Senior Subcontracts Administrator

Company: The Computer Merchant, Ltd ( Learn More )

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Job Description

Senior Subcontracts Administrator
Our client is a Department of Defense Research and Development Laboratory chartered to develop advanced technology in support of national security. In 2016 the Laboratory celebrated its 65th anniversary of service to the nation. Research and development activities focus on long-term technology development as well as rapid system prototyping and demonstration. These efforts are aligned within key mission areas, including air and missile defense; space control; homeland protection and tactical systems; biological­ chemical defense; communication and information technology; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems and technology; and advanced electronics technology. The Laboratory works with government and industry to transition new concepts, technology and prototypes into future system development and deployment.

Position Summary:
The Contracting Services Department is seeking a Senior Subcontracts Administrator to work within the Major Procurements section. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) to eight (8) years of DoD subcontract management experience to include comprehensive experience in FAR/DFAR and mandatory flow down clauses, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), procurement integrity requirements, contract law, contract formation and subcontract administration, cost and price analysis, negotiation, acquisition planning, supplier relationship management and project management. Demonstrated experience soliciting and analyzing quotations, including SOW development; negotiating terms and conditions of purchase, payment and price; thorough understanding of Patent and Data Rights Clauses. Work with internal customers and vendors to resolve problems. The candidate should exhibit leadership and teamwork and demonstrate the ability to build positive and professional relationships to successfully accomplish work assignments.


TCM is an EEO/Vets/Disabled Employer.

Job Requirements


  • 5-8 years of Subcontracts experience; DoD Subcontracts experience a plus
  • MBA or BS with equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Professional certification in Purchasing or Government Contracting is preferred
  • Experience in evaluating, negotiating, pricing and administrating complex/high dollar cost reimbursement, fixed price and incentive subcontracts desired
  • Demonstrated experience with an automated purchasing system
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • SAP procurement experience highly desirable
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance