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Contracts Manager

Job Title: Contracts Manager | Location: Middletown, RI | Full-Time

PURVIS is a technology solutions partner that develops, implements, and maintains mission-critical solutions for federal and local governments.  We have an opening for a Contracts Manager, who is responsible for the management and administration of all customer contracts across a variety of business lines to include Department of Defense, GSA, and municipal customers.

Description of Work:

The Contracts Manager will be responsible to:

  • Draft, review, negotiate, and execute a variety of contractual agreements.  Provide contract administration through closeout.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact to customers, subcontractors, and internal staff for all contractual communications.
  • Develop and update contractual agreement templates, such as non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, contracts/subcontracts, license agreements and maintenance agreements.
  • Prepare and deliver various contractual/government reports.
  • Advise project managers to ensure compliance with all contractual requirements including MBE/WBE/small business subcontracting, and preparation of related internal and external management reports.
  • Research and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws related to contracts and proposals.
  • Provide proposal support, as needed, to include review of contractual terms in Requests for Proposal, assisting with contractual-related requirements, reviewing proposal sections, and executing forms/certifications as needed. 
  • Develop strong working relationships with contracts personnel of our major customers, as well as other applicable external resources (i.e., legal, DCMA, etc.)
  • Track, organize and retain electronic files of contract documentation and correspondence.  Ensure that all records are accurate and up to date
  • Implement process improvements that lead to increased efficiency and/or higher quality service.  Train direct staff and other affected staff in process changes.

The Contracts Manager is also responsible for overseeing the work of one direct report.


Candidate must have 7-10 years prior experience in a contract administration role or a related field.  Bachelor of Arts/Science in Business, pre-law, or related field or equivalent years of additional experience.

  • Knowledge of contract law, accounting principles and finance.  Knowledge of contract-related regulations such as the FAR/DFAR is a plus.
  • Strong decision-making skills that require utilizing judgement and risk analysis.
  • Strong negotiation and mediation skills.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Able to work productively independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent analytical thinking skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities.
  • Comfortable working in a mostly paperless environment.
  • Able to delegate tasks as appropriate and effectively manage and develop staff members.

Candidates will be required to apply for a government security clearance to the level of SECRET at time of employment.



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    Health Benefits

    • Medical benefits – complete with a prescription plan – through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
    • Dental benefits through UNUM

    Financial Security

    • 401K Plan
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Group Life & Accidental Death Insurance

    Personal Advantages

    • Educational assistance
    • Paid-time off including paid holidays and vacation time
    • Sick leave
    • Voluntary benefits such as long-term disability insurance, voluntary life & AD&D insurance, and supplemental insurance including universal life coverage, accident coverage, cancer insurance and short-term disability insurance
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