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Senior Contracts Specialist/Negotiator

Home, MI 48829
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The office of the General Counsel is responsible for legal, privacy, contracting, merger and acquisition, litigation, and compliance activities, as well as government and regulatory affairs. These functions support the company's success and growth efforts and maintain high ethical standards. The ethics office promotes a culture of performance with integrity and encourages ethical conduct, reinforces our values and drives compliance with the code of business conduct, internal policies and the law.


This position will support our Civilian, State and Local business segment. The successful candidate will be responsible for the negotiation of favorable prices, terms and conditions of major contracts while ensuring compliance with all laws and regulations. Prepares and supports major proposals including coordination of effort with all involved parties. Briefs company management on proposals and negotiations and establishes negotiation objectives. Specific duties of this position include:

  • Works independently to complete cradle-to-grave contracts support for assigned contracts portfolio.
  • Extensive experience managing a diverse set of contracts types including FFP, T&M, CPFF and CPAF.
  • Provide post-award advice and counsel to senior management, program managers and supporting functional organizations on issues impacting the successful delivery of Perspecta contractual obligations.
  • Provides daily administration of assigned contracts; prepares and submits contractual documents; reviews customer modifications; coordinates with Government customers and internal program management office personnel to stay abreast of requirements and issues that require action/resolution.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for Government contracting officers. The individual is expected to form positive working relationships with customer counterparts by acting in a responsive, ethical and professional manner.
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for proposal release and submittal, serve as the primary interface with the Government customer, complete risk assessment/governance reviews of complex solicitations, ensure terms and condition compliance, complete proposal compliance checks (color team reviews), responsible for completion of required representations and certifications, assist with proposal and pricing strategies, responsible for the contracts/business volume (to include OCI Mitigation Plans as required), and serve as the contract negotiator for resultant contract awards.
  • Develops and negotiates various agreements; reviews, makes recommendations for, and negotiates price and terms and conditions for new contract awards or modifications to existing contracts.
  • Review and negotiate Teaming Agreements and Non-Disclosure Agreements.
  • Review contracts for OCI, develop OCI Mitigation Plans as appropriate, and participate in the Corporate OCI Screening process. Responsible for providing advice, counsel, and mitigation strategies regarding OCI matters to program personnel and for dispositioning potential OCI's with the customer.
  • Responsible for ensuring the contracts system is current, accurate and complete for managed contracts and supports general ad hoc reporting and tasking as required.
  • Supports internal audit and compliance related activities as required.


  • Minimum 8-10 years of experience in contracts administration/management supporting Civilian agencies is required with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.
  • Proven experience providing exceptional delivery of business and functional organization results
  • Past Management or Leadership experience
  • Ability and aspiration to assume roles with significantly increased complexity and accountability
  • Demonstrated experience negotiating contract terms/conditions
  • Experience managing and supporting GSA MAS contracts/proposals
  • Extensive knowledge/understanding of FAR and agency supplementals (e.g. HSAR)
  • NCMA CFCM certification is a plus
  • Willingness to travel to local/regional customer sites as required
  • No clearance is required to start. However, candidate must be eligible for, at minimum, a Public Trust clearance.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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