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Subcontract Administrator

Location: El Cajon
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Subcontract Administrator to work within our Subcontracts team, located in Poway, CA.


  • Reviews, interprets, and recommends contractual terms and conditions and interprets established policies, procedures, and standard practices to develop proactive plans to ensure that subcontract activities achieve desired objectives and timetables.
  • Prepares bid packages, conducts bidders' conferences, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes awards and administers resulting subcontracts.
  • Negotiates and coordinates additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts.
  • May represent the organization as an administrative contact on assigned subcontracts; interacts with program management, customers, and vendor personnel; responds to a variety of complex inquiries, some of which require innovative solutions; and participates in cost and pricing reviews with program management and customer representatives.
  • Maintains, analyzes, updates, and develops various electronic and hard copy records.
  • May provide direction and training to less experienced staff on subcontract matters and may make presentations as required.
  • Develops subcontract specifications, statements of work, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and services.
  • Prepares bid packages, analyzes and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, and administers resulting subcontracts.
  • Completes detailed RFP/RFQ's for time and material, labor-hour, cost reimbursable and fixed price work efforts.
  • Negotiates, administers and closes-out subcontracts.
  • Performs cost and price analysis on subcontractor's proposals.
  • Negotiates and coordinates additions, deletions or modifications to subcontracts.
  • Analyzes and evaluates potential problems with subcontractor commitments, assesses the impact of subcontractor delays, assists in developing recovery plans and recommends solutions.
  • Maintains as awareness of regulatory changes and their impact on contracts/subcontracts, including-export considerations.
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations to include the FAR and DFAR and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
    Job Qualifications:
  • Working familiarity with FAR Parts 6,12,15,16 and 30.
  • Should be able to describe methods for contract formation (Cost Reimbursable, Fixed Price and Time and Materials Procurement's).
  • Understanding of the relationship between fees awarded to Suppliers and related risks [Weighted Guidelines].
  • Foundation with I.T.A.R. [International Traffic & Arms Regulations] involving foreign procurement's.
  • Understanding of Subcontract Administrator roles as it pertains to price and cost analysis, supplier fact-finds, labor and materials pricing analysis.
  • Provide a detailed description as to how a Purchase Order/Subcontract file is assembled and what the essential elements of it.
  • Understanding of how to negotiate and document completed negotiations.
  • Must have the initiative to problem solve and bring issues to closure.
  • Must have the ability to work extended hours as required.

Keywords: GENERAL ATOMICS, El Cajon , Subcontract Administrator, Other , El Cajon, California

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