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Leonardo DRS, Inc. Subcontracts Administrator in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Job ID: 108920

The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop subcontract specifications, requirements, statements of work, and terms and conditions for the procurement of materials and services in support of multiple contract types.

  • Responsibilities include the following: administration and negotiation of subcontracts, preparation of bid packages, price analysis, and proposal support activities

  • Select or recommend subcontractors

  • Evaluate proposals and monitor company performance on subcontract obligations.

  • Prepare contractual documents, including the preparation of subcontract terms and conditions, and assemble subcontract documentation package

  • Coordinate additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts

  • Negotiate and administer agreements between the company/customers/subcontractors/vendors ensuring adherence to company policy, government specifications and requirements

  • Monitor subcontract performance on government contracts

  • Respond to standard inquiries regarding subcontract obligations and revisions

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend DRS’ mission, values and culture

  • Maintain effective internal and external customer relations

  • Perform special projects as requested


  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline with 2+ years related experience as a subcontracts administrator; 1-3 years as buyer.

  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS)

  • Basic understanding of contract/purchase order terms and conditions and detailed knowledge of the government contracting process including sole source and competitive procurements

  • Knowledge of the terms and conditions appropriate for different contract types (FFP, CPFF, CPIF, T&M, IDIQ, etc.) and their proper use

  • Knowledge of source selection/evaluation process including cost and price analysis

  • Knowledge of requirements for administration of government property

  • Knowledge of government subcontract administration duties including subcontract flow downs, change management, inspection, acceptance, payment, warranty, close-out and records retention

  • Knowledge of proper drafting, negotiation and use of subcontracts, POs, teaming and other forms of agreements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Basic understanding of subcontract/agreement briefings, negotiation and review

  • Basic knowledge of monitoring contracts/subcontracts

  • General computer proficiency and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs

U.S. Citizenship required.

Taking care of our people is a top priority at Leonardo DRS. We are proud to offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a company contribution to a health savings account, telemedicine, life and disability insurance, legal insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. We champion wellness programs that focus on physical, emotional, and financial well-being. We develop our talent by offering programs and activities to support career-growth, professional development, and skill enhancement. And we understand there is more to life than work, and the importance of offering flexible work schedules with our 9/80 program, competitive vacation, health/emergency leave, paid parental leave, and community service hours.

*Some employees are eligible for limited benefits only

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.