Contracts Manager

1 month ago
Regular Full-Time


International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over two hundred projects.  IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies.  IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.


Job Title:                                             Contracts Manager

Department/Location:                    Washington D.C. Metro Area

Reports To:                                         Director, Contracts & Pricing

Type:                                                    Regular Full-Time

Classification:                                     Exempt



IBTCI is seeking a Contracts Manager to work in the Washington, D.C. metro area.  This full-time exempt position reports to the Director, Contracts & Pricing.


Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

  • Develop acquisition/procurement packages and related documentation such as Statements of Work evaluation criteria, market research, cost analysis, justifications and approvals.
  • Provide contract management support and monitoring of contracts.
  • Manage the full procure-cycle from design, award to management.
  • Track contract budget related data via spreadsheets.
  • Manage contracts, pricing and administrative staff.
  • Work within government guidance and project management standards to provide guidance and support to home office and field staff.
  • Review RFP for cost questions.
  • Prepare cost/business proposals.
  • Create budget narratives as required by the RFP.
  • Advise management on cost strategy on different types of proposals.
  • Review and manage CPARS.
  • Mentor/train contracts and pricing department staff be successful at performing duties and tasks.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external clients.
  • Attend management meetings and contribute to work flow management.
  • Educate company staff on contracts and pricing related issues.
  • Any other duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Previous U.S. Government contract work experience.
  • Able to meet with technical staff and elicit their requirements to develop related acquisition documents.
  • Ability to effectively support preparation of budget offers, pipeline analyses and proposal modifications.
  • Experience working in an integrated team environment; able to operate independently as well as part of a team.
  • Experience with developing acquisition policy, executing contract acquisition packages and manage the acquisition process.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Self-starter and well-organized.

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be familiar with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS).
  • At least 5 years progressive experience in USAID project and contracts management; USAID proposal cost and budget development preferred.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of U.S. Government service-type cost reimbursable, T&M, and fixed price contracts and grants management.


  • Must have Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, accounting, law, or related field.


Working Environment:  Work is typically performed in an office environment.


Physical Requirements:  This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.


Supervisory Responsibility:  This position does have supervisory responsibilities.


Travel:  International travel may be required.


Work Authorization:  Must be authorized to work in the U.S.A.



No phone calls please.  All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.




IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.


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