Contracts Administrator

Location: Washington DC Region
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Employment Type: Contract To Hire
Contact: fac.dc@hirestrategy.com

This HireStrategy/Addison Group client is a nationally renowned, premier leader in education in the Washington DC Area, and is looking for a seasoned Contracts Administrator to come aboard! This is an opportunity to work for a Local University and after one year be eligible for tuition reimbursement.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all phases contract administration which include: leading and/or participating in proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer activities in accordance with company policies, contract and legal requirements and customer specifications.
  • Primary point of contract for contractual matters providing timely and effective customer communications and develop and maintain positive customer relationships for both internal and external customers.
  • Prepares proposals in response to customer RFI's, RFP;s and RFQ's.
  • Analyzes and evaluates RFP's and ensures responsive proposals are prepared.
  • Develops negotiation strategy and leads negotiation team on complex contractual issues.
  • Negotiates, executes, manages, maintains and closes-out DOD and other Government type and commercial contracts.
  • Negotiates price, terms and conditions to mitigate risk.
  • Monitors contract performance to ensure cost, technical, quality and contractual objectives are being met.
  • Requires independent judgement and analyses of significant issue identification.
  • Requires excellent knowledge of policies and processes or assessment of required deviations.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance or related discipline (MBA and CPCM or other related Contracts certification are highly desirable.
  • Between 3-7 years of experience as a contracts administrator
  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience in administration of DOD/Government and/or Aerospace Manufacturing Government contract environment.
  • Expert knowledge of contractual and Government regulations including FAR, DFARS. Familiarity with Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Experience with all types of contracts including firm fixed price, cost reimbursement and t&m.
  • Intermediate level of experience with Microsoft Office, MS Project a plus. Experience with a Contract Management System or Product Lifecycle Management System is preferred.
  • This position may require the ability to obtain a U.S. Government Security Clearance. Requires U.S. Citizenship.


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