Ricardo: RDI - Contracts Manager

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RDI - Contracts Manager

  • Role type
  • Full time

  • Location
  • Troy, MI

Job Description

The Opportunity:
Ricardo Defense is seeking a Contracts Manager in our Troy, MI facility to administer Ricardo Defense's proposals and awarded contracts. The qualified candidate will be well-versed in government contracts management and proposal development.

The Contracts Manager will work with Senior Leadership, Business Development, Project Managers, Facility Security Officers, Customers, Suppliers, and Ricardo Defense team members in the identification of new opportunities and delivery of awarded opportunities.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Coordinate with Proposal Managers in the identification, development, and review of proposal packages to Requests for Information (RFI), Request for Proposal (RFP), and Request for Quote (RFQ). Responsible for the on-time submission of proposal packages
  • Coordinate with Business Development staff and manage the company level non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, memorandums of understanding, and other new business development related inquiries
  • Receive, review and manage contracts awards. Includes project set up, project specific non-disclosure agreements, participating in Customer meetings, insurance requirements compliance, processing contract modifications, deliverables management, licensing, working with Suppliers, responding to inquiries, and contract close out
  • Receive and log Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) and Bailments according to Ricardo Defense processes, coordinated with the Property Administrator and applicable Customers
  • Ensure applicable Monthly reporting is submitted on time and coordinated with invoicing and forecasting
  • Track compliance for awarded contracts' required training and submit applicable reports and certifications
  • Participate in internal and external audits
  • Maintain company information with Customer and Government accounts
  • Mentor Project Managers in company processes for full program support from preliminary agreements through contract close out
  • Support on-going process improvement of company policies, processes, procedures, and templates

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain at least a Government Secret clearance and the ability to maintain that clearance
  • Minimum of 5 years U.S. Government contracting experience
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree, BA or BS is required
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Comfortable interfacing with Government representatives and other Customers, Suppliers, Corporate management and all company staff
  • Self-starter, defines own work plans and schedules while adhering to company processes and procedures

Ricardo Defense offers an impressive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Company Paid Life and AD&D
  • Company Paid Short Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Paid holidays, vacation and sick days

About Us:
Ricardo Defense, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ricardo Inc. established as a separate limited liability company in 2015 and structured under a Defense Security Service ‘Special Security Agreement'. Ricardo Defense provides engineering, technology, product innovation, sustainment, and field support services for our customers in the defense industry. We are committed to providing outstanding value through quality engineering solutions focused on class-leading product innovation and robust strategic implementation. We are guided by our corporate values of respect, integrity, creativity & innovation and passion.