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Contracts Manager

Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: BWX Technologies

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,400 employees, BWXT has 12 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental remediation and nuclear operations management at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXTech and learn more at www.bwxt.com.

 

 

BWXT is currently seeking a Contracts Manager for its Lynchburg, VA location!

 

BWXT’s mission is to provide safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration.  We have manufacturing facilities, laboratories and work sites across the country, all of which require products and services to work efficiently and effectively.

 

Job Description/Duties:

  • Serve as a lead resource within the BWXT Contracts Management organization, supporting both BWXT Government and Commercial Groups, as advisor to company personnel at all levels to ensure that company strategic business and financial objectives are achieved throughout the contracting process.
  • Responsible for drafting, negotiating and amending contracts and various other contractual agreements, resolving legal and contract related issues, supporting proposal efforts, supporting other cross-functional teams
  • Review risks and respond to/negotiate contracts and agreements that provide for the desired customer results and beneficial financial outcomes for the company.
  • Responsible for interfacing with all management levels to ensure BWXT Corporate Policies and Contracting Guidelines are identified and followed, and required approvals are obtained as necessary.
  • Manage daily project compliance to contracting requirements while monitoring and properly resolving any contract issues.
  • Provide support to Business Development throughout the proposal preparation cycle including review of all incoming Requests for Proposals (RFPs) regarding risk, cost, type of contract, payment terms, and fee determination.
  • Work in conjunction with Business Development and Legal departments in negotiating mutually acceptable terms for various agreement(s) in support of pre- and post-proposal or transition activities.
  • Support proposal administrative activities and on-site support for contract transition or resource augmentation.
  • Maintain archive of all contracts and modifications thereto.
  • Serve as primary customer interface for business and contracting matters.
  • Maintain good relations with customers, both external and internal, while simultaneously protecting the interests of BWXT.

 

Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree in business, management economics, finance, operations or related area is required.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of related experience in contract administration/federal government contracting, preferably in both commercial and government contracts.
  • Experience with a broad range of contract types is required. BWXT has programs that span all types of contracts including cost reimbursable (CR), firm fixed-price (FFP), time and materials (T&M), incentive-type contracts, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), grants, cooperative agreements, and other transaction agreements (OTA).
  • Experience with all phases of contracting from pre-solicitation through completion/termination and contract closeout is required.
  • Must have experience with contract change management including directed changes, especially related to FFP contracts.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Experience working with multiple levels of management including interfacing with high-level internal and external customers is required.
  • Experience in a mixture of contracts, procurement, project management or finance support on complex contract actions is preferred.
  • Must have the ability to recognize contract risks and to respond cogently to any complex contract, financial and business/legal matters and associated risks that may arise.
  • Must have the ability to successfully function with minimum supervision while handling multiple assignments and prioritizing competing responsibilities and activities.
  • Must have direct experience and familiarity with government regulations (e.g., FAR, DEAR, DFAR, etc.) and an understanding of federal cost principles.
  • Must be a US Citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) or Department of Defense (DOD) security clearance, whichever is required.

 

 

As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (“BWXT” or the “Company”) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding COVID-19 and other health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment.

Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. citizenship with (no dual citizenship) ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation, drug test and previous employment reference verifications.

BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status.

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Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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