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Posted: Mon Mar 18 2024

Contracts and Deal Execution Specialist

Reston, Virginia


Contracts & Deal Execution Specialist
Role Description:
  • Responsible for providing GPS contracts and deal execution support.
  • Provide back-up support to Subcontracts and Procurement Specialists.
  • Support timely execution of contract actions such that contract and deliverables are not negatively impacted.
  • Assist with coordinating with Contracts Managers to communicate contract risks/issues in a timely manner.
  • Support the identification of internal and or external business challenges, vendor and/or regulatory issues; recommends process improvements.
  • Provide subject matter advisor support for internal stakeholders in engineering, sales, and customer organizations to resolve contract issues and improve contractual compliance.
  • Assist GPS with managing contracts with US Federal end customers to include task orders, order management, billing, and company compliance processes.
  • Support the administration of contracts from proposal to negotiation to close-out including contract administration, and tracking.
  • Support proposals with an emphasis on risk identification/mitigation and reviews of contractual documents against requirements provided by GPS which are intended to ensure the protection of contractual posture, satisfaction of government specifications and requirements, and adherence to company policy.
  • Collaborate with internal employees as well as Business Development / Client relationship managers to confirm contract accuracy.
  • Assist with cross-org initiatives (e.g. pilot programs to improve execution, etc.).
Minimum qualifications:
  • 4+ years of experience leading agreement consultation, contracts and management.
  • Experience in Public Sector contracts policies and procedures
  • A Bachelor’s degree may be substituted for three (2) years of work experience.
  • Problem solving skills and ability to provide solutions and work with customers in providing resolution.
  • Must be a self-starter, work independently, and work with a clear and defined mission.
  • Expertise, training, and actual work experience with specific systems and technologies.
  • Working knowledge of the FAR and DFARS and experience with all contract types during all contracts lifecycle phases.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
Preferred qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of DoD contracting
  • Ability to read and understand contractual terms.
  • Certification in Contract Management (CPCM/CFCM), Federal Acquisition Certification in
  • Contracting (FAC-C), and/or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certification.