The Defense Group has an immediate opening for a Senior Subcontracts Administrator (Sr. SCA). In this position, the Sr. 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 high dollar value, risk, creativity and complexity. The position requires a thorough knowledge of federal subcontracting, and experience in providing creative solutions to business and program requirements. The individual will:
- Create subcontract solicitations from customer requirements and/or solicitations after analyzing which requirements flow down from the prime;
- Analyze and estimate price proposals utilizing various cost and price analysis techniques; and
- Negotiate terms and conditions, specifications/statement of work, price, date of delivery and other contractual and licensing provisions with subcontractors.
In addition, the position requires ability to manage multiple priorities, excellent written and oral communication skills, attention to detail, and team building techniques in a diverse and dynamic environment. 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 high volume of relatively complex work independently with minimal oversight while managing multiple priorities and maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction is essential.
Identify relatively complex problems and risks related to terms and conditions and make recommendations for appropriate mitigation steps
• Communicate with parties external to the organization as well as internal team members from
• May assist management by coaching more junior staff on policies, procedures, and best practices.
• Communicate effectively with parties external to the organization (e.g., subcontractors, vendors, etc.) as well as internal team members (other functions supporting the same division(s) or program(s)) with the general understanding of the impacts of contract and proposal activities on other functions within the organization
• Operates with a customer service-oriented perspective that continually seeks to improve business results consistent with organizational core values, such as:
o Strong negotiation skills used to maximize Leidos’ return and minimize our risk; and
o Establish strong, positive relationships with suppliers that can be leveraged to assist in issue resolution.
Typical Education & Experience:
- Requires a BA degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience.
- Additional basic qualifications: Federal Acquisition Regulation familiarity
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
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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