Senior Specialist, Contracts - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

Lexington Park
United States

Title: Senior Specialist, Contracts

Location: US-US-MD-Lexington Park

Other Locations: US-US-MD-Greenbelt, US-US-MD-Columbia

Job Number: 1076973

Conducts contract requirements development, negotiation, source selection, and administration of contracts, subcontracts, and/or related contractual documentation between Wyle and its external customers. Reviews performance requirements ensuring contract is in accordance with legal requirements, customer specifications and government regulations. Issues contract and financial program documents.

Structures contractual terms to reflect business strategy. Initiates internal documentation to authorize and direct work in accordance with contractual specifications. Monitors performance of contractual obligations Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise.

Interprets internal (Wyle Group) or external business (Industry) issues and recommends best practices.

Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions.

Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations.

May mentor/run project teams within a discipline or job family.

Requires depth and/or breadth of expertise in own specialized discipline.

Interprets internal/external customer challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services based on industry knowledge.

May advise multi-disciplinary teams or run projects with moderate resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity.

Guides others to solve complex problems; uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions.

Impacts the achievement of customer, operational, project or service objectives; work is guided by broad Unit/Division/Department policies and customer requirements.

Communicates difficult concepts and negotiates with others to influence decisions.

May have formal, but limited, supervision of team members at a Department or project level to include verification of time cards, oversight of daily tasks/schedules and input into performance appraisals.

May be the primary customer contact for assigned area of responsibility.


BA/BS degree in Business Administration or related field plus 5 years of government contract administration experience required.

Must possess the following:

Comprehensive technical and functional knowledge of contract administration including government regulations/procedures.

Advanced negotiation skills/techniques and experience.

Strong customer service orientation with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of personnel.

Ability to work in a team environment.

Excellent written communication skill. In-depth knowledge of bid/proposal process.

Ability to mult-task

Knowledge of the FAR/DFAR

Knowledge of FFP, CPFF, T&M contract types

Deltek Costpoint experience required

Strong knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word, and Adobe Acrobat are required


KBRwyle is KBR’s global government services organization. We deliver mission critical, full life cycle services that improve military readiness, drive innovation, and help ensure mission success. Since WWII, we have led many of the federal government’s most important programs in the areas of defense, space and technology. Today, our employees are solving some of the world’s most challenging problems and inspiring the future. KBRwyle core capabilities include engineering, operations, logistics, science, program and acquisition management, IT, cyber and security services.

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KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job: Contracts Administration