Senior Subcontract Administrator
The Subcontract Administrator will provide the support needed to execute all phases of the contract lifecycle from pre-award through contract closeout and administer/manage solicitations and subcontracts in accordance with applicable government procurement regulations (e.g., FAR and DEAR) and PPPL policies and procedures. These duties will require the employee to: prepare solicitations, negotiate all aspects of contract performance; provide documentation, including best value source selection recommendations and cost/price analyses; draft terms and conditions; obtain management and DOE approvals; expedite contract performance and deliveries; negotiate change orders and claims; and close out contracts in a timely fashion. Additionally the employee will conduct market research, advise PPPL staff on all acquisition planning matters and determine the appropriate contract type for each procurement effort.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Business or related discipline and a minimum of 5 years of experience working with proposals, prime contracts, subcontracts, purchasing and overall contract administration of federal contracts/subcontracts, experience with procurement in government/academic research and development environment. In addition, knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, strong organizational, problem solving/troubleshooting and written and oral communication skills are necessary.
Other desirable skills include: a Master’s degree in business or related field, or JD, cost/price analyst experience, NCMA or ISM professional certification, experience in the implementation and operation of eCommerce applications including ERP systems and electronic contracting.