Contract Specialist - Alexandria, VA

Alexandria, VA
Level/Salary Range: 
HR Contact: 
Cindy Seidel
Job Category: 
Security Clearance Required: 
Secret or Top Secret
Position Type: 
Full Time

Quality Support, Inc., is seeking a Senior Contract Specialist  for its Headquarters Office in Alexandria, VA.  An active SECRET or TOP SECRET security clearance is desired. 

  • (Preferred) Advanced knowledge and understanding of small business operations and government contracting laws and regulations.
  • Communicate effectively and confidently with high-level executives and managed staff.
  • Superior organizational skills and work ethic
  • Ability to manage projects at an HQ level. 
  • Effectively and politely interface with public.
  • Excellent customer service, written, and oral communications skills
  • Ability to interpret and apply complex regulatory material
  • Ability to work independently and/or as a member of the team to effectively interact with personnel at all levels.
  • In-depth knowledge of FARS, DFARS and DoD contracting policies and procedures. 
  • Effectively manage and administer complex Federal Government contracts 
  • Support contracts and subcontracts departments rovide contract support for Federal Government customers 
  • Serve as a liaison between Program Managers, Government Contracting Officers, and Teaming Partners 
  • Provide expertise across various types of government contracts such as: Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Firm Fixed Price/ Level of Effort (FFP/LOE), Time and Materials (T&M), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). 
  • Strong negotiation skills with contractors and subcontractors as well as ample knowledge of applicable regulations (i.e. FAR, DFAR). 
  • Improve and ensure the management process of contracts and subcontracts 
  • Be responsible for preparing, examining, analyzing, negotiating, and revising contractual language in contracts and subcontracts 
  • Monitor the lifecycle of Task Orders and delivering monthly reports 
  • Prepare contract briefs and revisions summarizing requirements and budgets.
  • Track correspondence, authorizations, payments and deadlines. 
  • Assist with the preparation and submission of monthly and quarterly progress and financial reports 
  • Prepare, examine, negotiate, execute, and revise various types of Agreements (i.e., Non-Disclosure Agreements, Teaming Agreements, Letters of Intent, Partnership Agreements, Subcontract Agreements, Joint venture Agreements. 
  • Ensure subcontracts are in compliance with legal requirements and government regulations 
  • Identify and mitigate risks associated with contract terms and conditions  
  • Provide guidance and leadership to cross-functional business team members and coordinate with all departments involved
  • Analyze cost and price data as well as labor and material cost 
  • Monitor contractor’s performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations 
  • Assist senior management with special contract related projects when needed 
  • Update, review, maintain SAM, CPARS, PPIRS, WAWF and GSA databases. 
  • Effectively and professionally respond to phone calls and electronic communications from colleagues, USG agencies, customer offices, and potential strategic partners. 
  • Review and update SOP library.
  • Close out expired and terminated contracts.
Education / Experience Required: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree, and/or certification in Contract Management;
  • Six (6) years of written and oral communications in an office environment, including;
  • Two (2) years of policy development, implementation, and oversight;
  • Eight (8) years of experience utilizing a variety of office software, specifically: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, payroll processing software and accounting software such as ADP, Insperity, Procas, Deltek, and Sage Peachtree.
  • Ten (10) years of experience working with government contracts, GSA contracts, GSA schedules and SAM.
  • Ten (10) years of experience working with cost proposal submittals with detailed cost analysis.
To apply, send your resume to Please include the position title in the subject line.
Quality Support, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.
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