Procurement Specialist

Employer
Ardent Eagle Solutions
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Procurement Specialist (DAWIA or FAC-C Level II Cert required) CONTRACT LABOR CATEGORY REQUIREMENTS: Procurement Specialist Performs Pre-Award and Post-Award Activities such as: Analyzing requirements, market research, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, determining the appropriate type of contract, establishing milestones, procurement planning, developing solicitations, documenting contract actions including negotiation memoranda, Determination and Findings, and Justifications and Approvals, conducting post-award activities, coordinating with contractors to ensure full understanding of terms, handling modifications, and resolution of issues related to non-compliance. Knowledgeable of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, Small Business Socio-Economic statutes and specialized contracting methodologies including Strategic Sourcing initiatives and the use of Delivery Order / Task Order contracting. Develop, implement and analyze data requirements for planning and measurement systems. Analyze performance of procurement activities against various procurement indicators and goals. Analyze data to determine trends. Qualifications commensurate to DAWIA or FAC-C Level II in contracting, BS/BA degree (or equivalent) and 4 or more years' relevant experience. LOCATION: Department of Commerce, Herbert C. Hoover Building (HCHB) 1400 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230 PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: Base Period: November 28, 2016 - November 27, 2017 Option Period I: November 28, 2017 - November 27, 2018 Option Period II: November 28, 2018 - November 27, 2019 Option Period III: November 28, 2019 - November 27, 2020 Option Period IV: November 28, 2020 - November 27, 2021 BACKGROUND: The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has responsibility over US export control in order to protect national security, ensure international treaty compliance, and promote US technical leadership. To fulfill this export role, it grants licenses and enforces restrictions for controlled US goods (eg, chemicals, computers, sensors). BIS works in partnership with the Departments of State and Defense, as well as other federal agencies that share similar missions and interests, to grant export licenses for dual-use items. Acquisition management services and technical support are needed to aid the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Administration with the responsibility of overseeing the Bureau of Industry and Security's procurements and in providing expert contracting advice, guidance, insight and direction to all levels of administrative and technical management in matters to include, but not limited to, contract procurement and acquisition policy, procedures, documentation and Contract Officer Representative's (COR) training, certification and contract surveillance documentation. OBJECTIVE: Procurement Specialist will Provide administrative and technical support for acquisition management in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Commerce Acquisition Manual (CAM) and Department of Commerce (DOC) policies and procedures in the following areas: Acquisition Support and Services Administrative Support In/Out Processing Contracts Procurement Packages Budgeting and Financial Management Procurement Specialist (DAWIA or FAC-C Level II Cert required) Acquisition support and services for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) and Director of Administration/Bureau of Industry and Security require: Assistance with providing customer support/service such as responding to calls and emails, aid in developing/producing procurement training material, filing, data entry, in/out processing, and tracking procurements and keeping track of a procurement calendar to include scheduling/coordinating meetings and training sessions. Assistance in the preparation and conducting reviews of acquisition requirements for products and service packages prepared by the CORs and PMs prior to submission to the Contract Office to include the reviewing and analyzing of procurement packages for accuracy, and feasibility to ensure adherence to established technical and acquisition policies and procedures;