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Senior Subcontract Administrator

Rod Templon
ADM 05
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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.  

U.S. Department of Energy
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory managed by Princeton University.

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