The Senior Contracts Administrator will take the lead on complex proposals of high value. He/she is also responsible for review of all types of contract documents, including master agreements, licenses, teaming agreements and other agreements to ensure compliance and identify possible business and legal risk.
JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Take a lead role for the Contracts function for their assigned customers, and serve as a subject matter expert for contractual matters with internal and external customers
Advise management of contractual rights, obligations, risks, etc.
Compile and analyze contractual data; maintain and archive historical information in accordance with USG regulations and company policies and procedures
Maintain accurate and complete contractual records as required by internal policies and procedures
Review and evaluate customer requests for proposals or revisions to contracts, coordinating submissions
Perform risk assessments ensure risk and contract issues are appropriately identified and addressed in a timely manner and offer approaches to mitigate risks, including alternative contractual language, as required
Investigate and reconcile significant contract changes involving cost, specifications, schedules, etc.
Work in conjunction with associated functional organizations and customers to ensure conformance with contractual obligations, to remain cognizant of problem areas, and work with leadership to implement the required corrective actions
Proactively implement controls to ensure proper execution of contract requirements and research requests for proposals
Prepare contract documents authorizing work to commence on a given contract or proposal within established cost, price, and schedule objectives
Negotiation of claims and settlements for billing disputes, labor and material costs, may include audit, control, or liaison functions with both suppliers and customers
Financial understanding and leadership skills to lead large dollar value negotiations
BA/BS with 10+ years experience of contract administration experience. Advanced degrees and/or certifications desired but not required. 14-15 years of experience is equal to a Bachelors plus 10 years of experience. An advanced degree plus 6 years experience is equal to a BS plus 10 years experience
Broad knowledge of and exposure to all phases of contracts management
Experience with multiple USG contracts (FFP, FPIF, CPFF, T&M, etc.) and Commercial type contracts
Experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating Government contracts, subcontracts, TAs and NDAs
Must be a self-starter, independent worker and proven ability to work through complex problems and able to work in a fast-paced environment
Excellent presentation and communication skills, both oral and written to support meetings with the management, internal and external customers
Intellectual property and data rights knowledge
Understanding and applicability of Cost Accounting Standards
Understanding and applying all appropriate laws and applicable regulations in preparing and negotiation highly complex contracts
Ability to qualify for appropriate security clearances as required by USG agencies
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel,PowerPoint)
Eligible to obtain a Top Secret Clearance
Knowledge of FAR and DFAR and federal contract types
Experience with Federal, commercial and State Government contracts
Ability to implement company policies and requirements
Internal Number: S20-0186
About Whitney , Bradley and Brown
WBB is a technical and management consulting company that provides innovative products and services that solve government and commercial customer’s toughest problems. For more than 30 years, WBB has set the standard for excellence in consulting services, while providing its employees with an outstanding work environment with ample opportunities for growth and success. WBB continues to enjoy impressive growth, which is directly attributed to the company’s hiring practice of always hiring the very best professionals from government, military and industry.
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