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Contracts Specialist

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Job ID: 2312419
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 19, 2024
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

SAIC has an opening for a Contracts Specialist to support contracts/ and related business processes throughout all stages of the contract management life cycle. The right candidate will be able to work independently and function effectively as part of a team and interact with people from junior to senior-most levels. This individual should have experience meeting deadlines, and prioritizing contracts related items across large organizations.  This role joins a team providing complete life cycle acquisition technical advice and support to our NRO’s Communications Directorate customer.  Qualified candidates must provide acquisition and contracts expertise, continuity of effort, and value-added judgement on a full spectrum of activities from pre-acquisition to program execution and performance management.  Current TS/SCI level clearance with Polygraph is required.

Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the Government in establishing high-level contract strategy and driving implementation of strategic contract opportunities.
  • Post-Award Acquisition Support: Provide advice, recommendations, and document support to multiple disciplined offices in all areas of the acquisition post-award phase. Acquisition post-award support includes: Contract Administration, Contract Modification Support, Delivery/Task Order Support, financial tracking, attending PMRs/BMRs and providing analysis of progress, and Award Fee management. 
  • Provide contractual domain expertise in implementation, execution and administration for all aspects of contract management
  • Champion contract policy and procedure revision and improvement.
  • Understand the business cases and have an appreciation of financial/analytical issues.
  • Analyze significant, and/or unique contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Manage contract change control process and support bid review and proposal requests.
  • Develop negotiation strategy and lead negotiations on complex contractual issues.
  • Correspond with Government and developers regarding contract status, requests for additional information, etc.
  • Support project accounting functions regarding maintenance of contract files.
  • May prepare complex requests for proposals.
  • May mentor and train less experienced professionals

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and six (6) years or more of related experience; Masters and four (4) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years 

Significant experience may be considered in lieu of education.
  
  • Ability to establish trust-relationships as well as build and lead highly functioning, multi- faceted and “joint” teams across various operational sites
  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks and deliverables
  • Possess knowledge of industry accepted standards and best practices related to Acquisition, Contracts Management and Project Management
  • Proven technical IT expertise and communications skills that demonstrate the ability to interface with all levels of management
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct analysis and evaluations - making recommendations and providing professional advice and assistance to include preparing criteria and analytical aids, briefings, reports, and presentations 
  • Experienced in resource and requirements analysis, planning, coordination, and scheduling
  • Ability to apply technical expertise in proper context for management review
  • Skilled/comfortable working in high-tempo environment, able to be flexible and to adjust to dynamic political, technical and/or fiscal challenges 
  • Active TS SCI clearance with Polygraph 
  • DAWIA level I or II desired 

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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