Mgr I- Subcontracts

Job Description

Organizational expert responsible for cradle to grave administration of high risk/high complexity major subcontracts. Monitors subcontractor performance for conformance to the subcontract. May lead activities of subcontract administration teams on assigned programs required for the sourcing of complex material, software, and/or services through following established and approved procurement policies and procedures. May provide work leadership for lower level employees and serve as the first-level backup support for subcontract management. Leads and conducts the preparation/negotiation of highly complex subcontracts and is a performance example to junior/midlevel subcontract administrators.

Prepares solicitation documents for highly complex and/or high risk acquisitions to include statements of work, terms and conditions (including flow-down terms and conditions), bid or performance evaluation factors, and other measures incorporated into the requests for proposal as may be appropriate for the procurement. Serves as the focal point when bids are received, reviews both the technical and cost proposals with program teams and resolves/addresses any identified supplier exceptions through engagement and coordination with supporting program functions. Consults with company staff representing the Legal, Technical, Financial, and Managerial interests of the subcontract award and technical performance. Drive Zero Defect initiatives with subcontractors.

Ensures the receipt, accuracy and timeliness of subcontractor submitted documents relating to subcontract deliverables, including invoices and resolving invoice issues if they arise, as well as monitoring performance relative to timeliness, cost considerations, and technical objectives.

Reviews documentation for subcontracts to ensure compliance with industry and government contract requirements and internal BAE Systems policies and procedures. Prepares Cost Analysis and/or Price Analysis, negotiation memos, written reports, letters, and memoranda required for internal and external distribution. Maintains CPSR compliant subcontract files.

Prepares and presents briefings to Programs and Management on subcontracting matters. Leads and coordinates subcontracting activities with various internal and external sources. Provides leadership to less experienced Subcontract Administrators and through delegation, acts as first-line manager backup when first-line management is not available. Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent time management/organizational skills
  • Ability to find win-win solutions; a 'make it happen' attitude
  • Proficient use of MS Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations policies and procedures, FAR/DFAR
  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline and 8 years or more of directly related work experience preferably in a government contracting environment.
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Negotiation
  • Travel
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Willingness and desire for continuous improvement
  • Generosity of thought and knowledge
  • Familiarity with Oracle purchasing system
  • Secret clearance or secret eligible.
  • Cost Analysis experience
  • Graduate Degree in a related field.
  • Professional Supply Chain Certification: C.P.M., C.P.S.M., P.M.P.
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Flexible Payment Terms (milestones...etc...)
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

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