Junior Contracts Administrator

Alexandria, MD
Jan 11, 2022
Jan 21, 2022
Finance, Other
Full Time
Job Summary/Company:

Sparks Group in collaboration with a public accounting, tax and global consulting firm is searching for a driven Contracts Administrator. The Contracts Administrator will be responsible for contract preparation, administration, management, and close-out. They will provide pricing analysis support for proposals against government cost estimates, and consulting support on acquisition related issues from cradle-to-grave. The ideal candidate will have progressive experience in government contracting, working for federal agencies. If you're looking for a new opportunity in your career, apply now!


  • Cradle to grave contracts management including modification, compliance, preparation, and contract negotiation with clients
  • Analyze and interpret contract terms and conditions, formulate strategy for pricing and negotiation
  • Maintain continual review to ensure that all terms and conditions are met with legal requirements, specifications, and regulations
  • Participate in internal Request for Proposal (RFP) and review meetings, final negotiations, and draft/finalization of contract and provide inputs for pricing strategies
  • Create reports and models based on RFP requirements to predict project profitability and gross margin
  • Compile and analyze RFP results; prepare and deliver briefings and presentations to management
  • Review, draft, and negotiate contractual agreements to include NDAs, MOUs, and SLAs
  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Position requires US Citizenship
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S Security Clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Business, Finance or related field required
  • 3+ years of contract administration experience required
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and acquisition planning
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office applications
  • Experiencing or knowledge of content management systems such as SharePoint, Salesforce etc.
  • Strong analytical skills to develop and interpret complex reports, and related documentations
  • Detail and Process oriented; ability to build and foster successful working relationships
  • Ability to handled multiple ongoing projects and prioritize based on current need


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Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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