Contract Management, Department of Defense, Subcontract Management
4 Year Degree
About STR: Systems & Technology Research (STR) is a small and growing company focused on providing innovative, technology-based solutions to defense, intelligence and national security problems.
Scope: STR is seeking a highly motivated candidate with 2-5 years of subcontracts and/or procurement administration experience in the defense federal government contracts and acquisition space. This role offers unparalleled opportunities to gain valuable experience and take on leadership responsibilities in a wide range of subcontracting life cycle and procurement activities.
Conduct life-cycle procurement activities for our subcontracts, consultant agreements, and other types of agreements and purchase orders—from solicitation to close-out
Analyze subcontractor proposals, conduct market research, draft cost and price analyses, and negotiate with vendors
Perform purchasing/buying functions
Contribute to shaping internal procurement policies and procedures, and setting up long-term scalable practices as our business grows
Review, negotiate and execute non-disclosure agreements and teaming agreements
Support DCMA Contractor Purchasing System Reviews
Develop and maintain business relationships with our internal customers and external partner organizations
STR seeks to provide an outstanding work environment for its employees with excellent benefits and competitive compensation. Full-time employees enjoy 401(k), profit sharing, health and welfare benefits, subsidies for training and conference attendance to foster continued learning and development, and a casual yet technically challenging work environment.
Applicants must be US Citizens. STR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified candidates may submit a resume and cover letter online via www.stresearch.com/careers.
Experience and Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required
2-5 years subcontracts administration or procurement experience in support of federal government programs, particularly in support of programs under the Department of Defense or Intelligence Community
Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) and/or Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) I, II, or III or DAWIA Certification preferred
Knowledge of federal acquisition laws and regulations, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) and agency specific regulations required
Experience supporting DCMA Contractor Purchasing System Reviews preferred
Ability to read and interpret federal regulations and related acquisition policies and guidance, and to apply those regulations in context required
Familiarity with various Government contract types (i.e., CPFF, FFP, T&M, Cost-Reimbursement, Labor-Hour) preferred
Security clearance (or ability to obtain a security clearance) preferred
The candidate should possess the following attributes:
Collaborative, self-motivated, and efficient, with good business judgment and analytical skills
Innovative, with an interest in working closely with STR’s Contracts Manager and other team members to continue setting up and building an efficient procurement practices
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt well to change
Superior interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact in a professional manner with external partners and colleagues at all levels across the organization
Thirst for excellence and enthusiasm to expand his/her experience and take on additional responsibilities in subcontracting and procurement activities