Contracts Administrator
CompanyNorth Wind Group
LocationWasilla, Alaska
Job TypeFull Time
Job Description
Position Summary and Duties and Responsibility: 

This position is responsible for contracts management and support of designated NWG programs or projects. The Contracts Administrator will be responsible for ensuring execution of contracts and subcontracts in accordance with Company policies, legal requirements, the Federal Acquisition Regulations, and other Government and Customer provisions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting all aspects of the contracting process including customer interface, proposal preparation, fact finding, negotiation, contract and subcontract administration and contract closeout. Develop and respond to various types of solicitations (RFPs, RFQs, BAAs and other requests for offers). Preparing consulting agreements, purchase orders, subcontract agreements, terms and conditions, preparation and negotiation of modification and ensure contract compliance. Interfacing with various governmental agencies on related issues and providing guidance, advice and action on such matters to program management.

Position Overview
Contract activity with low to moderate risk to business unit, per standard policy. Executes low- to mid-dollar, routine contracts and places orders against existing contracts. Includes defined, repetitive functions. Typically handles routine or standard form contract agreements and related documentation in accordance with established contract policies and procedures. Requires a minimum of independent business judgment and a high degree of management attention.

Reviews solicitations and prepares routine response for proposals, bids, and contract modifications. May also prepare simple requests for proposals. Analyzes contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, corporate policies and business unit procedure. Drafts and negotiates simple contractual instruments commensurate with skills and grade level. Communicates contract policy and practice to internal business teams. Ensures contract review, approval and execution in accordance with corporate and/or business unit guidelines. Prepares and administers routine correspondence, negotiation memoranda, and contract documentation to ensure timely and coordinated submittal. Prepares, organizes and maintains contract records and files documenting contract performance and compliance. May conduct research to support contract audit and or facilitate business unit contracting trends. Performs contract closeout activities. Assists mid- to high-level contract professionals in working with internal or external business teams on issues and developments relative to assigned contracts.

Basic to working knowledge of contracting concepts, Uniform Commercial Code, applicable international contract law, or public contract acquisition law and regulations. Good to strong analytical and communication skills. Ability to draft simple contractual instruments in accordance with prescribed templates and guidelines.

Other contract professionals and business unit staff; cross-functional project teams; entry to mid-level customer and supplier associates.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline 1-208-528-8714 or mail for assistance.

North Wind Construction Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Basic Qualifications

BS Degree in Business or related field with progressive experience in government and/or commercial contracts environment.
Proven negotiating skills and the ability to exercise sound business judgment and discretion is critical   
Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
Possess strong organizational skills and ability to multitask while delivering timely, high quality products
Must have ability to work without day to day supervision, work well with others, and interact professionally
Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
Occasional travel may be required

Preferred Qualifications
Candidate must have strong background with various forms of government contracts including, but not limited to, cost plus fixed fee (CPFF), firm              fixed price (FFP), time and materials (T&M), indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (ID/IQ), multiple award contracts (MACs) and contracts awarded            under the GSA schedules
3+ years of experience
Good understanding of FAR and Prime Contractor flow down provisions