The Defense Group has an immediate opening for a Lead Administrator – Subcontracts (SCA). In this position, the SCA is an integral part of the program team who is responsible for developing, negotiating, and administering subcontract agreements and acquisition aspects in new business proposals of moderate dollar value, risk, creativity and complexity. The individual will create subcontract solicitations from customer requirements and/or solicitations after analyzing which requirements flow down from the prime. He/She will analyze and estimate price proposals utilizing various cost and price analysis techniques and will negotiate terms and conditions, specifications/statement of work, price, date of delivery and other contractual and licensing provisions with subcontractors.
The position requires a knowledge of federal subcontracting, and experience in providing creative solutions to business and program requirements. In addition, the position requires ability to manage multiple priorities, excellent written and oral communication skills, and attention to detail. The employee has latitude to make moderate adjustments commensurate with the area of responsibility. The position requires day-to-day interface with Leidos management and staff as well as senior management of suppliers, team members and subcontractors. He/She will lead and /or assist in new business proposals. The ability to work a moderate volume of relatively complex work independently with minimal oversight while managing multiple priorities and maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction is essential.
This role will lead full life cycle (“cradle-to-grave”) subcontract management activities for various US and International government programs. Responsible for developing, negotiating and administering subcontract agreements of moderate to high dollar value risk, creativity and complexity. Responsibilities include creating solicitations for work, analyzing and estimating costs, negotiating specifications and/or statements of work, pricing, period of performance and contractual deliverables and provisions. Also ensures compliance with contract specifications and deliverables during the life of the contract.
The selected candidate will be a motivated self-starter who can work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic environment.
- Negotiates NDA’s and Teaming Agreements
- Creates moderate to complex RFP solicitations in accordance with Government and Leidos requirements
- Evaluates supplier proposal responses
- Conducts price and cost analysis
- Negotiates pricing and terms/conditions with subcontractors
- Perform subcontractor setup process for all new subcontractors with adherence to Leidos requirements, including documentation collection, submission, and tracking approval process
- Administers subcontracts of various types and complexity
- Identifies and resolves moderate issues and problems on assigned subcontracts and make recommendations to management
- Performs subcontract closeout activities
- Analyze risks and identify risk mitigations
- Prepares and maintain auditable files in compliance with Government and Leidos requirements
- Acts as primary interface between subcontractors and the programs being supported 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 work issues to resolution
Regularly Interacts with other procurement organization staff, functional peer groups, suppliers, and internal customers. May interact with senior management.
Works under limited direction and uses independent judgment. Normally receives no instruction on routine work, and general instruction on progressively more complex assignments.
Typical Education & Experience:
- Typically requires a BA degree and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 - 6years of prior relevant experience.
- Additional basic qualifications: Federal Acquisition Regulation familiarity
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%
Clearance Level Required:None
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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