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Jacobs Mid-Level Subcontract Administrator in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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Your Impact:

Jacobs’ Projects/Facility Operations & Maintenance business segment provides a wide range of services to government and industry in engineering, operations and maintenance, scientific, and technical services. We provide specialty high-end advanced technology solutions delivery for commercial and NASA space programs and Satellites, CyberSecurity & Intelligence systems, and the Automotive industry. We also provide premier engineering and technical support services to advanced systems, programs and facilities, including nuclear project and consulting, for our federal government clients include the EPA, USAF, USACE, and DOE. We are hiring and searching for a qualified Mid-level Subcontract Administrator who has a broad working knowledge of Federal Contracting. This is a great opportunity for the candidate who has experience with government contracts and regulations. Responsibilities and experience will include:

  • Responsible for cradle to grave contract and subcontract administration of federal procurement actions; review requisitions, prepare RFPs, conduct bid abstracts, conduct negotiations, prepare purchase orders and subcontracts, award and administer contracts/subcontracts, ensure compliance with contract requirements and subcontractor requirements

  • Perform assignments of varying scopes and complexity following established procurement policies and procedures per the FAR, DFAR, and the DEAR

  • Purchasing primarily services and some supplies

  • Support proposal preparation

  • Manage subcontractor performance through contract compliance, conducting schedule assessments and progress

  • Preparation of coordinated strategic responses to communications, letters, REAs, claims, and other notifications from subcontractors

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Thorough understanding of appropriate contract flowdowns, terms and conditions and general provisions and overall subcontract/purchase order requirements

  • Price Reasonableness understanding and working knowledge

  • Negotiations and Truthful Negotiations Certification understanding and working knowledge

  • Auditing/compliance experience to Government regulations a plus

  • Cost Accounting Standards knowledge and understanding

  • Contractor Purchasing System Review experience a plus

  • Some experience with government property administration and subcontract plan administration are a plus

  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively multi-task

  • Demonstrated professional oral and written communications skills required

  • Computer literate and document creation/production of PDFs and Microsoft Office products (i.e., minimum skills required working in Excel, WORD and email)

  • 7 years of experience required

  • Degree in Business or related discipline preferred

  • 10 or more years of experience required if no University degree

  • Must be a US Citizen, (no dual-citizenship)

  • Person already residing a commutable distance from Oak Ridge, TN is preferred

Essential Requirements:

  • Physical Requirements: Work is primarily sedentary. Some walking and standing may occur in the course of a normal workday in connection with travel to and from meeting and conferences. May carry light items, such as reports, data products, notebooks and laptops.

Work Environment:

  • Cubical environment

  • May be in a restricted work area.

  • Criticality of Attendance:

  • Must be able to work within the normal daytime shift with the exception of STD/LTD/FMLA & approved time off, attendance is considered essential.

Equipment and Machines:

  • Standard office equipment and machines: personal computer, scanner, copy machine, telephone, printer, fax machine, and other office equipment including desk supplies.

Other Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to secure and maintain a security clearance.

  • Must pass drug testing.

  • Must be able to read and write effectively in English.

  • Must embrace Beyond Zero/Safety principles of Jacobs to include; adhering to safe work practices and standards while performing daily tasks, taking responsibility for own and coworkers’ safekeeping and encouraging others to work safely.

  • Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

  • Must perform work activities requiring interaction, negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking with others.

  • Must be able to work under supervision and respond appropriately and professionally to criticism from a supervisor.

  • Travel requirements - may require occasional travel.

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