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Senior Contract Analyst role

Cambridge, MA 02139-3563

Posted: 09/18/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Administrative Job Number: 578169 Is job remote?: Yes Country: United States

Job Description

Specific Responsibilities include:
  • Proposal support including Solicitation review, active participation in gate reviews, basis of estimate (BOE) development and authoring of proposal conditions and assumptions
  • Proposal submission and negotiation including compliance with Truthful Cost or Pricing requirements
  • Contract review, redlining and negotiation
  • Ability to serve as primary point of contact on large research to production and/or production contracts
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external customers regarding contract matters
  • Maintain contract files in accordance with internal guidelines
  • Support and collaborate with internal stakeholders to proactively anticipate business needs and develop sound recommendations for compliant solutions
  • Ability and willingness to mentor junior Contracts Administrators
  • Support other special projects and/or represent the department on cross-functional teams, as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of DoD contracting experience in a research and development environment, with both cost reimbursement and fixed priced contract types
  • Experience managing business to business contracts such as in a subcontractor to prime contractor, including negotiation of terms
  • Expertise in full contract lifecycle management including proposal support, negotiation, contract administration and closeout
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to produce clear, concise, and accurate correspondence.  A writing sample may be required as part of the application process.
  • Ability to demonstrate working knowledge and understanding of the FAR and DFARS
  • Strong critical thinking, communication and presentation skills with the ability to influence positive business outcomes         
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills necessary for working in a cross functional, team environment and ability to develop effective relationships with internal and external customers
  • Ability to identify risk and develop mitigation recommendations
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook, as well as Customer’s Portals (PIEE, Exostar) and ERP Applications
  • DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Earned Value Management Systems
  • MBA, Juris Doctor or other advanced degree
  • DoD Top Secret clearance
  • Professional Certifications (e.g. CFCM, CPCM, etc)
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