Abile Headquarters

Contracts Administrator

Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis
Posted Date 5 days ago(5/29/2020 8:36 AM)
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Abile Group, Inc. has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Contracts Administrator to manage the full contracts life cycle and post-award contract management functions for a small business. The right candidate will be familiar with all areas of a Government Contracting business, including contract administration, document management, contract interpretation, contract compliance requirements, and amendments. The Contracts Manager/Administrator will analyze contract terms and conditions; provide overall risk assessment/solutions; manage overall contract compliance in accordance with contract requirements, company policies and procedures, and applicable laws and acquisition regulations. The selected candidate will be a motivated leader and a self-starter who can work independently and proactively as part of a team in a dynamic environment. If you are a solutions-oriented individual ready to own ‘our’ joint success at a small yet able and agile company, see how working with us will change your career forever. 


  • Manage administrative, logistical, and accounting services to support company operations. 
  • Manage contract compliance, including timely delivery of deliverables, in coordination with the program team. 
  • Act as an adviser providing contractual advice to the program team. 
  • Manage contract life-cycle activities such as project setup/ maintenance, invoicing support, accruals, financial projections. 
  • Manage the accuracy of contract records and other documents in the contract management system. 
  • Support for the development of program budgets, schedule and maintenance of Estimates at Completions (EAC). 
  • Track delivery hours, costs and assessing funding needs; manage timekeeping reconciliation and resolve data discrepancies. 
  • Prepare and submit monthly contract, financial, and compliance reports. 
  • Review and approve company travel invoices for accuracy. 
  • Provide support in collecting program data for all types and levels of program reviews. 
  • Regular interface with Project Managers and other functional leads within the Company. 
  • Identify risks and offer mitigation solutions. 
  • Support internal/external audit activities as well as data requests from internal/external customers. 
  • Prioritize tasks to ensure that projects are completed by deadlines and streamline processes to maximize productivity. 
  • Build the company’s image by collaborating with customers, government, community organizations, and employees; and enforcing ethical business practices. 
  • Provide leadership at all levels of the organization. 
  • Define and implement policies and performance standards. 
  • Address customer inquiries promptly and professionally and ensure customer satisfaction. 


Degree and Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from an accredited university, OR a related field, and a minimum of 4 years of experience in contract administration and negotiations. Additional years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree. 


Required Skills:

  • Cradle-to-grave experience within the federal government contracts arena with an emphasis on contract administration. 
  • Analytical ability to evaluate issues, develop options for resolution, determine the best approach, and enact resolutions. 
  • Intermediate understanding of MS Excel and other Microsoft Office tools that provide capabilities to collect and analyze financial information and create/maintain standardized auditable project files for program management and execution.  
  • Ability to quickly learn new technology, tools and platforms, and act as a resource to teach others. 
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities. 
  • Excellent communication skills to support interactions with company leadership, subordinates, and clients 
  • Emotional Intelligence and self-aware leadership capability. 
  • Effective and efficient time management skills. 

Desired Skills: 

  • Experience with all major contract types (T&M, Fixed Price, Cost Plus, etc.) and contract vehicles (IDIQ, BPA, GSA Schedule, GWAC) and acquisitions. 
  • A working knowledge and fully conversant in theory and application of FAR/DFAR. 
  • Experience in reviewing/redlining/ negotiating contract terms and conditions, teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements, licensing agreements, and intellectual property terms. 
  • Experience as a project manager, including creating, executing and monitoring project plans, schedules, deliverables, and metrics. 

*This position will primarily telework but must be available to commute throughout the DC Metro region for meetings up to several times per week.

About Abile Group, Inc.

Abile Group, Inc. was formed in July 2004 to partner with the Intelligence Community and their Contractors in the areas of Enterprise Analytics & Performance Management, IT & Systems Engineering and Program & Project Management. We have significant experience with the Federal Government and are an EDWOSB dedicated to our employees and clients.  We are looking for high performing employees who enjoy providing advice and guidance along with solutions development and implementation support, crafted by combining industry best practices with the clients’ subject matter experience and Abile’s breadth of expertise. 

EEO Statement

Abile Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or national origin.


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