Loyal Source

Loyal Source Technical Services is seeking a Principal Contracts Specialist for a contract opportunity working with our client company in Wilmington, MA.

For more information, please contact Maggie Dowling at 321-441-4731 or via email at mdowling@loyalsource.com.



Loyal Source Government Services is currently seeking a Principal Contracts Specialist with five to eight years’ experience. In addition to providing contract leadership, advice and support to management and program teams, they will be responsible for all aspects of contract management throughout the contracting process, from pre-proposal activities through contract close-out.  Specific responsibilities for this position will include:



  • Implement the change management process and coordinate with Program Management to ensure compliance.
  • When applicable, lead Integrated Product Teams (IPT’s) in preparation for negotiations.
  • Following contract award, communicate (together with the PM) contract, program schedule and SOW requirements to program team.
  • Review terms and conditions to address provisions and risks of financial terms, acceptance criteria, delivery requirements, warranty, intellectual property, termination provisions, indemnification and all other potential risk areas and recommend risk mitigation strategies.
  • Negotiate profit and provide profit justification to the customer, ensuring that the profit/fee is consistent with and appropriate for the contract type, identified program risks, market standards, internal investment requirements, and working capital considerations.
  • Identify business risks associated with contract in partnership with mission assurance.
  • Ensure flow down of required terms and conditions to subcontractors and that subcontractor terms and conditions are appropriate for the work being performed in relation to the prime contract.
  • Lead delegation process, ensuring assembling delegation package and proper sign-offs.
  • Implement the change management process and coordinate with Program Management to ensure compliance.


Desired Requirements:

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of contracting principles and all contract types. Strong knowledge of the current acquisition regulations and other laws and regulations applicable to contracts.
  • Prior supervisory/managerial experience.
  • Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) a plus.
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management and manage from remote site location.
  • Law or MBA degree a plus.


Mandatory Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in a related field required. 
  • 5 – 8 years demonstrated experience primarily with federal DOD and international contracts, including working directly with the DOD and Prime Contractors.
  • Eligible for Security Clearance
  • Demonstrated knowledge of international contract terms, ITAR and US import and export regulations.
  • Extensive knowledge of the federal acquisition process, government contracting principles and governing regulations (including FAR/DFAR).


Loyal Source is an Orlando-based workforce solutions provider dedicated to delivering elite services worldwide. With a focus in government healthcare, technical and support services, engineering, and travel healthcare, Loyal Source provides exceptional custom solutions to both private enterprise and government agencies. Loyal Source is a military friendly employers and proud partner of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership program.

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Loyal Source does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

This contractor and subcontractor abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a)60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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