Who may apply: Current Permanent DFAS Agency Employees Only.
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Serves as a senior procurement analyst responsible for the review of contracts and contracting actions for a variety of supplies, services, and/or construction contracts for the development of policy, and guidance material.
Provides technical advice to senior management and contracting officers within the agency.
Reviews, interprets, develops, and establishes policies, procedures, and acquisition instructions for assigned area of the agency acquisition mission.
Participates as a subject matter expert (SME) in the development of policy and systems as a member of special studies or task groups with the agency.
Conducts training sessions as required on new policies, procedures, or software programs.
Conducts reviews of contracts or contract changes with pre-determined categories based on dollar value, methods of acquisition, and other factors.
Reviews contract files for compliance with various Federal, Department of Defense and local regulations.
Perform analysis on large data sets and make recommendations based on that analysis to senior leadership.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S Citizen or National
Registered for Selective Service (males born after 12-31-1959)
Suitable for Federal employment
Time after Competitive Appointment: Candidates must have served 3 months after latest competitive appointment in the Federal service.
This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.
Time in Grade Requirement - see the Qualifications field below for more details.
Obtain/Maintain a level III Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Certification.
To qualify for this position, you must meet the basic requirements described below.
Basic Education Requirements:
A. Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees; AND
B. 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).
Selectee must be level III certified (or eligible for certification within 40 months of appointment) in the contracting career field. Mandatory training, experience, and education DAWIA requirements will be used during the rating process. Please attach a copy of the highest DAWIA certification in contracting which you currently hold.
You may need to send proof of education or of certification to be considered for this position. Click here for more information on who must submit documentation at the time of application and what documentation is acceptable: Transcripts and Certifications.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement, qualified applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-12) in the Federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Specialized experience is defined as: applying acquisition regulations, contracting principles, laws, statutes, executive orders, procedures and policies applicable to pre- and post-award actions sufficient to effectively award and administer contracts for a variety of problem areas; assist in the development of policies, procedures and acquisition instructions with regards to an organization's acquisition mission; review and evaluate contracting policies, regulations and directives, to determine the impact on agency directives and publishes implementing or supplementing materials.
Time-in-Grade: Current or former federal employees who have held a GS position in the preceding 52 weeks, must meet the time in grade requirement. Applicant must have served 52 weeks as a GS-12 or higher grade in Federal Service.
GS 12 and above: Education is not substitutable for specialized experience at this grade level.
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