Contract Administrator

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:21-043
    • Job Location: Chantilly, VA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 05/16/2022
    • Years of Experience: 1+
    • Radford Job Code: 06063-06064 Government Contracts Administrator
    • Compensation: $70k -$85k
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Job Description

Kratos Space is a leader in assured aerospace communication solutions and services. We are cutting-edge innovators and creative problem solvers working collaboratively to solve our customers’ toughest challenges. Kratos is valued for our ability to design and deliver leading edge, resilient solutions for aerospace communication, control, awareness, and mission success across a continuum of offerings—from commercial to tailored custom solutions and integrated programs. We bring both the capability and confidence that our customers value and depend on.

At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with fiscal and operational discipline. We work hard, we solve hard problems, and we look out for and take care of our customers, each other and our families. Protecting and enabling our customer’s communication systems through innovative aerospace solutions is what motivates us.

We look forward to working with open, honest, caring and passionate individuals that want to bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills to help us continue to build a great company.
The qualified candidate will:

• Serve as the customer point of contact for all assigned contractual matters during all phases of contract formation and administration to include legal requirements, contract terms, intellectual property and data rights, customer specifications, and government regulations.
• Responsible for management and administration of contracts and ensures compliance with corporate policies and FAR and DFAR and other applicable laws and regulations, as well as overseeing the administration of all customer, subcontractors, vendors, and strategic partner contracts.
• Evaluates contracts for conformance with company policies, practices, and standards to meet business objectives and to ensure compliance with customer specifications and government regulations.
• Review and negotiate terms and conditions proposals, contracts, modifications, and other types of agreements (non-disclosure and teaming agreements, memorandums of understanding, etc.).
• Provide active, creative, and business oriented solutions as part of reviewing solicitations, statement of works, schedules, and deliverables.
• Assist in the evaluation of organizational conflict of interest (OCI) issues and prepare mitigation strategies as necessary.
• Proposal preparation, pre-contract data collection and administration of government contracts. Initiates documentation to authorize work in accordance with contractual specifications.


Essential Job Functions:
• Responds to inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions.
• Reviews contractual documents to ensure adherence to company policy, government specifications and requirements, and conformance to master agreements.
• Responds to inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions.
• Initiates documentation to authorize work in accordance with contractual specifications.
• May do some contract negotiations.
• Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
• Other job duties as assigned.


Skills & Abilities:
• Possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the assigned duties, including computer skills.
• Maintain sensitive/confidential information as required by company & government requirements.
• Communicate and interact effectively with peers, supervisors, and public, including maintaining respect for others, and following company policies.
• Have a willingness and ability to learn and utilize company technology for company required purposes, including, for example training, reviewing and signing policies and procedures, benefits enrollment and changes, and more.
• Ability to read, understand, and follow instructions.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to maintain knowledge, skills, and abilities as it pertains to your job.

Experience and Skills

• Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Administration, or related field. May consider equivalent experience in lieu of degree.
• 1 or more years of direct contract management and administration experience with federal, commercial, and international contracts. This experience should include the review of solicitations, terms and conditions and special provisions, as well as preparing proposals in response to government RFP requirements and reporting requirements.
• Some knowledge of legal implications and requirements of contract clauses including contract administration functions required to ensure compliance with contract documents and monitor subcontractor performance, negotiate necessary changes, and resolve issues.
• Experience with managing and administrating various contract types (CR, T&M, FFP, IDIQ, etc.) to include working with intellectual property and data rights.
• Strong working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations and other government procurement regulations.
• Proficient computer skills (MS Word & Excel).
• Strong writing, communication, organizational and analytical skills.
• Ability to work with moderate supervision, have strong interpersonal skills and be self-motivated.
• CPCM, CFCM, or DAWIA Level II-III certification desired.
• Additional duties as assigned.

U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.
Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, and great benefits! Kratos is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies, or recruiters. Kratos is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.

Competitive salary based on experience and education
Salary Range $70K-$85K per year

Benefits:
• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
• Life Insurance
• Short Term Disability
• Long Term Disability
• Employee Assistance Program
• 401k Savings Plan
• Employee Stock Purchase Plan
• Paid Time Off
• Education Assistance Program

As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042, we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by December 8th 2021 or by your start date if it is after December 8th 2021, subject to approved medical, religious or other accommodation

 

As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042, we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18th 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th 2022, subject to approved medical, religious or other accommodation

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Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
Kratos Defense is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. EOE, Minorities, Females, Vet, Disabled, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or any other protected class.
All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply. Kratos Defense is committed to America's veterans by providing opportunities for them to continue contributing after service to our nation. We also work to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.
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