Contract Specialist IV (Current Telework Position)

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Description Vacancy

Job position:
Contract Specialist IV (Current Telework Position)
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Job description

Central Research is seeking a Contract Specialist IV who will provide end-to-end acquisition support services for our Federal Government client in Herndon, VA. We are seeking significant experience in acquisition support especially working with complex, high volume, high dollar programs, projects and contracts. The Contract Specialist IV will communicate with a high volume and variety of people daily. In addition, the individual in this role will provide technical advice and assistance to a group of professional staff responsible for the oversight and implementation of contract administration workload. This position will be telework/work from home until COVID-19 safety precautions change.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Obtain and analyze product and price data for contract negotiations
  • Conduct comparative analysis of vendor terms and/or, price quotations with historical data to develop recommendations on vendor selection, terms, or prices
  • Negotiate and award contracts, contract modifications, and/or subcontracts,
  • Develop, prepare, and present terms and conditions in bids or proposals related to the awards of contracts
  • Evaluate methods and efficiencies of allocating costs through various types of overhead and general administrative expense

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 10 years of general and/or contracting experience is required that demonstrates practicable knowledge of procurement practices and procedures supporting a Federal Agency on site with the agency
  • US citizenship or a minimum of 3 years of lawful permanent residence in the US required per the contract
  • Ability to obtain and retain a Public Trust clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in formal source selections and research and development is desired.
  • DAWIA Level II or FAC-C certification of Level II or equivalent with the last 4 years
  • DoD or military service branch acquisition training and experience
  • Previously held warrants
  • Familiarity with OT/OTAs

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with a high volume and variety of people daily
  • Government or commercial purchasing rental, or lease of supplies, services and equipment through open-market methods
  • Placement of purchase orders, orders under blanket purchase agreements or under indefinite delivery contracts such as federal supply schedules
  • Knowledge of purchase procedures pertinent to contracting, contract negotiation, administration, or termination functions that included preparing solicitations, contract modifications,
  • Experience in supplies and service contracts is required
  • Must be proficient using Microsoft Office applications, including MS Excel (PIVOT tables)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Central Research is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Click here to view the Equal Employment Opportunity Posters .

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NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job. It is intended to describe the general nature and work responsibilities of the position. This job description and the duties of this position are subject to change, modification and addition as deemed necessary by the Company.



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