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Lead Subcontract Administrator at Leidos in Reston, Virginia

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:



The Defense Group of Leidos is seeking a LEAD SUBCONTRACTS ADMINISTRATOR to support its C4ISR Solutions Operation. This role will lead full life cycle ( cradle-to-grave ) subcontract management activities for various US and International government programs. Responsible for developing, negotiating and administering subcontract agreements of moderate to high dollar value risk, creativity and complexity. Responsibilities include creating solicitations for work, analyzing and estimating costs, negotiating specifications and/or statements of work, pricing, period of performance and contractual deliverables and provisions. Also ensures compliance with contract specifications and deliverables during the life of the contract.

The selected candidate will be a motivated self-starter who can work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic environment.


* Negotiates NDA s and Teaming Agreements

* Creates moderate to complex RFP solicitations in accordance with Government and Leidos requirements

* Evaluates supplier proposal responses

* Conducts price and cost analysis

* Negotiates pricing and terms/conditions with subcontractors

* Perform subcontractor setup process for all new subcontractors with adherence to Leidos requirements, including documentation collection, submission, and tracking approval process

* Administers subcontracts of various types and complexity

* Identifies and resolves moderate issues and problems on assigned subcontracts and make recommendations to management

* Performs subcontract closeout activities

* Analyze risks and identify risk mitigations

* Prepares and maintain auditable files in compliance with Government and Leidos requirements

* Acts as primary interface between subcontractors and the programs being supported for all subcontracts related issues

* Regularly interacts with program management, contracts, project control, finance, business development and with customers as required

* Must have the interpersonal skills to deal effectively with subcontractor management regarding subcontract issues of varying degrees of complexity and work issues to resolution

Regularly Interacts with other procurement organization staff, functional peer groups, suppliers, and internal customers. May interact with senior management.

Works under limited direction and uses independent judgment. Normally receives no instruction on routine work, and general instruction on progressively more complex assignments.


* Requires a Bachelor s degree in Business Administration OR a related field with 4-8 years of prior relevant experience OR Master s degree with 2-6 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of relevant experience will be accepted in lieu of degree.

* Must be US Citizen.

* Experience in subcontracting and related functions with particular emphasis on negotiation and subcontracts administration.

* Experience negotiating terms and conditions.

* Successful track record of managing a variety of subcontract types, interfacing with internal customers, other functional support staff, and suppliers.

* Strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills.

* Must be able to work independently, establish priorities, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.

* Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment.

* Working knowledge of the FAR and DFARS.

* Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word

* Demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships internally and externally with subcontractors to drive results


* Deltek/Costpoint experience is a plus

* Demonstrated ability to build internal cross functional relationships








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Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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