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Contracts Administrator

Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location: Lorton, Virginia, US

Company: QinetiQ

Who Are We?

We are a world-class team of professionals who deliver next generation technology and products in robotic and autonomous platforms, ground, soldier, and maritime systems in 50+ locations world-wide. Much of our work contributes to innovative research in the fields of sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR).

QinetiQ Inc.’s dedicated experts in defense, aerospace, security, and related fields all work together to explore new ways of protecting the American Warfighter, Security Forces, and Allies. Being a part of QinetiQ Inc. means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. 

Why Join QinetiQ Inc.?

If you have the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges, then you will experience a unique working environment where innovative teams blend different perspectives, disciplines, and technologies to discover new ways of solving complex problems.  In our diverse and inclusive environment, you can be authentic, feel valued, be respected, and realize your full potential. QinetiQ Inc. will support you with workplace flexibility, a commitment to the health and well-being of you and your family and provide opportunities to work with a purpose. We are committed to supporting your success in both your professional and personal lives.

QinetiQ Inc. is seeking a full time, experienced Contracts Administrator to support our C5ISR team at our Headquarters office in Lorton, VA. 


Your Contribution to the Mission:


  • Ensures compliance with contractual terms and conditions, flow down requirements, and that contracts are in accordance with legal requirements, customer specifications, and government regulations
  • Manages contract and subcontract closeouts, prepare closeout documentation, and coordinate the submission of final closeout vouchers 
  • Manages subcontractor proposal activities, including issuing RFQ’s, obtaining pricing, conducting price analysis, conduct negotiations, review of technical proposals as applicable, and ensure full compliance with company and DCMA CPSR requirements/policies/ procedures.
  • Manages daily contract administration, and customer interactions to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications. 
  • Operates effectively in a team environment collaborating and coordinating within Contracts and across the organization.


To Land This Job, You Need:


  • BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university
  • 5 or more years’ experience directly overseeing Federal government prime contracts and subcontracts 
  • Knowledge of federal government relevant laws, regulations, terms, conditions, and policies governing assigned contracts, including FAR, DFARS, Service Contract Act (SCA), CPSR and other agency regulations required.
  • Strong working experience and knowledge of CPSR and all CPSR requirements is required for this position.
  •  Working experience and knowledge of Costpoint
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision under a system of discipline and accountability
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public


Job Type:  Full Time

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

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QinetiQ Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All Qualified Applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.