Contract Specialist

Contract Specialist

Kansas City, MO Join our Talent Network

CAS is currently seeking aContracts Specialist to join our growing team

TheContracts Specialist will negotiate and administer contracts and agreements working independently with limited guidance to support a Joint Venture contract with the National Benefits Center (NBC) Records Operations Contract (ROC) which is a component of the Department of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) which administers lawful immigration to the United States and the U.S. Naturalization process.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Administer assigned contracts for Program Managers and corporate staff.
  • Maintain and track internal contractual deadlines, redistribute incoming and outgoing tasks to respective program team members or administrative staff.
  • Assist Program Controllers as required, to track resource management, funding, burn rates, ETCs, and other program financials by working closely with the corporate Accounting Department and Business Integration Department.
  • Prepare and negotiate Non-Disclosure Agreements, Teaming Agreements, and other company partnering agreements.
  • Provide Solicitation and Proposal analysis to subsidiary staff.
  • Create and maintain a professional interface with all technical and business departments and management and government personnel, like Contracting Officers/Specialist and Contractor Officer Representatives.
  • Act as custodian of contractual and program records for assigned contracts.
  • 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 from accredited college or university required
  • High school diploma or GED and 4+ years of relevant contractual work experience may be substituted for degree
  • 3+ years' experience in the project/contract administration field is required
  • Background check

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to obtain a secret clearance if required
  • Must have knowledge and experience working on contracts supporting the U.S. government
  • Must have excellent working knowledge of the federal regulations and other associated contracting regulations
  • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to work well within a team
  • Must have excellent skills in time management, setting priorities, and providing guidance to other contracts professionals
  • Knowledge and understanding of SharePoint a plus
  • Thorough knowledge of all appropriate ethical standards regarding contracting actions
  • Must have advanced working knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation software (MSWord, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint), and Outlook
  • Working knowledge of Deltek/Costpoint or comparable accounting system is recommended

Travel between multiple local work sites may be required

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

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