SUPERVISORY CONTRACT SPECIALIST
Occasional travel - Approximately 5%
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Basic Requirements: A bachelor's degree 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; plus completion of all mandatory training prescribed by the head of the agency for progression to GS-14 or higher contracting positions; and at least 4 years of experience in contracting or related positions, at least one year of which must have been specialized experience at the GS-14 level (or equivalent experience). Must provide transcript(s).
Candidates who do not meet the basic education qualification requirements for GS-14 or higher may be considered for waiver provision listed in the GS-1102 qualification standard.
GS-15 - In addition to the basic requirements above, you must have one year of specialized contracting experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level that demonstrate your ability to manage a nationwide procurement program, providing leadership in the area of acquisition strategy and policy, contracting and acquisition support; responsible for directing and supervising a staff of contract specialists and purchase agents who are responsible for preparing specifications and contracts; soliciting bids and proposals, and procuring/arranging to procure services, equipment, and supplies; serving as a principle advisor by providing expert level consultation and guidance, central point for oversight to all contract officers and providing technical guidance and ensure compliance with program procedures, requirements, and regulations.
Applicants that have FAC-C Level III (or DAWIA Level III) Certification or equivalent, are encouraged to provide a copy of the certification by the closing date of the announcement to be considered. "Applicants not certified may still apply and be selected, but must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment".
Please refer to the Office of Personnel Management's, Operating Manual: Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions for further information
Merit promotion applicants must meet time in grade requirements as defined in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F. One year at the GS-14 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirement for the GS-15 level.
Qualifications within 30 days: You must meet all of the qualifications and eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.
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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, you must be a preference eligible or a Veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.
Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information, visit: http://www.opm.gov/rof/employee_guides/career_transition.asp.
Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:
- Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A
- Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans
- Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
- Other Special Appointment Authorities
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
- Customer Service (Fosters a Customer Focused Environment):
- Execution and Results (Drives Performance and Results):
- Interpersonal Skills (Builds Networks and Alliances):
- Leads Teams:
- Managing Human Resources:
- Problem Solving (Thinks Strategically):
- Professional Credibility - Procurement:
Based on the information you provided in your application package, we will assign you to one of three quality categories - Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Those applicants who are determined to be best qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. Read more Security clearance Other Drug test required No