Position Description

Contract Specialist
Location Bethesda, MD
Required Clearance Level TS/SCI with Polygraph
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Would you like to perform rewarding work while contributing to the success of an established, growing company? Navstar is an award-winning organization that has a proven track record of successfully providing IT services and solutions both as a prime and sub-contractor on mission focused IT programs. Our employees are integral players in support of mission-critical programs focused on our National Security.

Role Description: 

Analyze the development of a contracts acquisition plan, define requirements for solicitation, review the development of draft documentation supporting solicitations, and provide oversight for the surveillance of contracts. Monitor awarded vendors performance for conformance to contract terms and conditions. Serve as primary point of contact for customers. Act as a supporting advisor to the contracts management SME by providing expert knowledge and application of acquisition policies and regulations. Provide work leadership to junior employees, as needed.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience as a contracts professional in the industry or a contracting officer in the federal government.
  • 5+ years of experience with the evaluation of technical and cost proposals and techniques of cost analysis.
  • Experience with the procurement life cycle, from source selection activities through closeout.
  • Experience with broad agency announcements and the formation and administration of different government contract types.
  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with a Polygraph.
  • BA or BS degree required.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with preparing and administering R&D contracts preferred.
  • Knowledge of grants, other transactions, and cooperative agreements a plus.
  • Ability to be self-directed and work under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to deal effectively with personnel at all levels.
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills.

About Navstar

For 20 years Navstar has provided high-quality Innovative Technology Services and Solutions throughout the Intelligence Community. We would not have achieved the success we have without the best AllStar team; this is not just a place to work, Navstar is a community. At Navstar everything we do revolves around listening to both our customers and employees, delivering the results they expect, and being a trusted partner as both a prime and subcontractor. We have proven track record of successfully providing innovative technology services and solutions on highly mission-focused programs; all while enjoying what we do at the same time. Security is our priority; together, we will make the nation a safer place.

Benefits at Navstar

  • Highly Competitive Health Care Premiums, including 100% employer paid for employee
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
  • Generous PTO and Federal Holiday Paid Leave
  • Employer Paid STD/LTD
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 401K plan and Employer Match
  • Referral and Opportunity Referral Programs
  • Professional Development Assistance

Navstar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Navstar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religious beliefs, national origin, disability, U.S. veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics under federal, state or local law.