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Contract Closeout Specialist (Management Consultant) CIVP3

Company: Avantus
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview

Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused services and solutions company headquartered in McLean, VA. Drawing upon its heritage companies' histories of consistent growth and high performance in the federal services market, Avantus ensures eminence is earned, sustained and grown.

Avantus' services and solutions are designed, tailored, and executed based on our long history of helping our Homeland Security, Defense, Intelligence, and Federal Civilian customers solve complex challenges. Our capabilities include Project & Portfolio Management, Facilities, Acquisition & Sustainment, Systems Engineering Technical Services, Operations & Analysis, Transformation & Advisory Services, Data & Software Solutions, Digital Innovation, and Augmented Intelligence.

Position Overview

Avantus Federal is seeking a Contract Specialist for a project supporting the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Contract Specialist will primarily perform closeout activities and provide other acquisition/procurement related support as required. Individuals, as required, will have experience with Cost Reimbursable, Fixed Price, Time & Materials, Commercial, and GSA FSS contracting. Individuals will possess working knowledge of the FAR and agency supplements.


Contract Closeout support activities include, but are not limited to, performing the following activities:

  • Ensuring contract audit is completed.
  • Ensuring contractor's closing statement is completed.
  • Ensuring prior year indirect cost rates and all interim or disallowed costs are settled.
  • Ensuring price revision is completed.
  • Ensuring contractor's final invoice has been submitted.
  • Ensuring contract funds review is completed and excess funds de-obligated.
  • Preparing contracting completion statements.
  • Ensuring disposition of classified material is completed.
  • Ensuring final patent and royalty reports are cleared. (if required).
  • Ensuring there is no outstanding value engineering change proposal(s).
  • Ensuring property clearance and plant clearance reports are received.
  • Ensuring subcontracts are settled by the prime contractor.
  • Ensuring termination dockets are completed.

Acquisition/Procurement support activities include, but are not limited to, performing the following activities:

  • Applies established acquisition/purchasing regulations, policies and procedures while assisting in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) based procurement of goods and services in a Federal Government environment.
  • Provides support services in the areas of acquisition planning, RFI/RFP preparation, market research/analysis, selection and administration of terms and conditions, cost and price analysis, negotiations, preparation of contract modifications, evaluation of performance, and contract termination.
  • Makes quality recommendations to the Contracting Officer/Grants Officer.
  • Researches, analyzes and validates relevant data.
  • Maintains and ensures acquisition/procurement file documentation in compliance with FAR and other related agency policies and procedures.
  • May assist in special projects assigned by the procurement Acquisition Manager.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or 24 credit hours in Business- or Business-related field plus 1 - 3 years of experience or,
  • Associate's degree + 2 years relevant experience or 1 - 3 years relevant Contracting / Administrative experience.
  • Relevant office experience including MS Office and Google platform product skills.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Strong verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain Public Trust #AvantusClearedJob

Company EEO Statement

Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity employer and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other category protected by law. Avantus hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Keywords: Avantus, Silver Spring , Contract Closeout Specialist (Management Consultant) CIVP3, Other , Silver Spring, Maryland

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