Junior Contracts Specialist

Contracts Management Enterprises LLC
Contracts Management Enterprises LLC in Washington, DC 20002
Hybrid work
$85,000 - $95,000 a year - Full-time

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Pay

  • $85,000 - $95,000 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift

Location

Contracts Management Enterprises LLC in Washington, DC 20002

Benefits
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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Description: We are seeking a Junior Contract Specialist to support the Federal Election Commission under a five-year contract (1 Base Year + 4 Option Years)

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline (e.g. Business, Marketing, Finance, etc.)
  • 3 –5 years of related experience OR 5 to 8 years of Government contract specific work may be substituted for related degree
  • Preferred - Level I Contracting Certification (DAWIA, FAI or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of and experience in Government contracts as a contract specialist or equivalent;
  • Proficient in a contract writing system (e.g. PD2, Comprizon, Contracting Lifecycle Management (CLM), AEON, etc.);
  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR);
  • Understanding of contract administration principles and practices sufficient to monitor Contract Specialist performance and compliance with all terms and conditions of the contract;
  • Demonstrated experience with Fixed-Priced procurement instruments;
  • Demonstrated skills in writing and interpreting contractual agreements and business correspondence;
  • Experience recording and compiling materials for reports and documentation; Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing;
  • Excellent analytical, research, problem solving capabilities, and attention to detail;
  • Highly motivated with the ability to multi-task and strong organizational skills;
  • Sound business ethics including the protection of proprietary and confidential material;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products – specifically Word and Excel; demonstrated proficiency in creating spreadsheets, graphs, charts, and other business tools.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal instructions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting Senior Executive Acquisition / Procurement Staff
  • Excellent Capability to Work Independently

Duties:

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • The Contract Specialist shall follow established procedures to procure mainly commercial items and services, chiefly simplified acquisitions. Additionally, the agency primarily uses firm fixed-price instruments utilizing standard clause sets.
  • Support to be provided shall include the following tasks:
  • Prepare request for quotes ensuring that technical descriptions and appropriate contract clauses are included in the solicitation.
  • Perform detailed analysis of responses to solicitations, and compliance with the solicitation.
  • Prepare recommendations for award, documenting reasons for decisions made and justifying the basis for the award recommendation.
  • Draft final contract documents including specifications and all other special and standard clauses.
  • The Contract Specialist shall assist the Contracting staff with the following functions: managing all contractual documents to insure that they are current and accurate; gathering and analyzing information preparatory to price and technical negotiations; preparing contract modifications, or other contract related actions,
  • Market Research and Market Surveys. Assist in conducting market research to identify potential sources and contract vehicles. Potential sources should include socio-economic program participants (i.e., small businesses, small and disadvantaged businesses, etc.). Potential vehicles should include GSA Schedule vendors, Government-Wide Agency
  • Contracts, and other agency contracts. Conduct market surveys and prepare written documentation of market research.
  • The Contract Specialist shall be responsible for closing out a number of instruments monthly, primarily simplified acquisition purchase orders.

Employee Benefits

Part-Time Employee Benefits

  • Safe Harbor 401K with 3% Annual Company Contribution
  • Education Reimbursement Opportunities

Full-Time Employee Benefits

  • All Part-Time Employee Benefits
  • Medical Insurance (Employee Medical Benefit is 100% subsidized)
  • Dental Insurance (Employee Dental Benefit is 100% subsidized)
  • Vision Insurance (Employee Vision Benefit is 100% subsidized)
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Annual PTO Accrual

Company Description:

Founded in 2015, Contracts Management Enterprises, LLC (CMENT) is a SBA Certified 8(a), HUBZone and Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB). We provide full lifecycle acquisition support, administrative services, proposal management and professional training.

CMENT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CMENT does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $85,000.00 - $95,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Work setting:

  • Hybrid work

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Washington, DC 20002

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