The MITRE Corporation Lead Contracts Administrator in McLean, Virginia
Lead Contracts Administrator
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MITRE has an opening for a government Contracts professional responsible for all aspects of contract negotiation, management and administration supporting the Homeland Security Center (HLSC) Homeland Security Systems Engineering & Development Institute (HSSEDI) Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) and supporting other contractual engagements that support MITRE’s strategy.
Provide cradle-to-grave contract administration expertise on HLSC and other government agency task orders under MITRE's HSSEDI FFRDC contract, as well as direct contract engagements with state, local, non-profit and commercial entities that align with MITRE’s corporate strategy.
Engaged business partner providing agile, responsive, decisive advice and counsel on implementing diverse and innovate new contracting strategies. Recommend innovative solutions and contract models that contribute to MITRE’s good growth.
Consistently exercise independent judgment and discretion in planning activities and solving complex contract issues, with a focus on clear communications and relationship management with internal and external stakeholders.
Cultivate strong internal partnerships with colleagues, management, program/portfolio leadership and stakeholders. Represent MITRE to external organizations, both federal and non-federal, building trusted relationships.
Develop (through participation with program and financial representatives), review, submit and negotiate technical and cost proposals leading to award of successful contractual agreements.
Participate proactively on corporate business initiatives that impact contract management
Define, interpret, and implement corporate policy as related to contract commitments and performance.
Identify, track, mitigate and resolve risk issues
Review work descriptions applying contracting expertise and technical understanding of MITRE’s competencies and strategy to determine appropriateness of work.
Provide timely input into contract data management systems in response to awards and modifications.
Provide timely and responsive generation and negotiation of supporting contractual documents, such as non-disclosure agreements, software evaluation, license agreements and public release requests.
Provide contractual and business recommendations to technical staff regarding proprietary information, patent disclosures, intellectual property and other contract issues
Review and manage Contract Performance Review Assessments (CPARs)
Process Freedom and Information Requests (FOIAs) and Congressional Inquiries.
Work closely with Finance in managing account receivables, unbillable and rate variance adjustments.
Work with Close-out team to ensure proper close-out of Task Orders.
Promote the MITRE strategy and value internally and externally
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field.
8-10 years of experience in contract negotiation/administration, preferably specializing in contracts. Experience may be substituted for degree.
Strong working knowledge of in U.S. Government contract laws and regulations.
Experience working with multiple contract types (FFP, T&M, Cost Reimbursable, etc.).
Submitted proposals and negotiated contracts with State, Local, non-profit and commercial institutions.
Experience working with Federal Grants.
Ability to work in consultation and partnership rather than formal supervision.
Excellent customer service skills, with ability to initiate and foster collaborative relationships both internally and externally.
Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office applications in a Windows environment.
Demonstrated ability to make informed decisions, manage and prioritize workload and meet deadlines independently.
Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean
This requisition requires a clearance of Secret
Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Posting Aug 1, 2018, 3:10:09 PM
Req ID: 00050841