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Contracts Administrator I
Title:Contracts Administrator I
ID:154 - 020
Location:Huntsville, AL

Pinnacle is seeking a Contracts Administrator I to support our Contracts Group. Pinnacle, headquartered in Huntsville, AL, is a leading innovator, developer, and provider of defense and aerospace products and services. Pinnacle fosters a corporate culture with many opportunities for advancement and career progression. We are a dynamic, fast-paced organization that is experiencing exponential growth. Pinnacle has been on the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies list in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019!  Pinnacle offers competitive, traditional benefits, and we are excited about our Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)!

About Huntsville -

Military, space, telecommunications, biotechnology, diversified manufacturing and a variety of emerging specialties provide challenging work in delightful surroundings. The area enjoys a favorable cost of living and quality of life. Mountains, lakes, woodlands and the Tennessee River accommodate numerous recreational activities. A temperate climate enhances the season for outdoor sports, including world-class golf, hiking, biking, and fishing. Major concerts, Broadway and symphony performances, extensive permanent collections and traveling exhibitions contribute to a wonderful way of life.

Huntsville, Alabama is one of the most recognized cities in the Southeast - consistently named as one of the best places to live and work by a variety of national publications. Our city is regularly named as a premier location for both business and quality of life.


Pinnacle is a rapidly growing small business with a wide variety of contracts including large complex CLS and training programs, engineering development and modifications, product sales and other service contracts. We are seeking an energetic, cust omer-focused, problem solver to join our expanding Contracts team. As a direct report to the Contracts Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for overall contracts management responsibilities for assigned projects. Need to be able to work independently as well as collaboratively . Will proactively engage program, procurement, accounting, security and other personnel in order to serve Pinnacle's customers, mitigate program and financial risks and ensure successful program execution.

Manage variety of DoD prime contracts and subcontracts issued to Pinnacle (T&M, FFP, CPFF, IDIQ and Master Service Agreements) Support submission of offers to customers helping to ensure offers are compliant with company policy and solicitation requirements Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external customers
Review and negotiate contract terms and conditions
Establish and maintain complete, well-organized contract files
Advise Program Manager and others regarding contractual rights and obligations - provide interpretation of contract terms and conditions and applicable regulations
Submit CDRLs and contract deliverables - maintain deliverables tracking log
Prepare and submit contractual correspondence, notifications and change proposals
Identify risks or areas of potential dispute to management and present plans for mitigation and resolution of issues Support Program Kick-Off and Closeout activities
Provide timely responses and balance competing priorities to assess and drive issues to closure
Participate in staff meetings and training sessions; support internal reporting and metrics; share new information and provide backup and assistance to other teammates when needed
Exhibit honesty, integrity, responsibility, commitment to excellence, customer-focus and attention to detail


0-2 years of experience administering DoD contracts. Experience in pricing, purchasing, subcontracts and/or program finance may also be considered. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
Understanding of contract principles, federal and DoD acquisition regulations, accounting practices, and general business knowledge Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proven ability to accurately document and present information to a variety of audiences
Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making skills are essential
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to influence and lead teammates and customers is strongly desired Must be eligible to obtain a security clearance
Due to DoD contracts, US citizenship is required

Familiarity with Deltek Costpoint and Sharepoint is a plus
Flexibility and willingness to adapt to new processes, procedures and work assignments as the company continues to grow is beneficial Experience with GSA schedules, SCA and CBA price adjustments, Certified Cost or Pricing and negotiations is a plus
Active security clearance preferred


Bachelor's degree. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education. Preferred Education : Bachelor's or Master's degree in Contracts, Procurement or other directly relevant field of study. NCMA CPCM or CFCM certification is a plus.
Travel up to 10% may be required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (Certifications, Etc.)

Pinnacle Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. is an AAP/EEO/VEVRRA equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, gender, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

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