AECOM Senior Federal Contracts Administrator - Southeast Region in Greenville, South Carolina

United States of America - South Carolina, Greenville

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

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

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Job Category Legal and Compliance

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 194778BR

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.