Contract Specialist, GS- 9

Full-time 26 views
Company U.S Department Of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Location Long Beach, CA, United States

Government

Attorney

USD
55169 to 81805
Annually

Full-time

Jun 09, 2022

Sep 22, 2022

Jan 23, 2022

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Contract Specialist (Direct Hire Authority), GS- 9
The candidate performs market research, reviews specification and statement of work, and approves acquisition milestone plans. Performs a complete review of recommended sole-source requirements and conducts necessary market analyses to test the noncompetitive assumptions of requisitions. Responsible for recommending the appropriate method of procurement i.e. simplified acquisition procedures, sealed-bidding, negotiations. Conducts public bid openings, reviews bids, and determines responsiveness and responsibility of low bidder in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements. Conducts cost and/or price analysis of offerors' proposals, reviews auditors' reports for adequacy of analysis and conclusions, and considers all information in developing an overall pricing negotiation strategy. Serves as contract administrator on awarded contracts. Conducts post-award conferences with Contractor and Government personnel to provide information and to clarify standard and special contractual provisions of the contract. Negotiates prices and/or additional time required for performance and consideration on behalf of the Government. Fully utilize contract writing system (i.e., Electronic Contract Management System), contract reporting system (i.e., Federal Procurement Data System), financial management system (i.e., Integrated Funds Distribution, Control Point Activity, Accounting, and Procurement), and prosthetics application suite (i.e., Graphical User Interface), in accordance with Agency policies. Performs other related duties as assigned. Must meet the basic requirement for this position. To meet the basic requirement for Contract Specialist GS-05 through GS-12 positions, applicants must have: 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. Must have 2 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or masters or equivalent graduate degree or LL.B or JD. 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. OR, Must have a combination of specialized experience and graduate education that equates to 100% of the requirements for the GS-9 (only graduate education in excess of 1 year, 18 semester hours, can be used towards crediting a combination of education and experience). Must have 1+ years of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-07) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

Closing Date: June 30, 2022

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 55169 to 81805 Annually

Additional info

Announcement Number: CBZY-NCO22-11356580-DHA-DY. Apply online. No emails. Visit website for more information.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
U.S Department Of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
6100 Oak Tree Blvd
Independence, OH 44131
Phone: 216-447-8010x49896

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