Supervisory Contract Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 01, 2019
Closes
Apr 01, 2019
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Occassional travel. 1- 5 days per year as needed for training.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required
  • You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable
  • If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period.
  • Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.
  • You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.
  • If selected, you will be subject to the satisfactory completion of a one year supervisory or managerial probationary period unless this requirement has been met previously.
  • Completion of all mandatory training prescribed by the head of the agency for progression to GS-13 level contracting positions, including at least 4 years of experience in contracting or related positions. At least 1 year of that experience must have been specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the GS-12 level of the position, and must have provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the work of this position and completion of a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field, that included or was supplemented by at least 24 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.

    In addition to meeting the basic GS-13 level requirements I have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in Federal service. My qualifying experience involved performing the following types of duties: managing all aspects for pre-award and post-award functions, including price/cost analysis, negotiation, and administration for services, materials, and equipment associated with the organization; using solicitation methods or a combination of methods identified in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement regulations, processes and procedures; developing, preparing and overseeing Statements of Work (SOW) or Statements of Objectives (SOA) typically involving specialized equipment, professional or technical services; reviewing and analyzing requests for the procurement of complex equipment, services, and/or construction; determining sole source and other required clearances and prepares documentation; preparing solicitation documents and incorporating specific provisions; analyzing proposals for conformance with the solicitation; conducting extensive negotiations before and/or after contract award; negotiating with potential contractors; awarding contracts within delegated contracting officer authority; and/or administering complex contracts, including monitoring contractor's performance.

    NOTE: Waiver: When filling a specific vacant position, the senior procurement executive of the selecting agency, at his or her discretion, may waive any or all of the requirements of A and B above if the senior procurement executive certifies that the applicant possesses significant potential for advancement to levels of greater responsibility and authority, based on demonstrated analytical and decision making capabilities, job performance, and qualifying experience. With respect to the waiver, the senior procurement executive must document for the record the basis of the waiver. If an individual is placed in a position in an agency on the basis of a waiver, the agency may later reassign that individual to another position at the same grade within that agency without additional waiver action.

    Completion of a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field, that included or was supplemented by at least 24 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

    Payment of relocation expenses will not be authorized.

    The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    You will be rated on the following Competencies (see The Delegated Examining Operations Handbook, Appendix F for definitions):
    Technical Competence
    Financial Management
    Customer Service
    Decision Making
    Planning and Evaluating

    The Occupational Questionnaire will take you approximately 20 minutes to complete.

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    Drug test required Yes


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