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Senior Contract Specialist

Posted on Jan 30, 2019 by Preferred Systems Solutions

Arlington, VA 22201
Information Technology
20 Jan 2019
Annual Salary
Senior Contract Specialist

Experts Engaged in Delivering Their Best - This is the cornerstone of our service-oriented culture and why we seek the best talent to be part of our team! Since 1995, GCS, Inc. has been an award-winning resource for federal agencies and government contractors, developing and delivering innovative solutions to increasingly complex challenges. GCS supports its government customer in negotiating, executing, and administering contracts, grants and cooperative agreements and modifications for materials and services. We are currently seeking professionals to support our DoD customer in Arlington, VA!

Position Description:

Develop, prepare and present terms and conditions in proposals related to the award of contracts

Responsible for all acquisition matters including formulation and implementation of contract policies and procedures

Assist with negotiation and award functions, and other ancillary functions arising from the procurement process

Administer the terms and conditions of contracts, including such aspects as preparing contract modifications, evaluation of performance under the contract, and contract termination

Analyze proposed prices or costs, including such aspects as evaluating technical and audit reports, forecasting price trends, evaluating economic factors, estimating production

Review efficiencies and evaluating methods of allocating cost through various types of overhead and general and administrative expense

Formulate policies and procedures for the acquisition of goods or services

Participate in procurement management reviews and contract clearance, or developing positions on claims and protests related to contracts

Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

Must possess a current, active Secret security clearance

Demonstrated experience within DoD acquisition policy and procedures relative to R&D contract support

Experience utilizing the Procurement Desktop-Defense (PD2) system (desired)

Experience negotiating and awarding contracts, contract modifications, and/or subcontracts

Excellent oral and verbal communication skills required

Knowledgeable with Microsoft Office tools (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) required

Education/Training Required:

Bachelor's degree; preferred major in or 24 semester equivalent hours in either accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods or organization and management

Must possess a minimum of 10-12 years of specialized experience within federal contracting (DoD Research and Development contract specialist experience preferred)

GCS, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Reference: 631613309