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Subcontracts Administrator
Title:Subcontracts Administrator
ID:152 - 020
Location:Huntsville, AL

Pinnacle is seeking an Subcontracts Administrator to support our Huntsville Office. Pinnacle, headquartered in Huntsville, AL, is a leading innovator, developer, and provider of defense and aerospace products and services. Pinnacle fosters a corporate culture with many opportunities for advancement and career progression. We are a dynamic, fast-paced organization that is experiencing exponential growth. Pinnacle has been on the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies list in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019!  Pinnacle offers competitive, traditional benefits, and we are excited about our Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)!

About Huntsville -

Military, space, telecommunications, biotechnology, diversified manufacturing and a variety of emerging specialties provide challenging work in delightful surroundings. The area enjoys a favorable cost of living and quality of life. Mountains, lakes, woodlands and the Tennessee River accommodate numerous recreational activities. A temperate climate enhances the season for outdoor sports, including world-class golf, hiking, biking, and fishing. Major concerts, Broadway and symphony performances, extensive permanent collections and traveling exhibitions contribute to a wonderful way of life.

Huntsville, Alabama is one of the most recognized cities in the Southeast - consistently named as one of the best places to live and work by a variety of national publications. Our city is regularly named as a premier location for both business and quality of life.


This position will manage the entire lifecycle of the acquisition from the initial bid and proposal through agreement creation on to close out. This process includes identifying specific needs, researching, negotiating with possible sources, deciding which provider to select as the subcontractor, creating/executing the subcontract, and managing the agreement and subcontractor through to closeout.
• Conduct market research to identify potential suppliers
• Coordinate with Proposal/Capture Manager to request and receive other data calls or proposal inputs from teaming partners
• Prepare RFP's to flow-down all applicable prime contract requirements, outlining evaluation criteria and request certified cost or pricing data as needed
• Analyze and evaluate proposal submissions for compliance, perform cost and pricing analysis, coordinate with technical team to evaluate proposed technical approach if applicable, prepare questions/evaluation notices and/or negotiation objectives, debrief unsuccessful offerors
• Draft subcontract agreements and attachments including SOW/PWS, facilitating inputs from other functional areas (Program Management, Engineering, Contracts, Security, Finance, Property, Insurance, etc).as needed, ) to ensure compliance with all government laws and regulations and company policies.
• Successfully negotiate prices, terms and conditions to mitigate financial, business and technical risk
• Prepare consent to subcontract and advance notifications as needed
• Maintain accurate and complete audit-ready file documentation and records
• Follow and suggest improvements to company policies and procedures and lead CPSR compliance
• Draft/negotiate modifications and change orders
• Manage subcontractor relationships and performance through completion/delivery including ongoing communications, performance evaluations, and handling disputes or concerns to achieve program requirements and company goals such as on-time delivery and excellent CPARs
• Prepare/coordinate formal contract close-out with vendors
• Mentor and support other procurement personnel as a senior member of the team
• Other duties as needed or required.


Minimum of 4 years of directly related experience required.
Strong leadership abilities
Internet research abilities
Professional oral and written communication skills
Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite to include Outlook, Excel and Word
Good ethics and sound character
Deals with confidential information or issues using discretion and judgment
Results oriented individual who enjoys both day‐to‐day activities and special projects
Demonstrated knowledge of FAR/DFAR/ITAR and IDIQ, CPFF, FFP, T&M subcontracts
Excellent analytical, and organizational; and the ability to handle details, meet deadlines, and work independently under general direction
Self Starter who is able to multi‐task and adapt to fast paced environment in support of multiple customers
Team player and ability to effectively interface with other functional departments
Ability to manage and prioritize large work-loads with quick turn-around.
Desired Skills/Experience:
International subcontracting exposure
Experience working with Federal Contracts as a Contract Professional
Experience/understanding of FAR


Bachelor's degree in related field preferred. An additional 4 years of experience may substitute for a degree.
HS diploma required. 
Certification in Federal Contracting preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (Certifications, Etc.)

Travel up to 10% required.

Pinnacle Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Pinnacle Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. is an AAP/EEO/VEVRRA equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, gender, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. Career page as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling (256) 327-4181 or by sending an email to 
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