Commercial and International Contract Manager in New York, NY at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

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Job Number: R0032301

Commercial and International Contract Manager

Key Role:
Work as a key member of the legal department on the contracts team, supporting Booz Allen’s international and commercial businesses. Provide commercial contract consulting, negotiation, and structuring services to Booz Allen’s international and commercial businesses consistent with firm policies and the objective of concluding business agreements to help the firm achieve revenue and profit goals, including mitigating business risks. Support commercial and international clients located primarily in the US, Canada, the MENA region, and Asia. Develop and coordinate contracting solutions that match the unique needs of Booz Allen’s clients for diverse offerings and proposed solutions, including working in a fast-moving, start-up business environment. Provide full contracts life cycle support, including strategy and planning, guidance concerning contract arrangements, pricing structures, sourcing approaches, contract proposal and award support, and RFP review and analysis, draft contract terms and assumptions, negotiation support, risk evaluation and mitigation, and post-award contract management, including contract administration, document management, and contract interpretation, advise on compliance requirements, and draft and negotiate amendments. Liaise with program managers, senior leaders, internal client staff based within and outside of the US, firm legal counsel, including finance, pricing, international business operations, international trade compliance, risk management, procurement and sourcing, subcontracts, security, human resources, and other internal resources to help ensure comprehensive risk management. Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with internal and external key stakeholders and clients and support team members, as needed. 

Basic Qualifications:

-6+ years of experience with contract management

-3+ years of experience with transactional drafting and negotiation in the commercial market supporting technology and consulting services agreements with clients on the sales side of the transaction

-Ability to perform basic contract administration duties, including process contract awards in internal systems and upload documents to SharePoint sites

-Ability to demonstrate a commercial mindset, work independently, and manage a high-volume, diverse workload successfully, consisting of a wide variety of contract types, including proposals, SOWs, MSAs, NDAs, software licenses, amendments, and change orders, such as meeting short deadlines with minimal manager supervision

-Ability to identify key contract obligations and potential business and legal risks, devise and implement strategies for mitigating risks, resolve contractual issues and disputes, articulate positions, and explain complex contract language in simple terms

-Ability to contribute effective, value-add contracting advice to internal business clients and to guide and direct internal clients in comprehending and interpreting business contract requirements

-BA or BS degree and 6 years of experience with commercial contracts or MA or MS degree


Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with international client transactions

-Experience with business software tools, including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

-Ability to be a business- and client-oriented team player and build and maintain excellent working relationships with senior leaders and staff throughout the organization, including with external clients

-Ability to be a self-starter with an excellent work ethic and a results-oriented performer

-Ability to pay strict attention to detail

-Ability to prioritize, and re-prioritize, work activities, as needed

-Ability to demonstrate leadership capabilities

-Ability to demonstrate business acumen and be a thoughtful decision maker

-Ability to be proactive, anticipate scenarios and needs, and take immediate action, as needed

-Ability to adopt and use new technologies and working methods

-Possession of excellent analytical, creative problem-solving, consulting, client management, collaboration, organizational, and listening skills

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Possession of excellent interpersonal skills at all levels within an organization

-BA or BS degree

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