Subcontracts Manager

Date: Feb 25, 2023

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory


MIT Lincoln Laboratory (LL) is a Department of Defense Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) chartered to develop advanced technology in support of national security.  Research and development activities focus on long-term technology development as well as rapid system prototyping and demonstration. The Laboratory works with government and industry to transition new concepts, technology and prototypes into future system development and deployment.


Position Description


The Contracting Services Department is seeking a Subcontracts Manager to work within the Major Procurements section. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of DoD subcontract management experience to include comprehensive experience in FAR/DFARS and mandatory flow down clauses, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), procurement integrity requirements, contract law, contract formation and subcontract administration, cost and price analysis, negotiation, acquisition planning, supplier relationship management and project management. Demonstrated experience soliciting and analyzing quotations, including SOW development; negotiating terms and conditions of purchase, payment and price; thorough understanding of Patent and Data Rights Clauses. Work with internal customers and vendors to resolve problems. The candidate should exhibit leadership and teamwork and demonstrate the ability to build positive and professional relationships to successfully accomplish work assignments.




  • Minimum of 10 years Subcontracts experience; DoD subcontracts experience a plus MBA or BS with equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Professional certification in Purchasing or Government Contracting is preferred
  • Experience in evaluating, negotiating, pricing and administrating complex/high dollar cost reimbursement, fixed price and incentive subcontracts desired
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated experience with an ERP purchasing system ‐ SAP experience preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and decision‐making skills

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Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.

To safeguard our health and well-being, MIT Lincoln Laboratory requires COVID-19 vaccination for all employees.  Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reason.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.


Requisition ID: 35961 #CJ

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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