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Vice President, Contracts and Corporate Governance

Reston, Virginia
Legal & Compliance

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Government Services
Business Unit: Government Services
Requisition Number: 239623
Primary Location: United States-Virginia-Reston
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Siemens Government Technologies, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Siemens, uniquely qualified to perform work for the U.S. Government. We are focused on enhancing the safety and security of the nation's assets and infrastructure, as well as assisting to improve operational and energy performance.


As an independent U.S. company with its own Board of Directors, SGT maintains a unique relationship with Siemens. We are able to leverage resources of professionals world-wide with demonstrated domain expertise and proven past performance to manage large scale, mission critical programs. The future of SGT is bright. By integrating world-class people, process, products and technology, SGT is expanding its role as an important part of our nation's security.

We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, along with the opportunity to grow your career with a well established company. 


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Job Description:

                                   Vice President, Contracts and Corporate Governance 

The Vice President, Contracts and Corporate Governance, Siemens Government Technologies (SGT) will report to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SGT and will be a key business partner and leader in the SGT organization. This role will be accountable for legal, contracts and compliance and industrial security/facilities functions within SGT and will provide support to other Siemens companies as they conduct business with the US Federal Government.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

Provide the organization with Counsel on all aspects of government prime and sub contracts, including compliance with all applicable regulations including but not limited to, intellectual property/data rights, export controls, industrial security, foreign ownership, labor standards and termination provisions;  

Ensure continued compliance with the FAR, particularly recent changes and reporting requirements   and coordinate with the entire Siemens group of operating companies; through various methods to include training to internal customers regarding regulatory and compliance matters. 

Serve as the subject matter expert and be responsible for all aspects regarding an SSA organization that include but aren’t limited to; DSS related activities, FOCI compliance matters, and the coordination and advisement of all activities for the BOD Government Security Committee 

Lead and develop the SGT Legal and Contracts organization to partner with SGT and other Siemens organizations on key Federal regulations, requirement and negotiations 

Manage efforts requiring litigation, claims or disputes directly or through a panel of outside counsel that is properly vetted for SGT’s potential needs with the appropriate fee arrangements

Serve as the Corporate Secretary of the Board of Directors

Preferred experience and capabilities:

Ideal candidate will have demonstrated a successful track record leading a contracts and compliance organization at companies of similar size and complexity of SGT.

Possess deep knowledge of government business, including subcontract and/or contract review, negotiation and administration to include fixed price, time and material and cost reimbursable contracts skills; experience in dispute resolution and procedures relating to government contracting.

Detailed working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and major agency supplements (DFARS, DEAR, GSAM, HSAR and TAR)

Possess a basic knowledge of Foreign Ownership and Control Issues (FOCI) and relevant regulations for national security (NISPOM) including special security arrangements.

Candidate must be a collaborative leader who is a strong communicator and team player.  Must have demonstrated the ability to successfully work in a complex matrix environment where the ability to influence others is key.

Security Clearance:
Must be US citizen and will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information at the Top Secret level.



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