Procurement Subcontracts Manager - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

Fort Worth
United States

Job Summary
The Procurement Subcontracts Manager is responsible for acquisition strategy, planning and managing of procurements & subcontracts to include solicitation, source selection, negotiation, subcontract placement, supplier performance management, and subcontract closeout in accordance with customer requirements, government regulations, and company policies & procedures. Performs subcontract management functions on new and existing subcontracts with a value of up to $250M for assigned categories or suppliers.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Assists Programs in the development of procurement strategies including development of clear, concise, actionable Statement of Work (SOW)
  • Conducts the supplier subcontract selection process, performs costs/price analysis and conducts terms & conditions negotiations on all subcontract types to include Fixed Price, Time & Material, and Cost Reimbursement
  • Develops and executes negotiation plans & strategies
  • Assist in developing best practices, interpreting terms and conditions, delivery schedules, and appropriate prime contract flow down clauses
  • Assist Programs in negotiations with the USG for changes, Request Equitable Adjustments (REA), and Task Orders
  • Manages modifications and change orders in support of customer demands and all other aspects of day-to-day subcontract administration
  • Prepares compliant procurement packages including the development of concise justifications of award to support government audits and to maintain an approved purchasing system
  • Prepares and submits Assistant Contract Officer (ACO) Consent Packages to Program requirements
  • Assist Business Development in proposal preparation, pricing activities, and strategies with multiple departments to deliver win strategies
  • Supports supplier relationships including supplier communications, performance measurement, and supporting subcontractor performance improvement efforts if required
  • Facilitate effective compliance of supplier agreements and subcontract management in accordance with Prime Contract initiatives, program specific objectives, initiatives and requirements
  • Effectively assesses supplier subcontracts 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
  • Perform other procurement duties and initiatives as requested by upper level management

Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong leadership, problem solving, networking, and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop productive working relationships with others
  • Familiar with project management applications in planning, launching, and executing projects
  • Ability to negotiate terms and conditions and pricing
  • Strong oral and written communications skills with an ability to communicate with a wide variety of levels and positions within the organization including Director and VP-level
  • Working and practical knowledge of supply chain, procurement, and supplier management
  • Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) and related federal and state legislation and regulations
  • Knowledge of business law, software licensing, lease agreements, contractual terms and conditions, and how to mitigate risk
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, with keen awareness of deadlines
  • Strong analytical abilities to analyze supplier performance around supply chain challenges
  • Complex problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Experience and understanding of Subcontract Management best practices and tools
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, SharePoint)
  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment

Experience & Education

  • Eight (8) years progressively responsible professional experience in contract/subcontract administration
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business or related field preferred
  • CPM, CFCM or equivalent preferred

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
    • 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