AECOM Senior Federal Contracts Administrator - Southeast Region in Arlington - VA, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA

Job Summary

The successful candidate will coordinate and review the formulation and finalization of contracts as required in coordination with management and Legal staff. Ensure compliance of appropriate regulations. Research and prepare analysis as required. Act as both a formal and informal mentor to Junior Contracts Administrators on contracts from key Federal Agencies. Key responsibilities include:

  • Due diligence in support of projects with new Federal Government Clients/JV's/Teaming arrangements, contract negotiation, contracts policy compliance, project audits

  • This position will also serve as the primary project interface with the Federal Government Client's contracting official where so designated

  • Must ensure adherence to the firm's signature authority policy, and facilitate approval of necessary and appropriate deviations

  • Coordinate with Corporate Audit Group and support periodic internal project audits, outside project audits by clients, and federal and state agency audits

  • The Senior Contracts Administrator will respond to project/federal government client directives and requests involving financial information, contract compliance, cost proposals, project audit, project accounting, insurance and other administrative issues

  • In conjunction with the Project Manager, develop the negotiation strategy and plan/lead, where appropriate, conduct contract negotiations with the Federal Government Client and Prime Contractors when in the Subcontractor position

  • On Federal projects, will participate in strategic pricing planning and participate in technical proposal preparation in compliance with the RFP requirements and other firm policies and procedures

This position can be located at any AECOM office in the Southeast US or Washington, DC areas.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or equivalent and 10 or more years experience in federal contract management

  • Excellent oral and written communication and negotiation skills

  • Excellent working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and its supplements

  • Self-starter with a “can-do” attitude that will thrive in a management structure where high standards of productivity, quality of work, and effectiveness are maintained

  • Excellent people skills

  • Strong organizational skills – the ability to multi-task, prioritize commitments, manage time effectively, and meet deadlines in a fast paced, dynamic, team oriented environment

  • Ability to work well as part of a team and provide good customer service to internal/external clients

  • Working knowledge of FAR, DFARS, other FAR supplements, as well as the Uniform Commercial Code with the ability to independently research regulatory issues, understand their application and consequences to our business

  • Understanding of the general role and required interface with DCMA and DCAA

  • US Citizenship required

This position can be located at any AECOM office in the Southeast US or Washington, DC areas.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with Federal construction, design and facility renovation contracts

  • Knowledge of Performance Based and Energy Savings Performance Contracts

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Procurement

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 199256BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.