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Subcontracts Management Lead

Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID CS20220311-92996
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Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

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  • Level: Experienced
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My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Subcontracts Management Lead

Job Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Job Code: CS20220311-92996

Job Description:

The Subcontract Manager is an essential member of the L3Harris Supply Chain Management team. The Subcontract Manager is responsible for managing end-to-end acquisition lifecycle of subcontracts. This acquisition lifecycle includes requirements definition, generation of Statements of Work, generation of requests for proposals, proposal evaluations, source selections, negotiations and definitization and file documentation.

The Subcontract Manager plays a key role in ensuring compliance to internal and Government FAR/DFAR/DPAS/CPSR Procurement Regulations, change management, invoice approvals, dispute resolution and subcontract closeout.

The Subcontract Manager is the main point of contact between suppliers and program teams and provides all contractual direction.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage supplier performance in the areas of technical scope, schedule, and cost and generate scorecards
  • Apply expertise in managing complex, sole sourced, custom development subcontracts, and construction projects
  • Manage program ETC/EAC and explain variances in monthly performance
  • Navigate and apply FAR/DFARS regulations and internal procedures for compliance
  • Support Small Business Initiatives and CPSR Compliance requirements
  • Follow strategic direction set by program and functional leadership
  • Supply market analysis, solicitations, fact-finding & source selection
  • Manage and report subcontract status to leadership teams
  • Perform Cost/Price Analysis, develop negotiation strategies and lead negotiations
  • Negotiate Terms and Conditions
  • Motivated self-starter well versed in the Purchasing and Subcontract Process Flow
  • Experience executing and managing multiple contract types
  • Able to communicate effectively with a wide array of professional levels and functions
  • Demonstrated ability to manage subcontracts in support of government programs
  • Working knowledge of FAR/DFARs
  • Advanced Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Good organizational and detail-oriented skills
  • Ability to work independently or as a team
  • Practical knowledge of project management
  • Demonstrated leadership of cross-functional teams
  • Coordinate with multi-function teams to generate Statements of Work
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 7 years of prior related experience.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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