Contracts Administrator - Citizen Security & Public Services Sector

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Requisition ID
Position Category
Legal and Contracts
Public Trust
Citizen Security & Public Services


Peraton is seeking an experienced contracts management professional with responsibility for the following:

  • Interface with Executive Leadership on complex contractual issues.
  • Manage and provide leadership responsibility including but not limited to: proposal preparation (developing OCI mitigation plans, reviewing costs volumes, providing oversight of model contract and intellectual property considerations), assessment of terms and conditions to ensure the corporation is protected from unusual risk and sustains or improves Peraton’s long range plan.
  • Apply experience with government contracting and regulatory environment to help programs achieve flawless execution resulting in excellent CPARs.
  • Work on a wide range of complex programmatic matters and provide advice and counsel on contractual and procurement-related matters.
  • Develop and maintain customer relationships to ensure positive and constructive interactions.
  • Provides guidance to line staff and management on contractual and business issues, including risk/benefit analysis.
  • Supporting or leading strategic and business optimization initiatives.
  • Negotiates subcontracts, teaming, and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Ensures contracts achieves optimal operational performance by adhering to contract policies, procedures, methods, operating practices, and working in partnership with the business leaders to drive performance standards for contractual programs to culminate in excellent CPARs.
  • Duties may include management and administration of company contracts, including contract negotiations, to achieve company annual operating plan.
  • Reviews and resolves issues affecting company compliance and ensures the satisfaction of legal requirements, Company, and customer objectives by working closely with the Sector President, Chief Contracts Officer, Chief Legal Officer, and other senior executives.
  • Advises management of contractual rights and obligations, identifying risk areas and mitigation strategies, and provides interpretation of terms and conditions.
  • Provides strategic guidance to completion on more complex bids.


  • Must have 8-10 years of relevant experience with a Bachelors Degree or 6-8 years of experience with a Masters. Additional work experience may be considered in lieu of degree. 
  • An in-depth knowledge about federal government contracting, to include federal acquisition process and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of State & Local contract (desirable)
  • Business acumen with ability to think critically and develop creative and practical solutions.
  • In-depth knowledge on developing organizational conflict of interest mitigation plans and teaming agreements.
  • Demonstrated experience with the development and negotiation of large, highly complex bids.
  • Experience managing a variety of contract types.
  • Strong writing and time management skills.
  • Reputation for unqualified commitment to integrity and professionalism.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to employees and management at all levels.
  • Attention to detail and organization.
  • Highly adaptable to change; ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to multi-task and operate in a fast-moving environment.



Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Salary Range

Salary Minimum: $57,500
Salary Mid: $115,000
Salary Maximum: $143,800

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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