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Contract Administrator
Job#: 494841
Positions: 1
Posted: 02/13/2019
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Alexandria, VA
Department: Contracts
Category: Central Research - Admin
Salary: Salaried
Benefits: Non-SCA
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Job Description

Position Summary:

Central Research, Inc., is actively seeking a Contract Administrator for immediate hire, to join our Alexandria, VA corporate office.

The Contract Administrator will provide contract guidance and administrative control over our prime contracts, subcontracts, task orders and consulting agreements. The position reports to the Vice President of Administration.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  •  Assist in research and preparation of contract documents; including teaming agreements, NDAs, and subcontracts
  •  Process contract and subcontract modifications and update contract summaries and briefs
  • Ensure Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) compliance for administration of contracts, including compliance with contract and FAR reporting requirements
  • Consult with and provide recommendations and documentation support to the Vice President of Administration
  • Identify potential contractual problems or conflicts, analyze impact and ramifications, and resolve issues
  • Prepare and disseminate information to internal staff regarding contract status, compliance, audits, modifications, deviation, expiration, termination and closeout activity
  • Maintain continual internal and external reviews to ensure that contract-related issues are resolved in accordance with customer requirements, contractual requirements, management direction, and the FAR
  • Prepare and maintain corporate contract files
  • Provide advice, recommendations, and document preparation support in all areas of the acquisition process; primarily focused on post-award management
  • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of contract briefs and summaries and contract files
  • Review contract documents, including award documents, modifications and task orders to identify and document legal and contractual requirements
  • Organizes and maintain contract files
  • Assist in ensuring compliance with government contract laws and reporting requirements, including preparation and filing of reports
  • Maintain and update comprehensive calendar of events for timely compliance with contractual requirements
  • Provide advice and recommendations for modifications including but not limited to: updates to contract terms and conditions, administrative changes, option exercise renewal notices, pricing, requirements, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant work experience
  •  7+ years’ experience in a contracting office for a private government contractor

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in government contracting, law, management finance or accounting
  •  Certified or working toward certification in CFCM, CPCM, or DAWIA/FAC-C
  • Knowledge of the Service Contract Act (SCA)
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have comprehensive knowledge of the federal acquisition process and an ability to identify and apply FAR requirements as they relate to the Company’s current and future contracts and subcontracts
  •  Knowledge and experience interpreting, analyzing, and applying FAR to all aspects of the contract lifecycle
  • Ability to extract key metrics, milestones, and requirements from contract documents
  • Knowledge and experience working with various types of government contracts, including Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ), Task order-type contracts, Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs), GSA Schedules, Firm-Fixed Price, and Time and Materials contracts
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office applications, including SharePoint
  • Functional knowledge of Deltek Costpoint

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Central Research is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Click here to view the Equal Employment Opportunity Posters.

If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan, please call 703-382-1970. 

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact our recruiting office at (703) 382-1363. This telephone line is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a response.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.  It is intended to describe the general nature and work responsibilities of the position.  This job description and the duties of this position are subject to change, modification and addition as deemed necessary by the Company.






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