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Contract Administrator - 19138 at HII-Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Inc. in Columbia, Maryland

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII Mission Driven Innovative Solutions Inc. (HII-MDIS)) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII-MDIS is currently seeking a Contract Administrator 4 to work out of their Columbia, MD office.

This Contract Administrator 4 position provides contracts support on proposal and contract activities of varying complexity.  Contract experience with Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), Time and Material (T&M) and Firm Fixed Price (FFP) contracts, task orders and subcontracts is required as is strong basic knowledge of the FAR/ DFARS. Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel.  Knowledge of CostPoint / GOVWIN is desired. Candidate must be able to prioritize and work multiple tasks and be able communicate in a professional manner. Must be able to work independently and within a team.

Duties and Responsibilities: (to include but not be limited to the following):

  • Reviews solicitations and prepares responses of varying complexity for proposals, bids, and contract modifications.

  • Daily administration of Government contracts, prime contractor issued subcontracts, and task orders - typically CPFF and/or T&M. 

  • Works under the direction of the Business Unit Sr. Contracts Manager.

  • Ensures that work is performed in compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and HII-MDIS policies and procedures.

  • Prepares and administers routine correspondence, negotiation memoranda, supporting documents, and contract documentation to ensure timely and coordinated submittal.

  • Interacts daily with Program Managers, Contracting Officers, Program Controllers and other operational representatives.

  • Monitors compliance with contractual T&Cs.

  • Reviews and negotiates Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) and Teaming Agreements (TAs).

  • Inputs contract information into GOVWIN database and contracts repository in a timely manner.

  • Notifies Functional Representatives (Finance, Project Control, Procurement, etc.) and Program Management of new awards and modifications.

  • Communicates contract policy and practice to internal business teams.

Qualifications and Experience:

Required -

  • Bachelors Degree in business or comparable field

  • 10-14 years of contracts-related experience

  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills

  • Excellent analytical skills and a proven ability to interpret and implement regulations

  • Ability to participate in multi-functional teams working on export issues with an ability to drive issues to conclusions

  • Attention to detail and follow through on assignments

  • Self-starter who can develop effective networks with customers

  • Ability to prioritize among complex and conflicting requirements

Preferred -

  • Contracting experience supporting U.S. Federal Government organizations/agencies 


  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements.

  • U.S. citizenship required.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security clearance.

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