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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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...
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...
McGladrey LLP Vienna, VA, 22181
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 with Government 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 te...
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...
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...
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...
Molina Healthcare Inc Miami, FL
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...
Molina Healthcare Miami, FL, 33196
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 requi...
Molina Healthcare Long Beach, CA, 90802
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 requi...
Molina Healthcare Bothell, WA, 98021
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 requi...
Molina Healthcare Inc. Bothell, WA
Job Description Job SummaryCoordinate 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 ...
Molina Healthcare Irving, TX, 75061
Job Summary Responsible the administration and maintenance of multiple committee and workgroup report documentation under the general supervision of the Director of Government Contracts. Responsible for the management of multiple databases, and SharePoint site management, including document assessments, data integrity and validation audits. Responsible for report coordination and regulatory filing...
Booz Allen Hamilton McLean, VA
Acquisition Analyst, Mid-01173366 Description Key Role: Focus on acquisition management and contracts consulting by providing support to the procurement support branch of a highly visible DoD activity. Perform in a professional team environment and complete individual and team tasks in acquisition strategy, acquisition policy, pre-solicitation contracting documentation, pre-award contracting do...
Molina Healthcare Inc Bothell, WA
Job Summary Responsible the administration and maintenance of multiple committee and workgroup report documentation under the general supervision of the Director of Government Contracts. Responsible for the management of multiple databases, and SharePoint site management, including document assessments, data integrity and validation audits. Responsible for report coordination and regulatory filin...
We are seeking an experienced Subcontracts Administrator for our Herndon, VA facility to be responsible for cradle-to-grave subcontract support of our Department of Defense (DOD) customer. This position will coordinate, prepare, and manage subcontract agreements for assigned contracts. Responsibilities will require the Subcontracts Administrator to: Participate as a key team member and provide s...
Molina Healthcare Bothell, WA, 98021
Job Summary Responsible the administration and maintenance of multiple committee and workgroup report documentation under the general supervision of the Director of Government Contracts. Responsible for the management of multiple databases, and SharePoint site management, including document assessments, data integrity and validation audits. Responsible for report coordination and regulatory filing...
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Falls Church, VA
Acquisition Analyst, Mid-01173366 Description Key Role: Focus on acquisition management and contracts consulting by providing support to the procurement support branch of a highly visible DoD activity. Perform in a professional team environment and complete individual and team tasks in acquisition strategy, acquisition policy, pre-solicitation contracting documentation, pre-award contracting do...
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. Falls Church, VA, 22040
Key Role: Focus on acquisition management and contracts consulting by providing support to the procurement support branch of a highly visible DoD activity. Perform in a professional team environment and complete individual and team tasks in acquisition strategy, acquisition policy, pre-solicitation contracting documentation, pre-award contracting documentation, contract administration, contract f...
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Falls Church, VA
Acquisition Analyst, Senior-01173362 Description Key Role: Focus on acquisition management and contracts consulting to the federal government. Provide procurement support to the DoD by performing in a professional team environment and completing individual and leading team tasks in the areas of acquisition strategy, acquisition policy, pre-solicitation contracting documentation, pre-award contr...

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Government Contracts Specialist

Salaries

$40,000.00 - $125,000.00
Typical Salary for Government Contracts Specialist
(94 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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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