Subcontracts Administrator

Falls Church, VA
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Full Time
**Security Clearance required:**No clearance requiredCognosante is on a mission to transform our country's healthcare and national security systems. With our health and security-focused solutions, we help public sector organizations achieve the important task of providing the best possible public services to American Citizens. From Enterprise IT, Data Science, and Security Services, to full-scale Consumer Engagement and Interoperability solutions, we are moving government services forward with transformation and innovation. Learn how we are making a difference in people's lives today!**Job Description:**This position is to directly administer, monitor, audit and evaluate procurement practices and artifacts across the company to ensure compliance with respective policies, practices and standards. In concert with senior management, the Senor Subcontract Administrator (SCA) is responsible for cradle to grave contract/subcontract administration for both commercial and federal markets.**Responsibilities:**+ The SCA will analyze and negotiate specifications /statement of work, estimated price, date of delivery and other contractual provisions with suppliers and subcontractors.+ Establish relationships with the Program Directors and Project Leaders for the Business Areas supported+ Use past experience and working understanding of Prime/Subcontractor/Consultant relationships to support various types of contracts+ Prepares and evaluate requests-for-proposal (RFPs)/Request for Quotes (RFQ) while participating in the acquisition process of subcontracts and consultants to include: acquisition planning, request for proposal generation for all types (RFQ/RFP/RFI), source selection, contract negotiation, cost/price analysis, and award and post-award administration of agreements.+ Negotiates or assists in the negotiation of all facets of the award of new subcontracts/procurement orders and to further develop or modify agreements for services, material or other requirements.+ Understand the requirements to develop compliant Subcontract files and prepare supporting documentation and required forms and be able to review -contract/subcontract files for compliance with CPSR guidelines and other government requirements.+ The SCA will work with Program/Project Managers and Business Units to ensure compliance and act as staff expert for company practices /policies /procedures as it relates to all procurement acquisition contract activities in accordance with Cognosante Purchasing Policy and Procedures Manual.+ Support government (eg, DCMA, DCAA, etc.) inquiries related to Procurement documentation and/or processes including assist in the preparation for a Government-conducted Contractor Purchasing System Reviews (CPSRs)+ Help ensure that Procurement operates ethically and in strict compliance with government procurement regulations and law.**Preferred Qualifications: Subcontract Administration experience in the Government Contracting environment*Working knowledge of the FAR, DFARs, and other agency specific supplement terms*Experience with Deltek Costpoint, a plusWorking knowledge with CPSR*Excellent interpersonal and customer service skillsStrong written and communication skills*Ability to work independently in a fast paced environmentStrong ability to identify, analyze and solve problems*Practical approach to solving problems* BA degree and 7+ years prior relevant experience. Additional experience can be considered in lieu of degree. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, electronic spreadsheet, data systems, analysis techniques and workstation tools.We're solving Americans' health and safety challenges with technology, innovation, and purpose.At Cognosante, we help improve how the nation delivers services to its citizens through innovation and transformation. We're committed to creating positive results with lasting impact, and are always looking for passionate people who share our values to join the Cognosante family.Cognosante was founded to address a critical gap in the health IT market-the need for a smart, nimble company, unencumbered by legacy systems and unafraid to challenge accepted wisdom. We have been able to extend out impact beyond health and into security and social services. Our continued success is the result of our expertise and insights, combined with our actively fostering a culture that encourages diversity of people and ideas.Every day, we help government agencies solve difficult problems. We're ensuring health professionals have accurate, secure, and timely health data so Americans get the healthcare they need. We help Federal and State agencies navigate healthcare reform and empower their technology transformations. We're addressing the social determinants of health to remove barriers to healthcare access. And, we're proud to help our military do its job more safely by leveraging stronger IT networks and using cybersecurity and biometrics technologies that replace outdated legacy solutions. We're also helping create more options for Veterans, active duty military personnel, and their families to obtain health services in their communities.Passion for what we do. Pride in how we do it. At Cognosante we are all VIPS. We create _value_ by being enterprising. We develop _innovative_ ideas and solutions. We _perform_ at our best and deliver results. We _share_ achieved results and recognitions.Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of millions? Join us.**Highlighted Benefits for Full-time Employees Medical * Dental * Vision * 401k * Flexible Spending Accounts * Paid Time Off * Work/Life Solutions * Pet Insurance**Cognosante is an equal opportunity employer ( . We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email . Cognosante is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.**_T_** **_o all recruitment agencies: Cognosante does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to our requisitions, any Cognosante email address, any Cognosante employee, or to any company location. Cognosante is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes._**COVID-19 isn't stopping our hiring process nor our business as (semi) usual. We're still reaching candidates, virtually and we're still working, remotely! Are you a self-starter who likes to work from home and is interested in this position? Apply today!**Quick tips on virtual hiring success:**+ **Test your tech** -make sure your internet connection and video conferencing program are both working prior to your interview.+ **Dress appropriately** -dress for success and ensure your surroundings are tidy.+ **Be prepared** -do your homework, rehearse your responses to key interview questions, and prepare your own questions.+ **Be personable** -make eye-contact, smile often, and demonstrate enthusiasm for the role.+ **Remove distractions** -engage with the interviewer by removing all distractions, including your smartphone.

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