CONTRACT SPECIALIST

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, D.C
Posted
Nov 24, 2021
Closes
Dec 02, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • You will utilize pre-award and post-award contracting procedures to oversee or ensure compliance within the organization.
  • You will serve as a contract specialist responsible for pre-award and post-award functions involving complex and highly specialized contracts
  • You will manage all aspects of the functional area of contract management including contract formation, solicitation, negotiations, cost and price analysis, award, contract administration, termination and close-out for a variety of contracts.
  • You will use negotiation techniques to meet and reach agreement with a proposed contractor on the price and performance terms, and to set forth all these terms in a procurement document.
  • You will coordinate and liaise with internal and external customers across a broad spectrum of government employees.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field XXXX Level XX. If you are not certified you must achieve certification within 24 months of appointment.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.


Qualifications

In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent -experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Knowledgeable of a variety of contracting methods and contract types sufficient to perform pre- and post-award functions. Apply knowledge of federal contract and procurement laws, principles, policies, regulations and procedures to a wide-range of contracting methods and contract types in order to plan, establish, negotiate, administer and evaluate a wide range of contracts to satisfy procurement requirements and solve a variety of contracting problems for various types of acquisition programs at different stages in the acquisition cycle. Knowledgeable of acquisition planning; knowledge of contract price and cost analysis/cost accounting techniques; Skilled with negotiation techniques, price, contract specifications, delivery dates, incentives, other terms/condition, statutes, and regulations as they apply to procurement functions.

Applicant must meet the following Department of Defense qualification requirements for 1102 contracting positions: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/DoD_Qualification_Standard_For_GS-1102.pdf

And the title 10 requirements found here: http://uscode.house.gov/view.xhtml?req=granuleid:USC-prelim-title10-section1724&num=0&edition=prelim

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.

Education

Applicants must meet the following Basic Education Requirements of the Department of Defense Qualification Standard for Contracting Positions:

A. A bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees

NOTE: The education requirements listed above apply only to individuals entering DoD 1102 positions on or after October 1, 2000. Current civilian personnel in DoD, who occupied GS-1102 positions or contracting positions with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold in an Executive Department on or before September 30, 2000, are exempt from meeting this requirement. Current military members who occupied a similar occupational specialty to the GS-1102 on or before September 30, 2000, and members of the Contingency Contracting Force are also exempt from meeting this requirement.

While unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial application, an official transcript will ultimately be required if you are selected for the position.

Additional information

Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https:/ /www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/

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