Northrop Grumman Supply Chain Subcontrct Spec 3 in Baltimore, Maryland
The individual will be responsible for executing compliant major Subcontract activities and providing leadership and contractual support and procurement documentation to suppliers in support of proposals and programs. Specific
responsibilities include interfacing and corresponding with suppliers, develop sourcing/evaluation strategies; supplier identification; source selection; coordinate export control/security requirements; prepare/issue RFPs with appropriate
customer flow downs and terms & conditions; proposal evaluation; conduct negotiations to meet contract/program targets/schedule, terms & conditions/payment terms for materials & services; administering resultant compliant subcontracts; ensure compliance with FAR/DFARS regulations and strict adherence to company Purchasing policies & procedures;
validate pricing; and maintain proper PO files with correct documentation. Additionally, the SCA is responsible for leadership and management of subcontract modifications, which includes coordination of required additions, deletions, or other modifications or formal contractual correspondence/documented communication to subcontractors, arranging and
participating in supplier meetings and controlling and reporting supplier progress.
Roles and responsibilities of the Subcontract Administrator will include:
Lead the evaluation of customer RFP's and ability to collaborate with the program team to develop subcontract RFP's that include Statements of Work, Technical/Quality Specifications, Deliverable Requirements List and Schedules,
Performance Assessment Requirements, Terms and Conditions, Proposal Preparation and Pricing Requirements/Templates, Compliance Matrices and supplier profiles.
Preparation of Non-Disclosure Agreements, Teaming Agreements, and Memorandums of Agreement and Pricing Agreements.
Ability to analyze and evaluate subcontractor proposals, negotiate deviations from work statements, schedule, and/or
terms and conditions, while working closely with the Program Management team.
Provides subcontractor pricing, deviations from scope and/or terms and conditions, comprehensive cost analysis and justifications, and technical data assertions to the Contracts group during the proposal preparation phase.
Successful candidate will negotiate , write formal/compliant major subcontract awards, processes internal justifications, and document files in preparation for internal and external audits.
Ability to administer resulting subcontracts, ensuring that all requirements are performed in accordance with the scope of work and delivery schedules.
Must have experience working with multiple contracting formats, including Firm Fixed Price and Cost Reimbursable, possess knowledge relating to special payment provisions (progress or performance based payments).
Must understand the entire procurement process including competitive procurements (from supplier selection, proposal process, pricing instructions, evaluation criteria, terms and conditions, establishing teaming / overriding / pricing
agreements, determine the adequacy of subcontractor proposals received, negotiation of the best business deal of major subcontracts including terms and conditions, understand program/company risk factors, prepare a compliant procurement packages, thru management of large industry suppliers).
Must possess strong communication and writing skills.
Must be US citizen and be eligible to obtain a secret clearance.
Must possess strong leadership and mentoring capabilities of junior SCAs in addition to strong presentation skills directed to all levels of internal/external management.
6+ Years of US government procurement, contracts, subcontracts and/or business management with Bachelors;
4+ Years with Masters in US Government procurement, contracts, subcontracts and/or business management.
Experience managing international procurements/ subcontracts.
Understanding on International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR)
Masters degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Finance, Industrial Engineering. The successful candidate will have experience working competitive procurements with multiple contracting formats, including Firm Fixed Price and Cost Reimbursable, possess knowledge relating to special payment provisions (progress or performance based payments).
US Government procurement, contracts, subcontracts and/or business management.
The successful candidate will have experience working knowledge of U.S. Government contracting and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)/Defense Federal Acquisitions Regulation Supplement (DFARS), with specific working
knowledge of Parts 15 (Contracting by Negotiation) and 31 (Contract Cost Principles and Procedures); Cost Accounting Standards (CAS); Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) audit procedures; and ability to produce compliant major
subcontract procurement packages. Knowledge of SAP a plus.
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