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AECOM Federal Subcontract Manager in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

United States of America - Texas, Austin

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Federal Subcontracts Manager for immediate employment to be based anywhere within the United States.This is a remote-working position.

About AECOM:

At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

Job Summary:

This Subcontracts Manager position is part of the Federal Business Services group. Individual will be supervisor to a team of Subcontract Administrators awarding subcontract for services, construction projects, materials/equipment, and rental that support AECOM’s government business effort.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supervising team of subcontract administrators, training and assisting AECOM Program and Project Managers (PMs) on the Federal procurement processes and procedures, review and approve Requests for Proposals (RFPs), subcontract selection process, subcontract award and administration and administering the entire lifecycle of the subcontract.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • 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

  • Oversee the 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

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree or related degree

  • Eight (8) years or more of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related degree and at least five (5) years or more of subcontracting 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

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

  • Relocation is not available for this position

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Commercial Management / Contract Management

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 252003BR

Additional Locations US - Charlotte, NC - 6000 Fairview Road, US - Chelmsford, MA - 250 Apollo Drive, US - Colorado Springs, CO - 2315 Briargate Parkway, US - Dallas, TX - 16000 Dallas Parkway, US - Denver, CO - 7595 East Technology Way, US - Greenville, SC - 10 Patewood Dr, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Las Vegas, NV - 8985 S Eastern Ave, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - Phoenix, AZ - 7720 North 16th Street, US - Seattle, WA - 1111 3rd Avenue, US - Tampa, FL - 7650 W Courtney Campbell Causeway

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.