The Civil Group of Leidos is seeking a Subcontracts Team Lead to support its Exploration and Mission Support Operation. This role will lead full life cycle ("cradle-to-grave") subcontract management activities for the National Science Foundation Antarctic Support Contract program. This role will manage a team of 3 - 5 subcontracts administrators and also own a portfolio subcontract responsibilities. The Subcontracts Team Lead is a working manager role.
The Subcontracts Team Lead will oversee and manage overall subcontract compliance for the program in accordance with contract requirements, company policies and procedures, and applicable laws and acquisition regulations. The selected candidate will be a motivated leader and a self-starter who can work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic environment.
The Subcontracts Team Lead is responsible for activities that span the entire procurement cycle, including but not limited to: negotiation of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and teaming agreements, preparation of solicitation packages to subcontractors, evaluation of subcontractor proposals, price analysis, negotiation of terms and conditions, subcontract administration, issue resolution, and closeout activities.
• Assigns work to and reviews the work of subcontract administrators.
• Trains and mentors subcontract staff.
• Negotiates NDAs and Teaming Agreements.
• Audits team procurement files to ensure compliance with Leidos requirements.
• Creates moderate to complex RFP solicitations in accordance with Government and Leidos requirements.
• Develops prime contract flow down documents.
• Coordinates closely with the Contract Administrator assigned to program to ensure subcontracting activities and prime contract flow downs are carried out in a manner consistent with prime contract requirements and operational objectives.
• Evaluates supplier proposal responses.
• Conducts price and cost analysis.
• Negotiates pricing and terms/conditions with subcontractors.
• Administers subcontracts of various types and complexity.
• Identifies and resolves moderate to complex issues and problems on assigned subcontracts and makes recommendations to management.
• Performs subcontract close-out activities.
• Analyzes risks and identifies risk mitigations.
• Acts as primary interface between subcontractors and the program for all subcontracts related issues.
• Regularly interacts with program management, contracts, project control, finance, business development and with customers, as required.
• Must have the interpersonal skills to deal effectively with subcontractor management regarding subcontract issues of varying degrees of complexity and the drive to work issues to resolution.
• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field with 5+ years of prior relevant experience or Master's degree with 3+ years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
• Must be US Citizen and eligible to obtain a federal security clearance.
• Experience managing and training a team of 3 - 5 people
• Prefer experience in subcontracting and related functions with particular emphasis on negotiation and subcontracts administration.
• Experience negotiating terms and conditions.
• Construction experience is a plus.
• Successful track record of managing a variety of subcontract types, interfacing with internal customers, other functional support staff, and suppliers.
• Strong organizational, written and oral communication skills.
• Must be able to work independently, establish priorities, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
• Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment.
• Working knowledge of the FAR and DFAR.