UABOS : Spain - Principal Specialist, Contracts
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
The UABOS Principal Specialist, Contracts shall provide Contracts support for base operation services to locations supported by USAFE-AFARICA.
Responsible for managing the contracting process including review and analysis of solicitations and work order requests.
the Contractor’s approved business systems; corporate policies, and client / US Government requirements, rules, processes, or regulations.
Advise Project Managers and other project personnel on contract requirements and risk mitigation approaches. Prepare and maintain contract documentation such as awards, modifications, correspondence, and notifications.
Prepare documentation involving expression of the company’s position on potential REAs, disputes, claims, or protests. Interface with US Government Contracting Officers on a regular and routine basis.
Develop and maintain collaborative, positive working relationships with internal and external customers based on respect, honesty, and transparency.
Responsibilities directly impact cost control, efficiency, and profitability.
EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s Degree from accredited four-year collegeMBA or advanced degree is a plusMust be able to read, write, speak, and understand English fluently Must be a U.
S. Citizen with a current, valid U. S. Passport and U. S. Driver's License Must be able to obtain a U. S. SECRET Security Clearance
EXPERIENCE : 10 years’ experience in Federal Government contract administration. Specific experience in administration and management of fixed-price contracting is required.
Experience with Air Force contracting and base operation services contracts preferred.
SKILLS / ABILITIES / PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES : The candidate must be a detail oriented, proactive self-starter capable of working in a fast-paced, multi-discipline, team environment with the ability to manage competing priorities to achieve team goals.
Proven skills to include effective change management, planning, organizing, directing, and controlling; with strong decision-making capabilities.
Excellent analytical skills data driven, fact based, root cause focused. Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills to lead a team to consensus.
Understanding of litigation and claims processes and experience with legal communities. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills verbal, written, and listening.
Ability to interact with staff at all levels and in varying functions, from craft persons to senior executives. Knowledge base to successfully diagnosis issues that cover multiple areas of interaction.
Overtime and shift work may be required, depending on contractual needs. Work requires moderate physical exertion including walking to operating areas and walking up stairs.
Use computers & related software such as Microsoft Office and other common products used in office environments. Day-to-day physical requirements may involve standard office activities including sitting / standing for extended periods of time, attending meetings, use of keyboard and mouse repetitively.
Scheduled Weekly Hours :
KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and / or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.