Subcontracts Administrator

Job Location US-VA-Fairfax
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/13/2018 3:58 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Contract Management
Relocation Assistance

Job Description

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


Subcontracts Administrator

Provide full-cycle subcontract administration to support projects in the civil engineering, disaster planning and recovery, water resources, and geospatial technology markets.  Source suppliers, negotiate and award subcontracts for technical, professional, and construction services.  Appropriately document procurement files.  Take the opportunity to join a growing team of business professionals who deliver quality solutions to public and private clients.


  • Develop and award subcontracts for procurements of low to moderate value, risk, and complexity
  • Manage the solicitation process, from developing and issuing RFPs to evaluation of proposals and source selection
  • Conduct price analysis to ensure price reasonableness
  • Review and negotiate NDAs and TAs
  • Prepare subcontract modifications
  • Identify flowdown requirements from the prime contract
  • Prepare file documentation (electronic) to evidence compliance with policies and procedures
  • Provide guidance and support to project managers on subcontracting processes and best practices
  • Assist with developing, communicating and implementing procurement strategies and plans in accordance with overall company and business unit objectives
  • Participate in outreach efforts to enhance supplier diversity
  • Provide reports to clients on supplier diversity efforts
  • Review insurance certificates for compliance with subcontract terms

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • B.S. degree or equivalent experience PLUS a minimum of 3 years’ experience in procurement or contracting
  • Demonstrated experience with managing the procurement process including solicitation, evaluation, award and documentation
  • Experience negotiating terms and conditions, analyzing for risk and recommending mitigation strategies
  • Knowledge of contract and price types (IDIQ, FFP, T&M, etc.)
  • Knowledge of FAR principles and applying them to subcontract formation and management
  • Experience with Federal and/or state government subcontracting
  • Strong analytical skills, detail oriented
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to identify personal knowledge gaps and effectively seek resources
  • Demonstrated professionalism
  • Sound business ethics
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Ability to gain proficiency in enterprise procurement tools
  • Experience with proposal support, disaster response projects, environmental remediation projects preferred



*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


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