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Centurion Consulting Group

We are hiring multiple Contract Specialist Level III’s to support a federal agency for a potential multi year contract.  Work is 100% remote.

General Experience:

  • Three (3) years’ relevant experience.
  • Knowledge and exposure to different contract types.
  • Knowledge of the FAR and/or DFARS.

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Duties of the Contract Specialist include the following:

  • Assisting with planning the procurement action.
  • Assisting with determining the type of contract that best meets the requirement.
  • Developing special clauses.
  • Assisting with selecting solicitation and contract terms and conditions.
  • Documenting the sources to be solicited.
  • Conducting market research.
  • Assisting with the evaluation of proposals.
  • Documenting the price/cost analysis.
  • Documenting the recommendation and execution of awards.
  • Assisting with monitoring and contract performance documentation.
  • Documenting negotiations.
  • Preparing documents utilizing the PRISM and SAP systems.
  • Preparing contract modifications.
  • Assisting with Post Award Follow-ups.
  • Report Preparation.


  • Provides guidance and technical assistance to program personnel who are involved in planning and developing specifications, descriptions, and performance work statements.
  • Functions may include acquisition planning, preparing a synopsis, solicitation preparation (oral or written request for quotes, request for proposals), market research/analysis.
  • Reviews, and evaluates requests for acquisition; analyzes requirements; determines adequacy and completeness of requests.
  • Recommends and / or makes revisions.
  • Reviews justifications for noncompetitive acquisitions and other required determinations and prepares necessary documentation.
  • Draft solicitations and attend pre-solicitation conferences.
  • Works with technical personnel and contracting officers to develop negotiation strategies.
  • Assists the Contracting Officer in the preparation of supporting documents.

AWARD Duties:

  • Utilizes the PRISM and SAP systems to assist the Contracting Officer in the award of simplified acquisitions, commercial acquisition awards, non-commercial acquisition awards, Excluded Parties List System (EPLS), Contractor representations and certifications and Online Representations and Certifications (ORCA) through the Government System for Award Management (SAM).
  • For negotiated agreements, attends meetings with potential offerors to develop and/or modify requirement statements.
  • Attend any necessary conferences to discuss, develop, or revise offer received; performs price or cost analysis; develops and effects persuasive acquisition strategies so as to convince those initially opposed to agree to contractual positions.
  • For negotiated contracts assists the Contracting Officer by preparing final award documents to include appropriate standard clauses and special provisions for award by the Contracting Officer.
  • Secures all regulatory clearances.
  • Documents reason for decision and justify basis for award.


  • Assists with contract administration; maintain contract files and ensures timely submission of progress reports and material submittals.
  • Prepares contract modifications caused by changes in technical requirements, in quantities, and similar issues.
  • Assists with the analysis of price and cost elements of the proposed change(s) and obtains audit when required.
  • Prepares negotiation memoranda for signature by the CO to explain rationale and methods used in arriving at the final settlement and assists in the preparation of file documentation for cases requiring formal review.
  • Prepares and completes all required electronic filing in the FBMS system.
  • Participates in or leads preconstruction calls or kick off calls.
  • Briefs the CO on potential issues arising under contracts.
  • Prepares extensions of delivery schedules, price adjustments, labor hours, modifications to the contract, and similar agreements.
  • Prepares determinations and findings of facts relative to negotiations and pricing actions.
  • Coordinates Contractor’s requests for deviations with buying or requiring activities and makes recommendations.
  • Recommends issuing cure or show-cause notices when the Contractor is not in compliance with contract provisions.
  • Investigates circumstances to determine alternative courses of action, such as extension of delivery schedules for consideration flowing to Government.
  • Reviews completed official contract files to determine that all file documents are signed, that there are no litigation actions pending, and that the contract is complete in every respect and ready to close.
  • Documents the award process and briefs offerors on the status of their proposals.

Communication Duties:

  • Provides business advice and guidance to others on contracting work and prepares correspondence.
  • Represents the interest of the organization in a professional manner in meetings and various contacts outside the agency on a variety of issues that often are not well defined.
  • Provides advice, guidance, and assistance to installation technical or program personnel, sales representatives, local suppliers, functional commanders and/or Contractors on acquisition and business-related issues.
  • Assists in providing training to Contractors and customers on contractual language, legal responsibilities, and opportunities.
  • Prepares letters, memoranda, documents, or reports that support contractual actions or recommendations.
  • Researches and recommends appropriate action or interpretation of issues.
  • Updates status reports and brief contract status when required to the appropriate level within and outside the agency on a routine basis.

Position Details:

Clearance: Ability to Obtain a Public Trust

US Citizenship or Authorization to work in US required

Travel: < 10% (CONUS)

Centurion Consulting Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V

No third parties or subcontractors

REF: JOB-4428

    • Location: Remote
    • Date posted: