Contracts Administrator
OrganizationAdvanced Technology International
LocationSummerville, SC
  
Position Description

Serves as a key member of the contracts team in direct support of company goals and objectives. Responsible for negotiating, monitoring and administering contracts through contract closeout. Effectively manages procurement of goods, services and other duties as assigned.  Primary job duties require exercising discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance to the business.

Apply at ATI.ORG; we only accept applications submitted through our applicant tracking system.

ATI has been named as a "Best Places to Work in SC" for 2017, 2018, & 2019

This is a full-time opportunity with benefits 
ATI provides Medical, Dental and Vision Plan options
Flexible Spending Accounts, including health and dependent care accounts
403B Retirement Savings plan with a very competitive company contribution
Personal time-off (pre-loaded & accured) plus 12 paid holiday-days
Life Insurance paid by ATI 
Paid Parental Leave
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Coverage paid by ATI
Employee Assistance Program
Gym Reimbursement
Smart Dollar Financial Wellness
Tuition Reimbursement Program 
Flexible work schedules


ATI's standard business hours are Monday-Friday, between 8 AM - 5 PM. Our office is located at 315 Sigma Drive, Summerville, SC 29486. 

Essential Functions

    • Independently administers, negotiates and monitors various types of contracts, i.e. level of effort cost reimbursement type contracts (CPFF, CPAF, etc.); time and materials (T&M); indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ); firm fixed price (FFP); and Agreements issued under Other Transactions.
    • Capable of complex agreement administration to support programs that involve development and executions of solicitation and acquisition strategies that produce research results throughout the program lifecycle.
    • Facilitates pre-award and post-award activities in support of company programs.
    • Reviews selection justifications and works with program team to ensure sufficiency.
    • Leads in the preparation of cost proposals.
    • Reviews complex cost proposals and performs cost analysis.
    • Works closely with customers, program team and subcontractors, regarding funding and budgetary issues for each program.
    • Monitors contract budgets, supports budget formations, and understands key financial concepts.
    • Manages contracts close-outs.
    • Negotiates and issues contract modifications.
    • Plans and conducts post-award conferences and debriefings.
    • Communicates directly with government contracting officers on a routine basis.
    • Serves as Team Lead within a division or program.
    • Plans and assigns work to the junior associates based on the complexity of the assignment, current workload, and the junior associate’s capabilities.
    • Reviews junior associate’s completed work for technical adequacy, directs any necessary corrective actions, and exercises contractual signature authority within prescribed limitations.
    • Provides input to supervisor of the junior associate’s professional development and progression. 
    • Takes initiative and a leadership role in process improvements and day-to-day functions.
Additional Responsibilities
    • Provides assistance, as required, to Contracts Managers.
    • May perform additional developmental supervisory duties, as needed.
    • Performs other duties as assigned. 
         
Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree plus four or more years related work or; Master’s degree plus two or more years related work experience; or equivalent combination of education and applicable experience.
    • Minimum of three or more years experience working with contracts administration.
    • Certificate in contracting preferred (e.g. CFCM, CPCM, or equivalent)
    • Effective delegation and negotiation skills.
    • Exceptional computer skills, with an emphasis on the Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, to co-workers and team members.
    • Experience working as a team member engaged in tasks requiring teamwork and performance to schedules.
    • Ability to serve external and internal customers and prioritize these responsibilities, in order to meet deadlines.
    • Must successfully pass a background to access sensitive information and automated systems.
    • Individual must meet the definition of a U.S. Person upon hire due to the risk assessment of this position.
    • Employee must be either a U.S. Citizen by birth or naturalization, or a green card lawful U.S. permanent resident, or a political asylum in the U.S.
    • This position is subject to a background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.

Physical Requirements 
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. 

Regular physical activity to include walking, bending, stooping, reaching, standing and prolonged sitting.

Ability to use phone and computer systems, copier, fax, and other office equipment.

Must be able to occasionally move/lift up to 25 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.


Work Environment

This position is located in an air-conditioned, environmentally controlled atmosphere, and occasionally attend meetings in technology company environments.

Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ATI is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and all other protected classes.

Apply at ATI.ORG; we only accept applications submitted through our applicant tracking system.

If you require accommodations to complete this application, please contact Human Resources at (843) 760-4350 or email hr@ati.org.


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