Associate Director Subcontracts

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a Leidos Company, is seeking an Associate Director, Subcontracts to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex programs in our Huntsville, Alabama location. This role will report directly to the Procurement Director and will be an integrated member of the supply chain organization. The Associate Director, Subcontracts is responsible for full life cycle (“cradle to grave”) subcontract management and materials management within the operations. This role will manage and lead a team of approximately 10-15 procurement leaders & professionals.

The Associate Director, Subcontracts will oversee and manage overall subcontract compliance for programs in accordance with contract requirements, company policies and procedures, and applicable laws and acquisition regulations. The selected candidate will be a motivated leader and self-starter who can work independently and collaboratively, with program and manufacturing operations.

Primary Responsibilities

The Associate Director, Subcontracts is responsible for managing procurement professionals in executing day to day activities, providing training, conducting performance reviews, establishing developmental actions, and providing mentorship to a team with varied levels of proficiencies.

  • Accountable for all Operation procurement activities to include new business capture and program execution
  • Lead full life cycle subcontract management activities for programs within the operations, including but not limited to: proposal support activities, negotiations of non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, preparation of solicitations packages to subcontractors, evaluation of subcontractor proposals, price analysis, negotiations of terms and conditions, award of subcontracts, subcontract administration, issue resolution and closeout activities.
  • Develop strategy for competitions, negotiations, and managing subcontractor/supplier performance
  • Ensure that subcontract files are appropriately reviewed and approved in accordance with the Authority to Operate and in compliance with all contract requirements, company policies and procedures, and applicable laws and acquisition regulations, conducting regular file audits
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills to deal effectively with other functions and suppliers to solve issues of varying degrees of complexity
  • Ensure that customer solicitations are reviewed for potential risks, including compliance with requirements
  • Develop prime contract flow down documents
  • Monitor supplier compliance, including timely delivery of deliverables, in coordination with the operations
  • Resolve supplier performance and/or quality issues in collaboration with operational leadership
  • Advise operations leadership on procurement issues
  • Promote a culture of long-term savings on procurement costs

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related field with 8+ years of relevant experience OR Master’s degree with 6+years of prior relevant experience
  • 5+ years of supervising/leading teams and projects
  • Knowledge of the FAR/DFARS/CFR
  • Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area and work onsite.

Other Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing acquisition strategies for complex subcontracts for defense, space, cyber and commercial fields
  • CPSM, CPC or CFCM, ISM, APICS, PMI PMP, or other relevant professional certification(s)
  • Experience with CostPoint ERP
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and/or manage change
  • Experience with CPSR requirements

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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