Associate Subcontracts Administrator


Open to Candidates in the United States Remote only

Full time

US$46.8-97.2k (annually)

Business Operations


Feb 10

Job #: R-00104392-OTHLOC-6314

Location: Remote, US

Category: Contracts

Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time

Travel Required: No

Shift: Day

Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%

Clearance: None

Referral EligibilityIneligible

Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos is seeking an Associate Subcontracts Administrator to support its Enterprise and Cyber Solutions Operation. This role will lead full life cycle (“cradle-to-grave”) subcontract management activities for multiple Federal Defense programs.  

The Associate Subcontracts Administrator will manage overall subcontract compliance for the program in accordance with contract requirements, company policies and procedures, and applicable laws and acquisition regulations. The selected candidate will be a motivated leader and a self-starter who can work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Associate Subcontracts Administrator is responsible for activities that span the entire procurement cycle, including but not limited to: negotiation of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and teaming agreements, preparation of solicitation packages to subcontractors, evaluation of subcontractor proposals, price analysis, negotiation of terms and conditions, subcontract administration, issue resolution, and closeout activities. 

•Negotiates NDAs and Teaming Agreements.

•Manages funding actions

•Assists with internal reporting

•Creates moderate to complex RFP solicitations in accordance with Government and Leidos requirements.

•Develops prime contract flow down documents.

•Coordinates closely with the Contract Administrator assigned to program to ensure subcontracting activities and prime contract flow downs are carried out in a manner consistent with prime contract requirements and operational objectives.

•Evaluates supplier proposal responses.

•Conducts price and cost analysis.

•Negotiates pricing and terms/conditions with subcontractors.

•Administers subcontracts of various types and complexity.

•Identifies and resolves moderate to complex issues and problems on assigned subcontracts and makes recommendations to management.

•Performs subcontract close-out activities.

•Analyzes risks and identifies risk mitigations.

•Acts as primary interface between subcontractors and the program for all subcontracts related issues.

•Regularly interacts with program management, contracts, project control, finance, business development and with suppliers, as required.

•Must have the interpersonal skills to deal effectively with subcontractor management regarding subcontract issues of varying degrees of complexity and the drive to work issues to resolution.

Basic Qualifications:

  •Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field with 1 - 2 years of prior relevant experience or Master’s degree with 1 year of prior relevant experience.

•Must be US Citizen.

•Prefer experience in subcontracting services and with emphasis on negotiation and subcontracts administration.

•Experience negotiating terms and conditions.

•Experience with IT Services.

•Successful track record of managing a variety of subcontract types, interfacing with internal customers, other functional support staff, and suppliers.

•Strong organizational, written and oral communication skills.

•Must be able to work independently, establish priorities, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.

•Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment.

•Working knowledge of the FAR.

Preferred Qualifications

Working experience with automated purchasing system (preferably CostPoint or Deltek)

Pay Range:

Pay Range $46,800.00 - $72,000.00 - $97,200.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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