Supervisory Contract Specialist

Department Of Defense Aberdeen Proving Ground , MD 21005

Posted 2 months ago

* DutiesHelpDutiesSummarySee below for important information regarding this job.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilities * Please note, during the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Agency is operating in a maximum telework posture for all telework ready employees occupying a telework eligible position. * Serves as the Supervisory Contract Specialist (Branch Supervisor) for a Depot Level Reparable (DLR) detachment site. * Directs all procurement activities for the Branch which include pre-award, post-award, and contract administration management processes. * Develops policies and procedures for work involving the evaluation of contract price proposals, advertising, negotiating, administering, and terminating contracts. * Assigns, directs, and reviews for approval the work of subordinate associates. * Provides training and guidance to associates with regard to procurement actions for which the Branch is responsible * Provides pricing advice on a broad variety of pricing-related issues in developing optimum contracting strategies. * Provides pre and post award guidance pertaining to price and cost analyses, negotiation, and settlement support of contractor proposals and contracts.Travel RequiredOccasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.Supervisory statusYesPromotion PotentialNone * Job family (Series)1102 Contracting * RequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of Employment * Must be a U.S. citizen * Tour of Duty: Flexible * Security Requirements:Non Critical Sensitive w/ Secret Access * Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal. * Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt * Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. * Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized * Bargaining Unit Status: No * Pre-Employment Physical: Not Required * This position requires an Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Level III certification in the Contracting Career Field within 24 months, unless a Position Requirements Waiver is approved to extend.QualificationsTo qualify for a Supervisory Contract Specialist, your resume and supporting documentation must support: * Basic AT&L Requirement:Public Law 106-398, Section 808: ) A baccalaureate degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees OR B.) a current civilian employee in DoD or member of the Armed Forces, who occupied an 1102 position, contracting officer position, or comparable military contracting position with authority to award or administer contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold on or before September 30, 2000 are excluded from the requirements of A. above. * Contracting Off
icer Requirement: Must possess at least 2 years of experience in a contracting position. * Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is directly in or related to this position. In addition to meeting the Basic AT&L Requirement above, to qualify for the GS-13 grade level, specialized experience must be at the GS-12 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes:*
  • Analyzes difficult contracting issues and identifies alternative courses of action. * Solves a variety of contracting problems, including those requiring significant departures from previous approaches. * Experience serving as a Contracting Officer with authorization to enter into and administer contracts on behalf of the government through negotiations, bids and competitive proposal procedures with private contractors. * Experience reviewing procurement requests to assure clarity, adequacy and completeness.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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.EducationSubstitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.Are you using your education to qualify? You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at time of application.GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours that your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.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.
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