CTG Government Contracts Specialist in Madison, Wisconsin

Title: Government Contracts Specialist

Location: US-WI-Madison

Job Number: 18203824

CTG's premier global client in Madison, WI, has a long-term assignment for a Government Contracts Specialist.

Major responsibilities of this position are:

  • Review, evaluate, draft and negotiate various types of sales related documents (i.e., Purchase Orders, RFQs, RFPs, NDAs etc.) for compliance with corporate and divisional policies and procedures

  • Familiar with GSA strategy, responsible for management of GSA material offerings (new products, retired products, promotional bundles), implementing processes to ensure compliance, price management (reductions, increases, floor price), IFF reporting process and contract administration

  • Skilled in master data management to include an understanding of databases such as SFDC, CPQ, SAP, Winshuttle and GSAdvantage

  • Administration of government-public contracts at the federal, state and local levels including review / approval process for entering into new contracts, contract negotiation, reporting, fee payment and compliance

  • Possess a working knowledge of the legal, financial, regulatory and business risk in sales order, contract and subcontract terms and conditions and must be able to communicate these exposures effectively and efficiently to company decision makers, when necessary

  • Should understand the basics of commercial sales such as pricing, delivery, warranty and payment terms, as well as legal terms with regard to liability issues, including indemnification, insurance and limitation of liability

  • Apply risk profile/assessment matrix across product families using corporate guidelines and escalate agreements as required

  • Resolve and finalize agreement terms directly with customer personnel and attorneys

  • Understanding of revenue recognition, contracts/production holds and book and ship activities

  • Works with product line teams and import/export teams to ensure compliance with trade agreement requirements such as COO

  • Must be familiar with review and how to respond to applicable topics in a request for quotation (RFQ), request for proposal (RFP) and the like

  • Must be able to propose alternative contract terms acceptable to the company when customer and company terms and conditions differ

  • Interface with various groups like sales, order management, legal, finance, etc. and across the entire client organization

  • Maintain centralized contract files and a centralized database of reviewed and negotiated agreements and bids

  • Review complete package of bid documents to determine what terms need approval and distribute to and work with functional owners to accept or negotiate alternate terms as required by the business

  • Support Practical Process Improvement (PPI) methodology and participate in initiatives as required

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in business or legal related field

  • Minimum five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience in government contracting and contracts negotiation

  • Good judgment in balancing business and commercial needs and potential risks/exposures with customer requests

  • Experience in Life & Laboratory Sciences and / or Healthcare industries desired

  • Detail oriented with a high degree of integrity, intensity and involvement

  • Demonstrated ability to work within tight schedules and under pressure, both independently and as part of a team; strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative / integrative style of working to reach common goals and objectives

  • Must be flexible and receptive to change in the workplace

  • Good communication skills both written and oral

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and familiar with SAP

  • Demonstrate client values – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement

This position pays on a W2 basis (no C2C or 1099's).

APPLY NOW for resume review by recruiter Pam Gewin!

IMPORTANT NOTE: All qualified candidates must successfully pass a background check and a drug screen to be considered for the position.

CTG’s Benefits Plan allows you to select insurance coverage that best suits your lifestyle, and take part in our savings programs and educational plans. We offer Flexible Spending Accounts, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase plan. Our educational plan comprises access to more than 2,000 web-based technical, professional and business development courses.


CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

Job: Contract Administration