MCR, LLC, is the nation's premier Integrated Program Management (IPM) firm. Since 1977, MCR has delivered strategic planning, cost/schedule analysis, acquisition management and program assessment solutions to help government and commercial clients successfully manage their programs. MCR's 400+ professionals provide critical thinking and integrated solutions to smart acquisition professionals, helping customers become more efficient and effective in managing complex programs. More information can be found at www.mcri.com.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Leading all contractual matters in the competitive bidding process including issuing Notification of Intent to Invite for Bids, establishment of "Bidders' Lists", drafting, coordination and release of Invitation for Bids (IFB), evaluation of contractual content of bids, pre-negotiation discussions and contract award in accordance with the NATO and Agency's procurement procedures; Ensuring a sole source justification is obtained for sole source contracts, ensuring adequate cost and pricing information is provided and analysed, negotiating a fair and reasonable price, and for establishing a contract in accordance with Agency procedures; Coordinating and liaising with contractors to ensure compliance and timely performance of contract tasks; Performing contract management and administration tasks including processing changes and amendments, assisting with the settlement of claims and termination actions; Providing high quality and timely contribution to ACQ and NCI Agency reporting; Keeping the Principal Contracting Officer informed of problems and concerns; Perform liaising and coordination duties vis a vis Project Manager in the context of contractor performance under specific project. Perform negotiation on contracts relating to system development and IT in general Attend meetings on contractual topics and provide advice to Project Managers Being able to act independently on contract administration duties Possess and apply solid contracting rationale throughout dealings with contractors and project managers BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline 10 years related experience with 5 years of contracts experience. Extensive knowledge of international contracting matured in either an international environment or at national level Sound knowledge of C4ISR and IT acquisition practices to include implementation and service outsourcing contracts Ability to work independently in a high pace environment Sound business judgment Extensive contract administration experience coupled with significant contract competition practices background Knowledge of contract finance management principles Fluency in English and the ability to effectively write business correspondence in English Proficiency with office software tools to include MS Office Suites Knowledge of project management basic principles and practices Ability to work independently Willingness to contribute to integrated team work Must have a minimum of an active Secret or SC clearance. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preferred candidates living in the EU.
NATO contracting experience is desirable.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
MCR, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.