Are you ready to make an impact? Are you looking for a change and a new meaningful career? Leidos is seeking experienced Contracts professionals to join and support the Intelligence Group and CSS Operation located in Columbia, MD. As a core member of the Contracts department, you will play a valuable part in supporting and executing a wide range of projects and programs within the group.
The successful candidate will be required to provide cradle-to-grave contract administration support, support special assignment requests, provide sound judgement and advice on contractual issues, support proposal team reviews, and advising/monitoring performance of Contracts staff. You will have the opportunity to work in a team environment and interact with multiple functional organizations across the operation. The selected candidates will be responsible for overall contract compliance in accordance with contract requirements, company policy and procedures, and applicable laws. Although on a team and interacting with a larger group of professionals in various functional departments, the successful candidate will work independently supporting proposal preparation and a portfolio of contracts. Additionally, this role will frequently interact - written, oral, and face-to-face - with other contracts and procurement staff, functional peers, Program management and external and internal customers. Scope of work includes Red Team reviews, reviewing and negotiating Teaming Agreements, NDAs and licenses as required.
The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes, skills, experience, and education:
Progressive experience providing cradle-to-grave contract administration support for various CP, FFP, T&M Government contracts including RFP analysis, hands-on proposal development including the development of terms and conditions, coordination of appropriate internal reviews, contract negotiation, and contract/task order administration and execution.
Candidate must be able to multi-task and prioritize work activities in a fast-paced environment and effectively communicate at all levels within the organization.
Ability to lead the review and analysis of RFP's, prepare compliant and cost/price proposals, and represent Leidos’s interests during negotiations and contract administration.
Requires a BA degree and prior relevant experience or master’s degree with relevant experience. We are looking for candidates with 4 or more years of experience, however, the final position will be based on the experience each candidate brings to the table. General experience in Contract Administration may be considered in lieu of degree.
Must possess experience with Government (FAR / DFAR) contracting: Fixed Price (FP), Time & Material (T&M), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), Level of Effort (LOE), Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) and General Service Administration (GSA) type contracts.
Must have the ability to make sound business judgments, handle multiple contractual activities with a short turn-around time, and work independently as well as part of a Team.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, Word, and Outlook.
Excellent interpersonal skills to include well developed analytical, communication, and presentation skills are required.
Ability to identify and mitigate contract risks as well as coordinate appropriate reviews in accordance with Leidos policy and procedures.
Local travel may be required.
All candidates for consideration must possess a Top Secret/SCI Clearance with Polygraph. This is an absolute requirement and is based on the government customer this position supports.
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The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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