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NAVSEA Subcontracts Principal

Job ID: 2118065
Location: , RI, United States
Date Posted: Jan 10, 2022
Category: Procurement
Subcategory: Subcontracts
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description



SAIC is seeking an aggressive and highly adaptable individual to join its Procurement Team as a Cost Analyst Subcontracts Principal with subject matter expertise in administering complex cost reimbursable subcontracts to support SAIC's Naval Business Unit. The Individual must be able to work in a high-paced, team environment and must be organized and detail-oriented. The experienced candidate will need experience in managing suppliers and developing supplier relationships and will need excellent written and oral communication skills.

***This position can be worked 100% remote nationwide, however, preference will be given to candidates working in Indiana, Tennessee, Rhode Island, Indiana, and Virginia who are in close proximity to key facilities.***


  • Develops, negotiates and administers mainly cost reimbursable (CPFF, CPIF, CPAF) subcontract agreements and executes other aspects of the acquisition process in development of new business proposals and resultant subcontract agreements of high dollar value, risk, creativity and complexity. 
  • Conducts cost analyses in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation.
  • Has a high proficiency in cost management and the tracking and evaluation of costs incurred.
  • Has some autonomy for the assigned area of responsibility and acts as staff expert for company practices and policies and governing customer acquisition requirements for all procurement acquisition contract activities. 
  • Responsible for the technical direction, leadership, training and may supervise and serve as a mentor for less experienced staff.
  • Works under limited direction and relies extensively on independent judgment. Requires little instruction on progressively more complex new assignments. May lead and direct multiple teams to obtain business solutions on complex, nonstandard subcontract agreements.
  • Works independently with good problem solving skills, while keeping program and procurement management updated on the status of their assigned activities.
  • Exercises a high degree of independent judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Requires a significant degree of analytical ability to understand and interpret complex data and solve complex problems.
  • Requires comprehensive knowledge and extensive experience, and the ability to perform non-routine job requirements within the scope of the position.
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments may serve in a lead role and provide guidance to other personnel. Analytical, communication, and presentations skills needed as well as the ability to operate independently.
  • Advanced knowledge of business principles such as procurement, business and contract law, finance and accounting. Requires broad-based experience in procurement and related functions, with particular emphasis on negotiation and contract administration.
  • Regularly interacts with customers, management (at all levels) and members of functional management with regard to acquisition requirements and issue resolution. Represents Procurement in interactions with senior management on a variety of subcontracting matters.
  • Will be required to analyze proposals for all areas of compliance (cost/schedule/T&C/technical/etc.) and will be involved in supplier negotiations leading to subcontract and purchase order definitizations associated with suppliers and subcontractors of various size and capabilities within the industry. Must understand cost/price analysis concepts and tools and be able to implement and complete analysis on complex supplier proposals and agreement.
  • Ensures pre and post award compliance on the supplier’s performance (cost, schedule, technical, SAIC policies and procedures, and all other terms and conditions) of awarded agreements.


Required Qualifications:  

  • Bachelors and ten (10) years or more of related experience; Masters and eight (8) years or more experience, additional experience considered in lieu of degree
  • High proficiency in awarding and administering cost reimbursable subcontract agreements (CPFF, CPIF, CPAF)
  • Ability to perform cost analyses.
  • Government contracting experience, particularly SEAPORT/NAVSEA contract vehicles
  • Excellent knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement.
  • Solid negotiation, oral, and written communication, customer service skills are required.
  • Candidate must possess a positive and proactive attitude and ability to handle multiple high visibility critical tasks simultaneously. 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with CostPoint or similar Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
  • CPSR Audit requirements.
  • Professional certification in Federal Contract Management (CFCM or CPCM) or DAWIA certifications.


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.



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