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Contract Administrator

$61,200- $107,100/ year
Posted Jun 28
Full Time

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When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons.  Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.



Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Contract Administrator to join our team! In this role you will get to perform contract administration assignments for projects with constructed values typically in the $20 to $50 million range, predominantly with domestic clients.


What You'll Be Doing:

  • Provides Contract Administration assignments for projects in the $1M to $50M.

  • Applies experience and increasing proficiency in the use of contract administration principles and best practices.

  • Reviews client contracts of all types to identify risks and conformity with company policy.

  • Drafts contracts for Architecture/Engineering, Engineering and Construction Management projects.

  • Proposes alternative language and clauses to client contracts based on sound contracting approaches.

  • Participates as member of the negotiating team, assuming responsibility for explaining positions and resolving matters of a business nature related to the proposed contract.

  • Monitors and administers the business provisions of contracts to ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions.

  • Collaborates with colleagues across organizational lines to obtain and transmit business information necessary for the project.  

  • Support development of contract and task order proposals, including managing contract workflow and official record keeping.

  • Prepares letters to client advising of critical contract information, interpretations and requesting approvals.

  • Collaborates cross-functionally with procurement, finance, project controls, operations and others to ensure alignment on meeting contract requirements.

  • Monitors project expenditures versus contract cost and funding limitations, and prepare and submit client notification letters as required.

  • Identifies and recommends solutions to contract problems.


What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Contract administration experience is required

  • Requires a working knowledge of industry business practices and contract administration principles, as well as some exposure to contract negotiations, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and the Defense Supplement to FAR.

  • Candidate must also possess strong written and oral communication skills, with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration

  • Ability to obtain a US DoD Security Clearance

  • US Persons

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Security Clearance


Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None



This position is part of our Corporate team.



We’re driving the future of the national security and critical infrastructure markets. Our employees work in a close-knit team environment to find new, innovative ways to deliver smart solutions that are used and valued by customers around the world. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, transportation, smart cities, and more, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.



Salary Range: 

$61,200.00 - $107,100.00





We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!





This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.



Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.



We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!