Government Contracts Specialist Jobs

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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Business Academy Medical Business Segment Government About Us Academy Medical is a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) specializing in the distribution of medical products. Our solutions-based company sources out the best-in-class products and delivers with Five Star Service to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense hospitals. As the largest...
Description: Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work...
Job Purpose: Delivers best value product or service by developing acquisition plans; entering into, administering, modifying, or terminating contracts; selecting contractors; making related determinations and findings; maintaining records. Duties: * Develops acquisition plans by studying agency type, quality, quantity, and delivery requirements; forming procurement teams; reviewing previous acq...
South Florida company has an immediate need to hire a US Government Contracts Specialist to provide support and guidance to management and sales force on all bids and contracts with federal, state and local governmental entities. Responsibilities include: Provide advice to management and local office personnel both domestic and international on United States Government, state and local contracts...
Experienced Contract Specialist with experience in government contracts, subcontracts and negotiation including familiarity with various agency regulatory requirements, must be detail oriented, comfortable with decision making, and have the ability to work independently on multiple projects. PARC is in the Business of Breakthroughs®. Practicing open innovation, we provide custom R&D services, tec...
Interim Director of Government Reporting and Analysis (Contract) The Confidential Search Company is an executive recruitment firm with over twenty-five years of experience placing healthcare financial and administrative executives, director, managers and specialists. We have been engaged to conduct an executive search for an Interim Director of Government Reporting and Analysis for our client, a...
Marten Transport Minnetonka, MN
Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm) The idea...
Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm) The ide...
UTC Building & Industrial Systems is the world's largest provider of building technologies. Its elevator, escalator, fire safety, security, building automation, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and services promote integrated, high performance buildings that are safer, smarter and sustainable. UTC Building & Industrial Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp.,...
Experienced Contract Specialist with experience in government contracts, subcontracts and negotiation including familiarity with various agency regulatory requirements; must be detail oriented, comfortable with decision making, and have the ability to work independently on multiple projects. Position Description PARC is seeking to add a Contracts Specialist to our Public Sector Operations team t...
UTC Building & Industrial Systems is the world's largest provider of building technologies. Its elevator, escalator, fire safety, security, building automation, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and services promote integrated, high performance buildings that are safer, smarter and sustainable. UTC Building & Industrial Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp.,...
You are a rare breed: a contract specialist who is expert in, and energized by, navigating challenging bureaucracies, managing and leading contract negotiations, and driving internal compliance processes to mitigate risk, all while engendering the Silicon Valley entrepreneurialism required to keep apace with Palantir’s diverse and rapidly growing portfolio of Federal partnerships. You have also sh...
Molina Healthcare Inc Bothell, WA
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...
McCann New York is an ideas and marketing solutions agency transforming some of the world’s most famous brands. It is the flagship and single largest agency of McCann Worldgroup. We want to challenge and inspire you to do great work. Come join us in collaborating with other talented people in helping to elevate our clients’ brands to new levels of creativity and innovation - check out some of our ...
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...
Description Experience working with IT products and monitoring hardware, hardware maintenance, software and software license renewals/ new procurements. Working knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Word, SharePoint, Altiris a plus Request vendor quotes on behalf of the customer using the established procurement process and systems Receive, process and track customer equipment, software, and training ...
Job Overview: This position will be part of an innovative program changing the model for health care delivery. The Partner Outcomes and Relationships Specialist is a member of Horizon Healthcare Innovations (HHI) Clinical Innovation team, and supports the Manager, Partner Contracting, Outcomes and Relationships for the on-going assessment and support of pilot practices. The primary role of Partne...
Managing Director, Aerospace, Defense & Government Contracting This role can be based in our Washington D.C., McLean, VA, or Bethesda, MD offices ABOUT THE COMPANY: FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment.  With more than 4,200 professio...

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