Sr. Subcontracts Administrator (SCA)


Houston, TX 77007

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description


Sr. Subcontracts Administrator (SCA)

Reporting to the Corporate Procurement Supervisor this role oversees and performs the full range of procurement and administration activities associated with procuring of goods and/or services in support of various corporate functional areas. Qualifies suppliers, issues requests for proposals, evaluates proposals, maintains subcontract files in accordance to established procedures.

Seeking a highly adaptable individual that works with minimal supervision to:

+ Contribute to the development of contracting strategies and advise internal customers on path to maximize the value of business objectives

+ Solve complex problems requiring detailed knowledge of field and industry best practices.

+ Support with vendor registration and onboarding.

+ Ensure new or established vendors meet pre-qualification requirements.

+ Develop, issue, and manage solicitation documents such as Request for Information (“RFI’s), Request for Quotes (“RFQ’s) and Request for Proposals (“RFP’s”) etc.

+ Analyze bid packages to ensure competitive pricing acquired. Evaluate bids and proposals, perform and document price reasonableness determination and ensure cost, quality and schedule meets business needs.

+ Understand and negotiate the relevant market pricing and achieve cost savings

+ Employ a full range of contract terms and conditions to protect company from risk and liability.

+ Actively negotiate contract terms and conditions and work with internal requisitioners’ to fulfill business needs, and budgetary and compliance requirements.

+ Understand and apply audit standards, which include company policies and procedures, and applicable laws and regulations.

+ Perform close outs of contracts, finalize financial records, and complete vendor performance evaluations

+ Use experience and problem-solving skills to develop and improve processes.

+ Ensure best practices are implemented.

+ Maintain Agreement files in accordance with established company policies and procedures.

**Qualifications and Skills:**

+ Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college

+ Minimum of 7+ years of relevant experience

+ Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with executives, functional management, coworkers, and vendor representatives

+ Excellent analytical, verbal, and written communication skills

+ Proven record in commercial terms negotiation and cost reduction

+ Proactive and self-motivated team player with proven record of collaborating for success

+ Experience with e-procurement tools including SAP/ Deltek is a preferred

+ A working knowledge of the various types of contracts, including Cost Reimbursable, Firm Fixed Price and Time and Material types.

+ Experience working with vendors and internal customers around the globe

+ Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook preferred.

+ Experience or knowledge of SharePoint Online a plus

+ Experience or knowledge of Nintex Workflows and/or Nintex Forms a plus


KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.


At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture. These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to, and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of teams philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient, and safer. We Deliver — Together.

In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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