The Defense Group of Leidos is seeking a Principal Subcontract Administrator to support its Airborne Solutions Operation. This role will lead full life cycle (“cradle-to-grave”) subcontract activities for various US and International government programs. The Principal Subcontract Administrator will perform the functions associated with proposal administration, compliance and risk management associated with high-dollar, complex procurements. They will be responsible for: customer and subcontractor relationships as well as relationships with internal stakeholders; contract regulatory compliance, as well as FAR and DFARS compliance; international and export compliance; and contract risk management. The successful candidate will negotiate subcontracts in Leidos’ best interest, be able to write complex price analyses, and communicate effectively across all levels, including executive leadership, both internal and client.
This role reports to the Principal, Subcontracts.
Position Location: This position will be located in one of the following Leidos facilities: Sterling, VA, or Reston, VA.
- EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires a BA degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience.
- Prepare bids, evaluate bids, select suppliers and negotiate price, terms and conditions, delivery, quality and service.
- Manage supplier performance from issuance of order through close-out.
- Interface with Contracts Management, Program Planners, Quality, Receiving, and Program Management.
- Interacts with Supplier's Contract Representative and Executive Management.
- May be a team lead for junior staff members.
- Review Costpoint Purchase Requisitions for completeness and obtain additional information considered necessary.
- Prepare Request for Quotation (RFQ)/Request for Proposal (RFP) and identify sources eligible to receive RFQ/RFP for complex and/or non-routine procurement requirements.
- Evaluate suppliers' quotes/proposals for compliance with RFQ/RFP and fact find suppliers' proposals.
- Lead the source selection team for competitive procurements.
- Perform complex cost and/or price analyses to determine price reasonableness.
- Lead negotiations with suppliers on price, schedule, and terms and conditions, and any other contractual requirements.
- Self-Starter with problem solving skills, proficient in the government acquisition process with a strong knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and agency supplements, such as Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARS), positive and proactive attitude and ability to handle multiple high visible and critical tasks simultaneously, excellent organization , negotiations, communication (oral and written) skills, and ability to mentor, motivate and influence staff of varying levels of experience.
Requires a BA degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience.
- General experience in Subcontract Administration may be considered as a substitute for education requirements.
- Experience with multiple Government (FAR / DFAR) contracting types: Fixed Price (FP), Time & Material (T&M), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), Level of Effort (LOE), Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) and General Service Administration (GSA) type contracts.
- Ability to lead the review and analysis of RFP's, prepare compliant and complete cost/price proposals, and represent Leidos’s interests during negotiations and subcontract administration.
- Ability to identify and mitigate contract risks as well as coordinate appropriate reviews in accordance with Leidos policy and procedures.
- Familiar with Deltek systems
- Experience with subcontracting OCONUS
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Pay Range:Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00
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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