Los Alamos National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in science and engineering on behalf of national security. The Purchasing Group (ASM-PUR) within the Acquisition Services Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory is seeking a Subcontract Specialist to be responsible for the formation, bidding, evaluation, awarding, administration and closeout of various types of complex purchase orders/subcontracts for multiple commodities and services. Duties include interfacing with functional units, customers, auditors and subcontractors; providing solutions to customer acquisition issues; developing solicitations and negotiating, awarding, managing and administering subcontracts; and assisting with related financial, legal and technical issues. This position will be filled at either level 3 or 4, depending on skills and experience of the selected candidate.
Subcontract Specialist 3 ($81,600 - $133,400)
Subcontract Specialist 4 ($98,900 - $165,100)
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Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and at least eight years of related experience (12 years for level 4); equivalent combination of education/experience and post-graduate coursework will be considered
Demonstrated experience in developing complex contract types, fee arrangements and contract terms and leading negotiation efforts
Recent experience in federal subcontract/contract management
Knowledge of change management procedures pertaining to requests for information (RFIs), change notices, change orders, amendments, and claims and dispute resolution
Expert knowledge of procurement regulations, policies and practices, including sound understanding of its relation to Prime Contract and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) requirements
Knowledge of Small Business Subcontracting Plan in accordance with Public Law 95-507
Familiarity with Department of Labor requirements for the Service Contract Act
Ability to obtain DOE Q clearance (usually requires U.S. citizenship)
Experience with eSourcing/eAuctions preparatory in the execution of procurements
Proficiency in Oracle eBusiness Suite or other automated purchasing systems
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