General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Subcontract Administrator in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 21251BR

Company: General Atomics

Title: Subcontract Administrator

Job Category: Contracts/Sub Contracts/Purchasing

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Subcontracts Administrator to work within our Subcontracts team, located at our Torrey Pines location in San Diego, CA.


  • Prepares solicitations, analyzes and evaluates bids and proposals, to include Price/Cost Analysis and Source Selection, to ensure they meet company policy and department operating procedures.

  • Identifies subcontract issues and develops solutions.

  • Participates in and may lead negotiating and modifying standard subcontract provisions and assists in negotiating and modifying non-standard contracts/subcontracts.

  • Reviews, drafts as necessary, and negotiates terms and conditions of non-disclosure and teaming agreements.

  • May advise management of contractual rights and obligations and provide review and interpretation of terms and conditions.

  • May represent the organization as an administrative contact on assigned subcontracts and make presentations as required.

  • Maintains, analyzes, updates, and develops various electronic and hard copy records.

  • Maintains an awareness of regulatory changes and their impact on subcontracts, including export considerations.

  • May participate in the selection, development, and training of subcontract staff.

  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Utilizes MS Office Suite, SAP and other applications.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in supply chain management, contract administration, or a related discipline, along with six or more years of progressive professional experience.

  • Equivalent professional purchasing, subcontract or contract administration experience may be substituted in lieu of education.

  • Must have a complete understanding of acquisition principles, theories and concepts and experience demonstrating the application of those practices, techniques, and standards.

  • Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to develop solutions to a variety of complex problems; (2) excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills to accurately document and report findings to a variety of audiences; (3) excellent interpersonal skills to influence and guide employees, managers, customers and other external parties; and, (4) excellent computer skills.

  • Experience working under Department of Energy awards and with Universities is desirable.

  • Working knowledge of SAP is desirable.

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.