Senior Subcontracts Administrator

Frederick National Laboratory
Frederick, MD
Jan 11, 2022
Jan 21, 2022
Full Time
Senior Subcontracts AdministratorJob ID: req1970Employee Type: exempt full-timeDivision: Contracts & AcquisitionsFacility: Frederick: Ft DetrickLocation: PO Box B, Frederick, MD 21702 USAThe 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.Position Overview:PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONThe 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 the full range of pre-and post-award subcontract administration duties to include the following:Drafting often times complex solicitationsManaging source evaluations, negotiations & awards as well as modificationsConduct 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 or advance notification to subcontract when requiredPreparing correspondence, documentation, certification, final reporting, and product delivery for major subcontractsSubcontract file documentation to satisfy internal audit, Government CPSR audit, and internal P&P'sProviding guidance and work leadership to less-experienced subcontract administratorsMaintaining current knowledge of relevant contractual practices and proceduresParticipating in special projects as requiredBASIC QUALIFICATIONSPossession 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 contracts/subcontracts administration in a Government services companyMust 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 ContractExperience identifying shifting risk through solid negotiation skillsPossess skills drafting cost/price analysis and adherence to compliance in a Government services contract 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 clearancePREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS6-8 years of experience in contracts/subcontracts administration in a Government services companyEqual Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)#readytowork

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