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Public Sector - Contracts - Sr. Associate

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Job Category:   Public Sector or Federal
Line of Service:   Advisory
State & City:   VA-McLean
Travel Requirements:   0-20%
Position Type:   Senior Associate
Req ID:   102529BR
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Job Description
In today's changing environment, the public sector is seeing an increase in physical and cyber threats, financial and performance reporting requirements, diversity in the workforce, and the impact of rapidly changing technologies. PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector LLP provides management consulting, technology consulting and risk consulting services to help federal and international government agencies anticipate and address these and other complex challenges.

PwC Public Sector LLP is one of four organizations to receive the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence, recognizing U.S. organizations for superior quality and world-class results across six categories defined by Baldrige including Leadership, Strategic Planning, Customer Focus, Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management, Workforce Focus, and Operations Focus. For more information on our journey to performance excellence, please visit www.pwc.com/baldrige or view our winner profile on the NIST website.



Professionals in PwC Public Sector LLP may be subject to a government security investigation and may need to meet related eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

The Public Sector Practice Contracts team is responsible for performing critical contract formation and administration functions for the PwC Washington Federal Practice.

Position/Program Requirements
Basic Qualifications:

U.S. Citizenship


Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 3 years of experience as a contracts professional in the Federal government marketplace


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree


Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates proven knowledge of the following: Federal government contracts; electronic proposals; public sector contract file systems; government contract audits and close-outs.
Demonstrates experience working with large and complex contracts with or on behalf of the Federal government.

This includes knowledge of drafting/submitting electronic proposals and solicitation clarification questions, creating/updating excel spreadsheets detailing all active contracts, and maintaining formal contract records and U.S. Government correspondence using physical and electronic contract file systems.
Demonstrates research skills pertaining to the public sector marketplace and active/inactive Federal government contracts. Assists with government audits, contract close-outs and responds to request for information in the possession of the government contracts department.
A proven record of success as an individual contributor that has knowledge of Federal contracts that includes facilitating the execution and distribution of U.S. government contract agreements; reviewing solicitation, nondisclosure agreements, teaming agreements, and subcontracts in accordance with federal contract negotiation and solicitation review guidance.


Skills Preferred:

A proven record of success interfacing with the U.S. Government and Federal customers, including senior-level officials and internal Firm partners/principals, as well as the ability to relay basic contract information and administration issues.
A proven record of success teaming with, and supporting the efforts of, Contracts Department Management, client service professionals, legal, compliance, finance, and security functions.
A proven record of success and thorough skill levels, with the management of contracts and subcontracts so that they are readily accessible, maintained, and stored physically and electronically in accordance with Federal Government and firm records retention policies.


Demonstrates a proven, thorough ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities concurrently within a fast-paced environment, including a proven record of success with the following:
-Effective customer service orientation and organization skills while paying close attention to detail;
-Utilization of proactive listening and interpersonal skills to maintain a high level of productivity in an environment that places high priority upon success-driven teamwork;
-Verbal and written communications expressed in a clear and concise manner;
-Microsoft Office Suite utilization.




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