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Principal Specialist, Contracts – Jacksonville, Florida

KBR Government Solutions delivers full life cycle professional and technical solutions that improve operational readiness and drive innovation. Our solutions help ensure mission success on land, air, sea, space and cyberspace for the Department of Defense, intelligence community, NASA and other federal agencies. KBR’s areas of expertise include engineering, logistics, operations, science, program management, mission IT and cybersecurity.

Our people make the world a more productive, efficient and fascinating place. And that’s only the beginning.

KBR is complying with the federal government’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement and as such KBR will require that all U.S. employees be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. To ensure compliance, all employees described will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination on or before their start date.  In accordance with U.S. law and if applicable, KBR will provide disability-based reasonable accommodations, medical exceptions, and religion-based reasonable accommodations.

Principal Specialist, Contracts


  • Conducts contract requirements development, negotiation, source selection, and administration of contracts and/or related contractual documentation between KBR and its external customers.
  • Reviews performance requirements ensuring contract is in accordance with legal requirements, customer specifications and government regulations.
  • Issues contract and financial program documents. Structures contractual terms to reflect business strategy.
  • Initiates internal documentation to authorize and direct work in accordance with contractual specifications.
  • Monitors performance of contractual obligations.
  • Recognized as an expert within Group. 
  • Anticipates internal (KBR) and or external (Industry) business challenges and/or regulatory/ compliance issues; recommends process, product or service improvements.  Solves unique and complex problems that have a broad impact on KBR. 
  • Mentors and advises project teams to achieve milestones and objectives.
  • Regarded as the technical expert in the Government contracting industry. 
  • Anticipates customer and industry issues; recommends product, process or service improvements. 
  • Mentors and advises team members on projects with notable risk and complexity; develops the strategy for project execution. 
  • Solves unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business and/or multiple projects; requires conceptual and innovative thinking to develop solutions. 
  • Communicates complex ideas, anticipates potential objections and persuades others, often at senior levels, to influence decisions.  


  • Typically requires a college or university degree in Business or related field and 10+ to 15 years of relevant experience. 
  • Strong oral and written communication and inter-personal skills with the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with colleagues and external parties.
  • Flexible and resilient; able to multi-task and work under strict deadlines independently and with others.  Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, Excel, Word, PowerPoint. 

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