Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Contracting Professional in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 308044

Directorate: Business Services

Division: Contracts

Group: M&O Contracts Office

Job Description

This position is a Project Hire, upon continued need and mutual consideration this assignment could extend up to one year in total duration.

Responsible for providing discipline specific acquisition 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, specifically acquisitions, 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

Previous experience with Government Construction contracting including Bid Package preparation and Davis Bacon requirements.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

Directorate: Business Services

Job Category: Finance/Accounting/Auditing

Group: M&O Acquisitions

Opening Date: 2018-07-09

Closing Date: 2018-07-31