Senior Contracts Specialist

    • Chantilly, VA

Location Chantilly

Supporting Corporate Headquarters - Contracts Division

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

Number of Openings 1


The Senior Contract Specialist will administer a variety of government and commercial contracts and subcontracts in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws and customer requirements. Provide onsite guidance to senior leadership regarding contract status and contract compliance matters. The Sr. Contract Specialist will manage multiple efforts and maintain a professional business relationship with clients and subcontractors. This position works closely with the Accounting and Human Capital Departments and Operations. The Senior Contract Specialist will report to the EVP, Chief of Integration & Compliance.

Duties include, but not limited to:

Sr. Contracts Administrator is responsible for contract management to include, but not limited to, review of Prime and Subcontracts, drafting subcontract modifications, task orders and/or purchase orders, composing correspondence, monitoring funding & ceiling levels, period of performance, provide limitation of funds notifications and other contractual milestones

Complete and respond to all contract inquiries and deliverable, such as Reps & Certs, Certificate of Insurance, Manpower reporting, CPARs, GSA Schedule 84, etc.

Maintain corporate contractual support records, such as SAMs registration, State Dept registration (ITAR), active registrations within GSA, Seaport e, and Seaport NxtGen, CPARs, etc.

Assist in the development or modification of contract management tools, templates, methods and processes, as needed and in coordination with the PM, Operations and Program Control/Finance

Respond in a professional manner to complex inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions

Create monthly reports as contractually needed or requested

Identify contract risks and issues, suggest alternative that lead to the best solution

Conducts contract close-out to include preparing documents, final reports or release forms in coordination with Operations and Program Control/Finance

Ensures all contract information is properly entered into Cost Point v7, accounting system

Ensures overall compliance with Government regulations and contract provisions

Interprets FAR, DFAR and other applicable acquisition regulations, and apply System High's best practices in their application

Understanding of contract actions such as; NDA, Teaming agreements, Reps & Certs, contract types, purchase orders, pricing spreadsheets (Excel), task orders, GSA, FAR, DCAA requirements

Proposal Support

Actively participate on proposal teams

Attend Proposal meetings to understand contractual requirements and ensure compliance with the requirements of the proposal

Provide contractual data required by the proposal team and/or RFP requirements

Provide IDIQ level submission support (Ebuy for GSA, Seaport e)

Provide other proposal support as needed

Prepare/coordinate subcontractor contractual documentation

Position Requirements
Required Skills (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

  • Recent (within 18 month) hands on experience with Cost Point (v7 desired, but not required)
  • Experience with prime and subcontract contract management
  • Knowledge of FAR, DFAR

Professional Business Functions
  • Ability to constructively engage and resolve challenging situations
  • Available to work before/after typical office hours
  • Independent self-starter, proactive and professional assertive
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and computer literate
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to multitask

  • No Clearance required
  • Ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI (documentation to obtain clearance must be turned into Security Department within 45 days from hire)

Years of Experience/Education Requirements
  • 3-7 years of related experience

  • CFCM or CPCM preferred, not required.

Travel Requirements
  • Travel (sometimes frequent) to various program sites as necessary to ensure sound program execution
  • Ability to travel to CONUS
  • Limited travel within the region

Additional Information

About the Organization From our start in 2005, System High has been recognized as the provider of choice for innovative security engineering. Delivering high-end information protection services, over 50% of our security professionals are US Military veterans. Patriotism, commitment to excellence, and successful mission accomplishment permeate our corporate culture. Whether designing or constructing secure facilities (SCIFs), performing IT systems certification and accreditation, establishing regulatory compliant corporate security programs, or producing life-cycle protection planning for complex systems acquisitions, System High has the expertise and tools to facilitate mission success.
System High is a Military friendly employer. Our extensive work on behalf of the U.S. government offers those who have served in uniform an opportunity to continue to serve their country in a new and exciting way while enjoying a successful civilian career.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.

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