SOSi is currently seeking an experienced Senior Contracts Administrator to join our team in Reston, VA. The Senior Contracts Administrator will support the mission of the SOSi Contracts Department by managing government and commercial contracts activities across multiple business units. Candidates must possess expert knowledge and understanding of professional Contracts Administration within the Federal Government Agencies. The Senior Contracts Administrator supports the bid, capture, and contract negotiation processes. This role will also provide overall contract compliance in accordance with contract requirements, company policy and procedures, and applicable laws.
This is a fast-paced job that demands flexibility and adaptability to changing circumstances. This role requires strong organizational and time management skills. The candidate also must be able to work independently with little supervision.
Work with the Sr. Contracts Manager and other functions including Business Development, Communications, Program Management, Finance, and the Legal team on bid and proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract review, and administration
Ensure compliance with contracting policies, laws, and regulations including, but not limited to, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplements, Cost Accounting Standards, Export Administration
Regulations, and International Traffic in Arms Regulations
Perform as point-of-contact for assigned customer portfolio and serve as the main customer interface for all contract related matters.
Foster strong relationships with customers, partners, and other internal and external stakeholders
Manage and monitor the performance of contracts and agreements for conformance to original proposal and to ensure that terms and conditions are met.
Analyze and concisely summarize contractual obligations, commitments, and performance. Coordinate flow-downs of terms and conditions with the necessary functional departments.
Analyze the impact of modifications and revisions to contract terms and prepare recommendations and risk reviews for management.
Assist with preparation of REAs and claims.
Monitor and respond to CPARs.
Coordinate contract closeout requirements
Coordinate with Program Management to submit CDRL data deliverables to customers
Participate in proposal planning and preparation.
Review solicitation documents and draft contract terms.
Advise as to acceptability and provide risk mitigation strategies
Review, draft, and negotiate pre-award related contractual agreements to include NDAs, TAs, Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs), Software License Agreements (SLAs), and Software Reseller Agreements
Provide the highest customer service experience to our external customers and internal customers
Maintain an accurate audit file for each contract, which will include the original contract, all correspondences, changes/deviations, amendments, and clarifications
Coordinate across other departments, including Billing, Finance, Subcontracts, Pricing and Compliance.
Collaborate with other members of the Contracts Department to identify and consolidate critical contract data.
Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field required
Minimum of 6 years of full life cycle contract administration experience of Federal Government contracts, teaming agreements, NDAs, consulting agreements and other contractual agreements
Experience with intellectual property, data rights, and commercial software and data sales agreements
Ability to effectively utilize and manage contract portfolio within Contract Management software
Detailed knowledge of FAR, DFAR, CAS and related agency implementing regulations are required
Experience with all types of contracts (Cost Type, FFP, T&M, IDIQ contracts, GWACS, and GSA), including reviewing and understanding pricing, representations and certifications, and subcontracting issues
Experience negotiating favorable terms on Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), Teaming Agreements (TAs), contracts and subcontracts, etc.
Experience with processing REAs and Claims
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Ability to present to varying seniority levels both internally and externally
Highly organized individual with the ability to conduct business in a professional manner. Strong organization skills and ability to prioritize
Excellent writing skills, including drafting of contract correspondence, terms and conditions, and statements of work
Ability and willingness to learn and thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously without sacrificing quality or timeliness
Excellent critical reasoning and problem-solving skills
Knowledge of ITAR, EAR and related U.S. regulations
Familiarity with finance and accounting procedures
Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required.
Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government security clearance.
Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
Travel required up to 25% the time; including to international and possibly hazardous locations
Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.
May require periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends (if applicable)
Internal Number: 2020-3937
About SOS International LLC
For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.