Subcontracts Specialist

Herndon, VA

Subcontracts Specialist

Category: Business Consulting, Strategy and Digital Transformation

Main location: United States, Virginia, Herndon

Position ID: J0124-1477

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is currently seeking a Subcontracts Specialist to join our team in Herndon, VA for a 3-6 month long duration. In this role, you will be part of a procurement team that manages major subcontractor on Government and Commercial programs and support proposal submittals to the Government and Commercial customers. You will be responsible for all phases of the procurement life cycle and will ensure compliance to contract terms and federal regulations pertinent to your procurements.


• Conduct market research to identify sources of supply for systems, components, and/or services.

• Review competitive proposals for systems and services offered by suppliers and prepare comparative analyses of factors such as cost, delivery schedule, quality, and past performance.

• Negotiate subcontract requirements, prices, and terms and conditions.

• Issue subcontracts to start ups and large defense contractors.

• Maintain procurement history records on all transactions.

• Extensively interact with multiple functions including engineering, operations, quality, finance, accounting, and management to achieve procurement objectives.

• Manage suppliers and expedite supplier deliverables. Resolve supplier problems as they arise.

• Ensure that procurement actions and file documents support maintaining a Defense Contract.

• Management Agency (DCMA) approved Purchasing System.

• Ensure compliance with all contractual, regulatory and audit requirements, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARS), and contract terms and conditions.

• May provide guidance to and supervise procurement personnel.

Minimum requirements for this position:

• Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability and willingness to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.

• Bachelor’s degree in business administration, supply chain, economics, or a related field. Four additional years of experience may be substituted for a degree.

• Minimum of 5 years of experience in procurement.

• Minimum of 3 years’ experience at a government contractor or subcontractor.

• Experience managing contract manufacturers.

Preferred requirements:

• Aerospace and Defense industry experience

• Experience successfully passing a DCMA Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR)

• Experience with Deltek CostPoint

• Possess strong, fluent, and effective communication skills both written and verbal in English

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to: skill set level; experience and training; and licensure and certifications. CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Est. Salary Range: $112,860 - $143,550.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are owners and empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company.

CGI Federal’s benefits include:

• Medical, Dental, Vision

• Short-term and Long-term Disability

• Life Insurance

• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category

• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members

• Paid Time Off (PTO)

• 10 Standard Holidays







  • Procurement

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Defense (Fed)

  • Deltek Costpoint

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.