Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Contracting Professional, Principal in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 306840

Directorate: Business Systems

Division: Contracts

Job Description

Responsible for providing discipline specific acquisition and sales contract expertise. Acquisition responsibilities include development of acquisition strategies, development of Request for Proposal (RFP) documents, leading of subcontractor proposal evaluations, interpretation of government legal and corporate requirements, developing strategies and leading team negotiations, and administering contracts, including terminations and closeout activities. Sales responsibilities include strategy development, leading bid-no-bid decisions, client relationship management, proposal development, leading contract negotiations, and monitoring contract compliance technical, financial, and contractual performance. Plans, develops and participates in training of contractual requirements. Briefs company management on proposal and subcontracting activities.

Influences Laboratory contracting policy and sets direction across organization in area of expertise. Uses innovative ideas to enhance business results. Anticipates trends and impacts. Often serves as consultant to senior management.

Recognized as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the area of contracting and other business-related disciplines. Having broad expertise or unique knowledge, uses skills to contribute to development of organization objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways. Applies and/or develops contracting and other business-related advanced principles, theories, and concepts. Ability to lead inter-disciplinary teams dealing with issues related to their expertise.

Identifies issues, develops solutions, and manages implementation of PNNL-wide projects. Exercises independent judgment in contracting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

Contacts pertain to significant matters often involving coordination among cross-functional groups. Demonstrates the ability to build consensus by articulating the strategic alignment of the organization. Functions as a project lead and gives direction to other exempt and/or nonexempt staff.

Provides oversight of other staff. Leads mentoring and training of senior staff succession candidates. Inspires commitment and grows the skills of others.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and 10+ years of relevant experience. Advanced Degree and 8+ years of relevant experience. Professional license and/or certification may be preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

Must have previous experience with Government construction contracting including Bid Package preparation and Davis Bacon requirements.

Equal Employment Opportunity

PNNL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse, talented workforce. EOE Disability/Vet/M/F/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.

Directorate: Business Systems

Job Category: Finance/Accounting/Auditing

Group: Contracts

Opening Date: 2017-09-07

Closing Date: 2017-09-24