The MITRE Corporation Sr. Subcontracts Administrator in McLean, Virginia

Sr. Subcontracts Administrator



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Key Functions:

In this key role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Processing a high volume of Service Purchase Requisitions (SPRs) for Subcontractor and Consultant support following the MITRE Corporation’s (MITRE) Subcontracts Management Office procedures in accordance with FAR and CPSR compliance procedures.

  • Using past experience and working understanding of Prime/Subcontractor/Consultant relationships to execute various types of contracts autonomously.

  • Working understanding of internal and external audit request processing (i.e. DCAA and DCMA)

  • Evaluating requests for proposals while participating in the acquisition process of subcontracts and consultants that may include: acquisition planning, request for proposal generation, source selection, contract negotiation, and award and administration of agreements.

  • Development of Procurement packages.

  • Independent thinking when developing and documenting source selection and price/cost reasonableness

  • Guiding implementation of basic subcontracting principles.

  • Exercising independent judgement within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods for obtaining solutions, with a focus on clear communications and relationship management. Escalation to management of and for conflict resolution of terms and conditions when necessary.

  • Reviews Subcontractor and Consultant Invoices for adherence to contract terms, approves invoices as appropriate.

  • Multiple and multilevel relationship building, via verbal and written communications, to foster collaborative relationships with both internal and external customers.

  • Suggesting improvements to the subcontracts processes and strategies, as needed.


Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of different contract types and cases when each type is most appropriately used.

  • Demonstration of time management, strong communication and organization skills are a must.

  • Demonstration of excellent customer service skills are also a must.

  • Demonstration of a strong ability to identify, analyze and solve problems.

  • Display practical approach to solving problems.

  • Ability to exercise independent judgement and meet deadlines in a fast-paced organization.

  • Flexibility and agility. Can work and set priorities in an environment with competing and changing demands.

  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent work streams while producing high quality output.

  • Demonstrated or verifiable proficiency in a Windows environment, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Subcontract Administration or Purchasing experience.

  • Government contracting experience.

  • Working knowledge of the FAR, DFARs, HHSAR, etc.

  • Experience managing SharePoint sites.

Minimum Education/ Experience:

  • BS or BA degree in Business Administration

  • 3-8 years’ experience in subcontract negotiation/administration or business-related experience, preferably specializing in government contracts.


Job Contracts

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of None

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting Apr 2, 2018, 11:00:00 PM

Req ID: 00049891