accommodation during the employment application process should contact 817-224-7459. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation should call this number.