Persistent Systems

  • Assistant Contracts Manager

    Job Location US-CO-Fort Collins
  • Job Description & Responsibilities

    We’re looking for a Contracts Specialist to join our exciting growing team! This person will be responsible for working with the Contracts Manager and the Director of Programs in managing all aspects of Government contracts, pursuing new opportunities, and developing existing relationships with Government Contracting persons of contact.



    • With management oversight and guidance, supports the contracting and procurement activities by overseeing solicitation development, drafting, negotiation and executions, modifications of contracts during program lifecycle to close-out in accordance with relevant regulations
    • Performs day to day proactive maintenance of contracts, subcontracts and agreements including modifications, filing, assuring compliance with contract reporting requirements, deliverables, modifications, updates and responses and assuring timely close of contracts.
    • Reviews solicitation requests to ensure compliance with terms and conditions, contractual and regulatory compliance, including allowability and reasonableness of proposed costs, provides advice to staff on these and other business management issues
    • Develops contracting documentation including, Request for Quotes (RFQ), statements of work (SOW), work breakdown structures (WBS), and Cost Proposals to include pricing and scheduling details, coordination of requirements, and cost proposal risk assessment
    • Coordinates with Program Managers to ensure contract requirements are fulfilled
    • Maintains current knowledge of relevant contractual procedures and practices Prepare sales documentation with Persistent Sales Team and external customers
    • Researches and recommends feasible and logical solutions to contract issues. Elevates issues appropriately

    Job Qualifications & Experience


    • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Contract Management, or a similar field or equivalent experience
    • 5 years of experience managing grants or contracts
    • Familiarity with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
    • Must be available to travel 10-15% of the time
    • Must have a US security clearance or be able to obtain a US security clearance



    • Demonstrated experience managing multiple simultaneous tasks and competing priorities
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    Company Overview

    Headquartered in New York City since 2007, Persistent Systems, LLC is a global communications technology company which develops, manufactures, and integrates a patented and secure Mobile Ad Hoc Networking (MANET) system: Wave Relay®. The company’s industry leading R&D team has designed wireless networking protocols to support their cutting edge Wave Relay® system and technology. Wave Relay® is capable of running data, video, voice and other applications under the most difficult and unpredictable conditions. Their suite of products is field proven and utilized in Commercial, Military, Government, Industrial, Agriculture,  Robotics, and Unmanned System markets.


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