Lead Administrator, GPS Contracts

Finance | GPS Contracts
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Sacramento, California, United States

San Diego, California, United States

Position Summary

Are you ready to apply your strategic and advisory level Contracts and analytical skills in a dynamic environment? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to be a strategic business advisor to executive leaders? If so, Deloitte could be the place for you! We are looking for Public Sector (DoD) experienced professional services Contracts Specialists, looking to move into a contracts role in support of large-scale contracts in a fast-paced business climate. If you are seeking a challenging role that promotes personal development and the opportunity to contribute to organizational success, consider a career with the Deloitte GPS Contracts Group.

The team

Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the characteristic attributes shaping the Department of Defense (DoD) initiatives today. Deloitte’s GPS practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change. Carrying out missions in the GPS practice requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization to bring the full breadth of Deloitte - commercial, Federal, and public-sector expertise - to best support our GPS clients. Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated solutions provider in helping to transform the Federal marketplace.

The GPS Enabling Areas team provides specialized support such as proposal pricing to Deloitte’s internal business units by developing new products and services to sustain competitive advantage, while consistently improving our existing collection of systems, processes, and functions.

Work you’ll do

As a Contracts Lead Administrator on our team, you will report to the Contracts Team Lead in support of new and existing business opportunities within the US Navy and Office of Undersecretary of Defense. The role of Lead Administrator will need to be able to work with minimal supervision in the execution of the following key responsibilities:

  • Serve as a business advisor on all facets of contract activities and handle complex/strategic high value contractual matters that have a direct impact on Firm revenue generation and retention.
  • Execute a variety of assigned tasks with support from more senior team members.
  • Demonstrate functional knowledge to effectively develop approaches to complete a variety of minimally defined Contracts tasks.
  • Support and participate in comprehensive review of client contracts and terms and conditions to identify, mitigate, and eliminate unusual risks, liabilities, and remedies in accordance with Corporate policies and sound business judgment. 
  • Provide interpretation of contract terms and conditions, processes contract changes, and participates in internal and external (customer) communications on contract matters.
  • Draft contractual language for management and Office of General Counsel review and approval.
  • Review and support negotiation of a broad range of contracts and agreements, including Nondisclosure Agreements, Teaming Agreements, Subcontract Agreements, Master Service Agreements, Statements of Work, Engagement Letters, Professional Services Agreements, and Market Research (Request for Information & Source Sough Notices), solicitations, and Government Contracts.
  • Manage and monitor client deliverables, obligations, requirements, and service level agreements.
  • Manage, maintain, track and communicate the key issues and status of contracts portfolio relative to contract requirements.
  • Review and interpret RFP/RFQ documentation; identify and develop questions and assumptions based on the solicitation that impact Contract compliance and strategy.
  • Provide administrative support to the development, review, and negotiation of contracts, modifications, NDAs and subcontracts consistent with company policies. Responsible for generating system NDA/TA templates for contract and subcontract managers.
  • Develop, communicate, and execute contract and subcontracting strategies in coordination with other stakeholder teams.
  • Manage, mentor and review work products of junior Contracts personnel.
  • Demonstrate an ability to effectively leverage team members, colleagues, and other resources to accomplish objectives.
  • Collaborate with other enabling areas to address complex contracts administration and proposal challenges. 
  • Perform job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications Required:

  • Minimum 2 years in professional service with a minimum of 5 years in one of the following disciplines (or combination thereof): professional services pricing, program control, financial analysis, market research, or consulting, focused on providing business strategies, competitive intelligence, or market research.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the use of Microsoft Office Applications with a strong focus on Excel and PowerPoint for developing effective presentations.
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance, or Business.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and adherence to project deadlines and solicitation requirements.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, deliverable centric team environment.
  • Excellent spoken, written communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to work in a multi-layered matrix organization serving many leaders.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.
  • Ability to travel 15%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve.

Qualifications Preferred:

  • At least 3 years of direct Contracts experience.
  • Possess a working knowledge of FAR, DFARS and demonstrate expert proficiency in managing all aspects of the contracts management and administration functions across multiple business units.
  • Understanding of the contract’s life cycle as well as contract types, including fixed-price (FFP/FFP LOE), cost reimbursement and T&M/Labor Hour. Contracts experience with GSA Schedules, BPA/IDIQs, MACs.
  • Actively seeks to build multi-functional relationships/network.
  • Previous experience in supporting DoD agencies professional service contracting environment.

The ideal candidate will have federal government Contracting skills, is innovative and creative when offering strategic contract guidance, and able to work both independently while assisting other team members. The candidate should also have excellent communication skills - specifically, the ability to effectively communicate, collaborate and demonstrate complicated contract and procurement concepts to others who may not have a solid grasp of the contracts arena.

For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in California, Colorado, Jersey City, Nevada,

New York City, and Washington State, Deloitte is required by law to include a reasonable

estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range is specific

to California, Colorado, Jersey City, Nevada, New York City, and Washington State and

takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation

decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and

certifications; and other business and organizational needs.  At Deloitte, it is not typical for

an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation

decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable

estimate of the current range is $78,570-$161,330.  




Our people and culture

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Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Services LP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Requisition code: 121110


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