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.
Issues subcontracts and purchase orders for standard and non-standard goods, services, and materials of high dollar value and moderate risk in accordance with corporate policies and procedures and within government laws and regulations. Can independently handle moderate to complex purchase orders, subcontract agreements, and related documentation in accordance with established policies and procedures. Required to develop independent business solutions and work closely with senior subcontract and contracting staff. Assists Subcontract Representatives on occasion.
Prepares solicitations and ensures completeness and responsiveness to vendor and internal client needs. Ensures solicitations conform to corporate policy, business, financial, contractual and risk perspectives and may contribute to the development of the general subcontract strategy.
Identifies appropriate contract vehicle type to achieve intended results and mitigate risk. Reviews the Statement of Work (SOW, schedule and deliverables) and drafts appropriate solicitation/subcontract documents. Reviews Battelle's client contract or RFP to assure all flow-down terms and conditions, tailored to circumstances are included in the RFP request to the vendor.
Analyzes subcontract requirements, special provisions, and terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations and Battelle policies. Drafts/develops, negotiates and administers contractual agreements for assigned programs. Initiates negotiations with vendor for agreement terms and pricing. Proposes solutions to problems encountered in negotiations.
Maintains subcontract files in an audit-ready condition, conforms to standard practices and Battelle operating procedures and in a manner consistent with legal requirements for maintaining approved purchasing system status
Identifies compliance problems and provides recommended solutions for approval of high level staff/management. Assists/recommend solutions in solving problems that may arise during project performance.
Assists other team members and/or other technical, support, or management staff of market, technical, and administrative trends and problems within assigned area.
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.
Bachelors degree and 5 - 8 years of relevant experience performing in an acquisition/contract-related position or equivalent years of education and experience.
Ability to draft moderate to complex, non-routine contractual instruments.
Demonstrated knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation is desired.
C.P.M., CPSM, CFCM, CPCM certification desired but not required
Excellent analytical and communication skills.
Good presentation, leadership and mentoring skills.
Excellent internal and external negotiation skills.
Internal Number: 66262
Every day, the people of Battelle apply science and technology to solving what matters most. At major technology centers and national laboratories around the world, Battelle conducts research and development, designs and manufactures products, and delivers critical services for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio since its founding in 1929, Battelle serves the national security, health and life sciences, and energy and environmental industries.Battelle is the world’s largest nonprofit research and development organization, with over 22,000 employees at more than 60 locations globally. A 501(c)(3) charitable trust, Battelle was founded on industrialist Gordon Battelle’s vision that business and scientific interests can go hand-in-hand as forces for positive change.Today, Battelle manages the world’s leading national laboratories and maintains a contract research portfolio spanning consumer and industrial, energy and environment, health and pharmaceutical and national security. We are valued for our independence and ability to innovate within virtually any business or research climate. From large government agencies and multi-national corporations to ...small start-ups and incubator projects, Battelle provides the resources, brainpower and flexibility to fulfill our clients’ needs.Battelle’s own mission includes a strong charitable commitment to community development and education. That’s why we support staff volunteer efforts; science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education programs; and philanthropic projects in the communities we serve.