Subcontracts Administrator, Sr.

April 07, 2023
Offerd Salary:$83,040 - $124,560
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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Job Description


The Sr. Subcontracts Administrator's primary role is to develop, negotiate, execute, and maintain subcontract agreements, specifications, statements of work, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and services with key subcontractors.

Position Responsibilities

  • Works on strategic proposals, Request for Information (RFI), Request for Proposals (RFP's) & Request for Quotes (RFQ's) which may include Letters of Intent, Teaming Agreements, Export Licenses & NDA's
  • Requires strong negotiation skills and able to conduct detailed price and cost analyses
  • Monitors subcontract performance to ensure cost, technical, quality and contractual objectives are being met
  • Maintains subcontracting records in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation, AV's procurement policies and procedures and CPSR standards, as applicable
  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
  • Uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways
  • Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel (Team Lead)
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Minimum of 8 – 12 years of directly related DoD and Commercial subcontracts experience
  • Must have proven working knowledge of diverse contract types, medium to highly complex subcontracts
  • Experience conducting detailed price/cost analysis, including subcontracts that exceed the Truthful cost and pricing data threshold
  • Experience negotiating with commercial and International Suppliers/Subcontractors
  • Have a solid knowledge and understanding of Federal Acquisition Regulations and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; be self- motivated and takes initiative
  • Strong computer skills including PowerPoint, MS Office and Project Management tools
  • Occasionally may be required to travel within the Continental U.S.
  • Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies

  • Related contracts/subcontracts coursework is preferred
  • NCMA or college level certifications preferred
  • Successfully organizes and prioritizes task in dynamic work environment; Demonstrates competency in analyzing a problem and recommending solutions
  • Works well under pressure with ability to be flexible and accept change
  • Demonstrates competency in coordinating detailed Technical Evaluations with other organizations
  • Works well with engineering and program teams to establish requirements/Statement of Works, issue Request for Proposals, and manage high dollar and complete subcontracts
  • Must work with a minimum of supervision
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
  • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
  • Is committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others, and the company
  • Focuses on teamwork, collaboration and puts the success of the team above one's own interests
  • Physical Demands

  • Ability to work in an office environment (Constant)
  • Required to sit and stand for long periods; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard (Constant)
  • The salary range for this role is:

    $83,040 - $124,560

    AeroVironment considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the location, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.

    ITAR Requirement:

    This position requires access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”). In order to comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify U.S. person status under the ITAR and the EAR. A “U.S. person” according to their definition is a U.S. citizen, U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder), or protected individual such as a refugee, or asylee. See 22 CFR § 120.15. Some positions will require current U.S. Citizenship due to contract requirements.

    Benefits : AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit: https:// www.

    We also encourage you to review our company website at https:// www. to learn more about us.

    Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.

    Who We Are

    Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC.

    Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.

    What We Do

    Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.

    AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.


    U.S. Citizenship required

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