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Senior Contract Specialist

Senior Contract Specialist
Experts Engaged in Delivering Their Best - This is the cornerstone of our service-oriented culture and why we seek the best talent to be part of our team!  Since 1995, GCS, Inc. has been an award-winning resource for federal agencies and government contractors, developing and delivering innovative solutions to increasingly complex challenges. GCS, Inc. has an exciting opening for a Senior Acquisition Analyst to support our client in Washington, DC!
Position Description:
  • Perform various contract administration responsibilities, which include all functions from cradle to grave to support an effective acquisition strategy
  • Prepares Requests for Proposals (RFP)/Invitation for Bids (IFB), prepares cost and price analysis and selects appropriate terms and conditions for contracts
  • Assists in the development of writing performance criteria and requirements into sound/sufficient Statement of Work and or task/orders
  • Assists in the development of independent Government Cost Estimates and the development of source selection criteria
  • Coordinates and works with the technical experts and the contracting office to ensure project milestones are reflected in the contractual documents and project plan
  • Assists with the planning, preparing, and maintaining of the current acquisition plans and overall program office acquisition administration functions to include program control and tracking
  • Performs and evaluates market research and trends; prepares negotiation memorandums and contract modifications for Contracting Officer (CO)
  • Works with the CO in documenting evaluation of performance, contract termination and contract closeout
  • Develops strategies and executes action necessary to address SAP actions, RFQs, RSPs, IFBs
  • Develops strategies to assist the customer in determining the appropriate action for both firm-fixed priced as well as cost contracts
Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:   
  • Current TS/SCI (CI Polygraph desired)
  • Must have12+ years of progressively complex government contract experience
  • Experience in administrating and managing firm fixed price, time and materials, and cost reimbursable contracts
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) and acquisition planning
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and set priorities within a team environment
  • Excellent oral and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledgeable with Microsoft Office Tools (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
Education/Training/Certifications Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Level II or Level III DAWIA or FAC-C certification in the field of contracting (desired)

GCS, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Accordingly, US Citizenship is required.


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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + Poly
Washington, District of Columbia
United States
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