The Contracts and Pricing Office supports the firm’s International Services Line of Business through five primary functions: (1) authorizes the firm’s employees to perform services; (2) interprets government and client rules, regulations, and requirements; (3) acts as the authorized point of contact with the firm’s clients on all contractual matters, specifically those issues that affect the firm’s ability to maintain successful financial and technical performance; (4) oversees project-specific procurement activities for goods and services through individuals or other companies; (5) prepares the firm’s financial/business proposals.
The Contracts and Pricing Administrator will support the Contracts and Pricing Office in providing a full range of contract administration services in support of the firm’s International Services Line of Business.
- Provide full-cycle contractual management of a portfolio of the firm’s contracts;
- Guide project staff and advise senior management on contractual issues based on knowledge of contractual documentation, federal regulations (FAR, AIDAR, CFR and OMB Circulars), and Nathan policy;
- Review, improve, or develop policies and procedures to facilitate adherence to Federal regulations and contract terms;
- Prepare Nathan’s contractual correspondence with the firm’s clients/contracting officers, including salary and consultant rate approvals, budget revisions, project specific procurement, subcontracts, and waivers;
- Review and negotiate contracts, subcontracts, and modifications thereto;
- Work with project staff to monitor prime contract performance;
- Contribute to special reports developed for senior management;
- Prepare and conduct project “kick-off” meetings, including delivering detailed briefings to the project and accounting teams that will assume administration of the contract or subcontract following the award;
- Contribute to preparation of SF294 (Subcontracting Report for Individual Contracts) and SF295 (Summary Subcontract Report);
- Lead development of complex business proposals, ensuring compliance with the funding agency’s pricing requirements and presentation formats. Develop budgets, budget notes, representations and certifications; research the FAR, AIDAR, and any other cost related matters as required by the solicitation;
- Carry out detailed quality control reviews of budgets and business proposals developed by other members of the Contracts Administration group;
- Other duties/special projects as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in one of the following or related fields: business and business administration, international business and law, or finance
- Advanced degree or contract management certificate preferred or willingness to enroll enrolled in contract administration program/courses;
- Minimum of four years of relevant experience in contract management and/or business proposal pricing preparation required, experience in USAID contracting preferred.
- Full range of contract administration experience including award negotiations, subcontractor management, procurement, performance auditing, and dispute resolution;
- Knowledge of Federal Government regulations FAR, AIDAR, Federal Travel Regulations, multi-lateral banks procurement regulations and Contract vehicles such as IQCs, CPFF, Time & Material, and GSA contracting vehicles;
- Proficient in Excel, MS Word, and other computer systems;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills;
- Excellent organizational skills, ability to work independently, assess priorities, and manage a variety of activities, paying attention to detail under tight deadlines and heavy workloads;
- Must be legally eligible to work in the US.
Level of responsibility and salary commensurate with background and experience.
About the Organization
Nathan is a private international economic and analytics consulting firm that works with government and commercial clients around the globe to deliver practical solutions and achieve lasting results. Whether building frameworks for economic growth or navigating regulatory hurdles, securing infrastructure financing or evaluating and assessing disputes, Nathan’s experts serve as trusted partners, offering clients the analysis, technical advice, and strategies they need for sound decision-making. Known for both technical and service excellence and with corporate offices in the US, London, and India and more than 40 program offices around the world, we offer the following five areas of expertise, honed since we opened our doors in 1946:
- International Development
- Infrastructure, Project Development & Finance
- Economic & Regulatory Consulting
- Litigation & Expert Services
- Advisory Services
For a close view of the company’s international and domestic projects please visit our related project listings and our international project websites http://www.nathaninc.com/services