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We believe that every person, given the opportunity and the tools, is capable of achieving great things. Our team members focus on our customers and assisting them achieve their mission and goals. Our leadership nurtures our team’s potential by treating each employee with honesty, integrity, respect, dignity, compassion and fairness.

And we’re looking for motivated people who share those values!.


Junior Contract Professional

Department: Defense Threat Reduction Agency-CSS
Location: Ft. Belvoir, VA

Only candidates possessing an active DoD SECRET security clearance will be considered as an applicant for this position. The position is located at Ft. Belvoir in Virginia.

This position is part of a team of senior contract professionals who perform the coordination, negotiation and management of complex proposals and contract/task orders.  Candidate must be able to develop and maintain professional and dependable relationships with both internal and external customers.  The Junior Contract Professional (entry level) should be customer focused and driven.  The incumbent may handle routine or standard form contract agreements and related documentation in accordance with established contract policies and procedures.   

Responsibilities

  • Reviews solicitations and prepares routine response for proposals, bids, and contract modifications. May also prepare simple requests for proposals.
  • Analyzes contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, corporate policies and business unit procedure.
  • Drafts and negotiates simple contractual instruments commensurate with skills and grade level.
  • Communicates contract policy and practice to internal business teams.
  • Ensures contract review, approval and execution in accordance with corporate and/or business unit guidelines.
  • Prepares and administers routine correspondence, negotiation memoranda, and contract documentation to ensure timely and coordinated submittal.
  • Prepares, organizes and maintains contract records and files documenting contract performance and compliance. May conduct research to support contract audit and or facilitate business unit contracting trends.
  • Performs contract closeout activities.
  • Assists mid- to high-level contract professionals in working with internal or external business teams on issues and developments relative to assigned contracts.

 Qualifications 

  • 1-3 years general business or contract-related experience. 
  • Ideal Candidate will possess one year specialized experience in government contracting. 
  • Ability to interface with other contract professionals and business unit staff; cross-functional project teams; entry to mid-level customer and supplier associates.   
  • Basic working knowledge of corporate policies and procedures.
  • Basic to working knowledge of contracting concepts, Uniform Commercial Code, applicable international contract law, or public contract acquisition law and regulations.
  • Good to strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to draft simple contractual instruments in accordance with prescribed templates and guidelines.

Education/Certifications

  • Bachelors degree with business emphasis or other degree plus 24 semester hours of business-related courses.   

TENICA is a leading provider of government services and consulting solutions in the areas of national defense, homeland security and cyber security for both government and commercial clients. TENICA has extensive experience managing programs and projects within the fields of professional services, logistics and supply chain management, crisis prevention and response solutions, and information technology. We asses our customersí needs and provide a perspective based on knowledge and operational experience. TENICA is customer focused and committed to exceeding our customerís expectations.

Founded in 2008 and based in Chantilly, Virginia, TENICA is a certified participant in the Small Business Administrationís 8(a) Business Development Program, a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), a Woman-Owned Small Business and an Economically-Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business. For over 7 years, we have successfully fulfilled the requirements of the work we have won by providing exceptional client support and effective leadership oversight. Our customers include: The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS); the National Guard Bureau (NGB); the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA); the Department of Homeland Security (DHS); the United States Coast Guard (USCG); the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA).


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