The MITRE Corporation Lead Contracts Administrator - 29610BR in McLean, Virginia

Lead Contracts Administrator - 29610BR


MITRE has an opening for a Senior Contracts Administer or Contracts Manager responsible for all aspects of proposal development, contract negotiation, management and administration supporting MITRE’s Center for Veterans Enterprise Transformation (CVET), which is part of the Center for Enterprise Modernization (CEM), the Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) co-sponsored by the IRS and the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA).

Key Functions:

1. Provide cradle-to-grave contract administration expertise on MITRE’s contracts with federal government agencies, primarily VA, negotiating agreements on behalf of the corporation.

2. Support program planning and development activities, including customer relationship management. Applying FFRDC contracting expertise and technical understanding of CEM’s core competencies to determine appropriateness of Statements of Work (SOWs).

3. Develop (through participation with program and financial representatives), review, submit and negotiate technical and cost proposals.

4. Participate proactively on corporate business initiatives that impact contract management

5. Regularly exercise independent judgment and discretion in solving complex contract and business issues. Answer unusual and difficult contracts questions.

6. Participates in CVET financial planning and control

7. Define, interpret, and implement corporate policy as related to contract commitments and performance

8. Identify, track, mitigate and resolve risk issues

9. Develop and cultivate relationships with senior internal customers and stakeholder (CVET and Corporate) and external Sponsors, such as Contracting Officers and Contracts Branch Chiefs. Represents MITRE to external organizations and works toward trust and successful outcomes of professional relationships.

10.Promotes FFRDC role and value through knowledge training and education.

11. Develop and implement contracting strategies that support CVET’s business model and goals

12. Provide timely and responsive generation and negotiation of supporting contractual documents, such as non-disclosure agreements, software evaluation, license agreements and public release requests

13. Provide contractual and business recommendations to technical staff regarding proprietary information, patent disclosures, intellectual property and other contract issues


Required Qualifications:

1. The ability to manage multiple contract task orders of varying types, size and complexity through the contracts administration process

2. Ability to works in consultation and partnership rather than formal supervision.

3. Solid understanding of government contracts laws and regulations

4. Working knowledge of Microsoft office applications in a Windows environment

5. Excellent customer service skills, with ability to initiate and foster collaborative relationships both internally and externally.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field. 8-10 years of experience in contract negotiation/administration, preferably specializing in government contracts. Experience may be substituted for degree.

Minimum Qualifications:

BS and 8 years related experience.

Job Contracts

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of Secret

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting Sep 14, 2017, 11:08:20 AM

Req ID: 29610BR