Responsible for the preparation, review, negotiation and administration of complex, multi-phased construction or construction-related contracts for the financial/programmatic support of UCAR activities. Prepares, negotiates, and administers high risk, complex subcontracts and purchases required to support UCAR activities. Serves as a liaison with internal management, corporate attorneys, and other UCAR personnel.
What You Need:
Education and Years of Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration and at least eight years of government or commercial contracts experience in handling direct funding or purchasing arrangements such as grants, subcontracts, subawards, or cooperative agreements and at least three years of construction contracts experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Expert knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, Code of Federal Regulations, 2 CFR 200 and Office of Management and Budget Uniform Guidance, industry contract practices, and other regulatory requirements.
Advanced knowledge of Federal Appropriations Laws and other federal award practices.
Expert knowledge in construction contract, subcontract, grants, and cooperative agreements administration.
Comprehensive knowledge of methods of acquisition, government and commercial contract law, uniform commercial codes and contract termination procedures.
Expert skill in analyzing terms and conditions of complex construction contracts and subcontracts.
Advanced skill in managing large complex, multi-phase contract projects.
Excellent written and oral communication skill with a wide range of people at all levels of an organization.
Advanced skill in negotiating complex construction contracts, subcontracts, and other award related issues.
Working knowledge of basic not-of-profit accounting, budgeting and proposal process, including the application of indirect rates and fees.
Skill in preparing and giving presentations.
Advanced knowledge of export, patent, copyright, and technology transfer regulations.
Advanced skill in identifying liability, risk, export, and intellectual property issues and proposing solutions.
Internal Number: 19025
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