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Senior Contracts Administrator

ICF is growing and we are looking to add multiple Senior Contracts Administrators to manage both proposals and contracts in a dynamic group that is primarily Public Sector, but also includes commercial and international contracts. The ideal candidates will have a great attitude, a keen eye for detail, be flexible, and willing to think “outside the box in a fast-paced environment.” Most of this team works from our Fairfax, VA office.

What you will do:

  • Review and negotiate non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, and subcontractor documents (when ICF is subcontractor)
  • Review solicitations and contractual documents and lead development of proposal responses ensuring consistency with corporate policy, pertinent regulations, and customer requirements
  • Lead the development and management of business/price proposal volumes to address requirements, and mitigate risk consistent with sound business practices, company policies, and government regulations. Maintain all required contractual and proposal/business volume documentation
  • Collaborate with other Corporate Departments (i.e. Proposal Managers, Pricing, Subcontracts, etc.)
  • Write and coordinate inputs into cost/price volumes for proposal submission
  • Identify to stakeholders contractual and/or RFP terms that pose risk to the company and resolve/implement risk mitigation strategies
  • Provide oversight and resolve contractual issues that may arise in performance of the contract, with a focus on mitigating ICF’s risk while meeting the customer’s needs
  • Support data calls, maintain compliance with SOX and other governmental requirements, as well as agency audit requirements on an ongoing basis
  • Proactively assesses critical contract obligations and contract provisions, to include gaps and risks. Advises on contract revisions to better meet the needs of the Client and ICF
  • Handle multiple priority tasks and proposals effectively
  • Develop working relationships with both internal and external customers

What you will need:

  • 8+ years of experience in contracts administration, with some of that time supporting Federal Government, State and Local customers
  • Bachelor’s degree or additional years of experience
  • Solid working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR), related federal and state legislation and regulations, and the Uniform Commercial Code
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to collaboratively work with geographically diverse internal customers, including overseas project teams
  • Ability to build collaborative business relationships both internal to the company and with external customers
  • Excellent oral and written communications

What we would like:

  • Experience processing and submitting grant applications

Professional skills:

  • Effective interpersonal, communication, and time management skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Reliable and dedicated
  • Proactive attitude in order to provide guidance and advice to project teams
  • Excellent skills in various computer programs required (e.g. Word, Excel)


Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Fairfax, VA (VA01)

Contracts Admin

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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