Job Description

Location:
Bethesda,MD,US
Remote Work:
No
Job Number:
R0179890
Contract Specialist, Senior

Key Role:

Analyze the development of a contracts acquisition plan, define requirements for solicitation, review the development of draft documentation supporting solicitations, and provide oversight for the surveillance of contracts. Monitor awarded vendors performance for conformance to contract terms and conditions. Serve as primary point of contact for customers. Act as a supporting advisor to the contracts management SME by leveraging expert knowledge of acquisition policies and regulations. Provide work leadership to junior employees, as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience working in the IC
  • 4+ years of experience with contracts or subcontracts in the industry or working as a contracting officer in the federal government
  • Experience with the procurement life cycle, from source selection activities through closeout
  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
  • Bachelor's degree or 9+ years of experience working in a professional environment in lieu of a degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience preparing and administering R&D contracts
  • Experience with the evaluation of technical and cost proposals, and techniques of cost analysis
  • Experience with broad agency announcements and the formation and administration of different government contract types
  • Knowledge of grants, other transactions, and cooperative agreements
  • Ability to be self-directed and work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to deal effectively with personnel at all levels
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.

Compensation

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $75,600.00 to $172,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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