Contract Administrator Sr in Vienna, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Vienna, VA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Under limited supervision of senior contract management staff, cradle-to-grave administration of contracts of moderate to high risk to the company. Participates in the preparation of complex proposals, inclusive of pricing and cost narratives; negotiation of contracts; and the performance of other contract administration functions as may be required.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reviews complex solicitations and prepares specialized responses for proposals and contract modifications.

Participates in discussions on proposal cost strategy and coordinates special rate calculations and other significant financial impacts.

Analyzes contract performance requirements, including unique or unusual special provisions and terms and conditions to ensure compliance with law, regulations, corporate policy and procedures.

Provides guidance on complex contractual requirements and corporate policy to line management organizations.

Negotiates and establishes teaming agreements and non-disclosure agreements, as assigned, with prospective partners to respond to client’s solicitation.

In concert with management and line organizations, develops negotiation strategy for complex contractual issues.

Ensures contract review, approval and execution is in accordance with corporate policy.

Maintains data in corporate information systems.

Acts as liaison between technical staff and others including Financial Operations, Procurement, Security, Property, and Human Resources, on contractual matters.

May assist in new business pursuit and associated contract strategy.

Provides input to senior contract management staff in the development of contract administration policies and procedures within the limits of delegated authority and in accordance with policies and procedures.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in related discipline plus 5 to 7 years of directly related experience. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Experience in a government contracting environment is required.
  • Experience with all contract types, inclusive of FFP, required.
  • Pricing experience required.
  • Experience with commercial software sales to government and industry preferred. 

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), inclusive of OCI provisions, and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).
  • Understanding of the business case and an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and loss implications.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.

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