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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Neopost USA markets its Neopost and Hasler brands of mailing and shipping solutions throughout the United States via dealers and direct-sales channels. The company, headquartered in Milford, CT, supplies technologically advanced solutions for mailing, folding/inserting and addressing as well as logistics management and traceability. Neopost USA also offers a full range of services, including consu...
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 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...
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...
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...
Company Confidential Fairfield, NJ, 07004
MARKETING ADMINISTRATOR Government and Major Account Contracts Copier Industry Experience Req’d $53,500 Salary Do you have 2 plus years administering GSA and Major Account Copier/Printer contracts? If you do, our client, an international company with corporate offices in New Jersey, wants to interview you as soon as possible. In the role of Marketing Administrator, you will be responsible fo...
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...
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...
Lawson Products, Inc Chicago, IL
Job Description Government Contract Coordinator - Chicago, IL Purpose: The Government Contract Coordinator supports the contract administration and management duties of Lawson. This position is responsible for searching and coordinating new opportunities in the Federal and State contract environment, resulting in near-term revenues for Lawson Products. Responsibilities: Responsible for Contra...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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. 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...
This position is located in our PA, Philadelphia facility GENERAL SUMMARY: Selected candidate serves as an asistant in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania assisting with the implementation of Division of Children's Services program, with respect to the care and placement of unaccompanied children. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide administrative support to the Federal Field Specialist, incl...
This position is located in our CA, San Francisco facility GENERAL SUMMARY: Selected candidate serves as an asistant in San Francisco,CA, assisting with the implementation of Division of Children's Services program, with respect to the care and placement of unaccompanied children. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide administrative support to the Federal Field Specialist, including tr...
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...

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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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