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Federal Contracting Specialist- Aviation and Aersospace Component Manufacturing, Arlington

Company: Gava Talent Solutions
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

About the jobLeading Aviation and Aerospace Component Manufacturing co. is currently seeking a Strategic Pricing and Sourcing Contracts Specialist to join the team. This position is based in Dallas/Forth Worth, Texas.
Position SummaryThe Strategic Pricing and Sourcing Contracts Specialist owns the contract sourcing, pricing and analysis for proposals and scope changes that initiate from the site Federal Government Contracts, Customer Service, Program Management, etc. personnel. The role will be responsible for identifying and sourcing contracts, gathering and evaluating data to prepare pricing for a variety of customer requests. The Strategic Pricing and Sourcing Contracts Specialist will work with Contracts and Customer Service to support customer fact finds, audits and negotiation of government and commercial proposals.Job Responsibilities

  • Take charge and lead the federal contracts program!
  • Be a key player in creating the company's federal contracts program, processes.
  • Ability to write acquisition and contracts documentation to include acquisition strategies, acquisition plans, ISTRAPs, Requests for Proposals (RFPs), develop CLIN Structures, develop/analyze Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs), contract modifications, etc.
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of legal principles and ability to identify high-risk terms; understanding of the impact of key terms to flow down. Able to quickly identify and address critical issues on programs and contracts and lead the team to develop action plan to improve performance.
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of federal contracts sourcing, procurement, analysis and bid/proposal submittal
  • Develop recommended models for new and existing products by gathering and analyzing cost information and estimates for a future cost estimate to develop an accurate, supportable proposal.
  • Apply judgment in the application of escalation, volume adjustments and other factors used in computing the recommended selling price.
  • Assist the various departments in responding to customer "Requests for Information" regarding specific proposed questions. (This could involve providing additional historical support as well as the ability to utilize FAR/DFARS to clarify or deny information.)
  • Establish and maintain DCMA/DCAA compliant Supplier Management System.
  • Establishing and maintaining tracking system for monitoring various contracts to include modifications, period of performance, deliverables, and closeout.
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
    • Minimum two (2) years of experience in contract sourcing, pricing, estimating, or related functions in accounting, engineering, and/ or operations.
    • Strong understanding of government Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), FAR and DFAR contract requirements, procurement methods and auditing procedures.
    • Strong knowledge of USG FAR and DFAR regulations
    • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the Internal Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
    • Knowledge of established accounting policies, systems and procedures, product knowledge, purchasing practices, manufacturing practices.
    • Working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR part 15), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and other government regulations.
      Preferred Certifications:
      • Certified Federal Contract Manager (CFCM)
      • Certified Contract Management Associate (CCMA)
      • Certified Commercial Contract Manager (CCCM)
      • Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM)

Keywords: Gava Talent Solutions, Arlington , Federal Contracting Specialist- Aviation and Aersospace Component Manufacturing, Arlington, Other , Arlington, Texas

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