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Contracts Administrator

  • Job reference: NA-002029
  • Sector: Construction, Transportation
  • Location: Marietta
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Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Marietta, GA Office as a Contracts Administrator.

Major Function/Role:

Responsible for lifecycle contracts administration to include reviewing, tracking and storing solicitations and contract documentation, preparing routine budget and compliance reports, and preparing routine certifications. Assists senior level contracts managers and administrators with general contracts administration.

Job Duties:
- Assists senior level contracts managers and administrators in the planning and execution of pre-award and post-award contracts administration actions.
- May perform and coordinate subcontract procurement activities to include vendor solicitation, vendor audits for price and quality, and preparation of sole source selection justification.
- Ensures all contract documentation is complete and accessible in company repository. This includes the contracts and all pertinent sign off documentation and work papers.
- May prepare consulting agreements to include nondisclosure agreements, teaming agreements and joint venture agreements.
- Coordinates with program managers to ensure contract requirements are fulfilled and compliance requirements are completed.
- Maintains current knowledge of relevant contractual procedures and practices.
- Participates in special projects.
- Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent discipline. Previous experience related to FAR procurement or Federal contracts administration preferred.
Without a degree, six years of relevant experience required. Must demonstrate knowledge and working familiarity with the FAR. Experience with multiple contract types, performance-based contracting required.

Special Skills:

Good analytical and organizational skills. Ability to perform mathematical calculations, to understand contract plans and specifications, organize information, and effectively utilize PC and applicable software.

Additional Requirements:

Job requires ability to process paper/electronic documents and operate computer keyboard and 10-key adding machine. Ability to plan and prioritize tasks, and review contract documents, project plans and progress reports. Ability to communicate effectively and work under the pressure of deadlines.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

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