Contracts Administrator

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Are you a passionate Contracts professional interested in a new career with an industry leader?  If so, then consider Leidos!  Our Defense and Intelligence Group (D&IG) has a career opening for a Mid-Level Contracts Administrator to support contracts within the Integrated Mission Solutions Operation and the National Solutions Operation.


This position will be based in our Chantilly, VA office location.



What you’ll be doing: 

  • Providing cradle-to-grave contract administration support for various CP, FFP, T&M Government contracts including RFP analysis, hands-on proposal development including the development of terms and conditions, coordination of appropriate internal reviews, contract negotiation, and contract/task order administration and execution.

  • Responsible for overall contract compliance of assigned tasks in accordance with contract requirements, company policy and procedures, and applicable laws. Candidate must be able to work independently as well as part of a team of contract professionals supporting proposal preparation and a portfolio of contracts.

  • Frequently interact - written, oral, and face-to-face with other contracts and procurement staff, functional peers, management and external and internal customers.


What qualifications you’ll need to have in order to be considered: 

  • An active DoD Top Secret/SCI Clearance. Preference will be given to those applicants with an active SCI.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline with 2+ years of prior relevant experience. General experience in Contract Administration may be considered as a substitute for education requirements.

  • Experience with Government (FAR / DFAR) contracting: Fixed Price (FP), Time & Material (T&M), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), Level of Effort (LOE), Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) and General Service Administration (GSA) type contracts.

  • The ability to make sound business judgments, handle multiple contractual activities with a short turn-around time, and work independently as well as part of a Team.

  • The ability to multi-task and prioritize work activities in a fast paced environment and effectively communicate at all levels within the organization.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, Word, and Outlook.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to include well developed analytical, communication, and

    presentation skills.

  • The ability to lead the review and analysis of RFP's, prepare compliant and complete cost/price proposals, and represent Leidos’ interests during negotiations and contract administration.

  • The ability to identify and mitigate contract risks as well as coordinate appropriate reviews in accordance with Leidos policy and procedures.

  • The ability and willingness to travel up to 25% throughout the Washington, D.C. Region.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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