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Sr. Subcontracts Administrator (remote work opportunity)

Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
Frederick, MD
Start date
Nov 10, 2023

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Sr. Subcontracts Administrator (remote work opportunity)

Job ID: req3817
Employee Type: exempt full-time
Division: Contracts & Acquisitions
Facility: Frederick: Ft Detrick
Location: PO Box B, Frederick, MD 21702 USA

The Frederick National Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.  The lab addresses some of the most urgent and intractable problems in the biomedical sciences in cancer and AIDS, drug development and first-in-human clinical trials, applications of nanotechnology in medicine, and rapid response to emerging threats of infectious diseases.

Accountability, Compassion, Collaboration, Dedication, Integrity and Versatility; it's the FNL way.


The Research Subcontracts Group provides acquisition support to the National Cancer Institute's (NCI), Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR) as well as operations and specific subcontracting support for the NCI-Bethesda, National Institute of Allergy and Infection Diseases (NIAID) and other related Government initiatives. Specifically, subcontracts provides pre/post award acquisition and administration for highly complex research programs, scientific services, field trials, and related projects at FNLCR through execution of agreements with third parties, often commercial companies and non-profit research institutions or universities.


We are seeking a motivated self-starter who can work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic environment.  Under limited supervision, the Senior Subcontract Administrator is responsible for activities that span the entire procurement cycle, including but not limited to preparation of solicitation packages to subcontractors, evaluation of subcontractor proposals, price analysis, negotiation of terms and conditions and subcontract administration.  Subcontracts will be in support of federal programs that support the FNLCR.

  • Ability to prepare complex RFP solicitations in accordance with Leidos Biomed policies/practices and Government requirements.
  • Works hand in hand with FNLCR Teams: Accounting, Project Controls, and Contracts to ensure Program requirements are met in a timely manner and provide advance notice when schedules change.
  • Develop close working relationships with all members of the FNLCR to include internal/external clients and subcontractors.
  • Perform daily Subcontracting activities and duties with limited supervision.
  • Prepares and administers various types of subcontracts, task orders, and modifications to include but not limited to; CPFF, CR, FFP, LH, T&M, IDIQ.
  • The ability to conduct negotiations of terms and conditions, perform price analyses and other subcontract-related documents.
  • Responsible for monitoring subcontractor performance, including management of deliverables and payment of invoices.
  • Ensures that subcontracts are in accordance with legal requirements and FNLCR requirements.
  • Focus on development of strong relationships with FNLCR technical program managers and subcontractor counterparts.

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Possession of Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or four (4) years relevant experience in lieu of degree.  Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency.
  • In addition to the education requirement, a minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience is required.
  • Strong procurement background.
  • General understanding of Government (Federal Acquisition Regulations) Contracting.
  • Ability to multitask and to respond to urgent demands.
  • Proficient in MS Office Excel/Word/Outlook.
  • Must be able to work independently, establish priorities, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving, strong time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Commitment to Diversity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.



A rewarding career with global impact

Whether you’re an expert in your field or just starting out, we have a career opportunity for you. We’re always looking for people to join us in fulfilling the mission of the Frederick National Laboratory: discovery, innovation, and success in the biomedical sciences.

Our team of 2,400+ scientists, technicians, administrators, and support staff work at the forefront of basic, translational, and preclinical science, with a focus on cancer, AIDS, and other infectious diseases.

We collaborate with colleagues across the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and others throughout the National Institutes of Health. We also engage with extramural investigators in academia, government and industry.

Your path to joining our team begins with the desire to work for the only national laboratory dedicated to biomedical research. Our employees share a common desire to help make a difference in cancer research and public health concerns. As you search for a career that fits your education, skills, and abilities, explore the core values that guide us and emphasize work-life balance.

Discover why joining the Frederick National Laboratory team could be the most important career step you take



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