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Government Contracts Specialist Job Overview


The job of a government contracts specialist is to read, review, negotiate and make decisions about any contracts that the government branch they work with are considering entering into. It is the contract specialist's job to understand all contracts and to ensure that they comply with the best interests and the policies of their institution. If there are parts of the contract that the contracts specialist is concerned about, they work with the company to amend the contract to meet the interests of both parties, but particularly the institution she works for.
A Government contract specialists also writes contracts for their own institution, and they are consulted when there is a breach of contract. They may write new contracts using existing contracts as a template, or they may write them from scratch. If ever there is a problem, the contract specialist reviews the contracts and seeks ways to resolve the problem.

Government Contracts Specialist Education Requirements


Government contracts specialists are generally required to have a bachelor's degree in a field such as accounting, contract law or contract negotiations though it may be possible for some to find government contracts specialist jobs with several years of work experience in a related field. Candidates seeking government contracts specialist jobs should ideally have three to five years of work experience in related fields, which they can gain by being a legal assistant or paralegal.

Government Contract Specialist Job Market


The job market for government contract specialist jobs is expected to stay stable over the coming years with neither a large increase or decrease in the number of available jobs. Individuals interested in this job are likely to see increasingly complex contracts, however, so applicants with additional years of education and experience will be preferred.

Government Contract Specialist Salary


The average salary for government contracts specialists is $70,711 though the amount that an individual contract specialist will make can vary from $52,000 to $105,557, depending on factors such as job experience and location.
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Contract Specialist (Construction) (Hampton, VA) Parker Tide is a veteran-owned, small business operating in downtown WashingtonDC. We serve as a value-added partner to the Federal government and the private sector. We are currently seeking a Contract Specialist with construction experience to work on-site in Hampton, VA with one of our Federal Government clients. Contractors will act in a suppor...
Molina Healthcare Inc Long Beach, CA
Job Summary Coordinate and help lead Molina Healthcare Government Contracts department’s activities including but not limited to government healthcare programs planning and research, ensuring plan meets contractual and regulatory requirements, preparing documents for regulatory filings, reviewing plan submissions for quality and accuracy, and providing staff education and training on program requ...
Hager Development Group is seeking enthusiastic and motivated candidates to serve as a Service Contract Specialist to provide acquisition support services to Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Contracts Management Office (CMO). This is a government contract position located at 675 North Randolph Street Arlington, Virginia 22203. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)...
Hager Development Group is seeking enthusiastic and motivated candidates to serve as a Service Contract Specialist to provide acquisition support services to Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Contracts Management Office (CMO). This is a government contract position located at 675 North Randolph Street Arlington, Virginia 22203. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)...
Aerotek Houston, TX
Job Description: The Senior Government Contract Compliance Specialist will support an Aerospace LLC at the San Antonio Operations site by providing guidance as the subject matter expert on Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), CAS Disclosure Statement (when implemented), and provide interpretations and implementatio...
Thomson Reuters Philadelphia, PA
Description The Sr. Government Contract Specialist (Administration & Compliance) reports to the VP of Global Sales Operations. The position is responsible for federal and state contract administration and compliance. The position will oversee administration and compliance efforts relating to key federal schedule contracts and negotiated agency contracts, such as GSA and FEDLINK, and will also ove...
McGladrey Vienna, VA
Consulting Manager - Government Contracting Specialist - Transaction Advisory Services Location: McLean, VA or Baltimore, MD, US McGladrey's Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) group is looking for a Consulting Manager withGovernment Contract auditing experience to be based in our McLean, VA or Baltimore, MD office. The TAS Manager works closely with our clients we serve, Directors and other tea...
McGladrey Baltimore, MD
Consulting Manager: Government Contracting Specialist - Transaction Advisory Services Location: Vienna, VA or Baltimore, MD, US McGladrey's Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) group is looking for a Consulting Manager (Government Contracts Specialist) to be based in our McLean, VA or Baltimore, MD office. The TAS Manager works closely with our clients we serve, Directors and other team members t...
The Opportunity Gallup is looking for an experienced pricing specialist to join our government proposal team. This team is responsible for generating complex, high-quality proposals to support business development initiatives. The pricing specialist, who reports to the pricing team lead, plays a key role in the success of every proposal. Essential qualities to succeed in this role include flexibi...
United Technologies Corporation Windsor Locks, CT, 06096
UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Sys...
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer's 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. If you thrive on challenge, are passionate about ideas, love solving problems and truly enjoy connecting with people, we encourage...
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer's 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. If you thrive on challenge, are passionate about ideas, love solving problems and truly enjoy connecting with people, we encourage...
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems wa...
Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks a Contracts Specialist with a minimum of 10 years of government contract experience for our Camden, AR location. The Contract Specialist interprets the conditions and terms of contracts including fiscal and legal implications and advises management on all significant procedures and regulations affecting the Contract. Ensures compliance with all company policies and proced...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Recruitment Sourcing Specialist (Contract)-00000SXC Description Johnson & Johnson Global Recruiting is currently seeking a Contract Sourcing Specialist to proactively identify and recruit top talent in a highly competitive employment marketplace. This position is located in New Brunswick, NJ. The Contract Sourcing Specialist is respo...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Contract Sourcing Specialist (NJ or MA)-0000001113Z Description Johnson & Johnson’s Services Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for a Contract Sourcing Specialist to be located in New Brunswick, NJ or Raynham, MA. Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the pe...
Job Requisition Number:43076 The Role: The Bloomberg Sales operations team is looking for a hghly motivated sales analyst and Salesforce CRM administrator. This person will report directly into the global head of sales operations and analytics. - Analytics support for global ad sales department across all of Bloomberg media - Analyisis of competitive ad spend - Develop and maintain Monthly re...
BASIC DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Solicitation analysis to include, but not limited to, the review of terms and conditions, risk, potential organizational conflict of interest, teaming flow down requirements. Ability to independently review subcontracts, non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements and other contractual agreements. Ability to develop and/or review Excel spreadsheets in support of ...
Position:Contract Support Specialist Location:Aberdeen, NC Salary range:Competitive, based on experience Benefits: Medical, Dental, 401K, Paid vacation Employment type:Full Time Time Frame:Immediate Opening Quantico Tactical has an immediate opening for a Contract Support Specialist to join our government sales team. The position serves as a point of contact for all program operations for Qu...
Premier Management Corporation ("PREMIER") is an 8A, Certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business founded in November 2004. We are a privately held business entity, which employs highly skilled professionals supporting Federal customers in Maryland, Washington D.C., and Virginia as well as Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Massachusetts,...

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Government Contracts Specialist

Salaries

$40,000.00 - $125,000.00
Typical Salary for Government Contracts Specialist
(94 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
45.5%
Some College Coursework Completed
24.2%
Master's
22.7%
Associates
3%
(66 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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