This candidate requires the necessary experience to develop, negotiate, execute, and maintain subcontract agreements, specifications, statements of work, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and services with key subcontractors. Will work on strategic proposals, Request for Information (RFI), Request for Proposals (RFP's) & Request for Quotes (RFQ's) which may include: Letters of Intent, Teaming Agreements, Export Licenses and NDA's. Requires strong negotiation skills and ability to conduct detailed price and cost analyses.
Monitors subcontract performance to ensure cost, technical, quality and contractual objectives are being met. Maintains subcontracting records in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation, AV’s procurement policies and procedures and CPSR standards, as applicable.
Required Qualifications & Background
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent is required. Related contracts/subcontracts coursework is preferred. NCMA or college level certifications preferred.
Ten years of directly related DoD subcontracts experience. 10+ years’ experience preferred.
Must have proven working knowledge of diverse contract types, medium to highly complex subcontracts.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; be self-motivated and takes initiative.
Ability to organize and prioritize task in dynamic work environment; ability to analyze a problem and recommend solutions by exercising sound problem solving skills.
Have a solid knowledge and understanding of Federal Acquisition Regulations and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations.
Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and work well under pressure; ability to be flexible and accept change.
Ability to work with engineering and program teams to establish requirements/Statement of Works, issue Request for Proposals, and manage high dollar and complete subcontracts.
Experience negotiating with commercial and International Suppliers/Subcontractors.
Strong computer skills including PowerPoint, MS Office and Project Management tools.
Must work with a minimum of supervision.
Maintain a US Security Clearance.
Some travel required.
Must have clean DMV record.
This position requires you have access to data and technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Applicants cannot be hired until they are qualified to have such access.
What We Do
Building on a history of technological innovation, AV designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and efficient electric energy systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company’s hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition. Commercial and governmental entities use AV’s clean transportation solutions such as electric vehicle test systems and electric vehicle fast charge systems, as well as its clean energy solutions. More information about AV is available at www.avinc.com.
AeroVironment (AV) is a rapidly growing technology solutions provider focusing on leading edge unmanned aircraft systems and efficient energy systems. Named as one of the top 15 “Cool Companies” to work for by Fortune magazine, we are looking for creative, committed, and visionary team members who are passionate about contributing to our customers’ success. Founded in 1971, AV is built upon four d...ecades of harnessing human power to achieve breakthroughs in science, engineering, and customer productivity. AV’s late founder, Dr. Paul MacCready, named by Time magazine as one of the “greatest minds of the 20th century,” instilled a spirit of boundless imagination that drives our organization today. Be a part of the team that has a record of breaking records. AV developed the world’s highest flying airplane; developed the world’s most widely used unmanned aircraft system; and has seven vehicles displayed in the Smithsonian. AV also proposed and then co-developed the first modern electric car; designed and built the breakthrough solar-powered car that won the inaugural World Solar Challenge road race; installed thousands of charging stations for electric vehicles worldwide; and is building an electric vehicle ecosystem to redefine the way we drive.