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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Lexington Park, Maryland

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Job Description

Job Description

The Contracts Specialist will provide full life cycle contract administration leadership in support of various DoD clients. The ideal candidate shall possess experience reviewing, negotiating, and administering various types of government contracts and subcontracts, in addition to a working knowledge of proposal processes and the associated agreements.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Establish and maintain excellent internal and external customer relations at all levels of the organization, acting as liaison with government Contracting Officers, Customers, and buying officials for all contractual matters for assigned portfolio.
  • Lead all contracting and proposal activities for assigned portfolio, ensuring adherence to processes, procedures, company policy, FAR/DFAR, and legal/ethical requirements.
  • Administer, monitor, and track contract performance and cost controls and ensure compliance with contract terms.
  • Submit monthly government reports to satisfy CDRL requirements.
  • Prepare pricing and budgets.
  • Participate in proposal processes as needed.

Other Job Functions:

  • Responding to inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions.
  • Reviewing and relaying standard terms and conditions for various types of agreements.
  • Maintaining working relationships with program and customer personnel.
  • Coordinating with project management staff in the day to day functions of the contract to ensure contract compliance and performance.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Related bachelor’s degree and a minimum five (5) years of Contract Administration experience required. An additional four (4) years of related experience may be substituted in lieu of bachelor's degree.
  • Must be eligible for Secret Clearance. Active Secret preferred.
  • Must be proficient with MS Word and MS Excel. Proficiency in the entire MS Office Suite preferred.

Physical Requirements:

The work is mostly sedentary involving frequent telephone communication and preparation of written correspondence. While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit, stand, walk, see, hear, and feel. Occasionally will need to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Must be able to interpret data, information, and documents. Can learn and apply new information and/or skills.


Compass Systems, Inc. is a profitable, growing company offering excellent salaries and benefits. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program including 401(k), medical, vision, Rx, dental, short and long-term disability, life insurance and recruitment incentives.

Compass Systems Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran status. Use of any external recruitment or job placement agency is based upon its compliance with our commitment to equal opportunity and affirmative action.

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