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Principal, Subcontracts

Goleta, CA 93117

We are searching for a dynamic Subcontracts Lead to join the MariPro team in Goleta, CA. 

Job Summary:

The Subcontracts Lead will provide contractual guidance/direction as it relates to the execution of company programs, business development, and day-to-day operations.  The position will oversee and execute subcontracts and support compliance with Export control in accordance with contract and corporate requirements. 

Essential Functions:

  • Review business and contractual provisions of customer solicitations. Coordinate the proposal activity and all sales agreements in this regard. Assure flow down of all such activity to all divisional departments.
  • Lead for customer and subcontractor correspondence.
  • Responsible for assisting with coordination of pricing activity, adequacy of proposals and to assure currency, accuracy, and completeness of certified cost or pricing data.
  • Coordinate essential activities with Legal Counsel and obtain necessary approvals for proposal submittals, contract execution, and sales agreement consummation.
  • Collaborate with functional areas across the organization (including, but not limited to, Business development, Quality, Program Management, Finance Operations) to achieve business success.
  • Lead role for solicitation development, negotiation and administration for major subcontracts (inclusive of T’s and C’s, SOW’s, Specs.).  
  • Thorough oversight of subcontractor performance.
  • Foster a positive and mutually beneficial relationship with customers and suppliers.
  • Participate on proposal teams in pursuit of new and follow-on business.
  • Preform data entry for contracts and subcontracts/purchase orders placement.
  • Preparation, negotiation, acceptance and management of contracts including time and materials, firm-fixed price, and cost reimbursement.
  • Provide contractual advice and guidance and work cooperatively with a multitude of organizations ranging from technical, program, finance, pricing and security for seamless contract administration.
  • Provide knowledge of applicable government regulations in the execution of business activity.  Serve as advisor and make recommendations as needed on contractual, proposal and business matters.
  • Support proposal efforts including review of contract provisions and review of proposal response. 
  • Conduct negotiation activity and settlement of provisions, producing sound contract terms and conditions, teaming agreements, contract amendments/modifications, which mitigate/minimize company risk and support company goals.
  • Manage subcontract activity including preparation of RFP’s, negotiation of subcontracts, and subcontract administration to ensure subcontractor performance is in accordance with subcontract terms and supports program needs.
  • Coordinate all essential activity with legal Counsel and obtain necessary approvals for proposal submittals, contract execution, and sales agreement consummation.
  • Support the execution of Export/ITAR control policies in accordance with contract and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Work with business development and program departments to support current and future business needs.
  • Supervise and effectively manage the contracts department.
  • Promote cordial relationships and foster and maintain a favorable business profile with customers, vendors, co-workers, other professionals, government agencies, industry and professional associations and the local community.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

    Additional Responsibilities:

    • May perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.

      Education and Experience:

      • BS degree in Business, MBA Preferred.
      • Twelve (12) years of contract management experience in a DoD environment. 

        Certificates and Licenses Required:

        • Valid state driver’s license
        • Active Security Clearance required 


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

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