CONTRACTS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Andrews AFB, Maryland
Posted
Jan 25, 2022
Closes
Jan 30, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Provides consultative support and completes all Contracting Officer Representative (COR) activities for assigned support contracts.
  • Perform engineering and planning studies along with data collection.
  • Provides complex substantive analytical management support services in the areas of program cost analysis for Agreements to include the Airport Joint Use Agreements (AJUA).
  • Management and administration of the division overhead budget (travel, training equipment, supplies and special programs).


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
  • This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID.
  • All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • This position requires the employee to frequently travel away from the normal duty station.
  • Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
  • The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
  • Employee may be required to work overtime.
  • Position may perform other related duties as assigned
  • Leave accrual may be authorized upon request
  • Advance in hire may be authorized if there is demonstrable proof provided on your resume


Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-11, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes specialized knowledge of contract administration principles, policies. concepts, and objectives to monitor and evaluate contractor accomplishments with regard to technical adequacy, consistency and compliance with policies, procedures, directives, etc. to ensure progress toward goals, meeting of milestones, optimum data conditions. forecasting, planning, funding programs, etc. Knowledge of and ability to design methods to independently evaluate the contractor's accomplishments within the various mission areas in terms of results shown in logistics briefings, reports, effectiveness and timeliness of accomplishments, proper utilization of skills, job satisfaction, turnover, etc. Independently reviews overall scope of contract to determine operational problems and to determine and implement changes necessary to meet long-range objectives. Skill in conducting detailed analyses of complex functions and work processes; and an ability to apply a variety of administrative processes and procedures in the area of acquisition support. Ability to interpret and apply policy statements, regulations, and contractual specifications, terms and conditions in establishing requirements evaluating contractor performance and identifying alternatives to correct deficient performance. Ability to prepare reports and other written technical material and communicate effectively orally and in writing to explain contract requirements, deficiencies and progress.

FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in­-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
  • Ability to obtain Contracting Officer Representative certification to manage Contracts.
  • Knowledge in the support of managing Architectural Engineer, Service, Construction and other Contracts.
  • Familiar with the Air National Guard structure and its missions, programs and organization relationships with Air Force, DoD and other agencies.
  • Capable of developing and analyzing management of assets from a cost and economic analysis perspective.
  • Ensures proper documentation of all Joint Use Agreement (JUA) actions during the required period and timely submittals of JUA quarterly reports, researches, analyzes and maintains Joint Use Agreements. Ensures the JUA's are being tracked based on accomplished actions on active negotiations or as needed.
  • Knowledge of specific automated data systems as provided by Air National Guard finance management and civil engineering. Experience to research, analyze, interpret and apply rules, regulations and procedures. Developing and using appropriate data collection techniques. Planning, organizing and meeting deadlines.
  • PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that 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 job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here . To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.

    Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

    120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

    Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible: MSP applicants, if determined best qualified, must be selected at the full performance level and placed at the full performance level. You must include a completed copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist dated within 30 days along with the documents identified on the checklist to verify your eligibility for MSP. Click here to obtain a copy of the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist.

    Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

    If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. The Vacancy ID is 11351544.

    Department of the Air Force has implemented COVID-19 vaccination requirements set forth in Executive Order 14043. Federal 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. Upon selection, you will be required to provide documentation proof as "fully vaccinated" prior to issuance of a firm job offer. Air Force will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a legally required exemption from this requirement. More information on COVID requirements may be found here . Additionally, please do not disclose your vaccination status on your resume.

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