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Senior Subcontracts Administrator (req2144)

Company: Frederick National Laboratory
Location: Frederick
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Job Description:


The Contracts and Acquisitions (C&A) directorate provides all contract management, export control, purchasing, subcontracting, receiving, warehousing, distribution, and transportation services in support of the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR) operations including NCI-Bethesda, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and other institutes.KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing complex subcontract solicitations/contracts to include reviewing work statements for completeness and negotiating terms and conditions for the construction and architect/engineering services for multiple contract typesProcurement of specialized equipment for subcontract systems in support of development, production and global sustainment
  • Responsibly for cradle to grave from solicitation planning through close-out including solicitation development, source selection, cost or price analysis, negotiation, administration, and interface with Offerors and Subcontractors maintaining the integrity of the process for medium to high complex/value construction projects
  • Provide advice and guidance to all members of the Project Team to include owner, project management and engineer personnel regarding contractual and sub contractual matters, participate in meetings, prepare reports, and maintain electronic and paper documentation
  • Participate in and provide guidance in contract negotiations ensuring applicable considerations are incorporated into the contract in accordance with government regulations and corporate policy
  • Examine contract documents prior to approval to ensure that all terms are in accordance with those agreed upon
  • Prepare contract summaries for distribution to Company personnel
  • Prepare justification and request government approval as required for work under a prime contract
  • Update and maintain internal reporting and databases as may be required


To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
  • Possession of Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or four (4) years relevant experience in lieu of degree. Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • In addition to the education requirement, a minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience
  • Demonstrated experience in the administration of fixed price and cost reimbursement contracts, including IDIQ/task orders
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to use in the completion of tasks
  • Basic knowledge of the FAR and other government regulations, policies and procedures and ability to use in completion of responsibilities
  • Ability to gather and summarize data, prepare reports, arrange meetings, schedule work, and coordinate the work of several units
  • Ability to independently prioritize and complete multiple tasks/projects on time
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to use word processing, electronic spreadsheet, analysis techniques, and workstation tools at an intermediate or advanced level
  • Ability to manage a variety of subcontract types, interfacing with internal customers, other functional support staff, and suppliers
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills, strong time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Ability to stay on task and be team-oriented, analytical, organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated and ability to multi-task is essential
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a strong contributor in a team environment and able to interact with all levels of management and staff
  • Outstanding demonstrated interpersonal skills a must (both written and oral) with innate ability to professionally address and resolve issues
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance


Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in contracts administration
  • CFCM Certification
  • Knowledge of and ability to use an ERP Accounting system at an intermediate level
  • Knowledge of and ability to use SharePoint at an intermediate level

Keywords: Frederick National Laboratory, Frederick , Senior Subcontracts Administrator (req2144), Other , Frederick, Maryland

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