BAE Systems Senior Subcontracts Administrator in Kingsport, Tennessee

Job Description

BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 Company, is seeking a Senior Subcontracts Administrator for our GOCO (government owned contractor operated) facility in Kingsport, TN.

The Senior Subcontracts Administrator will primarily support chemical manufacturing and industrial construction related programs at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant, starting at the proposal preparation phase all the way through contract closeout. This is a fast-paced position at a growing site and we are looking for someone to hit the ground running.

I. BASIC FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

Solicits and evaluates proposals, negotiates and prepares complex subcontracts, monitors subcontractor performance and documents subcontract file in accordance with established Procurement Policies and Procedures. The majority of subcontracts will be for industrial construction.

II. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Identifies potential sources for required materials or services, and 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 close-out.

  10. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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

BAE Systems helps protect those who protect us. At our R&D and manufacturing facilities in Kingsport, TN and Radford, VA, we do this by developing safer explosives and propellants for our government and commercial customers. Holston and Radford AAPs have provided high quality explosives and propellants for our soldiers since WWII and will continue to push the frontier of energetic material synthesis and manufacturing with your help. Learn more about this area of our business at www.baesystems.com/OSIjobs .

Typical Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Bachelor's Degree and 5 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.

Excellent written communications skills.

Preferred Skills and Education

Industrial construction experience

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

Experience with GOCO site

Experience with Department Of Defense modernization contracts

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

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. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Senior Subcontracts Administrator

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