Procurement Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jul 22, 2021
Closes
Jul 27, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This announcement is open to current Career or Career-Conditional EEOC employees.

As a Procurement Analyst at the GS-1102-14, you will be part of Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Acquisition Services Division, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The incumbent will be responsible for performing a variety of acquisition management related assignments involved in the management and control of the Agency's purchasing and contracting programs.
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Responsibilities

  • Review contract files to determine regulatory compliance, coordinate contract reviews with the Office of Legal Counsel, assist in resolving Protest and appeals.
  • Recommendations changes in procurement delegations; recommends changes in organizational structure; and recommends and establishes operating and control procedures for both Headquarters and field organizations.
  • Audits or reviews simplified acquisitions of similar complexity. Presents findings, recommends corrective actions and policy or procedure improvements.
  • Reviews, advises on, develops, and recommends operating unit-wide or Commission-wide procurement processes and systems, procedures and policies, or equivalent assignment.
  • Develops short and long-range plans based upon anticipated changes in procurement operation; ensures that periodic reviews of the total (Headquarters and field offices) procurement operation are conducted.
  • Serves as an advisor to program officials in procurement planning meetings. Advises program officials of the procurement objections to be used and assists in the preparation of statements of work.
  • Conducts pre-proposal conferences with prospective contractors when necessary to arrive at a clear understanding of what is required under the proposed contract. Obtains appropriate data from business and technical officials
  • Issues necessary modifications to clarify questions concerning such topics as specification changes, language ambiguities, or clarification of contract clauses.
  • Serves as principal staff advisor to procurement operations staff, program offices and senior officials throughout the agency on procurement policy and procedural matters.
  • Develop procurement policy and is responsible for updating Agency procurement regulations as required.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period


Qualifications

Basic Requirements: This position has a basic education requirement. Applicants must possess one of the following:
  • A 4-year course of study that has lead to a bachelor's degree.
  • 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.
  • Exception to the basic education requirement: Current Federal employees in the GS-1102 series who have held the series since January 1, 2000 will be considered to have met the basic education requirement. This includes positions at other agencies and promotions up through grade 12. However, employees must meet specialized experience requirements when seeking another position. You are required to submit your SF-50 showing you were currently in the series since January 1, 2000.You will need to clearly state your undergraduate/graduate degree(s) and submit your college transcripts or a listing of your college courses that includes hours and grades.

    In addition to meeting the basic requirements, applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service.

    Specialized experience includes: (1) experience with procurement regulations and contracting principles including the latest procedures and techniques, e.g., sophisticated pricing arrangements, cost accounting, and life cycle costing sufficiently to plan, develop, implement, maintain, and administer all contractual aspects of a complex acquisition nature; (2) Experience in managerial and coordinative activities sufficient to control a variety of contractual actions occurring concurrently in an overlapping fashion; (3) Experience with negotiation techniques to serve as the lead negotiator in developing pre-negotiation strategy, in conducting negotiations for the acquisition of a system, and in directing or performing post award negotiations involving contract changes or modifications and (4) Experience with related disciplines and functions that have involvement in the acquisition process, such as integrated logistics support, and financial management, and their interrelationships with contracting.

    Must be FAC C III certified or equivalent

    Merit promotion applicants must meet time-in-grade requirement as defined in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F. One year at the GS-13 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-14 level.

    You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by 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.

    Education

    This position has a basic education requirement listed under the Qualifications section of this announcement.

    Foreign Education: 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

    Relocation expenses WILL NOT be paid.

    This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies across EEOC.

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document that you do not have in electronic form, please contact the HR Specialist listed in this vacancy.

    All employees of the Federal government are subject to the conflict of interest statutes and regulations including the Standards of Ethical Conduct that govern activities with outside organizations and reporting financial holdings. This position may require the incumbent to complete a confidential financial disclosure report within 30 days of appointment.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. Applicants who meet minimum qualification requirements will be certified for further consideration. 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.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
    • Contracting/Procurement
    • Acquisition Strategy
    • Control of Funds
    • Cost Accounting

    All qualified Non Competitive applicants and the best qualified Merit Promotion applicants will be referred to the hiring manager for consideration.

    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 eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above based on the competencies listed above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP eligibility. For more information visit: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Moderate Risk (MR)

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
  • Your Resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.
  • Most recent Performance Appraisal required.
  • Cover Letter, optional
  • This position has a basic education requirement, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts for further consideration.
  • Please provide a copy of your most recent SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" which shows your appointment eligibility for the position for which you are applying. Your most recent Promotion, Within Rate Increase (WRI/WGI), or Appointment/Conversion SF-50 or Notification of Personnel Action showing you are in the competitive service and the highest grade or promotion potential held. Multiple SF-50's may be submitted to demonstrate your highest previous rate and eligibility.*WARNING: An award SF-50 (ex. cash or time off award) may not indicate grade, step and competitive status.
  • Career Transition Assistance Program documentation, if applicable
  • Failure to submit any of the above mentioned required documents will result in loss of consideration due to an incomplete application package. It is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted.

    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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