183973 - Contracts Administrator
3 Months CTH
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Contracts Administrator for an opening in Redmond, WA.

The Level 2 Contracts Administrator performs entry level professional assignments under direct supervision.

20% Assists in the administration of major contracts. Supports proposal development and negotiations and associated contract awards, change orders and/or modifications. Responsible for preparing a variety of reports, documentation, justification, and recommendations as directed. Coordinates with a multi-disciplined Program Management team for preparation of proposal documents in response to external customers proposal requests. Performs review and evaluation of terms and conditions of contracts for contractual requirements and risks. Coordinates with Program Management team and Accounts Receivable to provide timely invoicing and payment for assigned contracts.

20% Interfaces with internal and external customers to answer inquiries, conducts fact-finding discussions, and interprets contract terms for problem resolution

15% Prepares weekly status reporting to management of work in progress, prepares response to internal data calls as required.

15% Performs contract closeout activities to include physical and electronic filing and interaction with multi-functional teams.

10% Organizes and assumes responsibility for maintenance of files, records and other documents.

10% Stays current on changes to government regulations and industry practices.

10% Fosters ethical conduct, practices and personal integrity throughout the Company to ensure the ability to attract and retain customers in a highly competitive environment

Must have excellent knowledge of personal computer applications including word processing, spreadsheet and database.
Possess substantial knowledge of standard office procedures, filing systems, related office machines and general aspects of the job.
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills to interact effectively with individuals representing outside organizations and or within the company.
Ability to work well under constantly changing deadlines and priorities expected.

Familiarity or working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation, Defense Federal Regulations (DFAR), related federal and state legislation and regulations, and the Uniform Commercial Code. Prior contract administration experience within the Aerospace & Defense industry. Positive attitude, ability to self-initiate and take ownership of assignments.
Basic understanding of operations control and proposal evaluation desired.
Full understanding and application of contract administration principles, concepts, practices and standards a plus

Accredited Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline with three (3) years experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Silmese Graves
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x261 or (877) 244-5418 x261

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.