• Subcontracts Lead Kuwait
  • Vectrus in Kuwait, , Kuwait
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description


In July 2022, Vectrus and The Vertex Company merged, creating V2X as a $3.4 billion global leader in Mission-Essential Solutions. The combination of Vectrus’ 70 years of providing critical mission support for military and government customers and Vertex’s 40 years of delivering high-quality aftermarket aerospace and technology services to better provide full life-cycle support to the most critical & enduring missions. Comprised of a talented global workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 200 operating locations provides greater scale and market leadership in the federal technical services sector.

Working across the globe, V2X builds smart solutions designed to integrate physical and digital infrastructure from base to battlefield. We bring 120 years of successful mission support to improve security, streamline logistics, and enhance readiness. Aligned around a shared purpose, our $3.9B company and 16,000 people work alongside our clients, here and abroad, to tackle... their most complex challenges with integrity, respect, responsibility, and professionalism.

• What You'll Do
• The Subcontracts Lead is responsible for the overall life-cycle of a subcontract, from the initial sourcing and acquisition strategy development, through the solicitation, negotiation, award, cost and schedule management, subcontractor execution and closeout steps. Subcontracts at The Company cover a variety of customer segments including U.S. Federal Government, Commercial, International Governments, International Commercial, and Defense, both domestic and international. The Company Subcontracts is an incredibly diverse landscape of technologies, products and services for development articles, production, technical & professional services requirements. Subcontracts leverages the variety of subcontract types, (i.e fixed-price, cost reimbursement, time & material, labor hour, etc.) to best manage risk for both The Company and our customers. Typical management and administrative responsibilities include collaboration on the acquisition strategy and sourcing, development of the subcontract requirements (i.e. SOW development), generation of the solicitation / request for proposal, source selection, negotiation (price, schedule, technical, terms & conditions), establishment of the official subcontracts file and its required documentation, management of supplier cost, schedule performance and collaboration with engineering on the technical management of the subcontractor. Other duties include change management, risk management, management of customer / government owned property, transportation and delivery, invoice processing / acceptance of articles / work performed and payment. Subcontracts also supports business development activities on new pursuits and proposals, by initiating the Subcontract Process from the beginning steps of negotiating non-disclosure and/or teaming agreements and performing the appropriate due diligence on potential bidders in terms of supplier risk, financial stability, technical capability and quality management system assessments. Subcontracts support government, customer and internal audits as required.
• Key Responsibilities:
• Drive all aspects of major subcontract execution (cost, schedule, technical, quality) and full integration of the subcontract work scope within the program, e.g. proposals, negotiations, contract execution, etc.
• Subject Matter Expert with advanced knowledge of contract types (i.e., FFP, Cost Reimbursement, T&M, CPFF, CPIF, etc.), government proposals and Basis of Estimate (BOE).
• Subject Matter Expert with advanced negotiation skills, subcontractor management and program risk management experience.
• Subject Matter Expert with advanced ability to review technical SOWs, understand work scope, and hold other functions accountable to provide clarity and eliminate ambiguity in SOW language and technical requirements.
• Subject Matter Expert with advanced knowledge of FAR/DFAR requirements, Prime Contract flow downs, International Trade Compliance, ITAR, EAR, Import/Export, General Provisions, Terms and Conditions, policies and procedures, command media requirements, negotiations of legal documents, and supply chain strategies to improve KPIs and ROIs.
• Expert at problem solving by leveraging experience and through analysis of data
• Expert understanding of Subcontracts relationship with other functions such as Contracts, Program Management, Finance, Engineering, Quality, Business Development and others.
• Accountable to Program Manager, Business Development, Supply Chain Leadership and Operations
• Responsible to analyze diverse set of issues and challenging development program(s) changes and communicate effectively to Program(s) and Supply Chain Executive Leadership
• Work closely with SCMs, Program Management and Technical personnel, to support/manage high-dollar value proposals and subcontracts.
• Experience with Intellectual Property (IP) and Patent requirements
• Able to work directly with Technical Team(s) to identify processes, requirements, Statement of Works improvements and propose changes, to include Supply Chain risk mitigation strategies with possible cost savings/avoidance.
• Ability to travel domestically and internationally if needed.

• Minimum Qualifications:
• Education:
• Bachelor's Degree and minimum 9 years' of prior relevant experience.
• Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years' of prior related experience.
• Total relevant professional experience to be minimum of 7 years in Procurement and/or Subcontracts.
• Certifications/Licenses:
• None
• Experience:
• Experience to be one or a combination of the following: Supply Chain, Subcontracts, Contracts, Procurement, Program Management, Engineering, Quality, Regulatory Compliance, Legal and Government compliance, and/or Finance. Coursework, or practical experience that demonstrates business acumen, compliance, legal, negotiations skills, analytical mindset, strategy development and execution.
• Seven (7) years' of experience using MRP systems software.
• Minimum 5 years' experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, WORD, Excel (including pivot tables, V-lookup, etc.), PowerPoint, etc.)
• Preferred Experience:
• Lean Six Sigma experience
• Experience as Cost Account Manager for Subcontracts managing budgets and sales forecasting
• Other Requirements:
• DoD Clearance is desired, but not required
• Skills and Technology Used:
• Preferred Additional Skills:
• Analytical Thinking & Problem Solving:
• Demonstrate a strong attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
• Business Partner/Effective Communication:
• Possess excellent communication skills, quality commitment, customer focus, strong interpersonal skills and be adaptable
• Software:
• Proficient in Microsoft Suite of Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
• What We Bring:
• At V2X we strive to be market competitive in our total reward offerings.
• The successful candidate's starting pay will be based on, but not limited to, their job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions.
• The following salary range is intended to display the value of the company's base pay compensation and may be modified at the discretion of the company.
• USD $100,000-145,000
• Provided salary range minimum and maximum values correspond to variances between regional/geographic locations across the United States.
• Please speak with a recruiter for additional information.
• Benefits include the following:
• Healthcare coverage
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance, AD&D, and disability benefits
• Wellness programs
• Paid time off, including holidays
• Learning and Development resources
• Employee assistance resources
• Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time and may be modified at the discretion of the company, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran


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