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Sodexo has an exciting opportunity for a Director, Government Contracts

This is a REMOTE-BASED role. Candidates can be based in any US location.

Do you have experience with government and commercial contracts? Are you able to build strategic relationships inside and outside of the organization, influencing leaders as well as government partners?

Sodexo Government is seeking a qualified Director of Contracts, who has demonstrated skills and experience in working with the government and in-depth knowledge of various commercial and government contract types and significant working knowledge of the following regulations:

  • Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
  • Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARS)
  • US Ability One Commission Regulations, and
  • the Service Contract Act (SCA)

Key Tasks and Responsibilities of the Government Contract’s Director:

  • Plays a proactive part in developing the government segment’s contract management function and takes joint responsibility for the achievement of the function’s objectives.
  • Provides recommendations and authoritative advice on key dependencies, risks, liabilities and opportunities in solicitations, proposals and contracts (federal, state/local and commercial).
  • Undertakes contract management activities, including (but not limited to):
  • Drafting contractual agreements, e.g., confidentiality agreements, teaming agreements, subcontracts, task orders, etc.
  • Interpreting, when required, the contracted requirement, including terms and conditions and scope of work;
  • Provides active participation in the company’s bids and proposal process; and
  • Develops working relationships with customers, as needed, to ensure mission and financial success.

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

An advanced degree from an accredited college or university (a Juris Doctor degree is preferred).

Additional requirements:

  • 8+ years applicable business-related work experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to communicate, influence and operate effectively at all levels of the organization.
  • Able to formulate negotiation strategies, carry out negotiations and problem solve.
  • Displays passion, energy, drive, agility and resilience in achieving work-related goals under challenging circumstances.

About Sodexo’s Government Segment: We are a federal contractor within Sodexo and have a business portfolio of approximately $450 million in revenue and our star status client portfolio includes the U.S. Marine Corps, Air Force, Intelligence business and Federal Government locations throughout the United States and Guam. The government contract’s function at Sodexo develops relationships with customers, ensuring mission and financial success, while working closely with operations, business development, finance, HR and other Sodexo functions to ensure contractual obligations are met and the company is protected from risks. Contracts is an integrating function within Sodexo Government.

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 5 years of experience in contracting or related experience

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Application Instructions

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