TENICA is looking for a Junior Contract Professional (entry level) who is 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. Only candidates possessing an active DoD SECRET security clearance will be considered.
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.
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.
Company Description: TENICA and Associates provides professional services, logistics, information technology and crisis response services in support of national security missions for our Government clients. TENICA is an equal opportunity employer.
Bachelors degree with business emphasis or other degree plus 24 semester hours of business-related courses. 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.
TENICA and Associates LLC is a management and technology consulting firm providing contract management support, program and project management, finance and logistics support, professional and administrative support services, budget and execution support, and analytical support to commercial, State and Federal agencies. Combined, TENICA’s leadership has over 50 years of experience managing progra...ms and projects within the fields of logistics and supply chain management, professional and administrative support services, information technology, national security and homeland defense, and crisis prevention and response solutions.
Founded in 2008 and based in Alexandria, Virginia, TENICA is a Woman-Owned Small Business, an Economically-Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business, certified participant in the SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program, and a certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business.