Supervisory Contract Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 20, 2022
Closes
Jan 25, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Planning, developing and administering Contracting Operation Division's (COD) contracting activities to achieve broad program objectives as effectively and economically as possible, assuring compliance with Contracting Regulations and established policies to protect the Government's interests and investments.
  • Providing independent analyses and evaluations of the effectiveness and efficiency of the operations in meeting program objectives and goals, and develops recommendations.
  • Applying a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods to assess and improve program effectiveness and/or complex management processes, projects and systems.
  • Establishing contact and liaising with civilian and military agencies, representatives of business and industry, state and local governments, congressional staffs and committees and general public to ensure a coordinated approach for solving problems of mutual interest.
  • Responsible for a broad program of personnel management, including supervision of subordinates, selection of personnel, development of resource needs, training programs, upward mobility and grievances, complaints, adverse actions and other related matters.
  • Implementing agency programs in the areas of equal employment opportunity and employee-management relations to assure equal treatment of all employees.
  • Planning, developing, coordinating and justifying the financial and manpower resource requirements for assigned Division's activities.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
  • Register with Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959


If selected, you must meet the following conditions:

  • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
  • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 4 investigation level).
  • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security's e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.
  • Complete a financial disclosure report to verify that no conflict, or an appearance of conflict, exists between your financial interest and this position
  • Serve a one year supervisory or managerial probationary period, if required
  • As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal executive branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the agency (if later than November 22, 2021). The agency will provide additional information regarding which forms of documentation can be accepted and how you can request a legally required exception from this requirement. If selected and you are a current GSA employee (except in the OIG), you are not required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination if this requirement has already been met.
  • Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within 45 days. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy.
  • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.


Qualifications

For each job on your resume, provide:
  • the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
  • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here .

The GS-15 salary range starts at $148,484.00 per year.

If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.

You must meet the requirements in 1, 2, or 3 below:

1. All of the following:

(a) Completion of Training listed in Level I & II of FAC-C Course Requirements ; or FAC-C Level II or III, or a DAWIA level II or III certification.
(b) At least 4years of experience in contracting or related positions including 1 year of specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the level described below; and
(c) Completion of a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree that included or was supplemented by 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.

2. Exception: If you were in a GS-1102 position on January 1, 2000, you will be exempt from meeting the educational requirements for the grade level of that position. However, to be promoted you will have to meet Option 1 or 3.

3. Waiver: GSA's senior procurement executive has the discretion to waive any or all of the requirements in 1 above.

Specialized experience is one year of experience equivalent to the GS-14 in the Federal service. Specialized experience is:
  • managing or supervising experience that includes planning and evaluating programs and operations;
  • overseeing the organization's technical and managerial activities relating to the contracting function; or ensuring that agency regulation and guidance implement statutory requirements and sound policies across the entire spectrum of procurement;
  • overseeing the development, implementation, and communication of policies that directly affect the terms and conditions in contracts, and providing the competencies necessary to perform the full range of highly complex pre-award and post award activities utilizing a variety of types of contracts and evidence of professional potential, business acumen, drive for results, relationship building, and self-motivation in order to procure supplies, services, or construction associated with an organization.

This position has a positive education requirement: Applicants must submit a copy of their college or university transcript(s) for a bachelors degree and transcripts including 24 credits listed above and certificates by the closing date of announcements to verify qualifications. If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment.

Education

This position has a positive education requirement. Transcripts must be provided to verify qualification for this position.

Note: 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

Bargaining Unit Status

Bargaining Unit status: Not Bargaining

Relocation Not Paid

Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive

On a case-by-case basis, the following incentives may be approved:

· Recruitment incentive if you are new to the federal government

· Relocation incentive if you are a current federal employee

· Credit toward vacation leave if you are new to the federal government

Management Rights

Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.