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IT Vendor Manager, Publishing Specialist

Idaho National Laboratory

Location: US
Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: February 8, 2023
Reference Code: 19143
Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!
Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Program Management group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as an IT Vendor Manager, Publishing Specialist! This team works a remote 9x80 schedule with every other Friday off.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Fulfill requests for subcontracted services from IM customers for staff augmentation, task-based and other service contracts.
  • Enter requisitions into Ariba, obtain approvals, coordinate with contract specialists on issuance of requisitions, coordinate interviews for staff aug contracts, and ensure contracts are issued in a timely manner to meet IM customer needs.
  • Subcontractor onboarding includes working with subcontractors to complete their badging paperwork, submitting to Personnel Security for processing, coordinating subcontractor training, Subcontracted Work Office (SWO) processing, submission of computer account requests, and coordinating shipment of computer equipment and peripherals to subcontractors.
  • Perform contract amendments and ensure subcontractor badges are extended.
  • Perform as the secondary Publishing Specialist for BEA.
  • Prepare complex technical specifications and lead all aspects of the procurement and contract award of all BEA off-site printing services through U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) and off-site commercial printing vendors.
  • Develop and manage GPO-authorized contracts with commercial printing vendors.
  • Research and resolve billing discrepancies with GPO and internal supply chain department.
  • Maintain a detailed tracking system to account for every off-site printing request.
  • Maintain thorough documentation of actions and decisions pertaining to off-site printing services.
  • Perform routine surveillances of the BEA P-Card System and lab-wide compliance with GPO regulations.
  • Work with BEA customers to determine technical specifications and most economical choices to meet the customer's printing needs.
  • Participate in process improvements for IT Vendor Management scope and engage in ancillary IM projects.


Minimum Requirements:
  • Level 2- Bachelor's degree and 2 years relevant experience or 10 years relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • Level 3- Bachelor's degree and 5 years relevant experience or 13 years relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • United States Government Publishing Office (GPO) certification will need to be obtained and is required.
  • Must be capable and willing to work under significant time constraints and pressures.
  • Must be able to work with little or no direction, prioritize own work schedule and be flexible to accommodate immediate outside printing requests.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Knowledge of printing services and procurement processes in accordance with Government Publishing Office and the Joint Committee on Printing.
  • Knowledge of printing terminology and the processes involved to properly communicate with vendors and customers, to ensure requests are processed effectively and efficiently.
Job Information
  • Salary Grade 190 ($70,680 - $116,616) / Salary Grade 210 ($93,492 - $154,212)
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • Multi-Level: This is a multi-level posting and the selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent on depth and breadth of proven experience and skills.
INL Overview:
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities, and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
INL Mission:
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.
INL Vision:
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.
Selective Service Requirements:
To be eligible for employment at INL men born after December 31, 1959, must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
INL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide EEO to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Reasonable Accommodation:
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Other Information:
When applying to positions please provide your resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits & Salary:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and a phenomenal benefits package. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview
About this Employer

Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s complex of national laboratories, INL performs work in each of the strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science & environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research & development.