This position provides support primarily to multiple customers within NREL’s Site Operations department at any given time, which involves a growing range of procurement services to the Laboratory as a whole. Learning to use standard practices and procedures, as well as business systems in order to complete assigned work is a requirement. Discretion of judgement is increasingly used to determine how to solve problems. Work is supervised for overall accuracy, judgement of the subcontract administrator and quality of results and file.
Duties for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Coordinate with internal customers to generate specifications and statements of work
Develop effective procurement strategy with internal customers based on needs of the project and end user
Perform Market Research
Conduct close-out meetings with construction contractors to capture lessons-learned
Perform price analysis for competitive procurements
Negotiate and administer fixed price construction task orders and subcontracts
Resolve issues related to subcontractor performance, subcontractor equipment purchases, environment/health/safety concerns and organizational conflicts of interest.
Ensure timely and accurate files are completed to support the award of task orders and subcontracts
Team with Acquisition Service Group members on projects as assigned.
Relevant Bachelor's Degree and 5 or more years of experience or equivalent relevant education/experience. Or, relevant Master's Degree and 3 or more years of experience or equivalent relevant education/experience. Or, relevant PhD or equivalent relevant education/experience. Or, relevant JD or equivalent relevant education/experience.