CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Junior Contracts Administrator in Fairfax, Virginia
Junior Contracts Administrator
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City:Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Employment Type:Full Time
Full-cycle contract administration responsibilities, which as a minimum, includes oversight of detailed financial/funding requirements of multi-CLIN contracts that have a combination of contract types and services by CLIN, RFP/RFQ analysis, subsequent proposal preparation review/support, negotiations, post-award contract set-up and administration, and contract closeouts, all in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer/contract specifications.
Administration of U.S. Government contracts from cradle to grave based upon knowledge of contracting procedures, acquisition principles, regulations, and guidelines applicable to the Department of Defense and other Government agencies.
Candidate must be capable of learning to identify potential contractual problem areas early on, assess alternate courses of corrective action and recommend satisfactory solutions.
Working knowledge of Excel, Deltek and Costpoint software is required.
Assists with duties related to proposal activities.
Establishes and maintains formal active and inactive contract/subcontract records repository.
Interfaces on a daily basis with CGI corporate and technical personnel, government procurement agencies, and other contractors.
Assists with the preparation of subcontract documents and Teaming, Consultant, and Non-Disclosure Agreements.
Assists in the preparation, coordination, and production of formal cost proposals in response to requirements of Government solicitations, to include the solicitation of subcontractor cost proposals.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
The position requires the individual to work closely, and develop good working relationships, with Contracting Officers externally, and Contracts Group management, Co-workers, Program Managers, SubTask/CLIN Managers, Account Vice Presidents, Legal department, Finance department, etc. internally by establishing routine, professional communications, both verbally and in writing. Will be required to have collaborative and daily interaction with these individuals, including program staff and contracts/subcontracts team members, as we strive to maintain a very collaborative working environment.
Under supervision of a senior staff member, a successful candidate will be responsible for assigned agency contracts within the business unit and will also be responsible for maintenance of contract data in company database(s), contract files, and the submission of ad-hoc reporting as needed.
A successful candidate will be responsible for shadowing senior staff working on proposal teams on proposal efforts for new competitive and sole source procurements for follow-on work or other pursuits as assigned. Will also be responsible for directed review and collaboration on smaller non-competitive responses, to include ROM estimates and RFIs, and under supervision, final submission and correspondence with the governments designated acquisitions workforce as applicable.
Will be expected to be mature, professional, and have the ability to think independently to resolve problems using proactive concepts, techniques, standards, and apply a general business acumen as it applies to contract management.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
BA/BS from accredited university/college plus 0-2 years of experience. Additional years relevant experience may be substituted for educational requirement.
Must have excellent analytical and critical thinking skills, effective written and oral communication skills, effective negotiation skills and strong interpersonal skills.
Must understand the impact of proposed or awarded work and contract terms on the company, be able to identify and resolve contractual issues and advise program staff and senior management of contractual rights and obligations.
Applicant must have a working knowledge of contract administration principles and possess working knowledge of U. S. Government procurement regulations (FAR/DFAR/Agency Regs, as applicable).
Ability to directly and professionally interact and negotiate with government acquisitions personnel and teaming partner personnel.
Demonstrated ability to identify issues and problems on assigned contracts and make recommendations to direct supervisor(s), program staff, and business unit management.
Advanced Degrees and/or Contract Management related class work or certifications a plus; but not required.
Preferred Additional Qualifications:
Professional Contracts certification or related coursework.
Current/previous experience working with the full range of Contract types (e.g. Cost-Type, T&M, Fixed Price) to include performance based contracting, and GWAC/GSA Schedule Contracting will be considered a plus.
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