Subcontracts Administrator

  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Clearance: Unspecified

Company Description

At RED GATE we do everything we can to serve our clients:
Using the right technical skills, unique methodologies, best practices, and integrated technology, we help clients implement bold solutions. New approaches to emerging and evolving threats. Non-traditional ways to overcome entrenched obstacles. Advantage through opportunity. If you have a serious challenge or problem, we can help you solve it.  The below job description provides details on how this role will help to serve our clients.

Job Description

Red Gate is seeking a Subcontract Administrator to support its Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO).  The Subcontracts Administrator is responsible for activities that span the entire procurement cycle, including but not limited to: negotiation of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and teaming agreements, preparation of solicitation packages to subcontractors, evaluation of subcontractor proposals, price analysis, negotiation of terms and conditions, subcontract administration, issue resolution, and closeout activities.  


Specific duties include: 

  • Demonstrated understanding of subcontractor communications and negotiations concepts 

  • Acts as interface between subcontractors and Red Gate 

  • Analyze, prepare, and negotiate contractual agreements such as Subcontract Agreements, Teaming, Non-Disclosure, and other binding agreements as the business opportunity presents 

  • Identifies and resolves moderate issues and problems on assigned subcontracts and makes recommendations to management 

  • Regularly interacts with program management, contracts, project control, finance, business development, and with customers, as required 

  • Responsible for administrative tasks related to awards, from maintaining files to responding in an informed and timely fashion to contractual questions and requests for assistance, including demonstrating an appropriate sense of urgency when responding to internal and external customer requests 

  • Working knowledge of contract types and terms 

  • Maintain monthly and annual reporting as required by government contracts and subcontracts 

  • Monitor and track upcoming contractual actions and deadlines 

  • Responsible for assuring that all information regarding the status of assigned procurement actions is in the databases or current systems as applicable for completing work tasks and as per regulatory requirements policies and procedures 

  • Evaluate contract performance to determine the necessity for amendments, funding modifications, compliance to contractual obligations, extensions of contracts, and the processing of those changes 

  • Performs Subcontract closeout activities 

  • Must have the interpersonal skills to deal effectively with subcontractor management regarding subcontract issues of varying degrees of complexity and work issues to resolution. 



  • Bachelor's degree in contracts or business management field or an equivalent combination of education and experience 

  • 3-5 years of direct government subcontract administration experience in the federal contracting field  

  • Basic knowledge of the FAR and DFAR 

  • Proficiency in word processing, electronic spreadsheet, analysis techniques, and workstation tools 

  • Knowledge and experience with subcontractor reporting and the Enterprise Contractor Manpower Reporting Application (ECMRA)  


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Working experience with automated purchasing system (preferably DELTEK and Costpoint) 

  • Working experience with SharePoint Costpoint 

  • Working experience with Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) 

  • Working experience with General Services Administration (GSA)  

  • Working experience with Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS)  

  • Working experience with the System for Awards Management (SAM)  

  • NCMA Member a plus - CPCM or CFCM certification desirable 

Additional Information

The Red Gate Group, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Red Gate Group, Ltd. considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.  EEO is the Law

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