Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Operations Business Mgr

Gibbs & Cox, Inc. is one of the nation's leading independent naval
architecture, marine engineering and design firms. All positions require
US citizenship. We are seeking a well qualified individual for a position
as the company's Operations Business Manager. You will be based out of our
Arlington, Virginia office.

The role of Operations Business Manager will report to the Chief Operating
Officer and support Washington, DC Corporate Headquarters Operations in
contracts and finance management with liaison to Corporate Contracts &
Finance in New York, City. In this role the Operations Business Manager
will support Business Unit Operations with contract development and
negotiations to include government and commercial prime and subcontracts,
vendor agreements and teaming agreements, and coordinate with Corporate
Contracts and Corporate Counsel on terms and conditions as required. In
addition, the Business Manager will manage financial and pricing support
staff for multiple business units and be fully familiar with all corporate
financial processes and procedures to assure all Operation finance related
activities are compliant.

Responsibilities and Job Activities:

For Contracting

Prepare and/or negotiate with industry partners on prime or subcontracts,
teaming agreements and NDA's while working with Operations management.
Prepare and/or negotiate terms and conditions, and modification requests;
and settle disputes regarding contract interpretation, conditions or
compliance with legal requirements on government client contracts.
Prepare and/or negotiate terms and conditions, and modification requests;
and settle disputes regarding contract interpretation, conditions or
compliance with legal requirements on commercial client and vendor
Help monitor and ensure compliance with applicable federal regulations, as
well as contract terms and conditions and advise senior management on
government contract requirements and procedures.
Monitor and oversee the contract change process.
For Finance

Understand and help development requirements for business unit regular
financial reporting for account/project managers including key metrics
Lead efforts to improve business management functions to include project
pricing and financial monitoring and control.
Understand and help ensure business unit compliance to corporate financial
policies and procedures.
Manage and mentor business unit finance support staff in their roles for;
Business unit reporting by project/contract for monthly close results,
variance analysis, invoicing, cash collections, project metrics, and
conducting ad hoc financial analysis as required.
Support/lead Cost/Price Volume production responsibility for complex price
Support business unit price proposals to ensure compliance with
government/customer specifications and company policies and procedures.
Support business unit Project Managers, Operations VP's and VP of Finance
as needed.

Minimum 8 years of progressive experience in government contracts and
government contract teaming agreements
Demonstrated experience in commercial and vendor contracts and associated
terms & conditions.
DELTEK experience a requirement. Candidate is expected to be interfacing
with DELTEK finance planning, project setup functions, business unit
reports, and maintaining various executive reports.
Demonstrated understanding of P&L, revenue and expense recognition rules
and full accounting close.
Experience in government reporting with corporate financial/ERP systems and
enterprise wide planning/reporting tools.
Significant experience with MS Office applications and other company
standard software and PC systems.
Ability to analyze complex financial data and present (written and
verbally) to internal staff in a way that non financial managers can easily
Must work well in team environment and have ability to handle multiple,
high priority tasks.
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Experience working in fast paced and dynamic environment.
Company Statement:

Gibbs & Cox, Inc. is the employer of choice for naval architecture, marine
engineering, management support, and engineering consulting. Gibbs & Cox
staff has the opportunity to participate in challenging and rewarding work,
and to receive excellent compensation and benefits in return. Our working
environment includes the most advanced tools and technologies, and the
opportunity for excellent personal and professional development. Gibbs &
Cox offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package,
including paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, generous employee healthcare
insurance premiums, flex spending options, matching 401(k) retirement
savings plan, tuition reimbursement, paid professional training and
development, and much more.

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