Contracts Administrator
CompanyCDC dbd North Wind Group
Job TypeFull Time
Job Description
North Wind Group is currently seeking a Contracts Administrator to join our team in Knoxville, TN! 

Summary of Duties:
  • Reviews solicitations and prepares routine response for proposals, bids, and contract modifications
  • 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 memorandum, and contract documentation to ensure timely and coordinated submittals
  • 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 related to assigned contracts
Required Skills:
  • Working knowledge of contracting concepts (types, terms, and requirements), Federal Acquisition Regulations, and the Uniform Commercial Code
  • Demonstrated administrative and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Increasing knowledge of law, negotiations, accounting, or cost engineering gained through experience or education
Desirable Skills:
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to deal with multiple priorities/tasks
  • Must be able to work with unexpected changes in priorities and deadlines
  • Understanding of and experience with the Federal procurement process and regulations (i.e FAR)
  • Time management and prioritization skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong and effective oral communication, writing, and computer skills
Special Skills, Training, Certifications Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in related field (accounting, marketing, finance, etc.)
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience as in contract administration, subcontract administration, and/or procurement with an emphasis in a government arena
  • Advanced user in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access)

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave, and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

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 +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind Group 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.