Contracts Administrator

MD - Rockville
Dec 15, 2017
Mar 07, 2018
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary

Westat is seeking a Contracts Administrator to support our fast-paced, multi-faceted contracting environment.

Job Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to performing contract review and negotiation, post-award contract administration, and related tasks; collaboration with the billing team on invoicing; conducting contract budget and payment analyses.

Job Requirements

· A bachelor's degree in a business related field.
· 5 years of relevant work experience with at least 3 years of experience in a professional services government-contracting environment.
· Must have proficiency with FAR and must have experience using Adobe, Microsoft Office and federal government compliant accounting procedures.

The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, a good communicator, an excellent multi-tasker, possess strong quantitative skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks and assignments, and enjoy working in a team environment.

Preferred qualifications: Formal contracts training. Experience working for a mid-sized federal contractor. Specific contracting experience with civilian agencies such as the Departments of HHS and ED. Experience with OMB Uniform Guidance.

Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits.

Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.


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