Contracts and Procurement Manager

Huntsville, AL
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Maintenance & Repair
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: AFO00305

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Job Summary:

Provide cradle-to-grave subcontracts support. Negotiate subcontract price/cost, profit/fee, terms and conditions, and schedule for new subcontracts and subcontract modifications. Draft subcontract business and technical terms, develop negotiation strategies and provide directions to the team on management and oversight of all subcontract agreements.

Prepare RFP packages, analyze and evaluate proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, select or recommend subcontractors, write awards, and administer resulting subcontracts. Administer assigned subcontracts to ensure compliance with subcontract terms and conditions.

Back up and supervise Buyer(s) as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Sources and purchases parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization.

  • Prepares Purchase Orders or Subcontracts of a high complexity.

  • Develops award files to meet with company and Government policies and regulations.

  • Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products or services and to establish price objectives.

  • Compiles information to keep informed on price trends.

  • Confers with suppliers and analyzes suppliers’ operations to determine factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.

  • Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintain necessary records.

  • Prepares RFP and RFQ bid packages.

  • Supports proposal efforts as required.

  • Works with different subcontract types (FFP, T&M, Cost Plus and hybrids), modifies subcontracts and exercises options, terminates and closes out subcontracts.

  • Initiates and negotiates various supplier/subcontractor agreements.

  • Provides oversight, training, and delegates purchasing tasks to buyer position.

  • Performs other related work as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The applicant must have a thorough understanding of FAR/DFARS, GSA Federal Schedules, Federal IDIQ, GWAC contracts and supplemental acquisition regulations of government agencies.

  • 7 years of purchasing or subcontract experience OR a bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of experience.

  • Have an advanced working understanding and ability to perform price and cost analysis and methodologies.

  • Have an intermediate working knowledge of the MS Office Suite and MS SharePoint.

  • Have demonstrated excellent writing skills, be a self-starter, able to carry out responsibilities with minimum supervision and be able to travel (as required).

Desired Qualifications:

  • Costpoint experience preferred.
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