CONTRACT SPECIALIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Dec 02, 2021
Closes
Dec 09, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

DIA employs a variety of professionals who serve throughout the workforce to ensure successful operations. To view this position's duties, click Vacancies to be directed to DIA's online application system. Please make note of the position title and 6-digit Job Opening ID number to which you are interested. You can scroll to the bottom of the page to locate the announcement or click on the "Advanced Search" link and enter in the 6-digit Job Opening ID number in the "Job Opening ID" field.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • - U.S. Citizenship - Drug Test - Security Investigation

All applicants must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry.

Qualifications

ASSESSMENT FACTORS

1. Develops and employs strategies to analyze key issues, drawing conclusions from data and recommending viable solutions to address Agency mission needs
2. Ensures financial commitments and deadlines are met by facilitating and assessing processes, situations, and issues and takes corrective action, as needed
3. Independently anticipates, sets and meets priorities, and achieves results that support Agency objectives and strategies with no active supervision
4. Develops and enhances collaborative partnerships with Agency leadership to drive efforts to identify or create strategies to address needs, challenges, or to advance corporate goals
5. Anticipates and responds to opportunities to leverage best practices to advance the organization's mission and measures client feedback to determine satisfaction with Agency products and practices

HIGHLY DESIRED SKILLS

1. Successful Contracting Officer Warrant holder
2. Successful experience leading Source Selection(s)

Applicant must meet the following Department of Defense qualification requirements for 1102 contracting positions: https://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/cpic/cp/docs/Signed%20Memo%20Re%20Elimination%20of%20the%2024-Semester%20Credit%20Hours.pdf

Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Requirement (DAWIA):
This position is considered an Acquisition Workforce (AWF) position, all personnel will have a 36-month grace period to meet the current standards and obtain the certification required in Contracting and level required for the position.

Specialized Experience: In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression is qualifying for positions at grades GG-08 and above. Graduate Education may be used in lieu of specialized experience. Specialized experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position to be filled.
Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Requirement (DAWIA): This position is considered an Acquisition Workforce (AWF) position, all personnel will have a 36-month grace period to meet the current standards and obtain the certification required in Contracting and level required for the position.

Applicant at the GG-13 and above can either already have the Basic Requirements for Defense Acquisition Corps or will need to obtain the membership.
Defense Acquisition Corps Eligibility Criteria:
A. Grades GG-13 and above.
AND
B. Certified at a minimum of DAWIA Level II in an acquisition career field.
AND
C. Four (4) years of service in an AWF position either in DoD or a comparable position in industry or Government.

Additional information

DIA positions are Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) positions in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. All applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application. Applicants must meet the agency's conditions of employment, to include, but not limited to, satisfactory completion of an initial special background investigation and periodic reinvestigation, completion of any required medical examination and physical requirements, completion of any required personal interviews, favorable completion of any required initial or aperiodic polygraph examinations, completion of any required drug test, satisfactory completion of a two-year Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System trial period, and completion of a civilian mobility agreement. All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons. All civilian employees are required to participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program. DIA employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. Veterans who are preference-eligible or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions are encouraged to apply.

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