Contracts Specialist - Fully Remote

Contracts SpecialistAbout CONSTANTOur mission is to make this world a safer place. We do work that matters, that has the potential to save lives, and that makes a difference. We take care of our people and are deeply committed to providing a platform for our team members to thrive. Our core values of integrity, service, quality, team, and gratitude are at the heart of everything we do.CONSTANT is an award-winning disaster and crisis management consulting firm. We bring a tenured history of helping clients across all levels of government and the private sector prepare for catastrophic disasters and acts of terrorism. We have a client base that spans private and public sectors-from federal, state, and local government agencies to the world of entertainment, healthcare, and other commercial clients.Learn more about CONSTANT here: www.constantassociates.comAbout Your PositionCONSTANT is seeking a Contracts Specialist to help us ensure compliance with applicable guidance and regulations as we continue to expand our footprint in the federal contracting arena. We are a small, rapidly expanding company with a proven track record of delivering high-quality services to our clients. If you are looking to grow with an innovative team where you can make an immediate impact with a supportive, collaborative, and flexible work environment-we’re the place for you!This Is What You’ll DoAs a Contracts Specialist, you will be an integral part of our very successful Finance and Contracts team and will be responsible for tracking and organizing all client contracts and subcontracts. Here are a few of the ways you will support CONSTANT’s continued growth:Establishes and maintains an organized filing system and works with internal stakeholders to ensure appropriate access to contracts by team members. Maintains templates for non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, and subcontract agreements in accordance with business needs and company policy.Ensures the proper clauses are flowed down to all subcontracts. Maintains a thorough understanding of contractual requirements, communicates those requirements to the Project Manager and relevant internal stakeholders. Collaborates with those stakeholders to ensure successful contract setup, execution, and compliance. Facilitates contract modifications with the government and subcontractors and updates the Unanet accounting system accordingly. Issues subcontract modifications using Unanet. Completes company representations and certifications and maintains those records. Collects Insurance Certifications from subcontractors and ascertain compliance to contract requirements. Establishes and maintains excellent internal and external customer relations at all levels of the organization, acting as liaison for all proposal or contract matters, communicating status of open contract matters frequently with project managers, technical staff, finance and leadership. Actively contributes to the success of CONSTANT by completing special projects as may be assigned. Assist with internal compliance initiatives via research and data collection for contract-related documents as directed. Additional duties as assigned. Qualifications, Skills, and CharacteristicsRequired4+ years of experience in the GovCon (Government Contracting) Industry in a contracts specialist/management role BA/BS Degree or equivalent experienceUS Citizenship Must have experience with all contract types, a working knowledge of the FAR/DFAR, and a solid working knowledge of and experience with Federal acquisition practices. Ability to recognize, interpret and apply applicable regulations to resolve proposal and contract issues Knowledge of and experience with standard word-processing, database, spreadsheet programs and integrated software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint among others)Excellent organization, prioritization and problem-solving skills Initiative and persistence, with ability to meet deadlinesStrong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in a dynamic, fast-paced environment Preferred Prior experience using Unanet is a plus, but not requiredPrior experience with State and Local contracts is a plus, but not required Location, Compensation and BenefitsLocation: Remote. Minimal travel (less than 10%) may be required to support company’s participation at conferences and symposiums.Competitive compensation is based on the capability of the candidate.Comprehensive benefits package that includes:Healthcare (for California-based employees and stipend)DentalVisionEmployee Assistance Program “EAP” (company paid)Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)401(k) with Generous Employer MatchUnlimited Paid Time OffTen (10) Paid HolidaysAFLAC Critical Illness, Hospital, Accident PlansVolunteer Paid Time OffProfessional DevelopmentWork From Home StipendLife and AD&D Insurance (company paid)Short and Long Term Disability (company paid)CONSTANT is certified as an 8(a) and Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB). We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race; ethnicity; religion; gender; age; national origin; marital status; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; family responsibilities; matriculation; physical or mental disabilities; source of income; political affiliation; genetic information; status as a protected veteran; place of residence or business; or any other characteristic protected by Federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in applying for employment with CONSTANT and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for the position, please call (386) 888-8327. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis. CONSTANT is a Federal contractor supporting veteran referrals.CONSTANT is also a Great Place To Work certified organization. are an E-Verify participating employer.Disclaimer: This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.