Sr. Contracts Administrator

SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Director of Contracts the Sr. Contractors Administrator will be responsible for all phases of contract administration which include: leading and/or participating in proposal preparation response to customer RFI’s, RFP's & RFQ's which may involve NDA's and cost and price analyses, contract negotiation, contract administration, and customer activities in accordance with company policies, contract and legal requirements, and customer specifications.  Serve as the company’s primary point of contact for contractual matters.  Provide for timely and effective customer communications and develop and maintain positive customer relationships for both internal and external customers.  Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Director of Contracts.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Expert  knowledge of contractual concepts and Government regulations including FAR, DFARS.  Excellent analytical and communication skills with refined written and oral skills.  Familiarity with   Export regulations pertaining to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) as well as Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Strong experience with all types of contracts including firm fixed price, cost reimbursement and T & M. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office toolset, Microsoft Project is a plus. General knowledge of automated order/project entry in business database such as SAP, Oracle or WDS. Experience with a Contract Management System or Product Lifecycle Management System is preferred.  Excellent internal and external negotiation skills 

This position may require the ability to obtain a U.S. Government Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance or related discipline (MBA and CPCM or other related Contracts certification are highly desirable). A minimum of seven (7) plus years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience in administration of DOD/Government and/or Aerospace Manufacturing Government contract environment. Good understanding of accounting procedures and rate structures.

Due to the sensitive nature of our defense contracts, candidates must be able to verify U.S. Citizenship status.


VACCO Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

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