Senior Subcontract Administrator

Job Description

Senior Subcontract Administrator

Siemens Government Technologies (SGT) is seeking an individual for a position as a Senior Subcontract Administrator located in Reston, VA. This position is responsible for procurement management of project subcontracts typically involving highly complex, high risk commodities. A successful candidate will act as the prime interface between other team members including those in project development, engineering and project management. In addition this position has the responsibility for subcontract administration with critical schedules and requiring expeditious delivery or involving substantial subcontract change activity.


• Develop commodity sourcing strategies working in collaboration with operational and technical staff on the project
• Provide commodity and procurement expertise to business operational staff at all management levels
• Build and support Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) business case development in evaluation subcontractor proposals
• Research procurement market for specialized subcontractor capabilities and establish a responsible competitive source base. 
• Review complex procurement packages, perform a comparative analysis, develop a supporting rationale and recommend a course of action to procurement management. 
• Lead vendor survey activity and develop the appropriate vendor profile information based on survey inputs. 
• Evaluate quotations received to determine the responding subcontractors’ capabilities to comply with requirements. 
• Perform cost/price analysis on submitted data and government audits reports and conduct company cost fact-finding surveys at subcontractor facility. 
• Lead the Source Selection team on bids. Develop a rationale for that selection and make a recommendation. Conduct supplier debriefs
• Negotiate terms and conditions to minimize risk of loss and liability, cost-type, incentive-type, contracts compatible with prime contracts; document record of negotiation, obtain subcontractor’s cert of current cost or pricing data and assure subcontractor’s cost/price analysis data package is in compliance with TINA. 
• Perform subcontract administration through the entire life cycle of the subcontract terms
• Manage the administration of subcontracts for a SGT in accordance with company policies and procedures, applicable laws and customer requirements.
• Document procurement files in accordance with Contractor Procurement System Review (CPSR) audit compliance regulations
• Drive tactical subcontract opportunities with significant impact to the company
• Assist with the creation of Small Business Subcontracting Plans for task Orders
• Conduct annual Subcontractor Reviews on major projects

• Bachelor’s degree in Business related field or equivalent experience; MBA preferred. Professional certification is a plus.
• 5-8 of years of experience of buying and negotiating experience to become knowledgeable of government procurement regulations, practices and policies 
• Experience using Deltek Accounting and Procurement Modules (preferred); MS Excel and Project
• Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) 
• Analytical ability to insure that terms and conditions and schedule of assigned subcontracts are being adhered to
• Ability to generate and negotiate Statement of Work, Memorandum of Understanding, Master Service Agreements and Service Level Agreements.
• Ability to manage and meet deadlines and schedules.
• Ability to work independently. 
• Perform advanced areas of work in the Subcontracts field. 
• Possess advanced skills to resolve complex problems not covered by existing procedures or practices independently. 
• Display a high level of critical thinking to bring successful resolution to high-impact, complex and/or cross functional problems.

Security Clearance: 
Candidate must be US citizen with no dual citizenship, work visas or ties to any other country. This individual must have the ability to obtain a US federal agency security clearance, if later required.

Organization: Country Functions & Departments

Company: Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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