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Procurement Analyst

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Department Of Health And Human Services Rockville , MD 20850

Posted 5 months ago

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This position is located in the Office of Operations, Office of Finance, Budget and Acquisitions.

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  • Provides advisory services and participates in assignments that involve collaboration across the FDA community, DHHS, and Federal Government at large.

  • Initiates policy and program development covering the full range of OAGS programs.

  • Collaborates with supervisor and other Procurement Analyst to advise on operational management issues with responsibility for developing, recommending, coordinating and implementing program improvements and new procedures.

  • Plans, develops and implements FDA acquisition policies, standards, and procedures. Establishes strategies for the implementation of statutes, regulations, judicial decisions, and other developments affecting overall acquisition programs.

  • Performs regular and special procurement reviews consistent with Federal laws and regulations and Departmental and FDA policies and standards. Review findings are used for developing new policy guidelines, standards, and procedures.

  • Provides guidance to senior contracting and program staff on technical and policy questions involving complex contracting matters.

  • Researches and analyzes significant policy issues and major legislative developments affecting all types of FDA acquisitions, and prepares reports and correspondence establishing and FDA/OAGS position.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

  • Job family (Series)
    1102 Contracting

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Citizenship Requirement: You must be a U.S. Citizen to be considered for this advertisement unless explicitly stated otherwise.

  • FDA participates in e-Verify: All new hires must complete the I-9 form; this information will be processed through e-Verify to determine your employment eligibility. If a discrepancy arises, you must take affirmative steps to resolve the matter.

  • Selective Service Registration: All males born on, or after, 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service System OR have an approved exemption. VIsit for more info.

  • Background Investigation Requirement: All employees must pass a security investigation. Failing to pass the background check may be grounds for removal or legal action. If hired, you may be subject to additional investigations at a later time.

  • Time-in-Grade Requirement: If you are applying as a current Federal employee, you must meet the time-in-grade requirements described in the Qualifications section, generally, 52-weeks of comparable experience at the next lowest grade.

  • Certification of Accuracy: All information concerning eligibility and qualification is subject to investigation and verification. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection, or appropriate legal action.

  • You must meet ALL requirements by the closing date of this announcement to be considered. Only education, experience, and qualifications attained by this date will be considered. You must continue to meet all requirements through the hiring process.

  • Direct Deposit: You will be required to have all federal salary payments electronically deposited into a bank account with a financial institution of your choice.

  • Additional selections may be made from this vacancy, within the same geographical area, by other organizational elements from within FDA, through shared corporate recruiting activities.


The position of Procurement Analyst falls within the 1102 occupational series. To qualify for this position at grade GS-14, you must meet Time-in-Grade requirements by 11:59 pm EST on 09/06/2018.

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.


Have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in federal service. Qualifying specialized experience is defined as: independently evaluating regulations and other relevant material as a basis for developing and implementing FDA guides or procedures; and identify deficiencies and problems, recommend changes and/or improvements in operations; and prepare and coordinate implementing directives.

Exceptions: Employees in GS-1102 positions will be considered to have met the standard for positions they occupy on January 1, 2000. This also applies to positions at the same grade in the same agency or other agencies if the specialized experience requirements are met. However, they will have to meet the basic requirements and specialized experience requirements in order to qualify for promotion to a higher grade, unless granted a waiver under Paragraph D.

Waiver: When filling a specific vacant position, the senior procurement executive of the selecting agency, at his or her discretion, may waive any or all of the requirements of Paragraphs A and B above if the senior procurement executive certifies that the applicant possesses significant potential for advancement to levels of greater responsibility and authority, based on demonstrated analytical and decision making capabilities, job performance, and qualifying experience. With respect to each waiver granted under this Paragraph D, the senior procurement executive must document for the record the basis of the waiver. If an individual is placed in a position in an agency on the basis of a waiver, the agency may later reassign that individual to another position at the same grade within that agency without additional waiver action.

NOTE: You must submit a copy of your FAC-C level certification or documented equivalent.

In accordance with Office of Personnel Management policy, federal employees are assumed to have gained experience by performing duties and responsibilities appropriate for their official series and grade level as described in their position description. Experience that would not normally be part of the employee's position is creditable, however, when documented by satisfactory evidence, such as a signed memorandum from the employee's supervisor or an SF-50 or SF-52 documenting an official detail or other official assignment. The documentation must indicate whether the duties were performed full time or, if part time, the percentage of times the other duties were performed. It is expected that this documentation is included in the employee's official personnel record. In order to receive credit for experience in your resume that is not within the official series and grade level of your official position, you must provide a copy of the appropriate documentation of such experience as indicated above.

PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps may apply online to this announcement. Candidates will be referred to (CC) personnel and not as candidates for conversion to a permanent career or career-conditional appointment.

You must submit supporting documentation to verify your eligibility to apply for this vacancy. For internal applicants an SF-50 will be required. See the Required Documents section for full details.


Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that 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 more information about this requirement, please visit the U.S. Department of Education website for Foreign Education Evaluation.

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Procurement Analyst

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Department Of Health And Human Services