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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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Support will include the following tasks: · Supporting the acquisition planning process, including review of customer-submitted procurement packages to ensure completeness; market research; recommendation of procurement strategy; recommendation of contracting methods and types; development of written acquisition plans; interpretation and application of relevant laws, policies, standards and proce...
Support will include the following tasks: · Supporting the acquisition planning process, including review of customer-submitted procurement packages to ensure completeness; market research; recommendation of procurement strategy; recommendation of contracting methods and types; development of written acquisition plans; interpretation and application of relevant laws, policies, standards and proce...
Support will include the following tasks: · Supporting the acquisition planning process, including review of customer-submitted procurement packages to ensure completeness; market research; recommendation of procurement strategy; recommendation of contracting methods and types; development of written acquisition plans; interpretation and application of relevant laws, policies, standards and proce...
Insight Technology Solutions, Inc. is currently seeking an Administrative Support Specialist for a program in support of an office within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The selected candidate will provide administrative business operations support for the day-to-day activities of the office. These support roles will include assistance with tracking, reporting and logistical support for...
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 oversee administ...
Description: The Government Sales & Contract Specialist will focus on maintaining all current public sector purchasing contracts as well as researching, applying, and securing new opportunities and contracts. This position will be responsible for the GSA contract. The GSA Contract Specialist must be able to work independently and in a team environment, regularly interacting with Managers, Customer...
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...
Lawson Products, Inc Chicago, IL
Job Description Government Inside Sales / Contract Specialist - Chicago, IL Purpose: Directly sells Lawson's products and services to established and new government clients. Identifies relevant government bids and submits required paperwork. Provides necessary follow-up for bids awarded to Lawson. Responsibilities: Determines new opportunities to drive government sales growth. Searches desig...
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...
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 Mclean, VA, 22107
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...
Thomson Reuters Corporation Philadelphia, PA, 19107
Title: Senior Government Contract Specialist ID: JREQ018171 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 negotiate...
The National & Government Accounts (NAGA) Contract Support Specialist’s main focus is to support the largest and most strategic customers and future customer relationships within our NAGA Portfolio. The NAGA Contract Support Specialist supports the direct sales department NAGA program, assisting in key initiatives, special projects and general business requirements. This position will be considere...
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...
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...
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...
Job Description: Applies and analyzes accounting principles on contracts, costs, processes, practices and procedures with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) interpretations. Ensures continued approved status of major business processes and systems required to do business with U.S. Government. Interacts with federal regulatory agencies and internal personnel ...
Title: Government Billing Follow Up Specialist Reporting to: Director, Insurance Follow Up & Workers Compensation EOS CCA is a national Accounts Receivable Outsourcing (ARO) company headquartered in Norwell, Massachusetts with regional offices in Rochester (NY), Chicago (IL), Dallas (TX), Denver (CO) and Novato (CA). In total, EOS CCA employs over 1200 employees across North America. EOS CCA is ...

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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)
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