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Parsons Corporation Principal Subcontracts Administrator (Remote) in Centreville, Virginia

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Principal Subcontracts Administrator to join our team! In this role you will get to independently administer and manage one or more subcontracts of unlimited dollar value to ensure that subcontractors fully meet Company and project requirements.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Prepares recommended source lists of qualified subcontractors, drawing upon their past performance experience and coordinates the list with project management and client recommendations.

  • Prepares Request for Proposal form and verifies accuracy and completeness of proposal packages. Interfaces with affected sections to clarify and ensure that all necessary data has been included.

  • Receives subcontractors' responses to requests for proposals, determines each subcontractor's ability to meet Company and project requirements, and negotiates the terms and conditions. Prepares and issues contracts commensurate with delegated procurement authority.

  • Prepares subcontract documents and amendments, including identification and inclusion of flowdown requirements from the prime contract. Ensures that terms and conditions will be appropriate.

  • Prepares reports and contractual correspondence for project management and client. Establishes and maintains accurate tracking records tailored to each subcontract.

  • Maintains and updates subcontractors' files to include records of payment.

  • Performs subcontract closeout actions, completes file documentation, and forwards subcontract files to storage. Ensures retention of hard copy of reports and claims for seven years.

  • Provides technical guidance to lower-level Subcontract Administrators. May make assignments, review work, and offer training in subcontracting procedures. May give input toward performance evaluations and salary increase recommendations.

  • Serves as liaison between subcontractor and procurement personnel.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

  • A willingness to travel to the subcontractor's facility when necessary is required.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • 4-year degree in Business Administration (or related field) and 10-12 years of related work experience involving defense contracting, Supply Chain Management/subcontract administration, procurement, negotiations, proposal preparation and bid analysis with the US Government and a combination of commercial, state, local government, or international clients.

  • An extensive knowledge of subcontracting activities typical to the engineering and construction industry. In addition, excellent written and oral communications skills, an ability to effectively negotiate subcontracts, as well as proven ability to perform in a lead capacity.

  • Must understand the government acquisition process and Working knowledge of FAR/DFAR and Public Laws relating to subcontracting, General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR), and Truth in Negotiations (TINA).

  • Ability to lead and confidently support Request for Proposal (RFP) and review meetings, contract pre-award meetings, final negotiations, and draft/finalization of contract, to include performing risk analysis of RFPs (identify risks and prepare mitigation strategies) and providing input for pricing strategies, prepare formal contract correspondence and ensure compliance with contract policies, procedures, and standard operating practices to provide successful proposal and contract execution.

  • Ability to counsel management, 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.

  • Knowledge of negotiating various contract types, including Firm Fixed-Price (FFP), Firm-Fixed-Price Level-of-Effort (FFP LOE), Cost-plus-fixed-fee (CPFF) Term and Level of Effort (LOE), Time and Materials (T&M), and Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ), Government-wide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs), Contract types and Subcontract Administration from “Cradle to Grave”

  • Experience in CPSR Audit requirements, File Documentation, and Price Analysis Techniques

  • US Citizenship required.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Costpoint Purchasing System.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Corporate team.

We’re driving the future of the national security and critical infrastructure markets. Our employees work in a close-knit team environment to find new, innovative ways to deliver smart solutions that are used and valued by customers around the world. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, transportation, smart cities, and more, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

Salary Range:

$100,400.00 - $175,700.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to be posted for an average of 30 days until a qualified applicant is selected or the position has been cancelled.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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