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Chenega Corporation Senior Contract Management Specialist in Washington DC, District Of Columbia


Chenega Agile Real-Time Solutions (CARS)

Company Job Title: Senior Contract Management Specialist

Chenega Job Title: Senior Contract Management Specialist

Clearance: Background Check

Location: Washington, DC

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date: 02-11-2020

Approved Date: 02-11-2020


The Senior Contract Management Specialist will provide assistance in the areas of contract administration and management support to Contracting Officers (CO) and program office Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform detailed analyses of all cost elements in Contractor proposals, prepare Price Negotiation Memorandums and provide suggestions to the CO on the establishment of competitive range determinations.

  • Prepare all documentation for the CO to conduct pre-proposal conference(s) with the prospective Contractor(s) to arrive at a clear understanding of what is required under the proposed contractual action.

  • Obtain on behalf of the CO the appropriate data from business and technical officials.

  • Explore new or innovative contracting approaches to suggest an equitable contract arrangement to the CO and other procurement officials, as required by the lack of meaningful cost and price information,

  • Develop contract award documents.

  • Responsibilities typically include:

  • Prepare incremental funding modifications

  • Preparation of rate and cost adjustments

  • Perform all research and preparing all documentation for redirection of effort

  • Coordination of time extension

  • Incorporation of change orders

  • Issuance of stop work orders

  • Issuance of cure notices or show-cause letters

  • Approval of progress payments

  • Issuance of final payment and de-obligation of funding.

  • Perform necessary research and prepare all documentation for the termination of contracts for either convenience of the Government or default by the Contractor.

  • Perform necessary research and prepare documentation for modifications.

  • Apply knowledge of the entire customer organization in order to recommend and coordinate development, enhancement and maintenance of business systems and processes.

  • Develop project plans, milestones, status reports and other deliverables, and monitor the execution of the tasks for quality and against planned timelines.

  • Provide assistance monitoring and tracking contractor services performed or products delivered under USSS administered contracts.

  • Analyze contract deliverables (e.g., reports) feasibility studies, design documents, operation, maintenance, training manuals, shipping receipts) to determine compliance with the applicable contract/program requirements.

  • Provide assistance monitoring and tracking contract obligations consistent with the contract requirements.

  • Research issues regarding protests, terminations, disputes and claims, and compile or produce data to support the Government’s position in response to such actions.

  • Prepare contract modifications for the CO signature in PRISM by:

  • Ensure the original, fully executed contract modification is placed in the contract file

  • Scan and upload an executed copy of the contract modification

  • Complete the FPDS-NG module with PRISM.

  • Prepare and assist with presentations to support meetings, conferences, and IPTs.

  • Analyze data, metrics, and trends and provide findings.

  • Assist with the acquisition planning activities such as market research, use of competition, potential contractual vehicles, determining pricing arrangements, and other acquisition planning related activities and requirements.

  • Assist the Program Office with the preparation of the requirements documents as applicable such as:

  • Statement of Work

  • Performance Work Statement

  • Statement of Objectives

  • Assist the Program Office with the preparation of Determinations and Findings (D&F), Justification & Approval (J&A), Acquisition Plans, Source Selection Plans, and Solicitation documents.

  • Assist with the development of a negotiation strategy

  • Coordinate strategy with negotiation team

  • Assist the CO in executing the negotiations.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field and 10 years post-award contract administration and management experience in the areas such as

  • Program Management

  • Administrative

  • Operations (Clerical)

  • Technical Services (PACTS II) master contracts

  • 5 years specialized experience in federal government contract management and administration, as a federal employee or as a federal contractor employee.

  • United States citizens with no dual citizenship.

  • Must have undergone a USSS Agency Background Check within the last 5 years

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • DAWIA or FAC-C Level III Certification is highly recommended

  • Have a working knowledge and understanding of Software Applications such as:

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Adobe Acrobat


  • Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS)

  • Federal Business Opportunities (FBO)

  • Other procurement software that is currently used by USSS.

  • Must have the ability to demonstrate strong business and organizational skills and have outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Must be able to handle confidential information with discretion.

  • Ability to work under aggressive schedules with demanding performance requirements.

  • Must be detail oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks.

  • Motivated self-starters.

  • Attention to detail.

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-District of Columbia-Washington DC

Organization: Chenega Agile Real-Time Solutions
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: Background Check
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Junius Currier
Req ID: 2000000434