General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Experienced Subcontract Administrator in Huntsville, Alabama

Job ID#: 19033BR

Company: General Atomics

Title: Experienced Subcontract Administrator

Job Category: Contracts/Sub Contracts/Purchasing

City: Huntsville

State: Alabama

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sr. Subcontracts Administrator to work within our Subcontracts team, supporting our EMS affiliate location in Huntsville, AL. Under limited direction, this position’s areas of responsibility include source evaluation, source selection, and terms and conditions for the procurement of materials, equipment, and services to provide for subcontract awards in accordance with company policy and department standard operating procedures.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares, analyzes and evaluates bids and proposals to ensure they are compliant with company policy, program requirements and department operating procedures.

  • Identifies subcontract issues and provides leadership in developing solutions.

  • Advises management of its contractual rights and obligations and provides review and interpretation of terms and conditions.

  • Responds to very complex and diverse inquiries which may require innovative solutions and participates in cost and pricing reviews with program management and customer representatives.

  • Represents the organization as the primary subcontract administrator on assigned subcontracts making presentations as required.

  • Maintains, analyzes, updates, and develops various electronic and hard copy records.

  • Maintains an awareness of regulatory changes and their impact on subcontracts.

  • Supports all internal and external audit activities.

  • Provides direction and training to assigned professional staff.

  • Utilizes MS Office Suite, SAP and other applications.

  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in supply chain management, contract administration, or a related discipline, along with ten or more years of progressive professional experience. Equivalent professional purchasing, subcontract, or contract administration experience may be substituted in lieu of education.

  • Must have a thorough understanding of acquisition principles, theories, concepts, and regulations, and experience demonstrating a broad application of those practices, techniques, and standards.

  • Must be well versed in Government Contracting (i.e., FAR, DFARS, ITAR).

  • Must have experience in cost type as well as fixed price subcontracting.

  • Must possess the ability to provide leadership in developing and communicating new concepts; apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize, schedule and coordinate multiple work phases; determine the appropriate approach at the task or project level.

  • Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to develop innovative solutions to a variety of complex problems; (2) excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills to accurately document and report findings to a variety of audiences; (3) excellent interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and guide employees, managers, customers and other external parties; and, (4) excellent computer skills.

  • Working knowledge of SAP is desirable.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; capable of representing the organization as a primary contact on subcontract matters with program management, vendors, and customers and, provide leadership to less experienced professional employees on projects.

  • Able to work extended hours and travel as required.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is desired.

  • Professional certification in subcontract administration is desired.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.