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Subcontract Compliance Specialist 1 - P-Card Process & System Admin

United Launch Alliance

United Launch Alliance

IT, Legal
Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Subcontract Compliance Specialist 1 - P-Card Process & System Admin


Denver, CO

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At ULA, success comes through the efforts of a strong, united team.

Thanks for your interest in United Launch Alliance, the world’s most experienced and reliable space launch company!

Successfully launching more than 150 consecutive missions doesn’t just happen. It’s credit to the commitment of our 2,500 team members and the systems and processes we use to pull them together.

As a ULA employee, you’ll have the opportunity to grow in your career while working in a team-oriented culture that combines technology, innovation, ingenuity and a commitment to the extraordinary.

Together, our unshakable unity yields stronger solutions and better results as we carry out our mission to save lives, explore the universe, and connect the world.

Our team is excited to meet you!

Your Role: What you'll be doing

United Launch Alliance (ULA) seeks a Subcontract Compliance Specialist to support the Supply Chain Governance and Systems organization at ULA Corporate Headquarters in Centennial, CO, as the primary Purchasing Card (P-card) Process and System Administrator, with secondary roles supporting Supplier Administration and data and systems integrity.

  • The Subcontract Compliance Specialist-1 interprets statutory, regulatory, prime contract, policy, business, and procedural requirements for the Supply Chain as it pertains to the P-card program.
  • Establishes, implements, and maintains Supply Chain P-card Program policies and procedures to ensure that they comply with appropriate statutes, regulations, and ULA business imperatives and that regulatory reporting requirements are met.
  • Investigates, communicates, and resolve associated P-card compliance problems, questions, or complaints from other functions, customers, government regulatory agencies, etc.
  • Develop in-house programs, tools, and practices to identify associated development needs. Designs and delivers effective programs to train impacted personnel as applicable. Interfaces with members across Supply Chain and other cross-functional organizations.
  • Supports internal and external audits for Supply Chain Procurement matters about the P-card Program. Effectively communicates areas of risk to leadership.
  • The Subcontract Compliance Specialist-1 will also perform various activities in support of Supply Chain Supplier Administration and data and systems integrity.
  • Supports primary Supplier Administrator in processing requests to support timely procurement authorization and data processing needs.
  • Gathers, collects, records, tracks, verifies, and reports data and information from and to multiple sources.
  • Compiles, reviews, and analyzes data. Uses software for Supply Chain to compile and generate reports, statistics, timelines, tables, graphs, correspondence, and presentations. May design processes to enhance workflow. Provides data and information to others on functional unit processes and procedures.

Your Background: What education and experience you'll need

Requires a bachelor’s degree and 0-2 years of experience.

Your Background: What skills you'll need

  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities
  • Must possess effective teamwork and organizational skills
  • Must be proficient with MS Office, specifically Excel/Word skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to establish and nurture beneficial relationships
  • Must be analytical and detail-oriented
  • Must be a self-starter who can effectively manage and prioritize multiple priorities and initiatives

Relocation Available


Summary Salary Range (Colorado Only)

$52,069 - $81,294

Please note that the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon a candidate’s experience and qualifications, as well as internal equity, market and business considerations. Employees may be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus in addition to base pay.

About ULA: What makes us different

Because we understand launch success comes through the collective efforts of a team, we seek the best to join us. We value ethics, ingenuity, diversity and professional development for employees at all levels.

We offer our employees competitive pay and benefits including:

  • 401(k) match plus an additional employer contribution
  • Discretionary annual incentive bonus for eligible employees.
  • Generous paid time off
  • Flexible work environments
Additionally, most salaried ULA team members work a “9/80 schedule,” meaning they enjoy every other Friday off.

Benefits and work schedules may vary for union-represented hourly positions and are described in the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information).

ULA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.

ULA is a participant in the federal E-Verify Program. Posters in PDF format pertaining to this program can be accessed by clicking on the links identified below. E-Verify Participation poster (English | Spanish ) and Right to Work poster ( English | Spanish ).

Interested in growing in your career with ULA?

Apply today. We look forward to learning more about you!

Job Category

Procurement & Subcontract Mgmt