Senior Contracts Support Specialist - (Military Installation)

Employer
Vision Centric Inc.
Location
Crapo, MD
Posted
Nov 09, 2018
Closes
Nov 12, 2018
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Job Summary Essential Functions Perform work and submit deliverables pursuant to each individual task order Provide support and assistance to Contracting Officers in developing acquisition plans including analyses of approaches options strategies risks contracting methods competition sources cost and milestone schedules Must be able to solicit evaluate negotiate analyze advise close out and assist with awards and terminations on contracts for the procurement of supplies and services including complex contracts and high dollar acquisitions Perform cost and price analysis Preparation of contract files and electronic documents is also required Position requires thorough research analysis and reviews of all applicable policies guidance and regulations to support Government CO decision making including providing support to management senior and junior level contracting and procurement personnel and customers Provide procurement assistance advice and guidance to junior specialist Conduct market research to identify potential sources and existing contract vehicles Prepare analyses that may include but not be limited to assistance in the research of past purchases and current market value of products or services Potential contract vehicles may include GSA Schedule contracts Government wide Agency Contracts and other agency contracts Conduct market surveys and prepare written public announcements for Contracting Officer s approval Provide support to the Contracting Officer by preparing written documentation for both informal and formal source selection procedures Prepare draft source selection plans SSP for Contracting Officer s approval draft instructions for source selection evaluation board SSEB members on roles and responsibilities for Contracting Officer s approval assist in ensuring conflict of interest and nondisclosure forms are executed Develop other pre award documents that may include Determinations and Findings DF Justifications and Approvals JA and other necessary contract file documents for Contracting Officer s approval Draft solicitation documents such as Request for Quotes RFQ Request for Proposals RFP and or Combined Synopsis Solicitations for Contracting Officer approval Prepare and recommend appropriate solicitation terms and conditions including unique terms and conditions for Contracting Officer s approval Prior to release of solicitations verify availability of funds and prepare requests for Policy and Legal reviews for submission by the Contracting Officer Work closely with evaluators and Contracting Officers to identify and establish pre negotiation objectives assist Contracting Officers with contract negotiations and document the results of negotiations Prepare contract award documents for Contracting Officer s execution Prepare requests for Policy and Legal reviews Distribute contracts to appropriate parties Update electronic databases such as HTS CEFMs FPDS PCF and CPARs as necessary Prepare documentation of contract modifications including the exercise of options through the use of the current contract writing tool SPS for Contracting Officer s execution Assist in monitoring contractor compliance in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contract conduct site visits and labor interviews and bring observed contractor performance problems to the attention of the Contracting Officer Review contractor invoices for accuracy Monitor Government property disposition and report to Contracting Officer or if applicable clearance officer for determination reconcile financial data prepare deobligation modifications for Contracting Officer s execution obtain release of claims ensure completion of contractor performance evaluations recommend resolution of all closeout discrepancies complete closeout documentation and archive contract files Learn use and suggest improvements for the local filing systems This includes electronic share drive and hard copy Maintain files pertaining to all duties performed in accordance with statute and regulation Education and Experience Bachelor s degree from an accredited college or university Coursework must have included at least semester hours in any combination of the following fields accounting business finance law contracts purchasing economics industrial management marketing quantitative methods or organization and management Minimum of years of Contracting Experience Documented experience in and working knowledge of Department of Defense DoD programs is required Qualifications Knowledge and Skills Thorough knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation FAR Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement DFARS and Air Force Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement AFFARS based procurements Have a active public trust Able to obtain a Department of Defense DOD Common Access Card CAC Must possess a DAWIA Level II OR FAC C Level II Use Microsoft Word Adobe PDF Programs Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel and similar office productivity software to produce memorandums fill in forms prepare briefings and track information pertinent to running an office Track file and account for correspondence Ability to work in a team environment