Senior Manager of Prime Contracts, Subcontracts & Procurement - SONGS - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

San Clemente
United States

United States of America - California, San Clemente

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Manager of Prime Contracts, Subcontracts & Procurement to be located at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in San Clemente, California.

Lead and manage the Contracts, Prime/Subcontracts and Procurement function. Can manage and improve existing systems to provide an effective procurement, contract and subcontract program for the company which ensures compliance with prime contract requirements. Has the ability to work with the client to resolve issues and disputes and has a strong background in change order claims.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Supervise staff including ensuring staff is adequately trained; coordinate workloads, priorities, and schedules to ensure timely and effective completion of work; and monitors and evaluates staff performance.

  2. Overseas the procurement and contract administration functions. Provide functional direction; and develop, implement, and update policies and procedures for all subcontracting, general procurement and prime contract administration.

  3. Ensure the evaluation of potential subcontractors including cost/price analysis, CAS, Labor Law, EEO, audit, environmental, reporting and technical compliance.

  4. Manage the Small Business and Small Disadvantaged Business Program, including identifying and assisting sources, networking and reporting.

  5. Direct the compilation of reports and distributes as required.

  6. Ensure the development, implementation and management of the subcontractor facility and qualification process.

  7. Oversee subcontract terminations and issues instructions for resolution in accordance with the Contract and Procurement Procedures and the Federal Acquisition Regulations.

  8. Ensure the coordination of all necessary Contracting Officer approvals of subcontract actions.

  9. Coordinate the accountability of Contractor Property in accordance with contract requirements.

  10. Oversee the negotiation, award, coordination and administration of subcontracts, facility and equipment leases.

  11. Ensure the management of prime contract file(s) including preparation and control of modifications and correspondence with the Company Contracts Representatives.

  12. Coordinate fact-finding, Change Order preparation, justification, documentation and conducts negotiations of contract modifications.

  13. Ensure the development, implementation and management of the subcontractor performance evaluation program to ensure quality services at fair and reasonable prices and compliance with the terms of the contract(s).

  14. Experience in working in a Joint Venture, and working as a member of the JV Managing Partner.

  15. Experience in the execution of large, complex projects. Firm Fixed Price management culture is a must.

  16. Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Level Specific Responsibilities:

  • Participates with senior managers to establish strategic plans and objectives.

  • Makes final decisions on contract administrative or operational matters.

  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of the company.

  • Participates in corporate development of methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people.

  • Ensures budgets and schedule meet corporate requirements.

  • Interactions involve special skills, including negotiating with customers or managers or influencing senior level leaders regarding matters of significance to the organization.

  • Directs and controls activities of a broad functional area through several department managers.

  • Has control of planning, staffing, budgeting, managing expense priorities, recommending and implementing changes to methods.

  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent training/experience plus 12 years of commercial and/or government contract and subcontracting administration experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • A minimum of 4 years of leadership experience.

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Thorough working knowledge of prime and subcontract management, communication, and supervisory skills.

  • Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance at a Commercial Nuclear Facility.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

  • Typical office environment with no unusual hazards.

  • Occasional lifting to 20 pounds.

  • Constant sitting while using the computer terminal.

  • Constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents.

  • Constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication.

  • Constant mental alertness.

  • Must possess planning/organizing skills and must be able to work under deadlines.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Nuclear facility experience is preferred.

  • Advanced degree in a relevant field.


  • Due to the nature of this work, US Citizens or Permanent Residents are required.

  • Relocation assistance is available for this position.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Procurement

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 230246BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.