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PAE is currently seeking a Contracts Administrator to support our Global Logistics and Stability Operations Business from the Arlington, VA headquarters. The portfolio will consist primarily of major service contracts with the U.S. Department of State (DoS). In addition to all of the necessary qualifications of a contracts professional, the selected candidate must be comfortable working in a dynamic and high-energy environment. International travel is expected up to 20%.
Ensure contract compliance and contract administration; develop initiatives to increase profitability and cash; establish and maintain excellent customer relations, both internally and externally; and develop business strategies for new business opportunities.
Advise management of contractual rights, obligations and risks.
Compile and analyze data; and maintain historical information
Manage, participate in and/or conduct contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.
Team with the Operations and Business Management teams to monitor, assess and accurately report, both internally and externally, on Project cost, schedule, risks and opportunities.
Participate in proposal preparation as an integral member of the team with special emphasis on reviewing contract terms and risks, contributing to pricing strategy and assisting the PMO to develop mitigation strategies for proposal submittals.
Oversee the evaluation of contract performance to determine necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations.
Ensure communication is maintained for timely contract execution by the parties.
Ensure final contract documents are consistent with agreements reached at negotiations.
Assist in training about contract practices and negotiations to company personnel.
Be responsible for multiple task orders, contracts with varied contract types.
Perform other duties and special projects as required. Requirements:
A Bachelor’s degree in business or other related field from an accredited college is required.
At least three (3) years of Contracts administration/management experience is required.
At least three (3) years of specialized experience in the direct administration of major support services contract(s) for a professional engineering, program management and/or administrative support capacity to the Government is required.
Expertise in FAR.
Prior experience in supporting contract negotiations, preferably with United States Government contracts is highly desirable.
Experience with varying contract types: fixed-price, cost, cost-reimbursable, time and material and incentive type contracts is required.
Demonstrated experience in drafting, effective writing is required.
Well-developed communication skills with ability to interface with multiple levels of operations personnel and administrative staff are required.
Organization skills, and negotiation skills with staff from Management, Operations is required, along with flexibility to work across time zones.
Ability and willingness to travel to austere environments as and when needed (less than 20%) is required.
An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.
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From our founding in 1955, PAE has offered enduring support for the essential missions of a wide range of customers, including the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. To support our customer’s complex missions around the world, PAE’s current portfolio includes capabilities in aviation, capacity building and stabilization, critical infrastructure, expeditionary logistics, identity and information management solutions, integrated security solutions, test and training ranges, and training solutions; and enterprise-level technology products and software. Over the past several years, PAE has increased the breadth of services we offer our customers by integrating companies with proven capabilities and a customer-focused workforce culture. Today, the approximately 15,000 members of our global workforce perform with excellence and dedication in over 60 countries, on all seven continents, in some of the world’s most challenging regions. We attribute our success to the quality of our work and the integrity and high ethical standards that define our business operations. As we grow, the values that have set us apart over the past six decades continue to guide our company in leading with integrity and excellence. We are strongly committed to diversity, recognizing our success depends on bringing together a wide range of perspectives, skills and experiences to find the most innovative, cost-effective solutions for our customers. Above all, PAE dedicates itself to the missions of our customers. The entire workforce maintains a focus and commitment on delivering the highest quality of support of the critical work of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations.