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Lockheed Martin Subcontract Administrator (early to mid-career) in Sunnyvale, California

Description: The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

The Subcontract Administrator is an early to mid-career opportunity to work within the Special Programs organization. Special Programs has an excellent track record of stable programs with highly evolving technical requirements that drives subcontract changes on a regular basis. Special Programs has developed a significant number of future leaders with a wide variety of engagement programs and challenging work to develop individual potential. At Lockheed Martin Space, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee. Lockheed Martin values your planning/scheduling skills, training, and education. Come and experience your future on our Subcontract Team!

In this Subcontract Administrator role, you will support firm program requirements and proposal activities within a classified area that prepares, manages, and administers subcontracted items using mission area unique processes as well as Lockheed Martin Space P2P. Critical to your success will be strong inter-personal and communication skills to effectively work with various functional personnel in the business area (e.g. Finance, Production, Material, and Engineering, etc.), Lockheed Martin management, and with customer personnel.

Responsibilities will include:

• Support of existing and new classified/unclassified/program sensitive contracts

• Preparing requests for information (RFI's) and requests for proposals (RFP's) for current PRIME requirements

• Support proposal efforts

• May be tasked to travel and work close-out activities, attend subcontract meetings, as well as other tasks associated with subcontracts for the business area

• May be required to develop subcontract specifications, SOW’s (Statement of Work), and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized systems, materials, equipment, and services subcontracts in support of the business area

• Preparation of bid packages, conducting bidders' conferences, developing evaluation criteria, analyzing and evaluating proposals

• Negotiating subcontract provisions

• Selecting/recommending subcontractors

• Writing subcontract packages for review

• Preparing awards and administers resulting subcontracts

• Negotiating additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts

• Performing peer reviews of subcontract packages submitted by other subcontract administrators (SCA’s) to ensure compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulation(s) (FAR). Lockheed Martin Acquisition Procedures (LMAP), Internal Technical Assessment Review (ITAR), Common Integrated Processes System (CIPS) and prime contract flow downs

• Participation with the Lockheed Martin Space procurement compliance organization to develop subcontract policies and procedures

• Issue and receipt of minor and major subcontract agreements, analysis for terms, conditions and business risks, developing negotiation objectives, negotiating with suppliers.

• Hiring preference may be extended to those candidates with current TS/SCI w/ Poly access or DOD TS clearances

Lockheed Martin Space offers a total compensation package from competitive wages, on-site medical care, 25 three-day weekends, and healthy living incentives - just to name a few reasons to join Lockheed Martin Space!

Basic Qualifications:

• Capable of working independently and performing all aspects of subcontract administration on a hands-on basis

• Must be a United States citizen

• Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI w/ Poly clearance. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified information

Desired Skills:

• Able to manage medium/high complexity purchase orders and subcontracts with general supervision

• Working knowledge of the preparation of bid packages, analyses and evaluation of proposals, negotiations of subcontract provisions, and administration of subcontracts

• Expert knowledge of procurement processes and regulations under Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR), Lockheed Martin Acquisition Procedures (LMAP), and Lockheed Martin Space procurement policies in addition to experience working with Procure to Pay (P2P) or other enterprise Procurement and or Production management tools desired.

• Working knowledge of the preparation of bid packages, analyses and evaluation of proposals, negotiations of subcontract provisions, and administration of subcontracts

• Experience in participating in subcontract negotiations

• Experience negotiating subcontracts, and a strong background in Government procurement with expert understanding of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

• Experience negotiating Proprietary Information Agreements, and subcontracts

• Experienced with and a complete understanding of FAR, LMAP, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Firm Fixed Price (FFP)/cost reimbursement contracting in a research and development R&D Environment

• Experience in leading sourcing activities for new business capture, competitive intelligence, negotiating teaming agreements and proposal win strategy efforts is highly desirable

• Work well with others in the performance of duties in an environment with tight schedules, have strong analytical skills, able to bring tasks to full closure

• This level of position typically requires 5 - 10 years of professional experience

• Has an active TS/SCI w/ Poly

• Desired Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 6 years of professional experience; or 4 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. Considered career, or journey, level.



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.


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