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Contract Administrator

PARSONS Huntsville Full-Time
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Ready to put your contract skills to work with departments and teams who make a difference? Do you have an eye for details? Put your contract administration expertise to work on complex projects. Parsons is now hiring a Contract Administrator for our rapidly expanding team located in Huntsville, Alabama.Responsibilities: 

  • Negotiates contracts to include services and engineering projects. 
  • Researches, understands, monitors and administers the business provisions of assigned contracts to ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions. 
  • Advises the Contracts Manager regarding scope, financial, and risk issues of applicable contracts.
  • Generates and maintains documentation for negotiations including change orders. 
  • Supports new business proposals including ECPs. 
  • Collaborates with Procurement personnel on project subcontract and purchasing matters.
  • Monitors project expenditures versus contract cost limitations. 
  • As the main interface with their counterpart on all contractual issues, prepares letters to clients notifying them of contract cost limitations and requirements for additional funds as well as all other communications.
  • Collaborates with Program Control and PM to furnish business and financial information and direction requested by the client, as delegated by the Project Manager.
  • Identifies contractual problems and takes appropriate action to ensure a satisfactory resolution. 
  • Follows up on challenges demanding management attention to ensure a timely response to the client.  
  • Works independently and effectively prioritizes work to meet deadlines. 
  • Provides contractual guidance to internal customers.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
  • Develops and promotes strong customer intimacy and possess excellent customer service attitude displaying dignity and respect to all stakeholders.


Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field required
  • Master's Degree is a plus
  • NCMA Certification a plus
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Security Clearance required.
  • Current and Active DoD Secret or higher Clearance preferred.
  • 3+ years contract administration experience with FAR, TINA, CAS and DFARS requirements is required to include negotiating complex contractual requirements
  • Demonstrated proficiency with FAR, DFARS and its supplements, industry business best practices, and the negotiation of contracts is required
  • Experience with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) a plus
  • Experience with leading project team utilizing industry best business practices on contracts required.
  • Experience working effectively in a team environment required.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills required.
  • Working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration.   
  • Clearance - Secret Desired
  • Applicants selected for employment may be subject to a federal background investigation and may need to meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials.  
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Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field required
  • Master's Degree is a plus
  • NCMA Certification a plus
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Security Clearance required.
  • Current and Active DoD Secret or higher Clearance preferred.
  • 3+ years contract administration experience with FAR, TINA, CAS and DFARS requirements is required to include negotiating complex contractual requirements
  • Demonstrated proficiency with FAR, DFARS and its supplements, industry business best practices, and the negotiation of contracts is required
  • Experience with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) a plus
  • Experience with leading project team utilizing industry best business practices on contracts required.
  • Experience working effectively in a team environment required.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills required.
  • Working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration.   
  • Clearance - Secret Desired
  • Applicants selected for employment may be subject to a federal background investigation and may need to meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials.  

Skills required

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