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SOCOM Contract Specialist, Lexington Kentucky, Secret, $69K


Contract Specialist

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Overview:  Client has multiple opportunities for Contract Specialists in the Lexington, KY area in support of a large defense organization. These positions will be part of a contracts support team. The Contracting Specialist Support team shall consist of experienced Contract Specialists who will be required to support the full range of cradle to grave contracting activities. 

Location:  Lexington, KY

Job duties include (but not limited to):

      • Support shall cover a wide range of customers on acquisitions to include procurement of complex and/or diversified items, services, and research and development.  
      • May support any classified and unclassified programs.  
      • Shall have experienced with complex research and development acquisitions.
  • Will assist in preparing various contractual documents for approval by the Government Contracting Officer.  
    • Will assist in acquisition planning, including performing market research and recommending procurement strategies.
    • Will assist with request for proposal (RFP) preparation.
    • Will provide expert assistance with supporting proposal evaluations; assisting the Government Contracting Officer in negotiations.
    • Will assist with reviews of contractor performance; and investigating reports of contract discrepancies.
    • Will assist with completion estimate at complete (CEAC) negotiations, modification and closeout.
    • Will assist in preparing various contractual documents for approval by the Contracting Officer.


    • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, Adobe, and Standard Procurement Systems (SPS).
    • BS/BA with 5 years’ experience in contracting.
    • Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Acquisition Level II Contracting certification or equivalent required.
    • Clearance: Active Secret
  • Experience with USSOCOM procurement policies preferred.
  • Working knowledge with: SAM (System for Award Management), WAWF, EDA, CORT-T FedBizOps, PD2
  • Understanding with: ABSS, DEAMS, MOCAS, MIPR and SOMARDS.

Clearance:  Active Secret Clearance

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