Primary Function and Responsibilities
The Contract Administrative Assistant shall assist the Contracts Manager to effectively manage and enforce contracts made with customers utilizing a wide range of administrative, communications and interpersonal skills. Customers may be International or U.S. Government agencies or Prime Contractors. The Contract Administrative Assistant will assist in the preparation and review of contract documents, set up and/or attend meetings for the Contracts Manager, communicate with customers as directed, and coordinate with Program Managers and members of finance and accounting departments as well as the Subcontracts Organization. The Contracts Administrative Assistant will carry out various duties as assigned by the Contracts Manager which may include but are not limited to:
Keen attention to detail coupled with strong organizational skills to effectively manage a paperwork centric work environment. Clear speaking and writing skills are also very important. The candidate must demonstrate high ethical standards.
Contracts Administrative Assistants must demonstrate a working knowledge of acquisition processes, contract laws and contract processing. Two to three years of contracts related experience.
Associates degree in acquisition and contract management or business administration or equivalent amount of education and work experience providing exposure to those areas required by contracts administration.
Software tools used in this job to include but not be limited to Microsoft Office and Electronic mail.