Contracts Administrator

ASEC, Inc.

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Lexington Park, MD

Job Description

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Job Overview:


ASEC is an award winning, employee-owned small business focused on providing value and innovation in the areas of engineering, training, logistics, and flight services. Doing what is right for the Warfighter is reflected in everything we do. We have an opportunity for a Contracts Administrator to join our corporate contracts team. This position will offer you the opportunity to apply your critical thinking skills, expert decision-making ability, and government contracts expertise to directly impact the overall success and future growth of ASEC. This is a full-time, on-site position based in our corporate HQ office in Lexington Park, MD.

The Contracts Administrator will administer both cost-reimbursable and fixed price contracts from inception to closeout, ensuring compliance with government contracting requirements. You will serve as the official repository for all contractual documentation and correspondence relative to assigned contracts. Specific responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Assisting directors and program managers unit leaders in achieving their financial and performance goals and objectives
  • Processing funding modifications for additional funds or de-obligating funds for signature when required
  • Conducting contract close-out procedures according to the FAR; handling all applicable duties of close-out and preparing required documentation for signature
  • Managing records of agreements and ensuring compliance with terms and conditions
  • Examining contract performance requirements, deliverables, and schedules to ensure timeliness and accuracy
  • Reviewing all correspondence concerning contracts and responding/advising as necessary
  • Aiding in the proposal process for new business to include pricing and analysis of RFP terms and conditions


Contracts Specific Experience:

  • 5 years of increasingly responsible DoD or federal services-specific contracts administration experience
  • Must have extensive knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR), varying contract types, and phases of contract management
  • Experience using Costpoint is required; bonus points if you have experience using the Contracts, Planning, and Budgeting modules of this system
  • Demonstrated pricing experience is required
  • Experience with contract project control (tracking and reporting)
  • Able to effectively manage cost plus fixed fee (CPFF), time and material (T&M), and firm fixed price (FFP) contracts
  • Experience responding to requests for proposals (RFPs)
  • Experience with managing DoD contracts in the Navy arena, desired

Who You Are:

An excellent communicator with the ability to establish and maintain professional and positive relationships with your internal and external teammates. You take pride in everything you do and take a proactive approach to your work. You are comfortable working with limited supervision, but you aren’t afraid to ask for assistance when you need it. You are an Excel whiz and are proficient with MS Office, Teams, and SharePoint. Lastly, you are able to make decisions using sound judgement while complying with policies, procedures, and applicable Government regulations.

We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote the most qualified persons for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by law. ASEC will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they choose to inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own compensation or the compensation of another employee or applicant.

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