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Contract Manager

Company name
Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Arlington, VA, United States

Employment Type

Contract Management, Operations, Procurement

Posted on
Jan 30, 2023

Valid Through
May 15, 2023


Contract Manager','2300002B','!*!CWTSatoTravel is the largest travel service provider to the world's most important customer- the U.S. military and government. We have offices in the United States and Guam, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, the Spain and the Azores. We are a division of CWT. We have a proud 72 plus year history in servicing the US military and are always looking for a new talent to help us grow as a team. We encourage you to check out our career opportunities and start your journey with CWTSatoTravel today.

Position overview

CWTSatoTravel is seeking a Contract Manager (Target Salary $90K)


Competitive Pay

Vacation, Holidays & Paid Time Off

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

401(k) Plan

Wellness Program

Life Insurance, Accident and Disability Coverage

Employee Discounts


Position Description

Position directly supports the Sr. Director of Contract Administration or the Vice President, Strategic Business Initiatives and entails the day-to-day management of CWTSatoTravel’s Contract Administration department.  Position requires a high level of interaction with government contracting officials and, additionally, is responsible for the support of internal stakeholders across the organization in order to insure that CWTSatoTravel adheres to all contract requirements and is contract compliant at all times.

Position Responsibilities

Oversee contract compliance, document management and change management processes of the Contract Administration department.

Manage the Contract Information Notification (CIN) system.

Provide oversight for GSA, DoD and stand-alone government contracts and ensure that the Sr. Director of Contract Administration or the Vice President, Strategic Business Initiatives is apprised of critical issues in a timely manner.

Serve as primary point of contact with CWTSatoTravel Finance in order to ensure that all financial requirements of CWGT’s contract vehicles are met and adhered to.

Provide Contract Administration support to Traveler Experience (TX), Client Executive Management and ETS2 teams.

Negotiate contracts, task orders, and modifications as appropriate.

Request modifications to the contracts from the government as necessary and ensure that required contract modifications are reviewed and action taken is appropriate.

Ensure that correspondence is prepared to document any actions taken.  Problem areas are concisely documented to provide a clear understanding of how decisions were reached and finalized, thus establishing an audit trail.

Lead internal stakeholder meetings following contract awards to ensure a thorough understanding of contract terms and conditions by all stakeholders.

Represent CWTSatoTravel Contract Administration at post-award meetings with clients.

Assist Sr. Director of Contracts on “spot check” contract audits and follow up with internal stakeholders.

In tandem with the Sr. Director of Contract Administration establish performance metrics and goals for Contract Administrator and Senior Contract Administrator positions.

Other duties as assigned.


','!*!Position Requirements


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.


A minimum of 5-7 years experience in U.S. Government procurement or U.S. Government contract administration.


Federal Travel Regulations (FTR)

Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)

Joint Travel Regulations (JTR)

Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM)


Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Detail oriented.


Ability to manage the day-to-day functions of the Contract Administration department to a high standard with minimal to no supervision.

Ability to analyze and deconstruct complex contractual issues for senior management upon request and provide a verbal and/or written report in support of such analyses if required.

Ability to provide subject matter expertize in support of both internal and external client constituencies

Judgment Required

Position will have contact with senior executives, key CWTSatoTravel clients and vendors and therefore must have the presence and maturity to represent the company in a professional, consistent manner. Incumbent must have the breadth and depth of experience to evaluate the skills and services of a variety of outside vendors.

Supervision of Others

Position may include supervision of others.

Because this position is directly with our Federal Government client, the government requires that the successful candidate be a US Citizen.  Authorization to work in the US is not sufficient for this position. Additionally, you will be subject to a company and government background investigation including a criminal history review.

To the extent, this position enables access to traveler personal identifiable information (PII) as defined by the U.S. Government or vital trust data as defined by CWT, then the individual is required to adhere to all government required and/or company mandated information security policies and regulations. The individual is also required to take all information security and Privacy Act training required by the Government and/or company. The individual is required to safeguard any such information and in the event of any improper disclosure to company officials in accordance with applicable information security policies or regulations.


CWT is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

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