Contract Administration Specialist, Langley AFB, VA, US, ID#18594 - Military veterans preferred

Cherokee-Federal (
Defense Contracting


  full-time   employee   contract

Langley-eustis Air Force Base (jble)
United States

Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) is a versatile, tribally owned 8(a), SDB providing solutions throughout the U.S. and overseas. CNSP has expertise in a wide range of technical disciplines, including global vulnerability assessment, information assurance, intelligence operations, program management and professional services with partners in Information Technology. CNSP is owned by Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. One-hundred percent of the company's profits support future business investments and the well-being of the tribe's citizens through health care, education and job creation, ensuring better lives for Cherokees today and tomorrow.
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CNSP is recruiting a Contract Administration Specialist for the Air Combat Command's (ACC) Acquisition Management & Integration Center (AMIC) to support its Counter Narcotics & Global Threats (CNGT) division to provide contract administration support throughout all phases of the acquisition cycle.


Provide pre and post award contract management support on various contracts in AMIC/PKD with various contract types as listed in FAR Part 16.
Assist in the preparation of solicitation documents, selecting appropriate clauses, ensuring clear and complete specifications, including packing and delivery requirements or other routine supplemental stipulation>
Assist in the monitoring of contract performance through progress reports and analysis of contractor metrics, for compliance with performance standards, applicable laws, delivery schedules, payment provisions, inspections, progress reports, and other requirements stated in the contract.
Establishes milestones for coordination through functional leadership and support organizations/agencies.
Review requisition package for adequacy, consistency, and compliance with administrative, regulatory, and procedural requirements
Process additional funds or de-obligate funds when required
Prepare contract modifications caused by, but not limited to, changes in technical requirements, by incremental funding requirements, changes in quantities to be delivered, ordering priced/unpriced options, and similar issues
Conducts cost and price analysis
Prepares draft pre-negotiation objectives and draft negotiation memoranda, as required, to explain rationale and methods used in arriving at the final settlement in terminations (e.g.: for convenience, for cause, for default) and other types of negotiated changes;
Prepare full documentation for contract actions requiring formal review;
Prepare draft replies to other involved agencies, appeal boards, or congressional inquiries/notifications;
Prepare draft replies to Request for Information (RFI) under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and other inquiries;


This position does not have any supervisory and/or management experience


Candidates must have at the time of their application a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 24 semester credit hours in Business Administration, Public Administration, Contract Law, Accounting, Finance or related course work
A minimum of a Level II Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certification or equivalent
A minimum of five (5) years' experience as a Contract Specialist
A minimum of two (2) years prior/demonstrated experience with using the Air Force CON-IT program for processing acquisition actions


Good organizational, interpersonal and judgment skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Prior military or federal agency experience is a plus
An Active Secret Clearance is required
Candidates must be US Citizens
Candidates will be subject to a US federal government background investigation and must favorably pass a drug screen.


This position is located in a US government building with controlled access and/or on a military installation in traditional office space
There exists the possibility of potential teleworking.

About Cherokee Federal

Cherokee Federal � a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses � is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation's mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios. Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories. Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team.


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