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Contracts Manager

Huntsville, AL
  • Expired: December 06, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.


Founded in 2007 in Huntsville, AL, MartinFed provides the U.S. government with customer-focused, performance-based solutions using technology and an empowered workforce as an engine to drive its customers' missions. Our goal is to attract the best and brightest within their field.

We invest in our people because they are our greatest asset. They cultivate our purpose, embody and reflect our core values, and define our culture. MartinFed's core values that set us apart are the following:

  • Be Driven - We are fueled by the hunger to learn more and do more.
  • Be Curious - We engage in continuous improvement - never accepting the status quo.
  • Be Humble - We seek honest feedback to strengthen our relationships.
  • Pursue Excellence - We strive to achieve extraordinary results and do not settle for mediocrity.

Strive for excellence and consider joining our growing team today!


MartinFed is seeking a Contracts Manager in our Huntsville, AL corporate office.

The Contracts Manager will report directly to the Vice President of Operations and will be responsible for all aspects of contracts, teaming, subcontracts, negotiating, purchasing, and more. The position requires a self-motivated, proactive individual with the ability to organize, problem-solve, coordinate, and administer multiple assignments concurrently.

The successful candidate must be customer focused and possess (1) the ability to develop innovative solutions to a variety of complex contracts & subcontract challenges; (2) excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills to accurately document and report findings and new concepts to a variety of audiences, including senior leadership; (3) excellent interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and guide employees, managers, customers and other external parties; (4) the ability to organize, schedule, and coordinate multiple work phases.


  • This position is responsible for managing the preparation, negotiation, acceptance, and on-going review of assigned government and commercial contracts and subcontracts including significant and/or diversified contracts.
  • Manages all phases of the contract administration process from inception through completion including preparing, reviewing, and approving all contractual documents to ensure protection of the company's contractual posture, satisfaction of contract specifications and requirements, identification of risk factors, and adherence to company policy, as well as appropriate laws and regulations.
  • Typically accomplishes objectives through subordinate management and/or professional staff.
  • May be responsible for decisions that have an extended and significant impact on outcomes across the company.
  • Manage the administration of assigned contracts including negotiating, preparing,reviewing, approving, and terminating contractual documents to ensure protection of company's contractual posture.
  • Manage contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements and customer specifications.
  • Identify legal or contractual issues, develop solutions, and provide guidance to management on resolving complex issues while ensuring the contract administration process supports the objectives of the assigned program areas.
  • Ensure the company's proprietary interests are protected and that company policy is followed for processes such as, but not limited to, the review chain for reports, papers and articles.
  • Manages the review of agreements and evaluate documentation and authorization forms to identify problematic provisions and determine if the minimum requirements are met.
  • May assist in reviewing agreements for consistency with laws, government regulations, economic conditions, and company policies.
  • Advises management of contractual rights, issues, and obligations and provide interpretation of terms
  • Manages the review of solicitations and assist in proposals to ensure customer objectives are satisfied and company interests are protected.
  • Acts as primary contact for contracts activities and issues.
  • May represent the company with customers, potential customers and government representatives.
  • Collaborates with management in the development of new business or expansion of existing business opportunities.
  • Remains current on commercial and government laws, regulations and practices affecting contracts and related agreements.
  • Manages the planning, attraction, selection, retention, and development of human resources to ensure the availability of the required management and professional talent.
  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.


  • Bachelors' degree in Business Administration, Procurement, Acquisition, Finance or related field and a minimum of three (3) years of contracts/acquisition experience. A Master's Degree can be substituted for (2) years of the required experience.
  • Five (5) years of highly relevant Government acquisition experience without a degree is also acceptable.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team to accomplish assigned tasks to meet deadlines.
  • May work with technical staff to develop and refine requirements.
  • Experience with various contract types and GSA contracting.
  • Knowledge of Small Business Administration (SBA) size and socio-economic regulations a plus.
  • Experience with Joint Ventures.
  • Requires a working knowledge of FAR and agency FAR supplements, business practices and government contracting policies and procedures.
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration.
  • Experience with Purchasing on a FAR based government contract.


  • JAMIS experience is a plus.
  • NCMA Certification, CFCM/CCCM/CPCM
  • Be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of DoD security clearance, if required.


  • General office environment.
  • The work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. Some walking, standing, bending, reaching, and carrying of light items such as papers and books.
  • Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, telephone, and other office equipment.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or received approved exemption status.


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


As condition of employment with MartinFed, full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work for the Company. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.

MartinFed is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access MartinFed's current openings as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 855.212.1810. Thank you for your interest in MartinFed.

Employment Type: FULL_TIME



Huntsville, AL