The MITRE Corporation Sr. Subcontracts Administrator in McLean, Virginia
Sr. Subcontracts Administrator
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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.
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.
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.
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