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What is it like to work in Subcontract Administration ?
The selected candidate will work with cross-functional teams in support of strategic missile defense programs focused on providing robust homeland security for our nation and allies.
This role will offer you the following daily challenges:
Perform subcontract management duties in support of Advanced Strategic Programs including direct and indirect materials and services contracts.
Proactively manage the complete procurement life-cycle for assigned items from identification/shaping of initial product purchases, preparing a request for proposal packages, review of offers, price analysis, order placement, delivery status, and tracking hardware and data deliverables for assigned subcontracts through closure.
The successful candidate must be a self-starter, goal-oriented, and able to interact with various suppliers, internal customers, and peers to achieve desired goals.
They will be able to resolve supplier performance issues, resolve internal programmatic issues that may affect supplier performance, and communicate issues and status successfully with peers and management.
This position is in one of the Coolest places to work: King of Prussia, PA
To be successful, you will need to possess these basic qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in a related discipline, such as supply chain, finance, engineering, or business
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suites - Excel, PowerPoint & Word
Highly developed critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
Proven exceptional strategic communication skills, both written, verbal, and presentation, to effectively communicate business cases to all levels of peers, suppliers, as well as program and executive management
Capability to learn quickly and utilize digital tools
Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. TOP SECRET clearance, to support this government contract, as well as successfully pass a background check, in order to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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