Contract Management, Department of Defense, Project Management
4 Year Degree
Job Purpose: Prepare, process, submit, negotiate and administer assigned research grant and contract proposals and awards under federally-funded contracts including oversight of pre- and post-award activities and negotiations. Provide contractual services and guidance to faculty and research staff including review, analysis and interpretation of new awards. Monitors grant and contract performance.
Facilitate research proposal preparation, processing and submission.
Inform faculty and staff on proposal submission processes, regulatory compliance requirements and Institute policy.
Negotiate or coordinate negotiations of terms and conditions related to contract awards.
Coordinate approval certification process.
Monitor awards and serve as contact for all business/contractual matters throughout life cycle of award.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Work Experience: Five to seven years job related experience
Skills: This job requires a working knowledge of contract administration principles and practices including those specific to OMB’s 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements and the Federal Acquisition. Communications and negotiations skills are required as are those related to use of office and specialized computer applications and systems
Preferred Skills: Application of required skills within a not for profit, educational or federal government contractor organization is preferred.
A deep working knowledge of the applicable Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) as well as Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) along with experience working with industrial sponsors regarding federal flow through contracts.
Additional Information: May require obtaining national security clearance.
Impact & Influence: This position will interact on a consistent basis with: academic and research faculty and management, sponsor organization representatives. This position typically will advise and counsel: academic and research faculty and management. This position will supervise: NA.
Internal Number: PVA#40136 / Job#0177542
About Georgia Institute of Technology
The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is located in Atlanta, GA and is one of the nation’s top research universities with research expenditures exceeding $900M in FY18. Georgia Tech’s Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) provides progressive and responsive assistance in several areas of research administration, including specialized educational, informational, and technological support to research administrators and faculty. OSP provides research faculty with full-service “cradle to grave” support and administration for all research contracts and grants at Georgia Tech. OSP oversees submission of all government contract proposals and grant applications for sponsored research, other sponsored proposals, including issuing subawards for the Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Georgia Tech Applied Research Corporation and the Georgia Institute of Technology.