Procurement Analyst, MC-1102-4b

Washington, D.C
Sep 16, 2020
Sep 23, 2020
Full Time


This position is located in the Contracts and Grants Management Division (CGM) within the Department of Administration and Finance (A&F), Millennium Challenge Corporation

Although the position is advertised equivalent to GS-12, MCC uses a pay banded system to compensate employees. This position is pay band 4b which is generally equal to GS-12.
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  • Monitors and evaluates progress and effectiveness of procurement management programs and tasks. Reviews proposed new and revised portions of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, incorporates updates into the COM, and advises on impact of regulatory changes.
  • Conducts reviews of procurement activities. Reviews include evaluation of solicitations, contracts and procedures for conformance to Federal Acquisition Regulations, internal operating procedures, policies, etc. and assists with the implementation of new/revised procedures to improve operational efficiency.
  • Conducts research to respond to procurement-related questions and provides guidance concerning procurement policies and procedures.
  • Researches, evaluates and analyzes policy and regulations to write plans, procedures and guidance to clarify, revise or streamline procurement processes and related tasks.
  • Provides on-going administration and management of MCC's charge card/purchase card program in accordance with General Services Administration (GSA) and Agency policy by serving as the Agency Program Coordinator (APC). Monitors program activities to ensure compliance with all applicable policies and procedures. Develops, maintains, and updates as necessary the MCC Purchase Card Standard Operating Procedures and MCC Charge Card Program Policy.
  • Manages the MCC Contracts and Grants Management SharePoint sites and architecture by creating and managing access to document libraries, editing and creating pages, and directly updating internal trackers and SharePoint lists related to MCC CORs and purchase card holders; and develops new SharePoint sites and pages if necessary within the existing CGM SharePoint infrastructure.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • More than 1 job may be filled if additional vacancies occur within 120 days
  • Some domestic and international travel maybe required


Basic Requirements for Pay Band 4b, all applicants:

A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field;


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.

Applicants must also have at least one year of specialized experience relevant to the position duties and comparable to the MCC Pay Band 4c (GS-11) or an equivalent level which is directly related to the work of this position and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. For this position, examples of this experience are defined as: performing a variety of pre-award and post- award functions associated with the procurement of supplies, equipment, services and/or construction; experience with procurement/contracting databases, SharePoint, etc.; and experience overseeing or managing the agency's charge card/purchase card. Note: This experience MUST be well documented within your resume or application.

Exceptions (Applicable to Status Applicants Only): Employees in GS-1102 positions will be considered to have met the standard for positions they occupy on January 1, 2000. This also applies to positions at the same grade in the same agency or other agencies if the specialized experience requirements are met. However, they will have to meet the basic requirements and specialized experience requirements in order to qualify for promotion to a higher grade, unless granted a waiver.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit may be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. To receive credit, you must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours worked per week.


Additional information

  • This position may be filled under Direct-Hire Authority (DHA) - Veterans preference does not apply when selecting individuals under DHA. Any qualified applicant may be selected without regard to competitive rating and ranking, veterans' preference, and "rule of three" procedures.
  • Federal Acquisition Certification (Contracting (FAC-C) Level II or the equivalent Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level II in Contracting). If you are not currently certified, you must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment.
  • The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower level, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position.
  • RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION BONUS may be authorized for this position. If you are not a current federal employee this position may authorize a one time Recruitment bonus to be paid over a specified period. Selected individual will be required to a sign service agreement prior to receiving any bonus payments.
  • If you are a current federal employee this position may authorize a one time Relocation bonus to be paid over a specified period. Selected individual will be required to a sign service agreement prior to receiving any bonus payments.
  • Selectee may qualify for credit toward annual leave accrual, based on prior work experience.
  • Qualifications by Closing Date: You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please note that qualification claims will be subject to verification.
  • Pay: Your pay will be set within the range specified in this vacancy announcement and will be based on your qualifications, education, experience, training, and availability of funds.
  • Promotion Potential: If the position is advertised with promotion potential, the selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition. Selection at a lower pay band level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level, nor is the promise of promotion implied.
  • DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE: PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/ application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make a qualification determination.
  • Selectee may be required to complete a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Form (OGE 450).
  • Government Travel Card - You must be able to obtain and maintain a Government contractor issued travel card to be used for official business.
  • Selectee may be required to complete a one-year probationary/trial period.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

A review of your application and supporting documents will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for the position and to ensure that you have been placed in the appropriate quality category. The HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities related to the position such as:
  • Contracting/Procurement
  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Oral Communication
  • Writing

Based on the information you provided in your application package, you will be placed in 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 and may be called for an interview.

If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience your category can and will be adjusted to more reflect your abilities, and you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process

Required Documents

The following documents must be received by the closing date of this announcement:
  • Applicants MUST utilize resumes created using the USAJOBS-formatted Resume Builder (
  • Unofficial college transcripts - if the position has an education requirement or if you are using education to qualify "Unofficial" transcripts are acceptable. If selected for the position, prior to your appointment, an official transcript will be required.
  • If you are displaced Federal employee, you may be entitled to receive special priority consideration under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) or Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP). View information about ICTAP eligibility on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. See . To be considered eligible under ICTAP or CTAP, you must be placed in the "well-qualified" category for this position, as described above.
  • Veterans Preference documentation (DD-214 - member 4 copy or other copies that indicate character of discharge or equivalent, SF-15 and VA Letter as appropriate) to validate your claim. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, please go to: .
  • If you are eligible for Special Appointment eligibility (e.g., 30% compensable veteran, individuals with disabilities, former Peace Corps or other noncompetitive eligibility candidates.) requires submission of supporting documentation. For more information visit:,,

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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