Orbital ATK Sr. Princ Subcontracts Admin in Chandler, Arizona

Sr. Princ Subcontracts Admin

Locations:Chandler, AZ

Categories: Contracts


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Job ID:MO20171109-41213

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission ? whether it?s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world?s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation?s largest manufacturer of ammunition.

Role Description & Responsibilities:

The Sr. Princ Subcontracts Adminmanages complex and high dollar value subcontracts. Leads and conducts subcontract negotiations, self fact-find and definitize complex subcontracts with high dollar values. Maintains excellent documentation. Recommends and implements appropriate activities to resolve performance difficulties.

  • Develop strategies, prepare and update standard operating procedures (SOPs), implement industry best practices, provides coaching and mentoring for Subcontracts Team, and manage complex/critical subcontracts.

  • Issues Request for Proposals (RFPs), perform bid evaluations and fact-find, leads negotiations and definitize resultant awards.

  • Requires a thorough understanding of FAR, DFAR and regulatory matters.

  • Serves as the team leader or team member for continuous improvement projects, initiatives and events.

  • Independently develops solutions to highly complex subcontracting problems.

  • Interacts with all levels of the organization and external representatives at a higher level.

  • Capable of operating with no supervision in a complex environment.

  • Improves supplier and subcontractor performance and develop a competitive procurement process with long-term strategic partners.

  • Assist with the identification, negotiation and upkeep of key commodity and subcontractor long term agreements (LTAs).

  • Support vendor and subcontractor pre-qualification process and database.

Experience Requirements:

  • Candidate must have a minimum of fourteen years of related experience is required.

  • Strategic planning, continuous improvement leadership, and best practice leadership are required.

  • U.S. Citizen

    Skills & Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Word, Excel and Windows required.

  • Excellent oral and written communication, organizational, people, and time management skills required.


  • Bachelors Degree (BA/BS) in Business, Engineering, Finance is required or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

  • Masters Degree (MS/MA/MBA) is preferred.

This position may be offered at one level lower requiring a BS degree with 9 years of related experience.

United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential.

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:+10 Years