Senior Subcontracts Administrator, FULLY REMOTE

at CDM Smith in Smyrna, Delaware, United States

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Job Description:

CDM Smith currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Subcontracts Administrator to join our global team. This position will support our growing U.S. Federal business with a focus on our domestic projects.

We are open to this position having: in the office, hybrid, or remote work location options in the domestic United States.

As a member of this team, you will contribute to CDM Smith’s mission by:

- Providing life-cycle subcontract administration support ensuring compliance with policies and procedures, price, schedule, invoice reviews and approvals, legal and performance requirements with limited supervision.

- Applying principles of the FAR/DFARs and other Government Acquisition regulations to the management of subcontract agreements between CDM Smith and subcontractors.

- Managing the post-award subcontracting process to include soliciting, negotiating, executing, and maintaining services-based subcontract agreements and requisite cradle-to-grave electronic file documentation.

- Supporting the pre-award procurement process from a services-subcontracting perspective to include RFPs/RFQs and IFBs to contracts and project teams

- Receiving subcontractor’s responses to IFB/RFQ/RFP, negotiating price, conducting price analyses to ensure price realism and reasonableness, and negotiation memorandums.

- Use knowledge and experience of subcontract administration and acquisition to provide direction and guidance to program managers and other team members.

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Senior Subcontracts Administrator, FULLY REMOTE


FAO – Procurement

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Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree.

- 4 years of related experience.

- Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

- Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Knowledge of CPRS requirements.

- 4+ years related services-based subcontracts or procurement experience in federal government contracting.

- Experience with Oracle and SharePoint.

- Familiarity with Small Business Reporting and ESRS.

- Knowledge of USAID/International subcontracts.

- NCMA certification.

- Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, terms, conditions, and policies governing assigned contracts including FAR and Agency Supplements.

- Experience with the interpretation and application of federal regulations and agency regulations.

- Knowledge of IDIQ, FFP, CP, and T&M subcontracts.

- Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

- Strong analytical, problem-solving, organizational, and negotiation skills.

- Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

- Must be organized, detail oriented and demonstrate strong time management skills and be able to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects with limited supervision in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Why CDM Smith?:

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Join Us! CDM Smith – where amazing career journeys unfold.

Imagine a place committed to offering an unmatched employee experience. Where you work on projects that are meaningful to you. Where you play an active part in shaping your career journey. Where your co-workers are invested in you and your success. Where you are encouraged and supported to do your very best and given the tools and resources to do so. Where it’s a priority that the company takes good care of you and your family.

Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and together we will make a difference and change the world.

Job Site Location:

Mid-Atlantic United States

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No – We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position

Background Check and Drug Testing Information:

CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as “CDM Smith”) reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant’s criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.

Additional Compensation:

All bonuses at CDM Smith are discretionary and may or may not apply to this position.

Work Location Options:

Fully Remote or Hybrid Work Options may be considered for successful candidate.

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Job Posting: JC258993873

Posted On: Apr 27, 2024

Updated On: Jun 15, 2024

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