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Below are current and up to date jobs for contracting professionals in the state of Colorado.

Contracts Specialist - Lakewood, CO

MIRACORP Inc., is a veteran, women-owned firm specializing in federal government contract services. One of our competitive advantages is that we provide services to our customers with a standard of excellence that is unmatched. MIRACORP believes our employees are the cornerstone for our success.

We are currently seeking Contract Specialists to support projects at our federal customer site in Lakewood, CO.

The Contract Specialist level applicable to you, will be dependent on your experience and credentials.

Key Responsibilities: Applicable to all Contract Specialist levels

  • Prepares solicitations, RFP, and associated documents.
  • Receives, records, and reviews offers/modifications.
  • Performs cost/price analysis; prepares for and participates in negotiations; and documents fair and reasonable pricing.
  • • Prepares contracts, POs, and delivery orders.
  • Serves as the GSA point of contact with contractors for daily administration of assigned contracts.
  • Maintains official contract file, prepares routine letters.
  • Processes/maintains contractor invoices and resolves payment problems.
  • Performs closeout actions and prepares official files for staging.
  • Expert in Federal procurement regulations and GSA regulations.
  • Experience executing high dollar transactions.
  • Proficient with electronic procurement contract writing systems.
  • Experience in the placement/administration for simplified acquisitions and formal contracts.

Contract Specialist - IV

  • Minimum Qualifications: Eight years of experience in government contracting on construction projects. Must have a bachelor's degree.

Contract Specialist -ll and III

  • Minimum Qualifications: Five years of experience in government contracting on construction projects. Must have 24 hours of business credits from an accredited college.

Why Consider This Opportunity

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits that start on first day of employment.
  • 401 (k) employer match, with 100% immediate vesting.
  • Work environment where you have a lot of independence.
  • Ability to work with a purpose and make an impact.

Candidates must be a U.S. citizen and must pass a pre-employment background check and drug testing. Veteran’s encouraged to apply! MIRACORP is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested individuals should contact

Arcadis - Federal Contracts Specialist

CO, Highlands Ranch

Job Description

The ARCADIS Legal Team is seeking a Federal Contracts Specialist to join the team in our Highlands Ranch, CO office. This position requires someone who would work within all facets of Arcadis’ federal contracting business and with all employees within that business across the U.S. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage federal contracts including Indefinite Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity (IDIQs), task orders, and General Services Administration (GSA) Schedules, from proposal stage to close out.
  • Review and prepare routine contractual instruments in accordance with corporate policies.
  • Review solicitations and prepare responses for proposals, bids, and contract modifications.
  • Review teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements, subcontracts, and occasionally conflict of interest plans to mitigate risks to Arcadis.
  • After collaboration with supervisor, participate and provide position papers on contracting trends, laws, and requirements for use in Federal Project Manager training programs and collaboration calls.
  • Analyze contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and corporate policies and then communicate results to internal stakeholders.
  • Help develop negotiation strategies and leads or participates on negotiation teams on contractual issues.
  • Provide authoritative guidance to internal business teams on matters relating to routine contract activity.
  • Have a general understanding of the business case for projects and an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and potential for profit and loss on those projects.
  • Support supervisor with both internal and external audit activities.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of 6 years’ federal contracts experience. Other degrees or certificates in business or related fields is highly desirable.
  • Good knowledge of contracting concepts, Federal Acquisition Regulations, GSA contracts, SAM, CPARs, SBA programs, and the variations of government contract types.
  • Experience researching contract compliance issues, applicable regulations and laws, and crafting recommendations to teams.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills.
  • Good analytical and communication skills.
  • Use of independent judgment and creativity applied to resolution of contract issues including the judgment of when to seek assistance.
  • Good internal and external interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively on a team of personnel from multiple disciplines and business lines.
  • Ability to adapt as business conditions and needs evolve.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a role with signature authority for contractual actions.
  • Experience in DoD contracts with good knowledge of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS).
  • Experience with Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Disclosure Statements, Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) audits, and Forward Pricing Rate Agreements and Recommendations.
  • Experience with engineering, construction, and professional services contracts.
  • Experience in reviewing and negotiating all types of Federal contracts particularly in engineering, construction, professional services.
  • Experience with contracting with other commercial firms.
  • Experience reviewing and negotiating teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and subcontracts.
  • Experience with International contracting.
  • Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) or Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) designation.

  • Please apply to this link.

Buyer 2 - Lakewood, Colorado

Buyer 2 - Lakewood, CO - Apply Here

The Buyer 2 conducts federal and non-federal contract as well as non-contract purchasing activities of commodities of moderate complexity assuring compliance with established corporate policy and client contract requirements as established by management.

Expected Outcomes

Prepare requests for proposal and/or requests for quotation to conduct market surveys of moderate complexity materials and services for contract or non-contract requirements.

Analyze supplier quotations and proposals to determine lowest overall cost solution for materials/services being procured.

Interact with requisitioners and users to clarify requirements, provide feedback and information on materials/service technology developments/improvements.

Negotiate with suppliers to reduce overall cost, minimize administrative burdens, and assure that all necessary contractual items are adequately covered.

Prepare clear, concise purchase documents on automated purchasing system and expedites supplier performance as necessary to assure all contractual deliverables are timely.

Evaluate commodities/services handled and makes recommendations to functional management on those that can be consolidated and leveraged for overall cost reduction from a company standpoint.

Interface with Project Manager or within assigned division, to handle procurement related issues and/or forward complex issues on to functional management for resolution.

Trains basic purchasing skills and processes in one-on-one training situations with region/division personnel.

Provide timely feedback and status reports to functional management on procurement issues within Buyer's control and progress on cost savings achievement.

Participate in material costing efforts as required to support WESTON proposal preparation.

These job requirements are not exhaustive and other duties may be assigned.WESTON reserves the right to modify the job description as needed.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, plus minimum 2 to 4 years related experience.

Must have general purchasing experience.

Strong negotiation skills.

Federal procurement experience preferred but not required.

Strong writing and verbal communication skills.

Able to meet time sensitive deadlines and carry out multiple priorities simultaneously.

Able to analyze data and resolve issues.

Must be detail oriented.

Contract Specialist

  • Role/Summary

    Ensure consistent managementof all USG proposals and contracts. Includes oversight of the contract management process, as well asdevelopment of specific standards for bidding and submission, contractnegotiations and document management. Close collaboration required with variousgovernment and defense departments.

    Essential Functions (to include but not limited to)

    • Fully engaged inorganizational contract development and management activities
    • Attention toenforcement of organizational principles of integrity and compliance

    • Ensure contractsand proposals are properly entered into organizational databases and securely maintained

    • Support the development of standards for contracts

      • Perform appropriate research to support proposal and contract development

    • Conduct contractstrategy meetings to identify issues and client requirements, facilitate pricing discussions, and obtain executive leadership input on timelines and deliverables

    • Draft contractualprovisions based on strategy discussions, executive leadership input, andorganizational needs and expectations

    • Assure accuracyand appropriateness of contract text and attachments

    • Engage relevantstakeholders in negotiation decisions involving legal or regulatoryrequirements, contract standards and cost targets

    • Monitors operations and recommend when necessary changes in methods, procedures,structure and additions or changes to secure optimum utilization of resources

    • Develop andexecute negotiation strategies that minimize potential losses and benefit

    • Maintaindeadlines on deliverables and communicate on an ongoing basis with businesspartners and internal clients about contractual issues

    • Reviewcontractual performance of both parties to ensure compliance with terms and toidentify conflicts or changes requiring resolution at contract renewal

    • Understandingof appropriate requirements for addition of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs)and ability to support preparation of such documents.

    • Strongunderstanding of Federal Business Opportunity website (and others) with abilityto use the tools at an advanced interactive level

    • Ability tonurture and develop DoD Program Office relationships expanding exposure to keypersonnel and information

    • Ability to applyorganizational standards when responding to requests for proposals, negotiatingterms and drafting contracts

    • Possess abilityto systematically analyze complex problems, draw relevant conclusions andimplement appropriate solutions

    • Strong verbal andwritten skills, and ability to convey complex information in a way that otherscan readily follow.

    • Ability to align with manager of business operations, includingrelevant divisions of finance, legal and project development
    • Demonstrated intermediate to advanced knowledge of MicrosoftOffice products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Must be able to proficiently input,monitor and manipulate data within these tools

    Basic Qualifications

    • Must pass background check and appropriate drug testing
    • English proficiency
    • Must be 18 years of age
    • Prior work experience in a contract administration role(contracting)
    • Proven proficiency in utilizing and interpreting financial modelsand analyses
    • 2 or more years of experience in business or financial analysis,demonstrating the ability to develop, analyze and interpret reports and/ormetrics
    • Proven knowledge of contract and service delivery systems,terminology and processes
    • Previous experience of various customer contract systems servicingthe US Government and/or the US military departments

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in business or law
    • Experience with CRM systems

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