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Government Contract Specialist



Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

EquipmentShare is Hiring a Government Contract Specialist

EquipmentShare is searching for a Government Contract Specialist for our corporate office in Columbia, MO, to support our team as the department continues to grow. This is a remote opportunity.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain government purchasing agreement lifecycle (from sourcing to development, implementation, and administration of purchasing agreement)
  • Work with the legal department to provide guidance on contract interpretation and support legal and compliance for U.S. government (federal, state, and local) contracts
  • Research and initiate government contracting accounts at the federal, state and local level
  • Advise management and business segments concerning terms and conditions, including applicability of and compliance with FAR, DFARS, and other policies and related requirements of U.S. Government agencies such as the Department of Defense, GSA, and Department of Energy
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies and procedures applicable to contracting and contract management
  • Draft, negotiate, and redline teaming agreements, sales and purchase orders/contracts, prime contract and subcontract terms, amendments, small and individual subcontracting plans, and other related commercial and government contract documents
  • Primary point of contact for prime contract and project personnel and responsibility for all contract incoming and outgoing correspondence

Why We’re a Better Place to Work

  • Competitive salary.

  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage for full-time employees.

  • 401(k) and company match.

  • Generous paid time off (PTO) plus company paid holidays.

  • Stocked breakroom and full kitchen, chef prepared meals daily (breakfast and lunch).

  • State of the art onsite gym (Corporate HQ) with instructor led-courses/Gym stipend for remote employees.

  • Seasonal and year round wellness challenges.

  • Company sponsored events (annual family gatherings, happy hours and more).

  • Volunteering and local charity initiatives that help you nurture and grow the communities you call home. Employees receive 16 hours of paid volunteer time per year.

  • Opportunities for career and professional development with conferences, events, seminars and continued education.

About You

Our mission to change an entire industry is not easily achieved, so we only hire people who are inspired by the goal and up for the challenge. In turn, our employees have every opportunity to grow with us, achieve personal and professional success and enjoy making a tangible difference in an industry that’s long been resistant to change.

Skills & Qualifications

  • 5+ years managing government purchase agreements lifecycle, including GSA compliance
  • Familiarity with commercial item/service contracts, federal supply schedules, multiple award schedules, firm fixed price contracts, IDIQ contracts, and common issues that may arise with these contract vehicles
  • Excellent internal and external negotiation skills. Must interface effectively with internal management and external customer representatives, including contracting officers and specialists
  • Experience auditing corporate policies and procedures for contract compliance
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially for business correspondence and proposals
  • Maintain privileged and confidential information with utmost integrity
  • CPCM, CFCM, CCCM credentials preferred
  • DFARS and/or FAR knowledge and compliance experience highly preferred
  • Prior experience in statewide acquisition contracts preferred
  • Prior experience in the rental equipment industry preferred

EquipmentShare is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. EquipmentShare is an equal opportunity
employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation,
protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.