Senior Subcontracts Administrator

Fairfax, Virginia
Mar 01, 2021
May 15, 2021
Full Time
Dewberry is seeking a Senior Subcontracts Administrator to provide full-cycle subcontract administration to support design-build projects in the energy solutions and telecom markets. Source suppliers, negotiate and award subcontracts for technical and professional services, materials, and construction services. Take the opportunity to join a growing team of business professionals who deliver quality solutions to public and private clients.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Establish relationships with the Project Managers, Operating Managers, Suppliers and other Stakeholders
  • Review and analyze specifications, statements of work, pricing and other contractual provisions with suppliers and subcontractors
  • Review and negotiate NDAs and TAs
  • Prepare subcontract modifications
  • Identify flowdown requirements from the prime contract
  • Provide guidance, training and support to all staff on subcontracting processes and best practices
  • Use past experience and working understanding of Prime/Subcontractor/Consultant relationships to support various types of contracts
  • Understand the requirements to develop compliant subcontract files and be able to review files for compliance with CPSR and other government requirements
  • Ensure compliance on performance and act as expert for company practices, policies, procedures as it relates to all procurement government requirements
  • Support government (DCMA, DCAA, etc.) inquires related to Procurement documentation and/or processes including assist in the preparation for a government-conducted Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR)
  • Help ensure that Procurement operates ethically and in strict compliance with government procurement regulations and law
  • Assist with developing, communicating and implementing procurement strategies and plans in accordance with overall company and business unit objectives
  • Responsible for electronic Subcontracting Reporting System (eSRS)

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • B.S. degree preferred
  • Minimum of 6 years' experience in procurement or contracting
  • Demonstrated experience with managing the procurement process including solicitation, evaluation, award and documentation
  • Experience negotiating terms and conditions, analyzing for risk and recommending mitigation strategies
  • Knowledge of contract and price types (IDIQ, FFP, T&M, etc.)
  • Some knowledge of FAR principles and applying them to subcontract formation
  • Strong analytical skills, detail oriented
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to achieve agreed upon goals with little supervision
  • Demonstrated professionalism
  • Sound business ethics
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Ability to gain proficiency in enterprise procurement tools

Preferred Characteristics
  • Experience with construction projects, building renovations, cell site installation, or telecom distribution
  • Experience with Federal, Local and State government subcontracting

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

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

*All recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.