Senior Contracts Administrator

Buchanan & Edwards - Chantilly, VA (12 days ago)4.0

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Overview
Are you looking for an opportunity to join a growing company that is innovative, cutting edge, and mission centered? Our prestigious technical and management consultants work closely with our customers in a dynamic, solution-oriented environment, and we are inviting you to apply for our recent opening as a Senior Contracts Administrator.

Clearance
None required
Responsibilities
Assist in management/administration of all federal contracts and subcontracts including General Services Administration (GSA) Schedules, Government Wide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs), Indefinite Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity (IDIQs), and task orders from proposal stage to close out
Analyzes significant or unique contractual requirements, special provisions, and terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and corporate policies for effective risk management
Advise business team members of contractual rights, obligations, and requirements and provide interpretation of terms and conditions
Manage internal contracts databases (i.e. CPARS, booking, tracking sheets, NDA/TA library, etc.)
Reviews solicitations and assist proposal team to develop specialized responses, which may include pricing and writing cost proposals
May prepare complex requests for proposals issued to subcontractors
Manages contract change control process
Assist the Director develop negotiation strategies and works with the Director to lead negotiation team on complex contractual issues including NDAs, TAs, and Subcontracts
Provides authoritative guidance to internal business teams on corporate goals and objectives relating to contract activity.
Focal point for all communication with law, finance and business team disciplines for resolution of contract issues and disputes
May assist in contract strategy regarding new business pursuits
Assists in identification, development and implementation of new contract policy and processes
May mentor and train less experienced professionals
May participate in development of less complex business alliances and partnering agreements
Have a general understanding of the business case and an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications
Other duties, as assigned
Qualifications
4-6 years of experience in contracts, subcontracts, or related profession
Ability to draft and negotiate moderate to complex, non-routine contractual instruments including NDAs, TAs, Contracts, and Subcontracts
Have a general understanding of the business case and an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications on all contracts documents and contract types (T&M, FFP, Cost Plus, Hybrid)
Working knowledge of corporate policies and procedures, coupled with ability to identify required improvement to established policies
Working knowledge of contracting concepts, FAR, DFARS, GSA, applicable public contract acquisition law and regulations
Strong analytical and communication skills
Good presentation, leadership and team-building skills
Use of independent judgment and creativity applied to resolution of contract issues
Excellent internal and external negotiation skills

Minimum Education Required:
Bachelor’s Degree

Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.

Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal Opportunity Employer –Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Buchanan & Edwards is an E-Verify employer.