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Battelle Memorial Institute Sr. Contracts Rep in Aberdeen, Maryland

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail, and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.

Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.

JOB SUMMARY

We are currently seeking a Sr. Contracts Rep . This position is located in Columbus, Ohio .

Participates in contract activity with moderate risk to business unit. Contract activity may be non-routine and require development of specialized contract vehicles and techniques to accomplish business goals and objectives. Handles moderate to complex contract agreements and related documentation in accordance with established subcontract policies and procedures. Requires independent judgment for issues. Works closely with senior contracting staff

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyzes contract requirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations and Battelle policies. Drafts, develops, negotiates and administers contractual agreements for assigned programs.

  • Coordinates proposal issues requiring the expertise of other groups, proposes solutions to problems encountered in negotiations and assists in solving problems that may arise during contract performance. Supports negotiation of agreements of moderate complexity, as required. May act as the client interface during negotiations of low to moderate complexity.

  • Analyzes requests for proposals from general policy, business, financial, contractual and risk perspectives. Contributes to the development of the general proposal and/or contracting strategy.

  • Assists in the development of business strategies in partnership with internal clients.

  • Ensures all required proposal reviews, concurrences and approvals are obtained before a proposal is submitted to a client.

  • Reviews proposal and contracting data entered into company system(s) for completeness and accuracy.

  • In conjunction with other business support staff, responds to unusual or potential business and contractual performance problems and makes recommendations for corrective action.

  • Assists in Contract Closeouts, including document closeout, management and development of reports for department and internal client review.

  • Assists more senior staff in identification, development and implementation of new contract policy and processes.

  • Contributes on cross-functional process improvement initiatives.

THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree and five years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and or experience in a related field.

  • Working knowledge of corporate policies and procedures. Working knowledge of contracting concepts, Federal Acquisition Regulations and/or Uniform Commercial Code, applicable international contract law, or public contract acquisition law and regulations.

  • Ability to draft contractual instruments in accordance with prescribed templates and guidelines.

  • Must be a U.S. Person

LEGAL DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.

BENEFITS

Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

For more information about our other openings, please visit www.battelle.org/careers

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