Contracts Administrator, Lead

Key Role:

Provide full lifecycle support with a focus on terms and conditions, white paper and proposal support, project execution, and risk mitigation for Other Transaction (OT) prototype and follow-on production contracts, including both FAR and OT based. Provide expert advice and counsel to account executives and their program leadership on contractual matters, including contract types, regulatory and corporate policy compliance requirements, organizational conflict of interest, and risk management and mitigation and monitor operational performance. Support complex contract activity that requires the development of specialized contract vehicles and techniques to accomplish business goals and objectives. Due to the nature of work performed within this facility, U.S. citizenship is required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience in contract administration, negotiations and proposal preparation with the U.S. government and a combination of commercial, state, or local government or international clients

  • Experience with fixed-price systems delivery contracts, including contracts for software development or systems delivery

  • Experience in negotiating contracts with industry partners, including non-disclosure and teaming agreements

  • Knowledge of contract concepts and contract acquisition law and regulations

  • Ability to support complex contract activity that requires the development of specialized contract vehicles and techniques to accomplish business goals and objectives

  • Ability to draft moderate to complex non-routine contractual instruments

  • Ability to provide training to account teams on the unique characteristics of OTs

  • Ability to use independent judgment and creativity to resolve contractual issues

  • Ability to develop customer relationships with internal and external customers

  • BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with OT agreements or Space Act Agreements

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • MA or MS degree

  • NCM Professional certifications, including CPCM, CFCM, or CCCM

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