The Building People, LLC, has a position open for a full-time entry-level Assistant Contracts Specialist. The work to be performed under this contract will be performed in Nashville, TN. The Contract Specialist serves customer needs through professional placement of Government Contracts, including a full range of Pre-award and Post-award functions, e.g. price/cost analysis, administration and termination of contracts in the Public Building Services organization.
The Contract Specialist will procure a wide range of design and construction, services, supplies, and other services, utilizing a variety or acquisition methods and contracting vehicles. Procurement Actions involve contracts above the Simplified Acquisition
Threshold (SAT). The Contract Specialist provides direction/guidance to purchase goods or services which includes Market Research and analysis for best pricing, adhering to budgetary guidelines and reporting research and pricing to management to assist in
acquisitions. All work is governed by the FAR and supplemented by additional regulations, legal precedents and agency policy and procedures.
The successful Contracts Specialist must have:
The Building People’s Key Functional Areas:
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree with a major in any field; or
At least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management,
marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management; or
Four (4) years of experience in Contracting or similar position. Requires 40 Hours of Professional Acquisition Related Training (Annually).
Competitive benefits include:
All positions require a background check after acceptance of our offer. The selected candidate will be eligible to begin employment before the background check has been finalized. However, continued employment will be contingent upon the results of your reference/background check from The Building People, LLC. Your position may require special credentialing, clearance, and access as a condition of employment. In the event the government or client does not sponsor or approve your clearance, it may result in termination of your employment.
We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
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