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Contracts Specialist - Power Central Asia

Tetra Tech ES, Inc.
Arlington, VA 22201
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Tetra Tech provides best-in-class energy consulting services for clients worldwide. Our work advances clean energy to achieve climate and decarbonization goals; creates sustainable utilities and modern grids; and promotes gender equality and economic inclusivity at the energy nexus.

Position summary & job purpose:

With supervision from the Senior Contracts Manager, the Contracts Specialist is primarily responsible for supporting contracts, subcontracts, grants and performing related administrative tasks in support of the Power Central Asia (PCA) project funded by USAID. The position will: (1) provide contractual advice to the PCA project offices and Project Managers; (2) ensuring compliance to various regulations, policies and contracts; (3) helping to draft and review procurement documentation.

Position responsibilities:

  • Draft and modify purchase orders, subcontracts and independent consultant agreements.
  • Support technical staff and field project offices by determining appropriate acquisition instruments based on project requirements.
  • Under the direction and guidance of the Senior Contracts Manager draft and review procurement documentation including but not limited to RFQs/RFPs, evaluation memos, negotiation memos, and commercial item determinations.
  • Draft personnel and salary requests, consents to subcontract, and other contractual matters.
  • Perform cost/price analysis of subcontractor bids and proposals.
  • Ensure project compliance with government contracting requirements such as FAR, AIDAR as applicable.
  • Support Project Managers and global field offices with contractual matters.
  • Assist with the start-up and close-out process for PCA.
  • Submit and track contractual reports, monitor upcoming compliance deadlines.
  • Continuously identify ways to streamline the Contracts departments' procedures and processes.
  • Maintain and ensure accuracy of electronic files in line with the company policies and procedures.
  • Support audits and other related tasks as required.

Essential KSA's required (experience, skills, education, certification, etc.):

  • 3-4 years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor's degree preferably in the International Development field or equivalent job experience.
  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations System and AIDAR
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Excellent negotiating and analytical skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and proficient in Word.

Valued but not required KSA's:
  • Russian Language Fluency Preferred.
  • Prior work experience with USAID contracting

Line management responsibility:

  • N/A

Physical demands & work environment:

  • Office setting
  • International travel to Central Asia is required.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 450 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Explore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/careers. Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:

LinkedIn: @TetraTechCareers

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Facebook: @TetraTechCareers

Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech's core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please no phone calls or agencies.

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  • Organization: 154 ESI

Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-16
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