Acquisition Specialist

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Posted
Jan 25, 2023
Closes
Feb 02, 2023
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Serves as an expert and provides advice, guidance, and assistance to the Project Manager Office(PMO) management concerning the contractual/ procurement aspects of highly complex, high monetary value, long-term acquisitions for major weapon systems.
  • Consult with the supervisor to manage the complete acquisition program designated major systems/equipment throughout the entire life cycle of assigned very complex systems.
  • Helps establish, plan for and in support of acquisition reform serve on Source Selection Evaluation Board (SSEB) to analyze proposals to ensure conformance with PM?s initial weapon systems acquisition requirements.
  • Respond to a wide variety of inquiries, including data calls and higher headquarters tasks.
  • Serve as an advisor to project officials in planning meetings in the development of long-range acquisition plans and strategies.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • One year trial period may be required.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • This is an Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce position.
  • Selectees must meet position requirements for Acquisition Professional certification in the Acquisition Career Field (Contracting) within 36 months of entrance on duty.
  • This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance or access for the duration of employment. A background investigation and credit check are required.
  • This position has a Temporary Duty (TDY) or business travel may be required of 20% of the time.
  • Financial Disclosure Statement OGE Form 450 is required. This position requires pre-employment financial disclosure and annually thereafter in accordance with DoD Directive 5500-7-R.
  • This is a Term position scheduled to last 13 Months. A term position may be extended to a maximum of six years depending upon the needs of management.
  • Term employment is subject to a one year trial period. Employees serving a trial period can be removed with limited appeal rights.


Qualifications

Program Executive Office Command Control Communications- Tactical (PEO C3T), headquartered at APG, MD develops network-centric C3T systems for the digitized Army and fields Joint C3T systems to provide an integrated information system of systems seamlessly linking every sensor, shooter, commander and support to create a common view of the battlefield.

Who May Apply: US Citizens

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document .

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as performing ALL of the following duties:1) Manage all aspects of contract execution; 2) Provide contract planning and acquisition strategy development; and, 3) Support Source Selection Evaluation Board (SSEB) leading to a contract award. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service NH-02 or GS-11 equivalent.

This is a pay banded position. The NH-03 band encompasses grades 12 and 13 under the General Schedule (GS) system.

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Education

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Additional information

  • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial period may be required.
  • This position requires you to submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • This is an Army Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Workforce position.
  • Selectees must meet position requirements for Acquisition Professional certification in the Acquisition Career Field (Contracting) within 36 months of entrance on duty.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 14 - Contracting and Acquisition position.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
  • Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within a designated time frame identified by the organization. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.
  • Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/ .
  • Current Permanent Army employees will be converted to a Term Position Not To Exceed 13 Months, your appointment may be extended up to a maximum of 6 years. This position may be made permanent without further competition to those candidates that have non-competitive status.
  • Non-Army Permanent Employee Applicants: You will be considered for a Term Position Not To Exceed 13 Months, your appointment may be extended up to a maximum of 6 years. This position may be made permanent without further competition to those candidates that have non-competitive status.