Contracts Administrator 4

3 months ago
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Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,600 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit


Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now



Equal Employment Opportunity

Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.   We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.   


Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact




The senior level role will: participate in the proposal process; perform contract negotiations, administrate USG contracts, and interact with customers to provide for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications.


Principle responsibilities will include a wide range of contract activities in the Government and Commercial fields.  Position will include submitting proposals, reviewing proposed terms and conditions, negotiations, monitoring performance of assignments, sponsor interface, and closeout requirements. Applicant should have a keen interest in business/contract law, excellent communication skills, and the ability to develop solutions to complex problems.


Knowledge of FAR, various other Government procurement regulations and negotiating experience required. The right applicant should have a keen interest in business/contract law, excellent communication skills, good computer literacy skills and an understanding of secure and non-traditional government environments.  Familiarization and/or prior direct experience with an Enterprise-Wide Resource Planning system is desired.


Bachelor’s Degree plus 8-10 years’ USG experience required; USG Acquisition responsibilities preferred.


U.S. citizenship and some travel required. 


Active Top Secret clearance required.


Relocation is not available for this position.


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