Contractor's Contracts Administrator Australia - Contingent upon award in Parramatta at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 11/10/2019

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Job Description

*This position is contingent upon contract award.*
The Contractor's Contracts Administrator manages the formulation of contracts policies, procedures, methods, operating practices and performance standards for assigned program or business unit.
The candidate must have an Australian NVL1 Clearance. 
Principal Accountabilities
  • Manages the proper coordination of various types of agreements, subcontracts and other contract/legal documents with accounting, legal, program management and other organizations as necessary.
  • Develops cost proposals to address request for proposal (RFP) requirements and approved cost strategies in accordance with cost estimating system requirements, company policies, and government regulations.
  • Evaluates conformance of policies, practices and standards to meet business objectives in compliance with company policy, law and regulation.
  • Advises and guides Contract department in export and control and licensing matters to ensure the upper management is kept fully aware of company’s compliance.
  • Monitors performance, funding, and payments on assigned contracts. Notifies upper management and site Program Management of potential non-compliance and other problems that could have an adverse impact to the company.
  • Advises management of contractual rights and obligations and provides interpretations of terms and conditions of assigned SBU.
  • Manages the process for updating contract information in contract’s database ensuring all data is current and complete.
  • Participates in contract disputes, claim resolutions and outside audits. May be assigned to take the lead in some cases.
  • Negotiates proposals, contract modifications, and agreements as required within the limits of authority delegated by the upper management.
  • Manages and integrates daily work activities of assigned employees to ensure compliance with corporate, contract and legal requirements.
  • Develops and trains lower level employees in Contract Administration process.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Skills Requirements
  • Thorough knowledge of the applicable Acquisition Regulations and related Federal and state and local regulations and laws.
  • Knowledge of various computer programs required (ex: Word, Excel, etc.) and working experience with spreadsheets.
  • Knowledge of cost controls and international logistics support.
  • Ability to understand local labor laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of international business management and Export Control Laws if required for contract.
  • Excellent oral and written communications.
  • Effective leadership and interpersonal skills.
Experience and Education
  • Eight (8) years of experience in contract administration and/or government cost accounting environment.
  • Prefer two (2) years supervisory experience in contracts.
  • Australian Secret Security clearance (Negative Vetting Level 1) (NVL1) required (ie must be an Australian Citizen)
  • Bachelor’s degree in an associated discipline. Two (2) years Contracts Management or related field experience can be substituted for each year of the four (4) years of college.  
Physical Requirements / Working Environment
  • Some positions will be assigned to overseas locations where living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable, with long hours, exposure to weather, dust, and hazardous/harsh conditions