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Job Information

AECOM Manager, Contract Administration in Norfolk, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Norfolk

Job Summary

AECOM is seeing a Senior Contracts Administrator service our clients in the Norfolk, VA area. The duties of the Senior Contract Administrator will include but is not limited to; plans, conducts, supervises contractual aspects of the daily operations of the program, necessitating advanced knowledge of administration, finance, and contractual matters as they apply to the daily operations of the program and projects. There will be due diligence in support of projects with Clients/Joint Ventures/Teaming arrangements, Contract Risk Analysis, contract task order proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract review and compliance, contracts policy compliance, project audits, government property management; reviewing, screening, planning to avoid or mitigate conflicts of interest; and any other business-related support required by the program/project management team. As well as serving as the primary program’s interface with the client's contracting official and task order contracting specialists. Must ensure adherence to the firm's signature authority policy, Coordinate with Corporate Audit Group and support periodic internal project audits, outside project audits by clients, and federal agency audits.

The Senior Contracts Administrator must possess the ability to manage and support multiple contract types (CPAF, CPFF, FFP, T&M, & others) and task orders concurrently and respond to project/client directives and requests involving financial information, contract compliance, cost proposals, project audit, project accounting, insurance, bonds, and other administrative issues. Review and approve the application of accurate contract rate data in the preparation of proposal and contract information. In conjunction with the Program Manager develop the negotiation strategy and conduct contract negotiations with the client. On Federal projects will participate in technical proposal preparation in compliance with the RFP requirements and other firm policies and procedures.

The ideal candidate must have solid 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. This position requires knowledge of federal contracting, bidding, source selection, and procurement regulations and laws; experience with audit standards and federal cost principles; knowledge of disclosure statements, direct and indirect rate development and application; outstanding communication and negotiation skills; and business management skills.


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 and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

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

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019


With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM’s global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals – to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS Degree in general business, business administration, law, accounting, science, engineering, or other related discipline with 6+ of experience or equivalency of experience and or education.

  • Have the ability to pass a federal background check

  • secure a base pass for access to US DoD Military facilities: and be qualitied to be permitted to handle DoD controlled unclassified information.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in general business, business administration, law, accounting, science, engineering, or other related discipline with 10+ Years contract administration experience.

  • Additional training in federal contracting, contract management, or defense acquisition training, are desirable. Certification as a Federal Contract Manager and/or advanced degree considered a plus.

  • Experience in maintaining databases and working with spreadsheets

  • Microsoft Office applications proficiency

  • Excellent working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and all supplements as well as the Uniform Commercial Code.

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 Program and Project Management

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 245479BR

Virtual: No

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.