Senior Contract Specialist

Washington, DC, USA | Dynamic Pro Inc

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Legal / Compliance
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Dynamic Pro, Inc. (DPI), a management consulting firm, is seeking Senior and Mid-Level Contract Specialists to join our team! The individual will provide acquisition support and administration services to our client, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). The individual in this role will provide hands-on acquisition management services to MCC’s Contracts and Grants Management Division, including all phases of the procurement life cycle. This support will play a key role in MCC’s mission to promote economic growth in countries that demonstrate a commitment to just and democratic governance.

Duties and Responsibilities

Works closely with program officials on acquisition and administrative matters affecting major procurement of supplies and services using source selection procedures; the evaluation of contract price proposals; and the administration or termination and closeout of major contracts.

During the pre-award phase, develops statements of work and procurement strategy; and develops evaluation plans, pricing methodologies, and contract administration, as well as interagency agreements.

Conducts and utilizes price/cost analysis techniques to support the development of cost-related sections of solicitation documents and the analysis of cost and price data, labor and material cost, etc.

Develops IGCEs and budgets for planned procurements. Analyzes and evaluates cost-related areas of solicitations for pricing structure and instruction to offerors.Assesses contractor price/cost quotes for new procurements, changes, follow-on procurements, etc.

Evaluates contract price quotes.

During the award, post-award, and closeout phases, performs contract administration activities for selected contracts and assists in the monitoring of contractor’s performance, approval of progress payments, and verification of deliveries.

Negotiates and supports modifications to contracts and conducts analysis of alternatives.

Manages contract administration activities for long-term, extensive technical service contracts, ranging from Firm-Fixed-Price through Fixed-Price-Incentive and Fixed-Price-Award fee. Administers, terminates, and conducts contract closeout.

Monitors contractor’s performance, approval of progress payments, reviewing and providing recommendations on contractor proposals resulting from change orders, scheduling, issues, etc.; interprets contract provisions and provides appropriate advice and guidance; and conducts in-depth analyses of contractors’ financial and management systems/facilities for compliance.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited university, at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.

Minimum of 6 years of experience in federal government contracting, at least one of these years must be specialized experience equivalent to the federal government GS-13 grade level.

DAWIA or FAC-C Level II certification, or other commercial qualifications (NCMA - CFCM, CPCM) preferred.

Experience with Grants Management desired, but not required

Mastery of contracting methods, contract types, and pre-and post-award contracting policies and procedures.

Knowledge of contracting principles, laws, statues, Executive Orders, regulations and procedures applicable to pre-award and/or post-award actions sufficient to procure and/or administer contracts for a variety of specialized equipment, services, and/or construction, or to conduct studies of problem areas and develop standard methods and operating procedures.

High level competency with Oracle Financial Systems, specifically Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM).

High level competency with MCC’s Commercial-Off-The-Shelf products, such as AEON, Automated Acquisition Management Solution, and Workload Tracking software.

High level competency with MS Office applications (MS Word, Excel, VISIO, and PowerPoint)

Experience using SharePoint for storage of electronic files and accessing SOPs, templates, and calendars.