Subcontract Manager

The Subcontract Manager will be responsible for the preparation of RFQ’s, RFP’s and RFI’s, analyzing and negotiating, and management to completion, of complex material and service procurements in support of Leonardo Electronics US Inc. lines of business.  They should have knowledge and understanding of the processes of manufacturing, project management, quality, procurement and engineering functions within an organization and the ability to determine areas of risk associated with these processes. The Subcontracts Manager will be responsible for maintaining all records associated with subcontracts in an accurate and controlled manner in accordance with LEI process/policies and in support of DCAA/DCMA requirements.  The Subcontract Manager will support LEI Small Business requirements and be the Small Business Liaison Officer until demands indicate this would-be full-time activity.


Supply Chain Management is a key element in the success of LEI to both retain and grow existing business and to assist in securing new business.  The Subcontract Manager will liaise closely with the SCMS, Contracts, LOB’s and Finance management teams to ensure effective support to the business.

Location: Huntsville, AL or Norcross, GA

Work Conditions:

  • Office Environment
  • There will be some travel associated with this position.

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  • Working with Contracts to generate RFQ/RFP/RFI in support of customer proposals ensuring flow down of appropriate FAR/DFAR requirements and terms and conditions.
  • Working closely with Contracts and Project Managers to develop Statements of Work, Specifications, drawing packs etc. in support of adequate supplier bid packs.
  • Identification, sourcing and evaluation of suppliers to meet the needs of LEI.
  • Compliant record keeping in accordance with LEI process and procedures and in support of DCAA and DCMA requirements.
  • Analyze and negotiate suppliers’ proposals with support from Cost & Pricing Data Analyst and other functions as needed.
  • Prepare documentation for Source Review Boards to determine supplier selection based on technical, Quality and cost elements.
  • Compile compliance matrices as needed to ensure adequate review of competitive proposals.
  • Issue contract award and manage supplier to schedule, quality and cost.
  • Participate in CDR, PDR and PRR as needed.
  • Perform supplier capacity/capability assessments as needed.
  • Manage supplier risk and generate and manage supplier recovery/action plans ensuring all stakeholders are involved.
  • Generate Procurement Plans as needed and in accordance with LEI process/procedures.
  • Ensure system data is maintained and accurate to support MRP/ERP requirements
  • Manage supplier KPI’s and report performance monthly to Project Managers/Operations personnel

Other work assignments not mentioned are assumed included and will be determined by the Director, SCMS and would be in conformity with the value assigned to this role.


  • Candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree or related work experience

  • A minimum of 8 - 10 years of defense/government contracting/procurement experience.
  • Must have a good understanding of the manufacturing/production and project management functions within an organization
  • Must have strong organizational skills
  • Must be a self-starter with ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Must have an ability to prioritize and respond to a changing environment.
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to analyze and negotiate complex procurements.
  • Must possess working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills.
  • Must possess good analytical and evaluation skills.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Must possess good communication skills, both oral and written and at all levels within an organization with internal and external customers.
  • Must be results oriented and customer focused.