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Subcontract Administrator / Manager
Ref No.: 18-27662
Location: Simsbury, Connecticut
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 04/20/2018
Job Title : Subcontract Administrator/Manager
Job Type : Full Time (Direct Hire)
Location : Simsbury, CT
Client : Ensign-Bickford – Aerospace and Defense Company. (Confidential)
Only US Citizens and GC holders only

Client Key Skills:
Subcontractor, Administration, Purchasing, Sourcing, Supplier, Development, Proposal, CPSR, IPT, FAR/DFAR, negotiations, supply chain

We are seeking an accomplished purchasing professional for the position of Subcontract Administrator/ Manager reporting to the Senior Supply Chain and Logistics Manager.

The Subcontract Administrator / Manager will work with the Supplier Development Engineer, Program Management and Engineering to administer large, complex and high value subcontract procurements in an Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment. The Subcontract Administrator / Manager will manage a large portfolio of developmental scale procurements and will be the focal point for all subcontract activities from initial identification of subcontracting opportunities through award and close out.

The successful candidate will:
  • Work in partnership with the Supplier Development Engineer to conduct supplier sourcing, pre-award subcontract risk assessments and post award supplier management.
  • Ability to draft proposal packages based upon analysis and risk assessments. Creates requests for proposal/information. Participates in the proposal evaluation and down select processes.
  • Leads our negotiation team in developing strategies and conducting negotiations.
  • Creates and maintains procurement file documentation (procurement summary, source selection and negotiation plans) in accordance with CPSR requirements, internal work instructions, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements, applicable laws, regulations and customer contractual requirements.
  • Administrates the procurement process within the IPT, ensuring delivery to program technical, Quality, cost and schedule objectives are achieved.
  • Performs change management, dispute resolution and subcontract close-out.
  • Perform Procurement compliance reviews and participates in internal audits.
  • Coaches others in good procurement practices.
  • Exhibits excellent business judgment required to work effectively to resolve supplier issues.
The successful candidate must have a BA/BS or MA/MS in supply chain, business, management, finance or law.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years purchasing and/or subcontract administration experience to include tactical purchasing as well as administration of complex, developmental scale government and commercial subcontracts.
  • The candidate will possess an in-depth knowledge and understanding of government contracting regulations and best practices of subcontracting for hardware, services and capital equipment.
  • Has broad proposal experience to include source selection, SOW review, proposal review and evaluation, price/cost analysis and subcontract file due diligence requirements.
  • Experienced in contract administration for fixed price and cost plus subcontracts.
  • Proven FAR/DFAR knowledge and experience is required. CPSR audit experience a plus.
The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communications skills. Energetic, ability to work independently, processes an entrepreneurial spirit. Experienced in operating in IPT's.
Certification: CPSM and/ or CPCM certification a plus.