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Senior Principal Subcontract Administrator (Remote)

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Job Description
Full-time remote: Because this role involves a combination of independent and collaborative work, this position can be conducted 100% remotely. The hiring manager would like the candidate to be flexible with attending onsite meetings as required.
In the Precision Strike & Sensing Solutions (PS) Business Area, we design and manufacture state-of-the-art systems and technology that enable our customers to execute their precision strike missions. We are seeking an experienced Sr. Prin. Subcontract Administrator to support the subcontracts team and our Precision Guidance & Sensing Solutions (PGSS) Product Line. In this role, you will report directly to the PS Supply Chain Capture Director while supporting several key programs and proposals across the PGSS Product Line. This role is highly visible and will have direct engagement with functional, program and product line leadership. The successful candidate will bring a strong background in procurement and subcontracts and will support key programs across the product line on contractual matters, shaping subcontracting strategies, supporting internal and external audits, delivering compliant proposals, and managing subcontract purchase orders from initial placement through contract closure. This role is responsible for identifying opportunities and developing strategies to reduce risk, drive long-term affordability and Zero Defect initiatives within the supply base. The successful candidate has the ability to lead and influence cross-functional subcontract management teams to manage supplier relationships and overall subcontractor performance including technical, cost, schedule, and contract performance.
This role is responsible for directly managing key supplier relationships, as well as the issuance and management of supplier purchase orders and agreements that are fully compliant to internal policies & procedures, Federal Acquisition rules and regulations, and public law requirements. The successful candidate is able to develop, negotiate and execute key subcontract requirements such as statements of work, subcontract management plans and terms and conditions for the procurement of complex materials, equipment, supplies and services. The successful candidate must have the capability to accurately define requirements, develop evaluation and source selection criteria, manage requests for proposal (RFPs), evaluate complex supplier proposals, effectively negotiate subcontract scope, prepare awards and administer resulting subcontracts.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline and 8 years or more of directly related work experience preferably in a government contracting environment. Ability to travel up to approximately 15% of the time, with occasional spikes based on business need.
  • Significant experience developing, defining, and ensuring compliance with key contractual requirements (statements of work, drawings/specifications, contractual terms & conditions, prime contract flowdowns, etc.).
  • Strong experience leading and/or supporting the development and submittal of compliant supplier proposals, preferably in a defense and aerospace environment.
  • Ability to develop successful negotiation strategies and effectively lead complex negotiations to achieve favorable outcomes and balanced agreements.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of acquisition policies / procedures and demonstrated experience with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), and Public Laws applicable to U.S. Government Procurements. Knowledge of the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulation (EAR) and how they relate to major subcontracts and complex procurements.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Proactively identify risk and develop appropriate mitigation plans; Development of root cause and corrective actions plans
  • Strong experience collaborating with cross-functional teammates (i.e. Contracts, Engineering, Quality, Program Managers, Finance, Compliance, etc.) and key internal/external stakeholders.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with senior management regarding subcontract performance (i.e. cost, schedule, risks & opportunities, etc.) as well as performance to key financial objectives
  • Well versed with Oracle ERP system.
  • Cost Analysis experience (COPD, CID, Competitive), Earned Value Management and Lifecycle Management experience
  • Professional Supply Chain Certification (i.e. CFCM, CPM, CPSM, PMP, etc.); Graduate degree in a related field

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $113080 - $192280
Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.
Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.

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At BAE Systems, lives depend on us, and we depend on you. Helping you be your best—at work and at home—inspires us to deliver well-being programs and resources that allow you and your family to thrive in all areas of life.

Volunteer in local community
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Restricted work hours
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Relocation assistance
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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