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Contract Specialist/Administrator/Negotiator Procurement Analyst Supvy/Non/Lead GS

Company name

US General Services Administration (GSA)

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 06,2019

Valid Through

Sep 19,2019

Posted on

Dec 01,2018

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 61218 to 164200 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Boston, MA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Contract Specialist/Administrator/Negotiator, Procurement Analyst (Supvy/Non/Lead) - GS 11 – 15
The candidate will be responsible for the procurement of highly specialized equipment, components and systems for high-rise buildings and their operating systems, the construction of specialized equipment or special purpose buildings, information technology equipment and systems, professional or technical services, and/or a variety of supplies.
Duties at the GS-11 and GS-12 may also include: Pre/post-award and termination activities, such as: analyzing requirements, recommending revisions to statements of work/specifications, determining the appropriate type of contract, establishing milestones, procurement planning, conducting post-award and contractual terminations, initiating briefings with contractors to ensure full understanding of terms, handling modifications, resolution of issues related to non-compliance, and the termination process. Developing, implementing and analyzing data requirements for planning and measurement systems; Analyzing performance of procurement activities against various procurement indicators and goals; Analyzing data to determine trends; Assistance in tracking/monitoring contract actions to ensure compliance with GSA policy, administrative procedures, regulations, and statutes. Duties at the GS-13, GS-14 and GS-15 may also include: Pre/Post Award contracting functions that help clients achieve results and meet their mission. Identifying procurement objectives and methodologies; developing statements of work; performing analyses of elements of cost; making competitive range determinations; conducting pre-proposal conferences; planning comprehensive negotiation strategy; coordinating with technical experts, leading negotiations and awarding contracts. Developing, coordinating, and revising a wide variety of Government-wide procurement policies, reviewing proposed changes to existing regulations and determining whether they should be addressed. Providing principal policy advice, analyzing comments and proposed legislative changes. Developing and presenting presentations and defending complex and often controversial positions which are subject to considerable Congressional scrutiny and preparing expert response to Congressional correspondence. Identifying and analyzing acquisition process problems, trends, and emerging needs. Formulating and justifying new statutory initiatives to address unique problems, to meet newly emerging acquisition needs, and to resolve critical procurement process problems.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have following qualifications:
Qualifications GS-12 & below:
Basic Requirements: A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field; or 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.
Specialized experience: In addition to the basic requirement stated above, must have 1 year of specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the next lower grade level of the position to be filled.
GS-11: Specialized experience is experience that provided knowledge of formal advertising and negotiated procurement procedures sufficient to develop solicitations, evaluate offers, negotiate prices and terms and recommend award of contracts for a range of standard or specialized supplies or services; or knowledge of contracting principles and procedures sufficient to administer contracts for a range of standard or specialized supplies or services.
GS-12: Specialized experience is progressively responsible experience that provided knowledge of contracting procedures, methods, a variety of contract types and use of special provisions and incentives to plan and carry out pre-award and/or post-award contract assignments for the acquisition of products, professional or non-professional services, or construction; or experience which required a sufficient knowledge of contract regulations, policies, and procedures and an organization's technical and program requirements in order to participate in planning, improving, or carrying out the organization's procurement program.
Substitution Of Education For Specialized Experience: If you do not have the specialized experience described above, you may qualify if you have graduate education as noted below if it is in one or a combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
GS-11 level: a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; OR three full years of progressively higher level related graduate level education leading to such a degree; OR a LL.M.
Must meet the requirements in 1, 2, or 3 below: All of the following: (a) Completion of Training listed in Level I & II of FAC-C Course Requirements; or FAC-C Level II or III, or a DAWIA level II or III certification. If your certification is over 2 years old, 80 hours of Continuous Learning Points are required to maintain certification. (b) At least 4 years of experience in contracting or related positions including 1 year of specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the level described below; and (c) Completion of 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.
Specialized experience: In addition to the basic requirement stated above, must have 1 year of specialized experience at or equivalent to work at the next lower grade level of the position to be filled.
GS-13: Experience in performing the full range of pre-award and/or post-award activities utilizing various types of contracts such as fixed price, various cost types, requirements, performance based and multiple award schedules, and evidence of professional potential, business acumen, and drive for results, relationship building, and self motivation in order to procure a variety of complex or specialized products and/or services; OR experience requiring sufficient knowledge of contracting regulations, policies, and procedures and an organization's program and technical requirements in order to conduct reviews of contracts or contracting actions, recommend or plan improvements to an organization's procurement program.
GS-14: Experience in evaluating or implementing contracting programs; OR leading or supervising contracting professionals providing contracting services for the acquisition of a wide range of supplies, services (professional and non-professional), and/or construction; OR contracting experience that demonstrated the ability to perform the full range of highly complex pre-award and post-award activities utilizing a variety of types of contracts and evidence of professional potential, business acumen, drive for results, relationship building, and self-motivation in order to procure supplies, services, or construction associated with an organization.
GS-15: Experience that includes planning and evaluating programs and operations; overseeing the organization's technical and managerial activities relating to the contracting function; or ensuring that agency regulation and guidance implement statutory requirements and sound policies across the entire spectrum of procurement; overseeing the development, implementation, and communication of policies that directly affect the terms and conditions in contracts, and providing the competencies necessary to perform the full range of highly complex pre-award and post award activities utilizing a variety of types of contracts and evidence of professional potential, business acumen, drive for results, relationship building, and self-motivation in order to procure supplies, services, or construction associated with an organization.

Additional info

Announcement number 1912999-DHA. Control number 517843900. Apply Online. No emails.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
US General Services Administration (GSA)
1800 F Street
NW , Room 4140
Washington, DC 20405
Fax: 202-501-2509

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