NANA Regional Corporation Subcontracts Manager in Herndon, Virginia
Akima, LLC is a $1.2 billion holding company with 5,600 employees worldwide headquartered just outside Washington, DC, in Herndon, VA. Akima, LLC is a wholly owned unit of the NANA Development Corporation, an Alaska Native Corporation and is focused on providing service excellence to the U.S. Federal government through its 27 independent operating companies. These companies have a portfolio of services including Information Technology, Facilities Management & Maintenance, Engineering and Technical Support, Aviation Support, Subject Matter Expertise, and Business Processing. To learn more about Akima, LLC visit our website atwww.akima.com.
TheSubcontracts Manageris responsible for implementing subcontract management activities for theAkima and its subsidiariesand will function as an integral member of the Procurement team managing, collaborating with and maintaining relationships with senior leaderships, Program Management Offices, personnel at all levels as well as with other internal businesses and external suppliers.In this role candidate may supervise and mentor less senior team members.
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.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepares bidders lists
Forms Request For Proposal (RFP) packages
Issues RFP packages to approved bidders
Coordinates bidders questions and answers to those questions
Prepares Bid Summary and recommendation letter
Oversee and participate in high value subcontract negotiation
Develop and maintain strong business relationships with the subcontractors
Oversee the management of subcontractors to meet all subcontract requirements including but not limited to management of financial obligations and mitigating cost overruns, schedule, technical and quality requirements
Develop and implement strategy to support proposal efforts for new business pursuits
Ensure subcontract compliance with Company policies, Public Laws in Government and commercial environment such as Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR/DFAR), FAA, NASA, DOE, ITAR and import/export requirements
Manage administrative tasks including the coordination and support of milestone payment, performance based payment, invoice review, and ongoing communication with the subcontractors and program teams
Measure the effectiveness and performance of subcontractors
Manage and provide guidance in the selection and issuance of fixed price, time and materials, labor hours and cost-type agreements and/or purchase orders
Develop solutions in resolving supplier contractual issues
Perform risk assessment, identify potential risks and impacts, and develop mitigation plans
Participate in source selection process and the development of cost proposal during new business pursuit working collaboratively with the Management
US Citizenship is required.
Minimum of six (6) years of experience in government procurement/subcontracting environment. Experience in CPSR environment required.
Experience with DOD procurements
Thorough knowledge and experience with Government regulations and Public Laws
Experience with insurance requirements supporting Defense Base Act requirements and aviation support operations
Experience with the Service Contract Act and Davis Bacon Act its application to program execution
Understanding how Liquidated Damages are incorporated within the subcontract agreements
Ability to develop and negotiate nondisclosure agreements, teaming agreements, master subcontract agreements, blanket purchasing agreements
Proven ability to build and maintain solid relationships based on mutual respect with senior level internal and external customers, peers and team members
Demonstrated ability to influence key decision-makers and to effectively negotiate with Subcontractors Working knowledge of Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and Risk Management
Ability to simultaneously manage multiple subcontracts and priorities
Sound leadership, problem solving and critical thinking skills, ability to exercise independent judgment and manage complexity and ambiguity
Exemplary written and oral communication skills, strong presentation skills, ability to listen well and communicate effectively with others
Proven ability to collaborate across the organization and operate effectively within a matrix environment by resolving conflict and influencing others
Must be able to obtain a US Government Security Clearance
Thorough understanding of the bonding process.
Bachelor’s degree required/Master’s degree preferred.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
This role will have approximately 20% travel required.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
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Job: Contracts, Pricing & Procurement
Primary Location: US-VA-Herndon
Shift: Day Job
Req ID: AKI03397