Operations Specialist

Washington, D.C
Nov 09, 2019
Nov 17, 2019
Full Time


Under the guidance and supervision of the Assistant Inspector General for Management and Evaluation (AIGME), the Operations Specialist (OS) is responsible for providing contracting, operational, management and analytical support for the Office of Inspector General (OIG). The OS provides support with acquisition planning, procurement and contracting, strategic and operational planning and OIG intranet content management. The OS also assists with general office and human resources administration.
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  • Facilitates and administers acquisitions, contracts, business, information and project management operations, working to strengthen and improve OIG planning, processes, reporting, and outcomes.
  • Acts as the OIG procurement specialist; identifies operational needs, performs market research, and produces procurement packages; drafts Requests for Proposal, contracts, and statements of work; helps with contact management and coordinates expenses and payments tracking.
  • Acts as the OIG intranet content manager to strengthen the OIG's internal communication, coordination, and cooperation between units, helping to leverage the effective use of LSC and OIG business information. Determines content to be posted.
  • Creates, tracks, and implements office administration policies.
  • Serves as a team member of the Management and Evaluation Unit and supports various operational functions including office management and performs administrative tasks as requested.
  • Assists in the creation of OIG reports.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Promotion Potential


    Conditions of Employment




    Strong initiative and problem-solving skills; ability to identify, evaluate, recommend and deliver solutions to issues and problems; solid organizational skills and ability to plan and execute multiple and shifting priorities; excellent written communication skills with demonstrated ability to produce professional, well-written work product; excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to effectively reach different audiences, including all levels of OIG management and staff; proficiency in Office 365 suite. Assignments require working knowledge of management principles and practices and their application to work assignments across the OIG management spectrum including acquisition, contracting, budgeting, operational planning, information management, and office administration.


    Technical/Specialized Skills:
    Related undergraduate degree (e.g., business administration, management studies) and two plus years of work experience including progressive responsibilities. Experience with business, contract, and budget administration, as well as information management projects. Knowledge of project management principles and practices. Ability to facilitate, coordinate, and execute cross-unit projects in support of program objectives. Ability to perform research, compile data, and assimilate information to present to higher-level management. Skill in delivering superior customer service.

    Additional information


    LSC embraces diversity as a core value. We recognize that our success as a corporation depends upon creating and maintaining a diverse team of talented professionals, and we are committed to a workplace that reflects and supports diverse individual backgrounds and perspectives. Our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and non-discrimination includes race, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, personal appearance, genetic information, political affiliation, marital status, family responsibilities, disability and status as a veteran, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws or regulation. We strive to have a workplace that is comfortable and welcoming for everyone. LSC is an equal opportunity employer.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Please read the "Next steps" section for more information.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    Resume and Cover Letter.

    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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