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Contracts Administrator
Job Code:2021-P2S-026
Location:Aiken, SC
Division:National Security - 1.4.3
Duration:Direct Hire

Job Responsibilities:

Position:   Contracts Administrator                                               

Division:   NSP

Duration:  Direct Hire

Location:  Aiken, SC


Company Description: 

Professional Project Services Inc. has upcoming opportunity for Contracts Administrator (Direct Hire) position at our offices in Aiken, SC.  Please submit resumes via the web page link below.  


Professional Project Services, Inc. (Pro2Serve®) is a nationally-recognized technical and engineering services firm dedicated to providing critical infrastructure engineering services in support of our Nation’s security. Using a disciplined systems engineering approach that is supported by an innovative software toolset, Pro2Serve provides solutions to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our government and private clients. We support the defense, energy, and science markets through responsive, cost-effective execution of critical security, facilities and infrastructure, nuclear defense and nonproliferation, and environmental projects.


Job Description

Monitor contractor performance through document review, independent research, communications, correspondence, and visits for compliance with applicable laws, delivery schedules, payment provisions, inspections and other requirements as stated in their contract.

Read and interpret contracts, procurement regulations, policy, law, and technical material and translate the guidance into recommended contract actions, memos to the file, decision memos, and other formal and informal direction and correspondence as required.

Present factual information clearly in written procurement memoranda, meeting minutes, and other contractual supporting documentation.

Provide Contract Administrator/Services in support of the PMO contract oversight, including the conduct of assessments and reviews, and participation in meetings and contract discussions/debriefs.

Review and analyze subcontract consent packages and make recommendation to grant or withhold subcontract consent with appropriate supporting documentation.

Perform cost or price analysis on proposals that involve contract changes, indirect rate agreements, direct costs, overheads, profit/fee, and settlements.

Monitor contractor's financial condition, compliance with labor and industrial relations matters, use of Government property, and small and minority business mandatory subcontracting programs.

Make recommendations on contractor compliance with Cost Accounting Standards and Disclosure Statements.

Analyze and develop recommendations for contractor requests for equitable adjustment, claims and settlements.

Review cost reports and vouchers/invoices for allocability, allowability and reasonableness.

Analyze actual and estimated costs for reasonableness, reviewing in detail the significant direct and indirect cost elements of material, labor, overhead, general and administrative expenses, facilities, engineering, special tooling, packaging and packing, transportation, and other costs which extend over the life of the contract. Provide detailed documentation on the contractor's methodology in arriving at the proposed cost of each element and recommend agreement or disagreement with the proposed amount. Provide recommended pre-negotiation pricing and negotiation position and/or final negotiation objectives. Analyses generally provide input into the basis of the final price negotiation position for such elements and costs.

Monitors contractor's policies, procedures, and practices for managing and controlling contract costs, maintaining compliance with the contract, and best business practices.

Monitor’s contractor’s performance in adhering to schedule and meeting technical requirements.

Review technical and audit reports on various cost elements, such as engineering, start-up-labor, performance bonding, escalation factors, and profit to determine the reasonableness of the various cost elements or justified exceptions in terms of such factors as risk, extent of Government assistance, problems of capital investment, and extent of subcontracting. Prepares a price/cost analysis report of conclusions reached.

Develop and maintain tools and systems for tracking current and planned workload through completion.

Capture given and or acquired data/information in an appropriate form to enable analysis and or produce reports. Provide elemental level analysis of data trends, anomalies or variances within the captured data.



Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree with 24 hours of business-related courses OR relevant federal contracting experience (15+ years) is desired.

Must have at least 5 years’ of Federal Contracting Experience.

Must have experience with cost reimbursement contracts.

Specialized knowledge of cost and price analysis principles and techniques, and of business and industry principles, sufficient to analyze cost elements on a wide range of contract proposals or modifications is a plus.

A DAWIA/FAC-C Level III Certification in Contracting or equivalent is a plus.

Experience as a warranted Federal Contracting Officer is a plus.

Knowledge of economic, statistical, accounting and financial analysis principles and techniques (e.g. random sampling, learning curves, and computerized cost models) is a plus.



Direct Hire


Federal Government Clearance:

This position may require the ability to obtain a government clearance. This position may require reviews and test for absence of any illegal drugs along with a background investigation by the Federal government in order to obtain an access authorization prior to employment, and may require subsequent reinvestigations may be required.


EEO Employer:

Affirmative Action Employer—M/F/Vet/Disab/LGBT



Pro2Serve’s benefits package was carefully designed to meet the needs of our employees and their families.


These benefits include:

  • Major Medical Plan with Prescription Card, Dental Plan, Vision, and Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan 401(k)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Comprehensive Leave
  • Holidays



Pay Rate:
Please submit salary or hourly rate requirements along with resume or in a cover letter.


Job location:

Aiken, SC area

Please submit resumes via the web page link.


If you meet the above requirements/qualifications, please click the Apply Now button to submit your resume to be considered for this position, as well as added to our national database.  We look forward to talking with candidates who have the requisite skills and experience level.