Job: IRC22646 Contracts Administrator 3


Job TitleIRC22646 Contracts Administrator 3
LocationOak Ridge - Lafayette

·         Administers contracts to ensure fulfillment of contractual obligations. Defines requirements, assists in generating proposals, monitors performance, negotiates terms and conditions and ensures compliance with contract requirements.

·         Responsible for contract administration functions for prime contract and sub-tier government and commercial contracts in accordance with applicable commercial, government and international contract rules and regulations.

·         Reviews statements of work and specifications to identify risks, informs management of contractual risks and obligations and offers solutions to mitigate contractual/program risks.

·         Administers contract change management and contract closeout activities.

·         Ensures records are created and properly retained and maintains current contracts, files and records.

·         Controls formal correspondence with customers. Monitors and ensures compliance with contract terms, special provisions, warranties, deliverables and funding requirements.

·         Acts as the focal point of contact with the customer for all contractual matters and is a liaison with customers and internal departments for all matters affecting contracts.

·         Negotiates to obtain an acceptable business agreement that achieves the company objective.

·         Ensures review and approval of negotiated contracts with appropriate management.

·         Provides all required information that supports the company's negotiation position. Prepares documentation to confirm negotiation settlement.

·         Ensures proper contractual flowdown clauses from prime contracts are identified and supplied to the company’s procurement organization.

·         Supports new business proposal activities. Reviews solicitation requests to ensure compliance with terms and conditions.

·         Participates in the daily operations of the project, as applicable, to meet schedules, resolve complex issues and respond to inquiries regarding contractual obligations.

·         Communicates with Legal, Financial and Business Development for resolution of contract issues and disputes.

·         Mentors and trains less experienced professionals; may have direct reports.

·         Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations.

·         Strong team member and resource for business development and operations.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

·         Is recognized as an expert in own area within the organization

·         Develops negotiation strategy and  is able to execute the strategy with customer

·         Administers contracts of large scope and complexity

·         Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends solutions/best practices

·         Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify solutions

·         Demonstrated ability to continually improve in contract administration

·         Advanced understanding of contracting corporate policies and procedures and ability to accurately interpret contract language

·         Advanced knowledge of contracting concepts, FARs, and other federal acquisition regulations and applicable public contract acquisition laws and regulations

·         Strong analytical and communication skills

·         Intermediate proficiency using Microsoft Office products, particularly Word and Excel

·         Strong external and internal negotiation skills

·         Effective presentation, leadership and team-building skills.  Emerging ability to excel in management environment.

·         Able to articulate a contract position with all levels of management

·         Ability to sit

·         Ability to effectively communicate; speaking, reading, understanding, writing and hearing clear English; pass audiogram in hearing conservation program as required by location

·         Basic math and computer skills

·         Ability to work inside an office

·         Ability to perform highly repetitive motions with fingers, hands, wrists, and shoulders

·         Ability to work alone, work with others, and interact with the public

·         Ability to perform under deadline pressure

·         Ability to understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines


Minimum Qualifications and Years of Experience


·         Advanced degree or law degree preferred

·         A bachelor’s degree in business or a related field or the equivalent of a combination of education, professional training and work experience required



·         Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) or Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) preferred


Required Experience

·         A minimum of 12 years of contracts/business experience

·         Significant environmental/nuclear industry experience in contract administration


Preferred Experience

·         None



How To Apply

EnergySolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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