• Sr. Contracts Administrator

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    Job ID 2018-1331
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Finance/Accounting/Contracts
  • Overview

    At REI Systems, we deliver solutions that make a difference and empower people.  Come work for a company that was ranked 11th in the 2018 Washington Post Top Workplaces and that has a fast-paced work environment solving real-world challenges alongside reliable teammates.

    We are seeking a Sr. Contracts Administrator to join our contracts team working out of our headquarters in Sterling, VA.

     

    "REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet)"

     

    Are you feeling stuck in a mundane environment where you can’t develop your critical thinking? Are you looking for an environment where you can make a meaningful impact by proposing new ideas and drive changes to the process? Are you passionate and ready to be part of a team where not every day is the same? Here at REI Systems, being a Contracts Administrator will lead you to grow professionally and personally.

    As a Senior Contracts Administrator, you will:

    • enjoy working in a challenging, fast-paced environment dealing with complex contracting matters;
    • work independently with minimal oversight, research compliance issues, interpret regulations, and formulate recommendations, using knowledge of FAR, DFAR and other Customer regulations;
    • negotiate the most favorable terms and conditions for REI in all its agreements. Reduce REI risks through negotiation of key terms, the addition of assumptions, or clarifying conditions to proposals or agreements;
    • solve problems, develop solutions, and assist program managers and business unit leaders in achieving their financial and performance goals and objectives.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Comprehensive administration of REI’s contractual commitments to include commercial and federal, state and local government, consultants, licenses, and other vendor agreements;
    • Manage records of all REI agreements and ensure compliance with terms and conditions; 
    • Negotiate key terms and conditions as needed with customers and subcontractors.  Maintain accounting system information to accurately reflect contract data;
    • Participate in negotiations with existing or prospective clients to establish basic performance, contractual, and legal guidelines for assigned contracts;
    • GSA Schedule management; commercial contract support; subcontract administration from requirements definition, solicitation, and source selection through subcontract close-out.

     

    Qualifications

    • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain high-performance relationships with internal and external stakeholders and customers;
    • Effective Negotiator;
    • Organized and systematic approach to task management that enables timely closure of actions;
    • Team Player with excellent interpersonal skills;
    • Ability to work independently with limited guidance;
    • Knowledge of program management principles;
    • Excellent and effective written & verbal communication skills (formal correspondence to customers);
    • A Bachelor degree from an accredited university or college required. A degree in in Business Administration or a related field is preferred.

     

    Required:

    • 5+ years of experience in the field of Government Contract Management, Negotiations, Finance, Subcontract Administration or related fields;
    • Experience working with FAR, DFARS, Agency regulations;
    • Experience in generating and negotiating complex proposals/contracts;
    • Strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) in using and developing documents, spreadsheets, and presentations are required;
    • Experience with rate structures and pricing strategies.

     

    Desired:

    •  Experience with Deltek Costpoint highly desirable, but not required; Experience with management of accounting systems is desired.
    • Understanding of cost accounting standards in federal contracts desired.

     

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