Salary Range: $50k - $65k

What does a typical day look like for the Contract Support Specialist?

  • Perform acquisition planning, solicit, evaluate, negotiate, analyze, advise, and assist with contract awards
  • Perform post-award administration and terminations on contracts for the procurement of supplies and services (including complex contracts and high dollar acquisitions).
  • Analyze and evaluate the certified cost and pricing data and other types of pricing information to determine price reasonableness, preparation of contract files, and electronic documentation.
  • Prepare contracting recommendations for the Government Contracting Officer that require research and interpretation of evolving government regulations, policies, guidance, and laws.

What qualifications do you look for?

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.
    • Coursework must have included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Teams.
  • 4+ years of experience in administrating Federal Contracts.
  • Familiar with FAR.
  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to communicate orally and in writing.

We're extra impressed by:

  • Documented experience in and working knowledge of VA programs is preferred.
  • Familiar with Veteran Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) based procurements.