Defense Contract Management Agency uses the Expedited Hiring Authority to recruit and appoint qualified individuals directly into shortage category or critical need acquisition positions.
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Performs various contract administration functions, including monitoring canceled funds, performing reconciliation, conducting contract closeouts, maintaining database integrity.
Reviews new contracts to assure all necessary clauses have been included. Contacts the responsible buying activity to resolve discrepancies such as missing or inconsistent provisions.
Monitors contractor performance for compliance with applicable laws, delivery schedules, payment provisions, contract data reporting requirements, and other contractual requirements.
Advises contractor as to scope of work statements, shipping requirements, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) requirements for clearances of subcontractors, and other issues regarding the meaning of terms and conditions.
Assists ACO in administering Cost Accounting Standards and in resolving noncompliance issues based on evaluation of disclosure statements, reports, advice.
Coordinates with the buying office on contractor's requests for waivers or deviations from contract terms. Resolves delivery schedule problems with contractor and buying activity, and negotiates delivery schedule changes.
Receives requests from procuring activities for specific services and/or products specified under BOAs, or by provisioning and spare parts clauses of contracts.
Performs final closeout of assigned contracts; e.g., assures delivery, inspection and acceptance of contractual end items and that all administrative and reporting actions have been resolved.
Occasional travel - Business travel is required 40% of the time.
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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Position requires employee to wear uniform and/or protective clothing.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
Must file an annual financial statement.
A medical examination is required.
Immunization screening is required.(e.g. Anthrax, Smallpox, and Malaria).
Required to obtain a passport.
Must be able to possess and maintain a Government Travel Card.
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
Should be Exempt From Military Recall
Schedule tour of duty will require evenings, weekends and holiday work hours, and overtime.
Selectee will be subject to a 10-year security reinvestigation.
Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
Who May Apply:
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Eligible
All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States
QUALIFICATIONS: In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.
Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.
To qualify, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-09). Specialized experience is defined as: Experience reviewing contract documents for accuracy; drafting contact proposals in order to correct discrepancies; provide contract surveillance for compliance of regulatory guidelines and delivery schedules.
Education can be substituted for experience.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Contract Performance Management
Initiation of Work
Terms and Conditions
Applicants must meet basic eligibility requirements such as minimum qualifications, and other regulatory requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT (Must submit transcripts):
A bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND 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. (This requirement can be obtained within the degree or in addition to the degree).
NOTE: 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 are also exempt from meeting this requirement.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
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