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Federal Contracts Manager

  • Job reference: NA-002810
  • Sector: Support Services
  • Location: Alexandria, Orlando, Tampa, Calverton

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.  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.


Atkins has 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 Contracts and Subcontracts Team as a Federal Contracts Manager. This position can sit in our Alexandria, VA or Calverton, MD office. 

  • Responsible for all aspects of the Prime Contract Life Cycle including bid preparation, client negotiation, risk management, preparing REAs – requests for equitable adjustment, knowledge of FAR/DFARs and other agency supplements, CAS compliance, Commercial Item Acquisition. Must be familiar with cost plus, incentive, time & materials and firm fixed price contract types as well as GSA Schedules.

  • Performs work that involves applying acquired and diversified knowledge and experience in contracts administration and the coordination of related activities.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field, plus a minimum of eight years relevant experience, five of which ‘must be related to FAR-based prime contract administration OR Master's degree in Business Administration or related field, plus a minimum of six years relevant experience, five of which ‘must be related to FAR-based prime contract administration.

  • 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.

  • NCMA CFCM desired

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.

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