Manager I Subcontracts

DRS Technologies Dallas , TX 75201

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LEONARDO DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo, which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture that rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at

Company Overview

LEONARDO DRS Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) has locations in Dallas, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA. We develop, manufacture, and support infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms. We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance.

Employing the world's brightest. Supporting the world's bravest.


Dallas, TX

Position Summary

Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of complex materials and services (i.e., engineering development programs) in support of multiple contract types. Leads activities of subcontract teams on assigned programs. Ensures products and services obtained by the team meet quality, cost and schedule objectives in accordance with program and company requirements. Manages team of subcontracts administrators.

Basic Qualifications and Required Skills

  • 7+ years' experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating, drafting and administering complex contracts

  • Expert knowledge of procurement regulations (UCC, FAR, DFAR) required

  • Knowledge of international contracts, including experience with international tenders, letters of credit, and contracting in a variety of cultures is highly desirable

  • Must have a good understanding of ITAR laws and requirements

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the sourcing of complex material and services (i.e., engineering development programs) in support of multiple contract types

  • Leads activities of subcontract teams on assigned programs

  • Ensures products and services obtained by the team meet quality, cost and schedule objectives in accordance with program and company requirements.

  • Reviews requirement document (i.e., statement of work and specifications) for clarity and adequacy, and obtains necessary revisions from the program management

  • Identifies potential sources for required materials, and develops and issues requests for proposals. Responds to supplier inquiries

  • Receives and reviews supplier proposals. Leads proposal evaluation teams through a supplier selection process after a technical evaluation and cost/price analysis are complete

  • Negotiates subcontract terms and conditions including price, delivery, quality, and performance requirements. Negotiates required special terms. Ensures independent price/cost analyses are performed as needed. Documents the entire fact-finding and negotiation process

  • Develops the subcontract document, ensuring it complies with Government, Corporate and Company requirements. Obtains management approval prior to issuance to the subcontractor

  • Participates in subcontractor surveys and program reviews

  • Reviews and monitors payments, commitments and funds status

  • Negotiates subcontract changes and responds to all formal subcontract inquiries and issues

  • Provides subcontract status as required

  • Negotiates and issues teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and memoranda of understanding

  • Participates in cross function design reviews and sign off's with project team and supplier

  • Closes out subcontracts upon receipt of all deliverable items and final payment

  • Provides subcontract advice to program managers, engineering personnel, and other related functions such as finance, quality, and contracts administration, and performs other duties and responsibilities as required

  • Supports, communicates and defends the mission, values and culture of the company

  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Conditions

  • Ability to lift up to 10 lbs. up to 25% of the time

Working Conditions

  • Travel up to 10%

Only candidates that meet the qualifications as outlined above will be contacted for further information.

Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a Security Clearance.

LEONARDO DRS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #EOIS

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Manager I Subcontracts

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