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Sr. Subcontracts Administrator

Company: Viasat
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we're on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We're looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team. Viasat is looking for an experienced Sr. Subcontracts Administrator to join our growing team. In this exciting role, you will work closely with external suppliers and internal cross - functional partners in Program Management, Engineering, Quality, Finance and more to ensure a high level of performance. In addition, you will also establish and cultivate effective relationships with internal customers to ensure program expectations, performance and timely resolution of issues and negotiate and administer optimal terms with suppliers that consider, among other things, cost, on-time-delivery, quality and supply continuity in support of unique program requirements. Job Responsibilities

  • Source and procure goods and services from many suppliers.
  • Initiate Requests for Quotations and Proposals and receive same, analyzing proposed pricing from potential suppliers.
  • Establish agreements with suppliers using a mix of contract types including firm fixed price and cost reimbursable.
  • Will support development and execution of IDIQ type agreements with strategic suppliers.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with key partners such as contracts, engineering, quality, supplier development, planning, operations, program and end-users.
  • Find opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through targeted negotiations.
  • Issue purchase orders and long term agreements. Manage performance of purchase orders, ensure compliance with FAR/DFAR regulations as well as company (and business) policies and procedures including import/export regulations.
  • Provide guidance to technical users regarding procurement policies in support of program needs.
  • Track and monitor subcontract funding status to ensure performance is within subcontract dollar limits.
  • Participate in strategic sourcing decisions, domestic and international subcontracting, teaming agreement generation and execution, and preparing requests for proposals consistent with customer solicitations, federal statutes and regulations, and enterprise policies and procedures. Requirements
    • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
    • 6+ years of experience with government contracting, purchasing, sales, contracts, or related field
    • Knowledge of government contracting requirements and regulations (e.g., FAR, DFARS, ITAR, etc.)
    • Comfortable leading negotiations and preparing price/cost analyses of supplier proposals Experience writing and negotiating Long Term Agreements
    • Experience negotiating Terms and Conditions
    • Capability to read technical drawings and documents
    • Ability to work positively in a high-energy and fast-paced environment
    • Ability to communicate complex technical information to suppliers and internal customers
    • Ability to work with little oversight, take ownership of responsibilities, and manage and resolve supplier concerns in a timely manner To learn more about this site and other office locations, please click here ! Additional Requirements and Information Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.If you would like to request an accommodation on the basis of disability for completing this on-line application, please click here .

Keywords: Viasat, San Diego , Sr. Subcontracts Administrator, Other , Carlsbad, California

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