ACQUISITION SPECIALIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Falls Church, Virginia
Posted
Jan 25, 2022
Closes
Jan 30, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • You will serve as a full performance level acquisition specialist at the headquarters activity.
  • You will perform professional and analytical work involving the planning, development, coordination and evaluation of contracts in support of BUMED Enterprise programs and operations.
  • You will work independently, using established and non-established procedures to perform the following duties: monitors and coordinates all phases of the acquisition cycle, including planning development, implementation and evaluation of contractual.
  • You will advise constituents in methods and resources available to perform market research appropriate for the supply or service being procured .
  • You will create and maintain records and uses automated systems for planning, scheduling, and monitoring acquisition activities.


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
  • Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • 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.
  • Per E.O. 14043, selectee(s) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of employment except in limited circumstances where an exemption is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • In accordance with BUMEDINST 6220.9B, all personnel and others who may come in contact with patients, must receive and maintain appropriate vaccination against seasonal influenza.
  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field Contracting Level II. Certification is required within 24 months of appointment.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
  • In accordance with DoDI 5000.72, Employee must complete initial training and maintain training required for appointment as a COR.


Qualifications

Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

* Experience monitoring/coordinating all phases of the acquisition cycle, including the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of contractual, program, administrative, financial, and technical aspects of contracting requirements.

* Experience analyzing and evaluating acquisition policies, procedures, and issues, for effectiveness and efficiency, identifying and resolving discrepancies and problems, and developing solutions and methods for improvement as they relate to ACQUISITION elements, (i.e. administrative, auditing, budgeting/financial, consulting, healthcare management, logistics management, process re-engineering, program management and project management services).

*Experience developing, implementing work design processes at a level to design work flows, work procedures, structures, or systems and/or redesign them to accommodate current business or operational needs; and developing plans to implement new changes, promptly to achieve improvement and/or better throughout the organization.

* Experience administering/carrying out performance based contracting policies, regulations, practices, and procedures for the post award phase through contract close-out to include performing all actions regarding contracting procedures, acquisition related documentation, technical concepts, and work processes/procedures relate to acquisition projects, planning development, awards, and management of contracts.

*Experience applying research methods/techniques to determine alternatives to resolve a broad range of issues impacting contract formation, contract administration, and contract performance..

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series

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

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

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, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category (score 85) or higher. ICTAP candidates must provide copies of all of the following documentation at the time of application: 1) agency notice; 2) most recent performance appraisal; and 3) most recent SF-50 or notification of personnel action that includes position, grade level, and duty location. Applicants who do not provide this documentation will not receive consideration as an ICTAP candidate. 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/

Military Spouse Preference applicants will receive priority consideration at the Full Performance Level (FPL) and if determined to be Best Qualified at the FPL, and selected, must be placed at the FPL. A BQ military spouse possesses knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies comparable to others who meet the competitive referral criteria for the specific position.

This position is eligible for part time, full time or ad-hoc telework at the discretion of management.