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Director of Contracts and Compliance

Sacramento, CA 95833

Posted: 01/15/2024 Employment Type: DirectHire Industry: Admin Support Job Number: 1674993

Job Description

We are recruiting a seasoned and strategic Director of Contracts & Compliance to join a leading regional community servicing non-profit organization. The Director of Contracts & Compliance will spearhead the entire life cycle of government contracts and compliance across federal, state, and local levels. This is a great opportunity to join an organization that offers a hybrid work environment, excellent employee benefits and career advancement.   Pay range:  $140k - $180k.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in leadership over contracts and compliance departments.  Government contracts and grants experience preferred.


  • Manage the entire life cycle of government contracts and associated compliance requirements.
  • Acting as the bridge between our organization and Contracting Officers, this role will manage pre-award activities such as solicitations, proposals, and contract negotiations.
  • Oversee cradle-to-grave contract administration on designated contracts.
  • Establish policies and procedures aligned with corporate strategy, communicate government procurement requirements to the organization (FAR, etc.).
  • Serve as the primary liaison between the organization and agency contracting officers or subcontract procurement agents.
  • Oversee pre-award activities related to solicitations, proposals, and contract negotiations.
  • Administer cradle-to-grave contract management for assigned contracts, ensuring compliance and efficiency.
  • Develop policies and procedures aligning with corporate strategy and authorization levels.
  • Communicate and provide comprehensive training on government procurement requirements such as FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation) to the Organization.
  • Contribute strategically to the overall success and growth of the Organization.


  • 10+ years’ experience with government contracts management in a senior capacity, or a master’s degree in a relevant field; advanced degree preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of government procurement regulations (FAR, etc.) and compliance requirements.
  • Proven track record in successful contract negotiations and administration.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to strategize, mentor, and develop teams.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities.

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