Sr. Subcontracts Manager

    • Laurel, MD

We are seeking a Senior Subcontracts Manager to help us manage all contractual matters including negotiations, resolving issues, executing agreements and overseeing subcontracts. You will be an integral part of a larger team that thrives in a fast-paced, multi-priority environment where meeting aggressive deadlines is the norm.

As a Senior Subcontracts Manager ...

  • Your primary responsibility will be to partner closely with our technical teams, their Program Management Offices, and other functional departments.
  • You will be required to exercise independent judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods for obtaining solutions, focusing on clear communication and relationship management.
  • You will manage a portfolio of work that will include the full procurement life cycle of subcontractor services by guiding technical staff through the acquisition process, including pre-solicitation planning, review and critique of the statements of work (SOW), evaluation of contractor proposals, conducting negotiations, awarding contracts, managing contractor performance, and ultimately contract closeout.

You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you...
  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field; or equivalent years of professional contracts or subcontracts work experience;
  • Have 7 years of professional level experience in Subcontracts or Prime Contracts applying the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and contractor-side government contracting;
  • Have experience with and proficiency in analyzing, negotiating, awarding and administering standard types of contracts;
  • Are willing and able to work at the Laurel, Maryland location during the core business hours of 8:30am - 5:00pm Monday through Friday;
  • Are able to obtain and maintain a Secret level security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.


You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you...
  • Possess an advanced degree;
  • Have expertise performing complex cost/price analyses;
  • Possess a professional certification (CFCM, CPCM).


Why work at APL?

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation’s most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates.

At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL’s campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities atwww.jhuapl.edu/careers.


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