Contracts Administrator- McLean, VA

Posted on April 25, 2011. Filed under: Job location Virginia | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

About AECOM National Security Programs

National Security Programs, an AECOM Technology Corporation, is a provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world. The National Security Programs Division brings unique expertise to AECOM in intelligence, information technology and cyber security – and diversifies AECOM’s strong base of federal government relationships. An exciting and rewarding career, built on your experience is within your reach. AECOM has significant presence in the high-growth national security market. With 51,000 people in more than 100 countries, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. Our highly capable team provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments.

Position Title: Contracts Administrator

Reports to: Contracts Director

Position Overview:

The candidate’s responsibilities will include cradle-to-grave contract administration and support to project managers to provide contractual advice. Assist in contract negotiations and contract activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies and legal requirements.  Perform special projects as needed.

Experience Requirements:

Minimum of 2 years experience in federal government contracts administration, including GSA Schedules, and the ability to perform tasks without appreciable direction.  The ideal candidate will be extremely detail oriented, independent, and analytical. The ideal candidate will have worked in a professional services environment and be familiar with Cost Plus, Time and Material and Fixed Price contracts and possess demonstrated knowledge of contract terms and conditions.  Must have strong spreadsheet and communication skills and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced, dynamic, team oriented environment. This position requires the ability to provide good customer service to internal/external clients and to discuss and explain contractual topics with non-contractual personnel. 

Skills Requirements:

Must have excellent organizational and people skills. Must have a working knowledge of FAR, DFARS, DOD and DCAA; must be a self-starter and thrive in a management structure where supervision is minimal but high standards are maintained. Must work well as part of a team (to include Program Managers, Human Resource, Recruitment, Accounting & Finance, Business Manager), be customer focused and have a “can-do” attitude. The ability to multi-task, prioritize commitments, able to work in a matrixes organization, and manage time effectively are critical skills. Strong computer skills and intermediate to advanced level proficiency with Excel are required (MS Word can have intermediate skills).  Experience with export compliance activities for both the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) is desired. 

*Minimum Top Secret SCI with Counter-Intelligence (CI) polygraph required.

Education Requirements:

BA/BS in business (will consider years of experience in lieu of education).

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