BAE Systems Principal Subcontract Administrator in Austin, Texas

Job Description

  1. Identifies potential sources for required materials or services, develops and issues Requests for Proposals (RFPs).

  2. Receives, reviews, and negotiates, subcontractor proposals. Manages the sources selection process by leading the proposal evaluation team in fact finding, technical evaluations, and cost/price analysis. Negotiates subcontract terms and conditions including estimated cost/price, delivery, quality and performance requirements.

  3. Develops and negotiates required special terms, conducts independent cost/price analysis as needed. Documents the entire negotiation process.

  4. Develops the subcontract document; reviews it for compliance with Government, Corporate and Company requirements; and obtains management approval prior to issuance to the subcontractor.

  5. Leads the subcontract administration team from award through completion to ensure compliance with all terms and conditions, including price, schedule and quality. Coordinates and participates in subcontractor surveys and program reviews. Reviews and monitors payments, commitments and funding status. Negotiates subcontract changes and responds to all formal subcontract inquiries and issues. Provides subcontract status as required.

  6. Develops, negotiates, and issues teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and memorandum of understanding.

  7. Provides subcontract advice and counsel to program managers, engineering personnel and other related functions such as finance, quality and contract administration.

  8. Enters administrative and financial data on subcontracts into various subcontract databases.

  9. Performs subcontract closeout.

  10. Performs other related duties as assigned.

  11. Serves as subject matter expert for subcontract matters under the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Bachelor's Degree and 6 years relevant work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Working knowledge of FAR and DFARS.

Experience leading major subcontracts efforts in a Department of Defense (DOD) contracting environment.

MS Office Suite proficiency including Excel.

Able to multi-task and adapt to shifting priorities.

Understanding of Government contracts, types, regulations, processes and procedures.

Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of duties.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Skills and Education

Working knowledge of ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulation) and EAR (Export Administration Regulation).

Business Administration or Technical degree.

Experience with continuous improvement techniques.

Ability to perform cost analyses and commercial item determinations

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Principal Subcontract Administrator


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