We are a management consulting company seeking a Senior Contract Specialist to join our team! The individual will provide acquisition support and administration services to our client, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). The individual in this role will provide acquisition support services to MCC’s Contracts and Grants Management Division, including all phases of the procurement life cycle. This support will play a key role in MCC’s mission to promote economic growth and poverty reduction in countries that demonstrate a commitment to just and democratic governance.
The position will encompass a wide range of responsibilities in the areas of: acquisition management and reporting, market research, contract document preparation, and providing advice and recommendations in all areas of the acquisition planning and contract performance phases.
Duties and Responsibilities
Evaluates contract price quotes and administer, terminate, and closeout contracts.
Performs contract administration activities for selected contracts and assists in the monitoring of contractor’s performance, approval of progress payments, and verification of deliveries.
Negotiates and supports modifications to contracts and conducts analysis of of cost-related sections of solicitation documents and the analysis of cost and price data, labor and material cost, etc.
Conducts and utilizes price/cost analysis techniques to support the development of cost-related sections of solicitation documents and the analysis of cost and price data, labor and material cost.
Conducts budgeting for planned procurements. Analyzes and evaluates cost-related areas of solicitations for pricing structure and instruction to offerors. Assesses contractor price/cost quotes for new procurements, changes, follow-on procurements.
Assists customers in developing statements of work and procurement strategy; and develops evaluation plans, pricing methodologies, and contract administration., as well as assistance agreements.
Serves as a point of contact for program officials on acquisition and administrative matters affecting major procurement of supplies and services using source selection procedures; the evaluation of contract price proposals; and the administration or termination and closeout of major contracts.
Coordinates contract administration activities for long-term, extensive technical service contracts, ranging from Firm-Fixed-Price through Fixed-Price-Incentive and Fixed-Price-Award fee.
Monitors contractor’s performance, approval of progress payments, reviewing and providing recommendations on contractor proposals resulting from change orders, scheduling, issues, etc.; interprets contract provisions and provides appropriate advice and guidance; and conducts in-depth analyses of contractors’ financial and management systems/facilities for compliance.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university, at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
Minimum of 6 years of experience in federal government contracting, at least one of these years must be specialized experience equivalent to the federal government GS-13 grade level.
DAWIA or FAC-C Level II certification, or other commercial qualifications (NCMA - CFCM, CPCM) preferred.
Mastery of contracting methods, contract types, and pre-and post-award contracting policies and procedures.
Knowledge of contracting principles, laws, statues, Executive Orders, regulations and procedures applicable to pre-award and/or post-award actions sufficient to procure and/or administer contracts for a variety of specialized equipment, services, and/or construction, or to conduct studies of problem areas and develop standard methods and operating procedures.
High level competency with Oracle Financial Systems, specifically Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM).
High level competency with MCC’s Commercial-Off-The-Shelf products, such as AEON, Automated Acquisition Management Solution, and Workload Tracking software.
High level competency with MS Office applications (MS Word, Excel, VISIO, and PowerPoint)
Experience using SharePoint for storage of electronic files and accessing SOPs, templates, and calendars.
About Dynamic Pro Inc
Dynamic Pro, Inc. (DPI) is a consulting firm with strong focus in management consulting, technology, and business services. We offer a multidisciplinary team that builds relationships, delivers quality products, and represents the client's best interest. DPI's approach addresses the three dimensions of change: People, Process, and Technology. We offer a comprehensive toolkit of approaches to help clients adapt to rapid changes in their mission environments. Our approach to program management helps high performing organizations integrate planning, implementation, and control activities.
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