Matrix Research, Inc.
  • 03-Jan-2023 to 14-Feb-2023 (CST)
  • Beavercreek, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Senior Contracts Manager


  • We work with a purpose: To make the world safer through the development and delivery of innovative engineering solutions.
  • We work as a team: We are a collaborative company comprised of highly-educated industry leaders in engineering and a committed team of Administrative Support Professionals.
  • We support our employees: As an employee-owned company, we embrace quality benefits, including an extraordinary retirement plan, generous paid time off plan, hybrid remote work environment for most positions, substantially-subsidized health and dental insurance, discretionary annual bonuses, and many more.*
  • We transform ideas into reality: Our programs range from groundbreaking research to field deployment of advanced systems developed inhouse.

LOCATION: Matrix Research, Inc.'s office is located in the Beavercreek, Ohio area. Relocation reimbursement is negotiable.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Our fast growing, dynamic organization is looking for a Senior Contract Manger to lead our contracts team in the administration of contracts and subcontracts on behalf of our company.


  • Lead and develop the contracts team.
  • Represent the company with the customer on contract related issues.
  • Provide expertise in identifying and mitigating contract risk, assuring customer satisfaction while protecting the company's best interests.
  • Hands on administration of contracts and subcontracts
  • Negotiate contracts with customers and subcontractors
  • Assist with issue resolution for contracts and acquisition related concerns.
  • Maintain proper audit trail records, and clear, organized, and retrievable records.
  • Oversee contract provisions to ensure all terms and conditions are met and all problems are resolved quickly and effectively.
  • Administer order delivery modifications, assigned contracts/subcontracts, and initiate contract procedures.
  • Prepare Consultant and Professional Service Agreements.
  • Work with the Accounting, Financial, and Project Teams to review and assist on necessary documentation and coordinate in administering contract invoicing and payments, job cost management, and contract audit/filing and closeout process.
  • Play an integral part in developing an acquisition strategy which includes cost/price estimates, statements of work, and source selection plans.
  • Other administrative support as necessary.


  • Able to work independently in a team environment.
  • Complete comprehension and command of the practices, procedures, and processes in contract administration.
  • Familiarity of relevant laws, regulations, and policies governing contracts (FAR).
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of FARS/DFARS
  • Knowledge of GSA schedules
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Sharepoint and Adobe
  • Contract experience with complex and state-of-the-art engineering research and technical issues.


  • Demonstrated leadership experience and skills planning, organization, and control of contract activities.
  • A Bachelors degree in an appropriate discipline is required.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience working on Federal contracts in a contract administrator role, including administrating T&M, FFP, CPFF, FPP/LOE and IDIQ type contracts.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Security Clearance.
  • Certified Federal Contracts Manager certification (CFCM) a plus.
  • Experience in an engineering project environment a plus.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, national origin or any other protected class set forth by federal or state law, or for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing compensation.

Matrix is a Drug-free workplace

This job description is designed to provide general guidance in job tasks and is not meant to be all-inclusive. As business demands and needs change, the essential functions of this position may be updated to reflect the needs of Matrix Research, Inc.

*Benefits are subject to insurance and plan rules

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