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Parsons Corporation Contract Administrator (Remote) in Centreville, Virginia

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Contract Administrator (Remote)

Little things mean a lot

We're looking for someone who recognizes the smallest details most people don't even know exist and knows that it takes a special persistence to comb through those details and use them as a base for consistently better work. If the little things mean everything to you, we have a lot to talk about. Let us hear from you today.

Ready to put your contract skills to work with departments and teams that change the fabric of our community? Do you have an eye for details? Put your contract management expertise to work on complex projects. Parsons is now hiring Sr. Contract Administrator for our rapidly expanding team.

Parsons extensive experience combined with your skills, including reviewing contracts, and identifying potential risks and conflicts. At this level, our Administrators monitor and administers the business provisions of assigned contracts to ensure that contract requirements are met. In this role, you perform contract administration assignments for projects with constructed values typically in the $20 to $50 million range, predominantly with domestic clients. You will apply experience and increasing proficiency in the use of contract administration principles and practices. Typical assignments are larger in scope, more difficult, and varied than at the Associate level.


  • Review, negotiate and approve contracts terms and conditions for compliance with company rules and guidelines.

  • Possesses excellent knowledge of the FAR, DFARS and DoD agency clauses.

  • Possesses excellent analytical thinking skills and problem-solving abilities.

  • Able to work productively independently and as part of a team.

  • Has strong negotiation and mediation skills assuming responsibility for explaining and justifying the Company's position.

  • Monitors and administers the contractual provisions of assigned contracts to ensure that contract requirements are met.

  • Identifies contractual risks and problems and takes appropriate action to ensure a satisfactory resolution. Follows up on problems demanding management attention to ensure a timely response to the client.

  • Collaborates with Program Manager and Project Manager and other functional teams to effectively monitor the status of the project.

  • Assists the project team to identify work scope risk and changes and process requests for equitable adjustment as required.

  • Process formal change orders and follows through to ensure that contractual coverage is implemented.

  • Possesses excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Prepares letters to client requesting approvals and interpretations required to comply with the provisions of the contract.

  • Collaborates with appropriate Procurement personnel on project subcontract matters.

  • Prepares letters to clients notifying them of contract cost limitations and requirements for additional funds.

  • Furnishes business and financial information requested by the client, as delegated by the Project Manager.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

For us, moving ahead means moving together

We're living proof that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Our collaborations bring us all to a higher place than we could go alone. Staying open to each other's ideas helps us get where we're going faster and keeps morale high. The diversity of our workforce brings fresh perspectives that make 'brainstorming' all the more stimulating. Equal opportunities are waiting for all. If you have much to contribute and will enjoy working with welcoming, inclusive colleagues, you know where to find us.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field

  • 3+ years of contract administration experience is required

  • Requires a working knowledge of industry business practices and contract administration principles, as well as some exposure to contract negotiations.

  • Incumbent must also possess strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance is required

  • US Person

Expect a helping hand when you need it

Some jobs call for a helping hand. When that happens, we're here for you. Our organization supports its diverse employees with a team orientation, expert mentoring, and acknowledgement of a job well done. We've found that a positive attitude, a spirit of cooperation and a respectful, and inclusive culture is a surefire way to keep morale, quality, and productivity high. When that happens, we all succeed. Come join us.

Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading technology firm driving the future of defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today. With a history of disruption beginning in 1944, we apply our distinct perspective to help our customers confront the issues of tomorrow in every domain-land, sea, air, space, and cyber. Our range of capabilities and our global network of resources lets us layer and integrate solutions to respond to any challenge with unmatched agility. In a time of rapid change, we see infinite sources of inspiration to fuel our creativity and enable the innovation necessary to accomplish our quest of delivering a better world. For more about Parsons, visit us at and follow our quest on Facebook ( , Instagram ( , Twitter ( , and LinkedIn ( .

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $65,000.00.Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.