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Jacobs Subcontracts Administrator in Severn, Maryland

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Your Impact:

Jacobs Technology Inc. is seeking an individual to join its Procurement Team located in Herndon, VA but may be open to other work locations for the right candidate as a Subcontracts Administrator (SCA). Individual must be experienced in the negotiation and administration of government subcontracts, able to work in a high paced, team environment and must be organized and detail oriented.

Duties :

  • Assists in developing, negotiating and administration of subcontracts and other agreements of moderate value and risk in accordance with customer requirements and Company policies and procedures.

  • With guidance, creates subcontract solicitations in support of government contract types i.e. Time and Material, Firm Fixed Price, Cost Reimbursable.

  • Assists with proposal efforts.

  • Participates in negotiations of price/cost and subcontract or other agreement provisions, including supporting Price Analyses write-ups.

  • Works with program management, contracts, project control, business development, and other program and functional area staff.

  • Supports compliance with company policy, regulation, and performance parameters.

  • Participates in special projects as required.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required :

  • 3-5 years of related experience in subcontract administration in support of federal government contracts.

  • Experience in procurement and related functions with emphasis on traditional CPSR subcontract initiation and administration requirements.

  • Experience using various Price Analysis Techniques.

  • Intermediate knowledge of business and contract law, FAR, DFARS, Public Law, with basic understanding of finance and accounting.

Preferred :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or a related business discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.

  • Must be able to pass a for security clearance.

  • Effective analytical, communication, and presentation skills.

  • Familiar with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio) and SharePoint.

  • Experience with PeopleSoft Purchasing System.

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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.