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Subcontracts Senior Manager

Job Summary
The Subcontracts Senior Manager is responsible for managing complex procurement and administration activities for major commercial/government subcontracts consistent with customer requirements, government regulations, and company policies and procedures. Responsible for the oversight of the duties and performance of direct reports.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Develop complex procurement strategies including a clear, concise, actionable Statements of Work (SOW)
  • Act as advisor regarding legal requirements, best practices, interpreting terms and conditions, delivery schedules, and appropriate Prime Contract flow down clauses
  • Prepare for and negotiate with the USG for changes, Request Equitable Adjustments (REA), and Task Orders
  • Oversee proposal preparation, pricing activities, including price negotiation, in conjunction with multiple departments
  • Manage higher-level supplier relationships including leading kick-off meetings, communications and performance measurement
  • Oversee post-award supplier implementation plan and set up infrastructure and process for smooth transition of new suppliers. Direct site visits / on-site meetings as needed
  • Ensure processes are in place to properly receive products and/or services in support of the Procure-to-Pay (P2P) process (aka three way match of order, receipt, and invoice)
  • Facilitate effective compliance of supplier agreements and subcontract management in accordance with Prime Contract initiatives, program specific objectives, initiatives and requirements.
  • Effectively assesses supplier contracts and change orders to identify areas of potential non-compliance and other issues that could have an adverse impact to the company.
  • Ensure that program-specific process improvement initiatives are being implemented.
  • Track and monitor supplier progress, initiating the supplier subcontract agreement close-out process and Close-out Checklist and may participate in claim and dispute resolution while ensuring compliance with Government audits.
  • Directly supervise employees including interviewing, hiring, training, and appraising performance.
  • Perform other duties as requested

Knowledge & Skills

  • Advanced working and practical knowledge of all facets of supply chain, sourcing, and supplier management
  • Advanced knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) and related federal and state legislation and regulations
  • Advanced knowledge of business law, contractual terms and conditions, and how to mitigate risk
  • Advanced leadership, networking, and interpersonal skills with an ability to develop productive working relationships with others
  • Advanced project management skills to properly plan, launch and execute projects
  • Proven, advanced organizational and planning skills in order to prioritize and balance multiple projects
  • Excellent negotiation, written and verbal communications skills with an ability to communicate with a wide variety of levels and positions within the organization including VP and executive-level
  • Proven, advanced ability to make sound business judgments related to strategic supply philosophies and initiatives
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, SharePoint)
  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment

Experience & Education

  • Ten (10) years progressively responsible professional experience in contract/subcontract administration
  • Three (3) years managerial experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business or related field preferred
  • CPM, CFCM or equivalent preferred
  • Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • CONUS: Generally works in normal office environment, but may be required to travel domestically and internationally on short notice, to austere environments, under harsh living conditions
  • OCONUS: Office environment. Some positions will be assigned to overseas locations where living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable, with long hours, exposure to weather, dust, and hazardous/harsh conditions


  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% with occasional travel to austere locations
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Huntsville, Alabama
United States
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