Contracts Administrator

Employer
Mteq
Location
Lorton, VA
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Founded in 1992, MTEQ is a woman-owned business that has provided superior Technical Services and Rapid Prototyping support to Government and Commercial Customers. We have accrued over 18 years of specialized experience in customized initial concept design, electronic fabrication/prototyping, and sensor systems integration for a variety of defense and commercial applications. MTEQ maintains a high performance culture that emphasizes superior quality, productivity, process improvement, goal attainment, recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce. Reporting to the Director of Contracts, the Contracts Administrator has responsibility for managing prime contract and subcontract activities across all business groups within MTEQ ensuring the organization's compliance with contracting policies and procedures. The Contracts Administrator coordinates activities involved in the administration of contracts, and subcontracts in accordance with Federal Regulations, Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), CPSR, company policy and procedure, and appropriate standard business practices. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:Contracts and SubcontractsFull contract life cycle from "cradle to grave"Process prime contracts, task orders and modifications, and issue appropriate subcontract agreements and PO's in accordance with the prime contract and MTEQ's proposal.Ensures compliance with contractual terms and conditions, flow down requirements, and that contracts are in accordance with legal requirements, customer specifications, and government regulationsManages contract and subcontract closeouts, prepare closeout documentation, and coordinate the submission of final closeout vouchers Participates in proposal activities, including reviewing all government issued RFP's to ensure MTEQ's proposal is in compliance with government requirements, issuing RFQ's to subcontractors, obtaining subcontractor pricing, conducting price analysis and negotiations with subcontractors, and ensure full compliance with company and DCMA CPSR requirements/policies/ procedures.Assists in the preparation of cost/pricing proposals and business proposals in response to RFPs. Reviews proposals prior to submission to ensure contractual and technical compliance.Manages daily contract administration, and customer interactions to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements and customer specifications. Negotiates terms and conditions of all contractual agreements, including subcontract agreements, consulting service agreements, NDA's, teaming agreements and other customer agreements to be consistent with the company's protocols and best practices. Assists in the preparation and maintenance of various reports and tracking mechanisms for both internal and external distribution. Specifically Contractor Manpower Reporting, FFATA and others as assigned.Operates effectively in a team environment collaborating and coordinating within Contracts and across the entire MTEQ organization.Ability to negotiate full range of subcontract types and participate in the selection of subcontractors.Reads and interprets solicitations, contracts and modifications. Responsible for the input of contract awards, modifications, subcontract agreements, PO's and modifications into the company financial system, JAMIS. REQUIREMENTS:BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university4-8 years' experience directly overseeing Federal government prime contracts and subcontracts Knowledge of federal government relevant laws, regulations, terms, conditions, and policies governing assigned contracts, including FAR, DFARS, Service Contract Act (SCA), CPSR and other agency regulations required.Proven ability to adapt and manage effectively in a fast paced challenging environment and manage multiple, and oftentimes competing prioritiesDemonstrated ability to create and maintain strong business relationshipsProven experience and knowledge of all contract types, particularly CPFFStrong working experience and knowledge of CPSR and all CPSR requirements is required for this position.Working experience and knowledge of JAMISAbility to work well as part of a team and follow directions. Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision under a system of discipline and accountabilityAbility to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general publicFluent in speaking, reading and writing the English languageWhile a security clearance is not required, it is preferred. Holding an active clearance and the requisite level of clearance is a plus in selection criteria. PRIMARY LOCATION: Lorton, VA SCHEDULE: Full time WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Job duties are performed in a manufacturing/office environment utilizing standard office equipment such as a computer, photocopier, and telephone. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. FOR OUR SERVICE MEMBERS AND VETERANS: MTEQ values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country and we support the hiring of returning Service Members and military spouses. If you are a Veteran or wounded warrior and would like assistance with the employment process at MTEQ, please contact Human Resources at (540) 658-2720. FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: If you are a person with a disability or a disabled Veteran and are applying for a job with MTEQ, we would like to ensure your application process goes as smoothly as possible. If because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process please let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. MTEQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action EmployerMinorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled