18 days old

Manager, Subcontracts

Palm Bay, FL 32907

Job Title: Manager, Subcontracts

Job Code: SAS20201604-44519

Job Location:Palm Bay or Malabar, Florida

Job Description:

  • Responsible for the procurement of subcontracts including the management of cost, schedule and performance parameters.
  • Implement sourcing strategies, assesses supplier risk (including financial) and develops mitigation plans.
  • Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services.
  • Prepares bid packages, conducts bidders' conferences, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes awards, and administers resulting subcontracts.
  • Negotiates and coordinates additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts.
  • Participates with contracts administration and purchasing to develop subcontract policies and procedures.
  • Select methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for achieving goals and objectives.
  • May sign supplier agreements and purchase orders within established authority.
  • Subject matter expert with comprehensive knowledge of job area and in-depth knowledge of project management.
  • Manages large, complex project initiatives of substantial importance to the organization with minimal oversight or direction.
  • Communicates within and outside of the organization to explain and influence changes to practices, processes and approaches.
  • Makes significant improvements in processes, systems, or products.
  • Provides input into new products/processes and implements operational plans that have measurable impact on business or functional results.

    Essential Functions:

    • Leads and directs a team of Subcontract Management professionals with focus on processes, supplier performance and execution, systems and solutions to enhance performance of job area
    • Drive all aspects of major subcontract execution (cost, schedule, technical, quality) and full integration of the subcontract work scope within the program, e.g. proposals, negotiations, contract execution, etc.
    • Seamless integration of Subcontracts, Engineering, Quality, Finance, and Planning organizations in support of Program Management and Business Development
    • Serve as the lead Subcontracts focal point to Military Avionics Sector programs
    • Accountable to Program Managers, Business Development, Supply Chain Leadership and Operations
    • Lead team of Subcontract Managers (SCMs) and Subcontract Administrators (SCAs)
    • Responsible to analyze diverse set of issues and challenging development program(s) changes and communicate effectively to Program(s) and Supply Chain Executive Leadership
    • Work closely with SCMs, Program Management and Technical personnel, to support/manage high-dollar value proposals and subcontracts
    • Strategically support Program(s) and SCMs on critical negotiations and strategies development.
    • Strong negotiations skills and knowledge of company legal terms and conditions
    • Experience with Intellectual Property (IP) and Patent requirements to protect company’s IP and patents
    • Work closely with Trade Compliance and provide guidance and support to the Program(s) related to correct document markings (i.e. Export Controlled, Proprietary Information, ITAR, EAR, etc.)
    • Able to work directly with Technical Team(s) to identify processes, requirements, Statement of Works improvements and propose changes, to include Supply Chain risk mitigation strategies with possible cost savings/avoidance
    • Ability to travel domestically and internationally


      • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior Subcontracts experience or Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior Subcontracts experience.
      • Previous Subcontracts Management experience.

        Preferred Additional Skills:

        • Clearance preferred, not required
        • Experience with the use of Microsoft Office applications


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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