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AECOM Senior Federal Subcontract Administrator in Austin, Texas

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Federal Subcontract Administrator to be based anywhere in the domestic United States. This is a remote/virtual position.

About AECOM

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it's improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise, and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment, and new energy.

We're one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Summary

This Senior Federal Subcontract Administrator position is part of the DCS Federal Procurement Group. Individual will be responsible for awarding subcontract for services, environmental remediation projects, materials/equipment, and rental services that support AECOM’s government business effort.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Providing assistance to AECOM’s Program and Project Managers on Federal government procurement

  • Working with Project Managers to ensure compliance with internal procurement policies, as well as Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements

  • Soliciting, awarding and administering Federal Government subcontracts

  • Assist in preparation of proposals in response to federal government request for proposals (RFPs)

  • Perform market research to locate new sources

  • Conduct negotiation with subcontractors on terms and conditions, price and schedule

  • Conduct price and/or cost analysis and write narrative to justify pricing as fair and reasonable

  • Pre- and post- award administration of subcontracts from the micro-purchase threshold to Cost Exceeding the Simplified Acquisition Threshold (CESAT) from cradle to grave

  • Supporting other tasks directly related to AECOM's Federal procurement, as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Scientific/Engineering Technical areas, or related degree plus four (4) years or more of federal contract administration experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Due to the nature of the role, US citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Scientific/Engineering Technical areas and/or at least five (5) years or more of job-related experience

  • Experience working with Federal services, environmental remediation projects, materials/equipment, and rental

  • Excellent oral and written communication and negotiation skills

  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), DFARS, other FAR supplements, as well as the Uniform Commercial Code with the ability to independently research regulatory issues, understand their application and consequences to our business

  • Understanding of Contract and Subcontract formation and implementation for Federal programs

  • Self-starter with a “can-do” attitude that will thrive in a management structure where high standards of productivity, quality of work, and effectiveness are maintained

  • Strong organizational skills – the ability to multi-task, prioritize commitments, manage time effectively, manage documentation, and meet deadlines in a fast paced, dynamic, team-oriented environment

  • Ability to work well as part of a team and provide good customer service to internal/external clients

  • Strong working knowledge of word-processing (Word), database, spreadsheet (EXCEL) programs and integrated software applications

  • In-depth knowledge and working history with subcontracts awarded under Federal Acquisition Regulations

  • Previous experience as a Federal Contracting Officer / Administrator

  • Ability to deal with fast past, ever evolving environment

  • Skilled at dealing with people and the ability to communicate effectively with people who are geographically separated

  • Flexibility to work with clients/colleagues across multiple time zones within the United States.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required.

  • Offered rate of compensation (for Colorado locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $70,000 - $90,000 USD annually.

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, retirement benefits, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Procurement

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 267001BR

Additional Locations US - Arlington, VA - 3101 Wilson Blvd, US - Atlanta, GA - 1360 Peachtree St NE, US - Baltimore, MD - 7 Saint Paul St, US - Columbus, OH - 277 West Nationwide Blvd, US - North Fargo , ND - 1262 Main Ave West Caterpillar Reman Manufacturing Plant, US - Orange, CA - 999 Town & Country Rd

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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