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AECOM Federal Contract Administrator/Manager in Chicago, Illinois

United States of America - South Carolina, Greenville

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a Federal Contract Administrator/Manager that can be based within the Eastern Region of the United States with the requirement that they will need to work normal business hours within the Central or Eastern Time Zones. This position is open to telecommute.

About AECOM:

At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

About DCS – National Governments:

AECOM’s National Governments business line has proudly partnered with government agencies for more than 100 years to deliver innovative solutions for mission success. We leverage our global defense, civilian and commercial expertise to provide comprehensive infrastructure, facilities, energy, environment, disaster resilience and civil works services for our clients’ most challenging projects. Our industry-leading design, planning, architecture, engineering, program management and construction management teams are laser-focused on exceptional client service and flawless execution—helping strengthen critical infrastructure for generations to come.

Job Summary:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Contract administration for US Federal contracts and subcontracts where AECOM is the subcontractor,

  • Data collection, entry, maintenance & analysis in support of various reports, databases, and ad hoc requests.

  • Will interface with other contract managers and senior members of the department on contractual record keeping, database maintenance, process improvement initiatives, and other items required to support the contract administration function.

  • Administrative support and additional tasks in support of the above requirements as necessary

  • Serve as the primary project interface with the client's contracting official where so designated.

  • Review and approve the application of accurate contract rate data in the preparation of proposal and contract information.

  • In conjunction with the Project Manager, develop the negotiation strategy and plan/lead, where appropriate, conduct contract negotiations with the client.

Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Good work ethic assuring goals are met in a timely manner

  • Excellent analytical thinking and organizational skills with ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • Demonstrate good working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and its supplements

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization, both orally and in writing

  • knowledge of government procurement processes and procedures is required

  • Working foundation or understanding of risk management, assessment, and planning as well as possess the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, multitasking environment, love challenges and details, be resourceful, and have great organizational and time management skills.

  • Possess the ability to manage and support multiple contract types and task orders concurrently and respond to project/client directives and requests involving financial information, and contract compliance.

  • Good reading and research analysis skills

  • Ability to work independently or on a team

  • Good people skills offering effective customer support and client satisfaction

  • Ability to represent AECOM in a professional manner.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree plus (4) years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4 or more Years Experience in Federal Contract Administration

  • One of the Following National Contract Management Association certifications: CFCM or CPCM

  • Working knowledge of SharePoint 2016+/O365 SharePoint Online, power BI, and Salesforce

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Commercial Management / Contract Management

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 249709BR

Additional Locations US - Arlington, VA - 3101 Wilson Blvd, US - Atlanta, GA - 1360 Peachtree St NE, US - Austin, TX - 9400 Amberglen Boulevard, US - Baltimore, MD - 7 Saint Paul St, US - Birmingham, AL - 3800 Colonnade Parkway, US - Charlotte, NC - 6000 Fairview Road, US - Chelmsford, MA - 250 Apollo Drive, US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Detroit, MI - 400 Renaissance Center, US - Hunt Valley, MD - 4 North Park Drive, US - Norfolk, VA - 440 Monticello Ave, US - Orlando, FL - 150 N Orange Ave, US - Philadelphia, PA - 1700 Market St, US - Tallahassee, FL - 1625 Summit Lake Drive, US - Tampa, FL - 7650 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, US - WASHINGTON, DC - 2000 K Street, NW

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.