Contracts Administrator, Advisor

Clearance Level
Contracts Administration
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ72298 Contracts Administrator, Advisor (Open)

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

GDIT’s Defense Division is seeking a Contract Administrator – Advisor, who will be responsible for administering a portfolio of contracts within a Sector of the Defense Division.  GDIT is looking for an individual with a proven track record of managing large complex contract vehicles of varying type primarily within the areas of Information and Technology (IT) Services and Solutions and Professional Services. 

​Tasks and responsibilities in this role include, but are not limited to the following

  • Administers contracts and/or subcontracts, including negotiation, correspondence, documentation, certification, financial reporting, and product delivery for major contracts.

  • Negotiates contract terms from proposal stage to project close-out in accordance with relevant regulations (including in-person with customers).
  • Coordinates approval of negotiations, contracts, and subcontracts with appropriate management staff.
  • Provides advice and interpretation of contract requirements.
  • Reviews solicitation requests and GDIT proposal volumes to identify risk areas and ensure compliance with terms and conditions.
  • Active participant on proposal team which includes pricing and scheduling strategy, coordination of requirements, and proposal risk assessment.
  • Major contributor to program reviews, status briefings and customer interaction whenever the contracting office is involved.
  • Coordinates with program directors, vice presidents, and all matrixed organizations to ensure contract requirements are fulfilled.
  • Maintains, updates and communicates bid and proposal information.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less experienced contracts administrators, and may have supervisory responsibilities.
  • Maintains heightened knowledge of relevant contractual procedures and practices.
  • Influences and leads discussions on proposal and program strategy
  • Actively maintains an extensive network of communication with contracting officers, industry peers and company leadership.
  • Develops training material and leads training events for staff and/or other business teams
  • Leads special projects as required.

To qualify, you must meet these basic qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with 8+ years, or MA + 6 yrs related experience in US Federal Acquisition preferred
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, as well as, advanced analytical, critical thinking, and negotiation abilities
  • Highly experienced with various contract types
  • Advanced Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and customer agency supplements
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Secret Clearance required
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.