Director, Contracts and Support Services
Tampa, FL 
Posted 26 days ago
Job Description
This position is responsible for directing the Contracts organization as well as related support services including, providing management of all existing and future contracts, assuring fulfillment of contractual obligations and business objectives (i.e. proposals, negotiations, claims, expansion and closeout), and management of the facility security services.  The role interfaces with all levels of the Company’s management providing guidance on program strategies and contract related matters.
  • Serve as a key member of the Senior Leadership team and provide recommendations that keep the Company current with state-of-the-art developments and strategically competitive in the industry 
  • Direct Contracts function as well as Facility Security including COMSEC, ITAR, CUI compliance, and Order Entry
  • Management of all Department staff and activities
  • Responsible for monitoring performance of assigned scope within contractual boundaries, company expectations, and established standards based on contractual commitments, including financial, quality, technical, and schedule
  • Assess contractual risk, manage the assessment of overall risk, and prepare management proposals to influence the potential profit/return on investment of new business pursuits
  • Conduct and coordinate negotiations of complex, high-dollar contracts requiring a high degree of negotiation expertise
  • Plan, manage preparation, leads and documents contract negotiations to optimize the potential profitability potential of all contracts
  • Manage contract performance to support internal business objectives as well as satisfying the customer and providing for follow-on business
  • Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers
  • Provide guidance and direction to ensure contracts and support services are in compliance with Government laws and regulations as well as Corporate policy and procedures
  • Interface with customers to discuss problem areas and contract closeout
  • Coach, develop, and obtain top talent to meet/exceed Contracts and Support Services’ objectives
  • Administers all Human Resources programs and policies (including selection, promotion, transfers, salary administration and termination) without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age or handicap)

  • BS in Business, Business Administration, International Business
  • Minimum of fifteen years related experience and a minimum of ten years Contracts management experience
  • Possess an understanding of electronics manufacturing as well as contracting associated to manufactured products within the US DOD industry
  • Responsible for negotiation of contract terms and conditions
  • Responsible for administering all types of contracts involving unlimited dollar volume and complexity
  • Extensive knowledge of Department of Defense prime contracting, subcontracting, contract cost analysis techniques, contract termination procedures, and quoting/proposal audits
  • Extensive knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), DFARS, NDA’s and teaming agreements
  • Knowledge of COMSEC, ITAR, CUI compliance, and Order Entry
  • Awareness of trends in the Government acquisition environment
  • Experience with Defense Security Services (DSS) and managing a Facility Security Officer role
  • Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) certification or Government equivalent certification, preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team building skills
  • Excellent computer skills (Proficient with MS Office Suite)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Inter, intra-department and external contact required
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain a U.S. Government granted security clearance
  • Some travel may be required on an as needed basis

Sypris Electronics, LLC provides goods and services to the U.S. Government and other prime contractors and is obligated by its contracts with those entities, as well as by various federal laws and regulations regarding security and export control, to restrict access to certain goods, services, and/or any related information.  Accordingly, Sypris Electronics has a policy of only hiring U.S. citizens.  Upon employment all employees have to provide evidence verifying U.S. citizenship.

Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

Pre-employment drug screening required.
Sypris Electronics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Sypris Electronics does not, and will not, discriminate against a person on the basis of race, ancestry, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religious creed or belief, physical or mental disability, marital or familial status, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, protected activity (such as opposition to or reporting of prohibited discrimination or harassment), or any other status or classification protected by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, in any aspect of employment opportunity.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Sypris Electronics offers a competitive compensation and benefits package upon date of hire including health, dental, vision, life, disability, and 401(k) with company matching. We also offer a 9/80 work schedule.
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
15+ years
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