Procurement Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Nov 09, 2019
Closes
Nov 15, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As a Procurement Analyst, you will provides expertise to create and review PBS national acquisition policies as they relate to contract lifecycle management acquisitions.

Location of position: Central Office, Public Buildings Service, Office of Acquisition Management

We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the commuting area.

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Responsibilities

  • Provides timely, expert guidance in response to regional and organizational requests in the area of services, construction, products, supplies obtained from required sources.
  • Creates policy and performs activities related to the PBS acquisitions*; recommend and monitor *changes to provide guidance and assistance to the Regions; request, coordinate, analyze, and distribute financial reports as they relate to acquisition variances, open obligations, contract modifications, contract close-out, etc.
  • Communicates frequently with regional acquisition professionals to strengthen the overall usage and performance of PBS acquisitions.
  • Develops strategies and methods, collects appropriate data, analyzes results, and provides specific recommendations regarding acquisition initiatives and programs.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel for training.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
  • Register with Selective Service, if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
  • Applicants must provide college transcript(s)


If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
  • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.
  • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
  • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).
  • Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position.


Qualifications

For each job on your resume, provide:
  • the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
  • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace corps, Americorps), we encourage you to include this experience on your resume.

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The 13 salary range starts at $99,172 per year.

To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level or higher in the Federal service. Specialized experience is contracting procurement experience and must have included: interpreting laws, regulations, principles and policies to generate new procurement concepts; and providing expert technical leadership, staff coordination and consultation in a functional area of procurement.

You must meet the requirements in 1, 2, or 3 below:

1. All of the following:

(a) Completion of Training listed in Level I & II of FAC-C Course Requirements; or FAC-C Level II or III, or a DAWIA level II or III certification. If your certification is over 2 years old, 80 hours of Continuous Learning Points are required to maintain certification.

(b) At least 4 years of experience in contracting or related positions including 1 year of specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the level described below; and

(c) Completion of a 4-year course of study leading to 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.

2. Exception: If you were in a GS-1102 position on January 1, 2000, you will be exempt from meeting the educational requirements for the grade level of that position. However, to be promoted you will have to meet Option 1 or 3.

3. Waiver: GSA's senior procurement executive has the discretion to waive any or all of the requirements in 1 above.

Education

Note: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Additional information

Bargaining Unit status: NFFE

Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.

Travel expenses associated with interviews are not approved and will be your responsibility.

If you are selected at a grade lower than the full performance level, you may be promoted up to that grade level without having to re-apply or compete against other applicants.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.
  • Knowledge of acquisition of services, construction, products, or services and supplies obtained from required sources, its governing laws, regulations, methodologies and/or policies to provide sound and authoritative technical guidance on all issues related to the assigned program.
  • Knowledge of acquisition methodology and concepts to apply theories and new developments to problems not susceptible to treatment by current methods and to make decisions or recommendations significantly changing, interpreting or developing important public policies or programs.
  • Skills in oral and interpersonal communications is required to conduct briefings, give speeches, negotiate requirements and implementation of recommendations.
  • Skills to apply a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of program effectiveness.

Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.

If you are eligible under GSA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit. Note: If required to submit an SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action), an equivalent agency Notice of Personnel Action form is acceptable. Such document(s) must show all of the following: effective date, position, title, series, grade, and rate of basic pay, tenure group 1 (career) or 2 (career-conditional), position occupied group, and name of agency. If you are a GSA employee (except in the OIG), you are not required to submit an SF-50.

  • If you are a 30% or more disabled veteran, VEOA or VRA applicant or qualified spouse, widow/widower, or parent:
  • Copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 that shows the dates of your active duty service. If selected, a DD-214 showing your type of discharge (member 4 copy) will be required prior to appointment.
  • If you are a disabled veteran, or are applying under VRA or VEOA as a spouse, widow/widower, or parent of a veteran, submit both of the following in addition to the DD-214: (1)completed SF-15 form; and (2) proof of your entitlement (refer to SF-15 for complete list).

  • If you are active duty military- Certification on a letterhead from your military branch that includes your rank, character of service (must be under honorable conditions) & military service dates including discharge/release date (must be no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted).
  • If you are a current Federal employee or Reinstatement Eligible: Submit your latest SF-50.
  • If you are eligible under an Interchange Agreement: Submit your latest SF-50.
  • If you are a former Peace Corp or VISTA volunteer: Submit your Description of Service.
  • If you are a current or former Land Management Agency Employee - Submit a and b:
  • one or more SF-50s, including your most recent one that shows you were on a competitive time-limited appointment(s) with a Land Management Agency and served on the appointment for a period(s) totaling more than 24 months without a break of 2 or more years.
  • Copy of your agency's annual performance appraisal(s) or written reference(s) from a supervisor at the agency verifying satisfactory performance during your appointment(s).
  • If you have a disability: Submit proof of eligibility. For information on eligibility and required documentation, refer to USAJOBS's People With Disabilities page.
  • If you are applying under another special appointment authority: Submit proof of your eligibility under the appropriate appointment authority. See USAJOBS's Resource Center for more information.
  • If you are ICTAP / CTAP eligible - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.
  • Current or Former Political Appointees: Submit SF-50.
  • College transcripts: If you are using some or all of your college education to meet qualification requirements for this position, you must submit a photocopy of your college transcript(s). If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. For education completed outside the United States, also submit a valid foreign credential evaluation that substantiates possession of the required education.


If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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