Senior Subcontract Administrator

Job Description
To procure materials, equipment, supplies and services of a highly specialized and complex nature which may require alterations or customizing to meet the requestor's specific need and specifications. May lead activities of subcontract administration teams on assigned programs required for the sourcing of complex (i.e. engineering development) programs for material, software, and services. This is accomplished following established and approved procurement policies and procedures in order to provide the best value consistent with quality and service requirements while maintaining good supplier relations. Responsible for Procurement Compliance and Cost/Price Analysis.

This position is in support of development and production programs and emphasis on supplier management, development and production ramp-up subcontracts, and negotiating and ensuring compliance to high value/complex subcontracts. A successful candidate must be able to be an effective communicator internally and externally, build mutually beneficial relationships, willing to advance their knowledge of procurement compliance, and proactively adopt best practices and support new initiatives.

Reviews requirements documents (i.e., statement of work, specification, etc.) for clarity and adequacy, and obtain necessary revisions from the program office/engineering. Verifies, releases and schedules requirements based on the schedule. Identify and ensure the flow down of prime contract requirements are properly addressed.

Identifies potential resources for required materials, and develops and issues request for proposals. Responds to subcontractor inquires. Prepares, issues, and administers non-disclosure agreements with subcontractors as required.

Receives and reviews subcontractor proposals. Participates on proposal evaluation team(s) in fact finding, technical evaluation, and cost/price analysis. Prepares and issues moderately complex subcontract types.

Negotiates specific subcontract terms and conditions including price, delivery, quality, and performance requirements. Negotiate required special terms. Performs or ensures the performance of independent price/cost analysis, if needed. Documents the entire fact finding and negotiation process. Ensures that discussions, correspondence and agreements with potential and actual subcontractors are in accordance with government law, corporate and company policy and program special provisions.

Secures, analyzes and provides subcontractor inputs (i.e. quotes, proposals, etc.) in support of prime contract proposals as assigned. Prepare small business plan for proposals if required.

Closes out subcontracts upon receipt of all deliverable items and final payment.

This is the perfect opportunity for someone with a background in planning or proposals and is familiar with Oracle who possesses a desire to communicate and to be detail oriented.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor Degree in a relevant field of study (business, law, engineering)
  • 5+ years of US Federal Government / Department of Defense subcontract administration experience.
  • Proficient understanding / ability to efficiently interpret FAR/DFARS requirements.
  • Cost/Price Analysis & Commercial Item Determination experieince
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) applications.
  • Ability to effectively communicate internally and externally at all levels and in a fast paced environment
Preferred Skills and Education
  • Graduate Degree in a related field.
  • Typical Related Experience: Five plus years' experience in project management, manufacturing engineering, operations management, supply chain, negotiations, cost/price analysis, or contract management. Candidates with technical background are encouraged to apply.
  • Professional Supply Chain Certification: CPM, CPSM, PMP
  • Working knowledge of FAR & DFAR requirements
  • Cost and Price Analysis and Commercial Item Determination Experience
  • Oracle Experience
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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