Contracts Specialist

  • Cadmus
  • Arlington, Virginia
  • Feb 21, 2023
Full time Administrative

Job Description


Who We Are

At Cadmus, we recognize that solving the world’s most challenging problems can’t be accomplished alone or with cookie-cutter solutions. That’s why we look for team players and problem solvers who are driven to use their unique perspectives and intellectual curiosity to help deliver breakthrough solutions that achieve transformative goals. On the Cadmus team, you’ll collaborate with leading experts to help our clients across the globe.

Cadmus’ mission is to deploy industry-leading expertise to help our clients achieve extraordinary results that strengthen society and the natural world. We offer competitive compensation, outstanding health care and retirement benefits, a vibrant and collaborative work environment, and opportunities for professional growth. We are committed to advancing diversity and fostering a culture of equity in the workplace and across society, and we strive to maintain an inclusive environment where all employees feel connected, respected, and valued.

Join Cadmus. Let’s solve the world’s most challenging problems together.


What You’ll Be Doing

The Cadmus Group is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Contacts Specialist to support Cadmus’ Public Services Division.  Cadmus is a leading provider of environmental and social good consulting services throughout North America.  This position provides administrative support in the issuance of contract and subcontract documents, including teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and both prime and sub-contracts.  

Specific responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Under the supervision of senior contracts staff, the Contract Specialist will be responsible for contract and subcontract administration including but not limited to processing or preparing nondisclosure agreements, teaming agreements and subcontract agreements; reviewing prime contract requirements, special provisions, and terms and conditions to develop appropriate proposal assumptions and subcontractor flow-downs.
  • This selected candidate will be responsible for providing proposal support including, but not limited to collaborative pricing support and development of proposal budgets, identifying proposal compliance elements and ensuring all requirements are adequately addressed, assisting with pricing/quote requests and negotiations with subcontractor, and applying a general understanding of the corporate business model and of profit and loss implications to Cadmus day to day business functions.
  • Additional activities will include:
    • Process contract actions and associated documentation in accordance with Cadmus procedures and create project records in Cadmus’ contract management system
    • Serve as a liaison to support consistent understanding between project managers and accounting for consistent project operations
    • Serve as a proactive and solution-oriented resource for project manager and project teams for project management issues that involve contracts
    • Provide updates and summary reports to contracts and operations as requested
    • Maintain contracts database system
    • Ensure that federal reporting requirements are met


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Requires a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience working in the federal contracting arena
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Experience working with MS Office applications to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, demonstrate strong time-management skills, and be able to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects with limited supervision in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to develop and maintain professional relationships with peers, vendors and customers, and contribute to a professional work environment by demonstrating integrity, teamwork and a positive attitude

Additional Information:

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States as a U.S Perm Resident or U.S. Citizen.

Based on eligibility and job status, Cadmus offers an excellent benefits package to include: medical, dental, vision, company paid disability and life insurance, 401(k) program, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, voluntary time off (VTO), tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance program, other optional benefits and various bonus programs.

The estimated starting salary for this position is $80,000.00. The actual salary may be higher and will be determined by several factors, including relevant work experience, education, skills, and market competitiveness.

We value the critical role safety and health protocols contribute to everyone’s success at Cadmus, and work together to align and comply with all federal, state, and local safety and health mandates related to COVID to ensure a safe and valuable work environment.  

Cadmus is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination. Cadmus is committed to providing a respectful workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation (including gender identity and/or expression), national origin, military and veteran status, physical and mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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