Sub-Contracts Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-302850
    • Job Location: Dallastown, PA
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 09/03/2020
    • Years of Experience: 4+
    • Radford Job Code: 06061-06066
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Job Description


Manage subcontract activities of key/critical suppliers to include Statement of Work (SOW) and Request for Quotation (RFQ) development in accordance with GSS and/or customer flow-down requirements, RFQ package distribution, source selection, negotiation, subcontract definitization, implementation and monitoring of supplier performance to defined requirements and targets. Conduct Make/Buy analysis for subcontracted opportunities and support the overall strategic sourcing initiative.  Support development and implementation of best procurement/business practices.



  • Lead subcontract supplier research, selection and development to support strategic sourcing initiatives.
  • Develop SOWs and RFQ packages in accordance with GSS and/or customer flow-down requirements.
  • Manage subcontract supplier RFQ package distribution and on-time proposal response receipt.
  • Lead subcontract supplier source selection, negotiation and subcontract definitization.
  • Manage all key/critical subcontract supplier documentation, data submittals, reports and performance to subcontract requirements.
  • Monitor subcontract terms and conditions and enforce non-conformances as necessary.
  • Conduct Make/Buy analysis for subcontracted opportunities and support the overall strategic sourcing initiative. 


Other Job Functions

  • Analyze and report subcontract supplier RFQ responses for use in proposal evaluations.
  • Coordinate subcontract data submittals with appropriate GSS departments including Program Management, Quality and Cost Accounting.
  • Establish reporting metrics for subcontracted supplier performance to defined requirements and targets.
  • Ownership, management and reporting of key subcontract key process indicators (KPIs).
  • Ensure all subcontract documents and system data (delivery dates, point of contact information, lead-time, cost, etc.) are maintained in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Other duties may be assigned.



This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Experience and Skills


  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards.
  • Ability to obtain a government security clearance.
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors.
  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary.
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or equivalent experience.
  • 4+ Year’ experience in any of the following: Subcontracts, Contracts, Supply Chain, Procurement or Supplier Management.
  • Experience in the government, aerospace, and/or defense industries.
  • Experience with multiple subcontract types including Firm Fixed Price (FFP) and Cost Plus (CP).
  • Experience with import/export regulations (ITAR/EAR).
  • Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR and DFAR).
  • Analytical skills for performing price/cost analysis and problem solving.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Experience in desktop computing tools including MS Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project.
  • Experience working with an ERP system.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Possess good organizational capabilities and be detail oriented.
  • Experience with negotiations and problem resolution.
  • Ability to multi-task, manage multiple suppliers, and comfortable in fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance.


Problem Solving:

  • A high level of analytical ability is required in order to resolve business and supplier problems in a timely and beneficial manner.
  • Fact-finding and analysis is frequently required as information is not always easily available.
  • Requires judgment in resolving problems within framework to suit special or changing needs.



Office environment.

Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time.

Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones).

Ability to lift  up to 25 pounds.