Sr. Contracts & Compliance Manager

Panagora Group, Inc

About the organization

Panagora Group is a woman-owned small business (WOSB) providing novel and integrated solutions in global health and international development. Our goal is to provide innovative solutions that build national capacity and promote sustainability through robust local participation and capacity building, utilizing highly integrated and private sector solutions. Throughout our work, we embrace a virtuous circle of knowledge stewardship, collaborative learning, and application of evidence to heighten and accelerate positive health and development outcomes.

Panagora is currently working remotely due to the pandemic. When the health and safety situation allows, we anticipate adopting a hybrid work schedule including fully and partially remote work schedules based on current federal, state, and local pandemic guidance

Duties

Review, edit as required, and concur with contracts and other legal documents as needed
Conduct necessary research to respond to inquiries and internal and external questions from staff and clients; Conduct thorough reviews of contracts, subcontracts, and cooperative agreements, before executive approval signature
At the activity, start-up carry out a thorough review of the prime contract and conduct project orientation with the activity management team (AMT)
Provide guidance and mentoring to activity management teams (AMTs) and activity offices (AOs) for procurement of goods and services through different contractual mechanisms
Review draft subcontracts, task orders, amendments, services agreements, and independent contractors’ agreements and address contract/agreements/subcontract-related issues
Provide guidance to AMTs and AOs for post-award administration of subcontracts, sub-task orders, and purchase orders, including, but not limited to modifications, realignments, and interpretation of terms and conditions
Review budget realignments/modifications to ensure compliance with existing terms and conditions, Panagora’s policies, and cost principles
Perform necessary due diligence to ensure cost/price reasonableness and compliance with applicable U.S. Government regulations
Assist the Director of Contracts and Compliance in solving various contractual and sub-contractual issues

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree is required in business administration, contract management, finance, or a related field
Seven to eight years of relevant experience is required with a minimum of two years of supervisory experience
At least five years’ USAID contracts administration experience or similar years of experience working on USAID projects
Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and AIDAR
Working knowledge of CPFF, T&M, FP, and/or IDIQ contracts; and GSA schedule agreements
Experience negotiating contractual terms and conditions including price with subcontractors
Ability to create and review budgets of medium to high complexity
Ability to multitask, prioritize, and effectively deliver the assignment in a timely manner
Ability to communicate, verbally and in writing, policies and interpret regulations to provide clear guidance.
Working knowledge of MS Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat
Experience with Costpoint preferred

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree.
International development and/or international public health experience.

Reports to: Director of Contracts and Compliance.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Only applicants who include the required application components will be considered.

Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

*Note: Panagora does not offer visa sponsorship.

Benefits
Panagora Group, Inc. offers competitive salaries including regular performance reviews and merit increases with an excellent insurance program (health, dental and vision) paid leave, holidays, bonuses, employee assistance program, training and development assistance, commuter allowance, phone allowance, Society for International Development and Humentum Memberships, as well as employee stock ownership (ESOP) and 401K programs.

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