Sr. Subcontract Administrator

Frederick National Laboratory
Frederick, MD
May 11, 2022
May 15, 2022
Full Time
Sr. Subcontract Administrator Job ID: req2503Employee Type: exempt full-timeDivision: Contracts & AcquisitionsFacility: Frederick: Ft DetrickLocation: PO Box B, Frederick, MD 21702 USA The Frederick National Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. The lab addresses some of the most urgent and intractable problems in the biomedical sciences in cancer and AIDS, drug development and first-in-human clinical trials, applications of nanotechnology in medicine, and rapid response to emerging threats of infectious diseases. Accountability, Compassion, Collaboration, Dedication, Integrity and Versatility; it's the FNL way. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Research Subcontracts Department provides acquisition support to the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR) as well as operations and specific subcontracting support for other related Government initiatives. Specifically, Subcontracting provides pre and post-award acquisition and administration for highly complex research programs, scientific services, field trials, and related projects at FNLCR through execution of agreements with third parties, often commercial companies and non-profit research institute and universities.KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIESThe Senior Subcontract Administrator will be responsible for cradle to grave subcontract administration duties, to include the following:Drafting complex solicitationsManaging source evaluations, negotiations & awards, modifications, etc.Conduct pre-acquisition planning with Program Staff to determine acquisition strategy and appropriate contract type (cost reimbursement, time & materials, fixed price)Inclusion of FAR flow-downs, other Agency supplemental flow-downs and special provisionsSubmitting required actions for Government approval to include Advanced Notification, Consent, CAS Notification, EEO, etc.Completion of Subcontract file documentation to satisfy internal audit, Government CPSR audit, and other requirementsProviding guidance and work leadership to less-experienced subcontract administratorsMaintaining current knowledge of relevant contractual practices and proceduresParticipating in special projects as requiredBASIC QUALIFICATIONSTo 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 US equivalencyIn addition to the education requirement, a minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experienceExperience in Federal contracts/subcontracts administrationMust have knowledge and experience in all contract types (Cost Reimbursement, Fixed-Price and Time & Material) Should have a good understanding of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) as applicable to subcontracting in support of a Government Prime Contract Experience identifying and mitigating risk through negotiationPossess skills to draft cost/price analysis and to adhere to compliance requirements in a Government contracting environmentStrong written and verbal communication skillsAbility to prioritize and work well to meet deadlines in a fast paced environmentAbility to obtain and maintain a security clearance Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)#readytoworkby Jobble

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