Parsons Corporation Principal Contract Administrator (Remote) in Centreville, Virginia
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Principal 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.
Parsons extensive experience combined with your finance management skills, including drafting contracts, and identifying potential conflicts. At this level you will be responsible for soliciting, evaluating, negotiating, awarding, and administering contracts in support of world-class projects. In this role, you perform contract administration assignments for projects with constructed values typically in the $50 to $100 million range with clients in the private and public sectors of domestic and foreign markets. Thoroughly understands and applies good contract management principles
Drafts contracts for large engineering/construction management projects. Proposes alternative text/clauses to client contracts, as appropriate for the Company business.
Ensures that the contract is thoroughly reviewed for legal, risk management, tax, and accounting issues prior to submitting to management for approval.
Participates as a member of the negotiating team, consisting of business development and project management personnel, for establishing business terms and contract conditions.
Monitors and administers the business provisions of assigned contracts to ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions.
Advises the Contracts Manager regarding scope, financial, and risk issues of applicable contracts.
Generates and maintains documentation for negotiating change orders. Prices and drafts change orders and amendments. Follows through to ensure that contractual coverage is implemented.
Prepares letters to clients requesting approvals and interpretations required to comply with the provisions of the contract.
Collaborates with Procurement personnel on project subcontract matters.
Monitors project expenditures versus contract cost limitations.
Prepares letters to clients notifying them of contract cost limitations and requirements for additional funds.
Prepares project/facility acceptance documents and follows through to ensure acceptances are approved by the client.
Furnishes business and financial information requested by the client, as delegated by the Project Manager.
Identifies contractual 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.
Work on proposals and performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
10+ years of contract administration experience is required
Requires a working knowledge of industry business practices and the negotiation of prime contracts
Must possess strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills
Working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration
Knowledge of DFAR, FAR
Ability to acquire and maintain a secret clearance
Travel may be required (10%)
We invite you to participate in our collaborative organization
We're a dynamic, interactive organization looking for people with ideas to share. Here, not a single mind or idea is unimportant, because the truth is that we cannot do without a single one of them, and we don't know where our best ideas will come from. The diversity of our workforce brings fresh perspectives that make 'brainstorming' all the more stimulating. Equal opportunities are waiting for all in our welcoming and respectful workplace.
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 parsons.com and follow our quest on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/parsonscorporation) , Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/parsonscorporation/) , Twitter (https://twitter.com/parsonscorp) , and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/parsons/) .
The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $120,000.00.Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.
The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.
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.