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Company Overview

Compass Strategy Solutions, LLC is a Small Woman Owned Business specializing in providing law enforcement support services to the Federal Government.

If you take pride in your work, enjoy personal growth, and are looking or an opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and grow with a fast-growing small business, Compass Strategy Solutions is a flexible, positive place to work and grow.

Job Summary

As a Contract Specialist you will provide acquisition support to senior staff members so that we can build and deliver high-quality solutions to government clients. A Contract Specialist at CSS will be able to execute all aspects of the procurement lifecycle, including solicitation preparation, proposal evaluation, cost and price analysis, source selection, and contract administration activities.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare RFP/IFB/RFQ to solicit appropriate vendor services
  • Conduct market research/analysis and make recommendations on vendors
  • Select and administer contract terms and conditions
  • Evaluate vendor offers for both technical and price/cost factors to ensure best value to the organization/agency
  • Prepare contract modifications and contract close-outs
  • Evaluate acquisition program effectiveness to make recommendations for improvement
  • Develop and integrate contract management tools, templates, methods and processes

Qualifications and Skills

  • Three to five years of government contract experience with Commercial and/or GSA Federal Supply Schedules, Time and Materials and Fixed Price ID/IQ contracts as well as cost reimbursement contracts required.
  • Generally, a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree that included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following subjects:  accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing quantitative methods, or organization and management.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required.
  • Applicants must have working knowledge of the FAR.

Benefits and Perks

CSS offers competitive compensation package that includes contributions towards health insurance, 401(k) matching, and other non-salary benefits.  Exact salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Job Details:

  • Location is Arlington, VA
  • Full Time workweek M-F
  • Relocation Costs will not be offered
  • Teleworking is not authorized
  • Type of work is professional office setting requiring sitting at desk for majority of time, using a computer, lifting 5lb-10 lbs.
  • Minimum dress attire is business casual.
  • Public Trust clearance/Public Trust Eligibility

Compass Strategy Solutions, LLC is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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