Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Subcontracts Analyst

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Administrative/Management
Organization:  Business
Posting Requirement:  External w/ US Citizenship
Job ID: 103310
Job Code: Subcontracts Analyst 3 (F04.3) / Subcontracts Analyst 4 (F04.4)
Date Posted: February 01 2018

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Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

LLNL is looking for Subcontract Analysts who will solicit, negotiate, award and administer various types of subcontracts for equipment, materials, supplies, fabrications and services.  You will, in accordance with applicable regulations, negotiate and administer various moderate to high value dollar subcontracts (e.g. fixed price and cost reimbursable) and/or unusual subcontracts. These positions are in the Supply Chain Management Department.
These positions will be filled at either the F04.3 or F04.4 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.
Essential Duties
- Assist requesting organization in all activities related to the placement of subcontracts including developing statements-of-work; identifying sources participating in overall acquisition planning, reviewing requisitions for completeness, select appropriate subcontract form, identifying prospective bidders, participating in vendor surveys, preparing and issuing solicitations.
- Evaluate quotations and proposals, determine final vendor selection, negotiate applicable terms and conditions, negotiate price and delivery terms, award subcontracts within signature authority or prepare subcontract for signature by appropriate signature level.
- Administer moderate to high dollar value subcontracts from award through close-out, including the development and maintenance of file documentation, vendor performance, issuance of change orders, negotiation of subcontract modifications, review and approval of invoices for payment, and review of documentation for subcontract close-out.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
In Addition at the F04.4 Level
- Evaluate and administer the most complex subcontracts from award through close-out including frequent negotiation of multi-faceted, high dollar value, unique or specialized requirements.
- Interpret technical specifications, drawings, and processes at a level required to actively participate in discussions of technical requirements with vendors, managers and programmatic scientists and engineers.
- Function as a project leader and/or serve as a supervisor or mentor to other subcontract analysts in the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities.
- BS/BA degree in Business Administration, related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience negotiating and administering subcontracts with unusual and/or complex terms and conditions.
- Experience applying cost and price analysis techniques to determine best value for an organization.
- Demonstrated working knowledge of theories, practices, procurement techniques and methods such as DOE Acquisition Regulations (DEAR)s and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)s, cost accounting standards, business law, government regulations, commercial business practices and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
- Experience writing a variety of contract types, including fixed price and cost reimbursable.
- Demonstrated interpersonal communication necessary in providing customer service.
- Demonstrated ability to be innovative, assess situations and make prudent decisions.
In Addition at the F04.4 Level
- Experience drafting, negotiating, awarding and administering high dollar value, unusual and complex subcontracts, including knowledge of government and commercial subcontracts using best value techniques and determining reasonableness of cost and price.
- Demonstrated ability to lead and/or mentor subcontract analysts and provide assistance to other subcontract analysts.
- Experience interpreting technical specifications, drawings and processes in order to effectively engage with a diverse range of staff including vendors, managers and programmatic scientists and engineers.

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.  This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance:  This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.

If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

Note:  This listing has two openings; these are Career Indefinite positions.  Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for these positions.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 employees.

LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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