Contract Specialist (Junior)

Job Locations US
Regular Full-Time
Opportunity Type
Teaming Partner Opportunity
Salary Range
60K - 64K Annually


BOOST LLC is a dynamic management consulting firm that offers an array of government-compliant back-office solutions to support our teaming partners within the GovCon space. Our consultants are experts in the areas of Accounting, Contracts, Human Resources, Recruiting & Sourcing, and Strategic Pricing and our passion is to guide and propel our partners towards success within this competitive sector. 


BOOST is helping one of their teaming partners hire Contracts Specialists 1 to support a contract with General Services Administration (GSA). The selected candidates will develop Acquisition Plans and other procurement justifications and approval documentation; Source Selection Plans (including development of evaluation criteria); Contract line-item structures; Statements of Work and/or Performance Work Statements; Task statements; Contract modifications; and Contract correspondence. This position is contingent upon contract award and is fully remote.   


  • Process item adds, item deletes, Economic Price Adjustments (EPAs), Options, or other types of modifications. This work includes all administrative, analysis, correspondence, and other related duties necessary to complete the modification 
  • Monitoring work outputs across all team members for quality and quantity  
  • Preparation of a wide variety of acquisition documents to include determinations and findings, small business analyses, justification and approvals, acquisition plans, pre-negotiation and negotiation memoranda, past performance reference checks, EEO clearances, Service Contract Labor Standard wage determinations, subcontracting plans, purchase orders, awards, modifications, option exercises, notations/name changes, etc.) 
  • Perform market research and document results, analyze such research, and formulate acquisition strategies to adopt commercial practices 
  • Work closely with contract specialists and contracting officers as well as technical, program and legal personnel  
  • Ensure responsiveness in bid documents 
  • Assist in the evaluation of technical and price proposals/quotes 
  • Arrange and participate in oral presentations 
  • Perform a wide variety of contract administration to include contract filing, preparation of kick-off meeting slides, documentation of contact records, etc. 
  • Review of invoices and deliverables to ensure compliance with contract requirements 
  • Keep contract files current, accurate and complete 
  • Input contract actions into GSA’s contract writing system CALM (for the Federal Acquisition Service which is a PRISM product and EASi (for the Public Buildings Service which is an Appian product) as well as other systems of record (e.g., FPDS)  
  • Protect procurement records and source selection information 
  • Perform other duties as assigned 


Experience/Education Requirements 

  • Two (2) years of acquisition experience  
  • Experience as a former GSA Contract Specialist and at least one year of direct experience awarding 
  • Experience with Federal government contracting, particularly, pre-award and award functions
  • Knowledge of the FAR Part 8.4 Federal Supply Schedule/Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) contracts
  • Bachelors’ degree (can be substituted with an additional eight (8) years of experience) 

Work Authorization Requirements  

  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Ability to pass a NACI background  

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team setting
  • Proactive and self-motivated


BOOST is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status 


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