Contract Analyst Iii

Fairfax, Virginia
$72,190.56 - $120,316.98 Annually
Sep 24, 2022
Oct 15, 2022
Full Time
Job Announcement

Manages contract initiation, implementation, and procurement support for county construction project contracts administered by DPWES and architectural and consultant services contracts related to those projects. Supervises contracting practices and SOPs to ensure contracting practices are consistent across Capital Facilities and in accordance with current DPWES and Purchasing Resolution requirements. Provides support for contract management and compliance activities by assisting in contract training for appropriate DPWES and other County staff involved in professional services and construction contracting. Reviews and evaluates contract record of negotiations, recommendations for approval and documents as required prior to execution by the Deputy Director. At direction of Deputy Director, may coordinate contract issues with the Office of County Attorney and other county agencies as required. Provides contracting assistance and guidance to all areas of DPWES capital project design and construction, as necessary. Ensures appropriate contract data is obtained and maintained including but not limited to, Small, Women and Minority (SW&M) information, wage rate data, overhead data, etc. Supervises the database and metrics related to SWaM, overhead rates, profit rates, wage rates, prevailing wage, etc. Ensures data collected is accurate. Responsible for supervision of CAP Contract Analysts. Conducts performance evaluations and oversees the functions of all of all assigned direct report(s). Candidates must have excellent written, analytical, and verbal communication skills.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all inclusive list.)
  • Considerable knowledge of the mission, goals and objectives of the organizational unit, program or activities to which incumbent is assigned;
  • Ability to manage and resolve conflicts;
  • Ability to supervise and lead assigned employees, including delegating and reviewing work assignments, providing coaching and guidance, monitoring and evaluating performance, and supporting training and development planning;
  • Ability to negotiate complex contract problems.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for “Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to”)
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a bachelor's degree in business administration, public policy, public administration or a field related to the assigned functional area; plus four years of professional level experience in contract administration or a related field.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

  1. 4 years of experience in one or more of the following: contract solicitation, proposal development or contract administration in the public sector.
  2. 4 years of experience reviewing and evaluating contract record of negotiations and providing contracting assistance to capital improvement projects related to design and construction.
  3. Extensive knowledge of principles, practices and techniques relating to procurement and contract administration of professional services and construction contracts.
  4. Course work or experience in quantitative analysis.
  5. Advance experience with Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  6. 2 years of supervisory experience or leading a team of professional related to construction contracts.
  7. 2 years of experience with project management/construction management software.

Ability to read contract documents, develop spreadsheets, and retrieve complex data. Ability to provide verbal directions to subordinate staff and communicate via telephone with staff in other County Agencies. Ability to produce and present complex data and prepare reports.
Work is generally sedentary; however, employee may be required to walk, stand, bend, and carry items less than 15 pounds in weight. Must be able to operate keyboard and scanner driven equipment. Visual acuity is required to read data on computer monitor. Ability to sit and work at a computer terminal for extended periods of time. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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