Chenega Professional Services seeks a Contracts Administrator III for its team in Chesapeake, VA. This position requires expertise in all phases of contract administration/management from reviewing/responding to Solicitations and Requests for Proposal, Contract award review, set up and administration (inclusive of the administration/negotiation of other various types of agreements such as subcontract/consulting agreements) through contract closeout. Candidate will serve as the company liaison with Government Contract Offices, Program Managers, technical leaders, and various internal functional groups including Accounting and Finance. Keeps appropriate level of management informed of issues and coordinates/initiates required actions. Complies with company policies and procedures, and federal acquisition regulations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position
Develops and maintains system of continuing coordination, follow-up and monitoring of contract operations; ensures timely release of data to contractors; remains aware of, anticipates and adjusts to changes.
Identifies and works with internal functional groups to resolve complex problems, including terminations and issues, utilizing previous job knowledge, reference and source documents, in house Legal, (FAR, case history, etc.) and advanced analytical tools.
Exercises high degree of initiative and judgment, advising management on contract components and apprising them on our ability to meet schedules, cost and technical requirements and on resolution of requirements change problems.
Works regularly with FAR requirements, schedules, proposal developments, statements of work, cost and pricing data, contractual flow-down, cost accounting standards (CAS), bids, prices, terms of payment, and availability of services to be provided.
Ensures internal contractual compliance with the terms and conditions of contracts and compliance with designated management objectives.
Prepares and negotiates Teaming Agreements and Non-disclosure Agreements consistent with Prime Contract and required flow downs.
Reviews and negotiates Teaming Agreements and Non-disclosure Agreements received from external Prime Contract teaming partners.
Works with internal departments concerning specific contract questions, issues, and problems.
Identify areas of risk and assists in the development of mitigation strategies and plans.
Provide guidance related to contract related issues as they arise.
Assist with the development of a Subcontract Management Plan.
Comply with policy and procedure and documentation requirements to maintain approved CPSR status.
Administer/manage various types of contracts, i.e. IDIQ, CPFF, FFP and T&M
Close out of all contracts, associated task orders, and subcontract/consulting agreements.
Reviews solicited and unsolicited proposals for submission to customers.
Formulates contract proposal modifications.
Other duties as assigned
No supervisory responsibilities. However, this individual may mentor and/or train other members of the PS SBU contracts team.
Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.
Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.
Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
Bachelor’s Degree in related field of study and a minimum of seven years’ experience in a Contract Administration/Manager role. Direct and relevant experience can be substituted for the degree requirement.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work with a multi-functional team.
Strong planning and organization skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Effective negotiation skills.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
Knowledge of IDIQ, CPFF, FFP and T&M types of contracts.
Knowledge of regulatory guidelines and the FAR
Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.
We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
Internal Number: 1800003523
About Chenega Professional Services Strategic Business Unit
The Chenega Professional Services Strategic Business Unit (PS-SBU) is a shared services division of the Chenega Corporation specializing in providing information technology, health and scientific, engineering and technical support, professional management and administrative services to federal government civilian agencies. The PS-SBU subsidiary companies include Chenega Government Consulting, LLC (CGC), Time Solutions, LLC (TSLLC), Chenega Professional & Technical Services, LLC (CPTS) and Chenega Enterprise Systems & Solutions, LLC (ChESS). The PS-SBU provides each company shared support, including human resources, recruiting, contracting, accounting, and security, allowing each company to focus on their customers in their day to day operations. Our dedication to providing quality support includes ITIL, PMBOK, CMMI, ISO 20000:2011 and ISO 9001:2008 certified processes. Each subsidiary varies in size and status.
Our personnel provide a range of support to several different federal agencies including the Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Justice (DOJ), The Federal Bureau of Investigations(FBI), The Drug Enforcement Administration(DEA), The United States Agency for Inte...rnational Development(USAID), The National Security Agency(NSA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Department of Education (EDU), General Services Administration (GSA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).