Fibertek, Inc. (www.fibertek.com) is a leading developer of electro-optical systems for the aerospace community, with key contributions to earth-sensing, laser communications, and lidar sensors for NASA, DoD, and commercial customers. We are seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Subcontracts Manager to join our team in Herndon, VA. The successful candidate will perform direct daily operations of the subcontracts department, ensuring adherence to processes, procedures, company policy, FAR/DFARS/Agency Regulations, and legal/ethical requirements.
Your Job The Subcontracts Manager is responsible for managing subcontracts across all divisions ensuring compliance with contracting policies and procedures in accordance with federal regulations, company policies and procedures You will join an agile small business that has a dedicated team of technology and business leaders with 35 years of success behind them. Your role will include:
Develop departmental policies and procedures.
Provide in-depth knowledge and understanding of procurement best practices by supporting all procurement activities (commercial and Non-commercial) from initial identification of procurement requirements through development of solicitation packages, proposal evaluation, price/cost analysis, purchase order construction, negotiation, and close-out.
Establish subcontract negotiation objectives; provide final decisions on deviations from standard provisions. Identify, mitigate, and resolve execution risks.
Prepare written reports, letters, and memoranda.
Ensure that procurement files are detailed and audit ready.
Monitor supplier performance and implement corrective actions as required.
Provide daily customer support and interaction with government project leads/program managers, contracting officers and contracting officer’s representatives. Specific communication includes task funding and period of performance actions, scope changes, subcontractor issues/problem solving, security requirements, funding inquiries, government property, status reports and general contract support.
Manage and guide staff to competently represent the company by developing the skills needed to manage subcontractors with authority and confidence.
Maintain information in Costpoint financial system.
Required Skills and Experience
Minimum 10+ years direct experience with government contracting and subcontracting. A CPCM or CFCM certificate is a plus.
Sound understanding of U.S. Government Contract flow-down clauses.
Excellent working knowledge of standard concepts, rules, regulations, and practices relating to U.S. Government Contracting, including familiarity with the FAR, DFARS, Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) requirements.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
Must be self-motivated and detailed oriented, have excellent customer service skills, and be able to work independently or as part of a team. Candidate must possess strong analytical, oral, and excellent written communication skills as well as negotiation skills.
U.S. Citizenship required.
Candidate will report to the Director of Contracts.
Why Fibertek, Inc?
FIBERTEK, Inc. is a recognized leader in advanced laser, lidars and laser communication systems providing our DoD, NASA and Aerospace customers discriminating capabilities. We pride ourselves in our innovation and customer success focused culture enabled by a creative and relaxed work environment with minimal bureaucracy. Fibertek is in the center of northern Virginia’s technology corridor and near the world-class cultural venues in our nation’s capital and a wide range of outdoor activities offered in the Blue Ridge Mountains and Chesapeake Bay areas. We are within walking distance of the DC metro station opening in 2020. Fibertek fosters a progressive learning environment that values inspiration, promotes professional challenge and encourages personal growth. We offer competitive and incentivized compensation package with excellent benefits.
About Fibertek Inc.
Fibertek, Inc. is a privately held, small business providing Electro-Optical technologies and technical/engineering support services for the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA, Government and Aerospace communities. We are based in Virginia and specialize in the development of electro-optical sensor systems and lasers.
Fibertek fosters a progressive learning environment that values inspiration, promotes professional challenge and encourages personal growth. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package that includes a flexible work schedule, business casual dress code, comprehensive medical insurance, a 401k retirement plan and tuition reimbursement. Relocation assistance is also available.
Fibertek , Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Applicants are considered regardless of race, sex, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law.