Jobs at Alumni Ventures Portfolio Companies


Contracts Administrator



Rockville, MD, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024


About X-energy
X-energy is an entrepreneurial Gen IV nuclear power plant and fuel design company that recently signed an award winning $2,500,000,000.00/ 7 year agreement with the US Department of Energy to complete the design, licensing and construction of its compellingly safe and revolutionary design. We are aggressively staffing up with the world's most ambitious and devoted talent who share our vision of providing carbon-free, safe energy to prevent destructive global warming. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work for a company intent upon dominating the free market by compelling its selection as the premier nuclear energy power plant of choice around the world for the 21st Century!
Position Description:
The Contracts Administrator is responsible for contract and procurement services that will support X-energy's business effort. They will manage the entire life cycle of small to moderately sized contracts, including working with customers and suppliers, negotiating terms and conditions, and contract administration.
  • Prepare, review, and negotiate standard contract agreements and documents, to include teaming, non-disclosure, contract, subcontract, and other vendor agreements with moderate supervision.
  • Identify distinct contract requirements, provisions, and terms and conditions for flow down to subcontractors and vendors.
  • Initiate documentation to authorize and direct work in accordance with contractual requirements.
  • Generate and negotiate change orders and modifications with moderate supervision.
  • Resolve issues with customers, subcontractors, and vendors as needed.
  • Prepare and disseminate information throughout the company regarding contract status, compliance, modification, deviation, negotiation, and termination.
  • Respond to purchase requisitions by defining and justifying the expense.
  • Maintain approved vendor list through verification that they are not listed on the Excluded Parties List (EPL) or the Denied Parties List.
  • Support company proposal efforts as necessary, including scheduling proposal kickoff, pricing, and other review meetings, assisting in subcontractor and vendor participation, and assisting in preparation, organization, and filing of proposal documentation.
  • Maintain procurement policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all procurement files are compliant.
  • Maintain all documents, reviews, awards, and contracts in an organized, detailed, and centralized filing system.
  • Uphold open lines of communication with program managers, finance, and customers as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or similar field preferred
  • Typically, 5 plus years of experience in contract/procurement administration.
  • Experience with Deltek CostPoint Procurement Module preferred.
  • Experience with commercial procurements preferred.
  • Experience with federal contracts, and knowledge of commercial procurements.
  • Ability to independently administer small to moderately sized contracts.
  • Strong understanding of federal government regulatory guidelines.
  • Ability to conduct negotiations with moderate supervision.
  • Ability to work with Deltek CostPoint Procurement Module.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications—specifically Excel and Word.
  • Ability to maintain strong interpersonal, organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently with moderate supervision.
  • Ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information.
  • High level of motivation, self-initiative, and flexibility to shifting priorities.
  • Ability to use exceptional communication skills, spelling, grammar, and computer literacy skills.
  • Ability to be organized and detail oriented with strong time management.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.
X Energy, LLC offers a robust benefits package that includes a 401K plan with an employer match, Medical/Dental /Vision Insurance, Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off, and a Tuition Reimbursement/Professional Development policy that supports the continuing education of our employees.
Location: Rockville, MD Preferred
Work Site Expectations: Hybrid (at least 2 days per quarter in company office)
Travel Expectations: Remote employees may be required to travel to Rockville as needed
Job Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm ET, Mon-Fri
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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