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Contract Specialist

Company name

Department of the Air Force - Air Force Personnel Center.

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Salary

USD 32844

Location

Kelly, TX

Date Last Verified

Feb 09,2018

Posted on

Jan 23,2018
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Contract Specialist Duties: The candidate will procure and plan acquisitions for standard or specialized items, services, and/or construction contracts where specifications have become standardized and established competitive markets and price competition exist. Will review requisition package for adequacy, consistency, and compliance with administrative, regulatory, and procedural requirements. Develop solicitations and evaluate responses. Compile complete bidders' list from qualified applications, knowledge of suppliers, contacts with trade associations, Small Business Administration, or other sources. Prepare and issue solicitation documents selecting appropriate clauses, ensuring clear and complete specifications, including packing and delivery requirements or other routine supplemental stipulation. Use primarily firm fixed-price, time and materials, indefinite delivery, or similar contracts when historical and precedent data are available. Monitor contract performance and assists in contract termination. Monitor contract performance through telephone conversations, correspondence, site visits, inspections, progress reports, and analysis of contractor metrics, for compliance with performance standards, applicable laws, delivery schedules, payment provisions, inspections, progress reports, and other requirements stated in the contract.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND at least 24 hours in business-related courses in any of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.

For GS-05: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution authorized to grant baccalaureate degrees AND at least 24 hours in business-related courses in any of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.

Specialized Experience for GS-07: The candidate must have 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level. Specialized experience is experience that may have been gained while in the Federal service procuring a wide variety products and services; administering terms and conditions of contracts; negotiating and awarding contracts and contract modifications; performing price/cost analysis; monitoring contractor's performance; performing work associated with termination of contracts.

Specialized Experience for GS-09: The candidate must have 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level. Specialized experience is experience that may have been gained while providing business advice to customers and performing all pre-award/post-award functions, using a wide range of contracting methods and types to procure complex and/or diversified commodities, services and/or construction. OR Master's degree (or equivalent graduate degree such as LL.B or J.D) or two academic years of progressively higher level graduate education including 24 hours of business may substitute for the one year of specialized experience.

Specialized Experience for GS-11: The candidate must have 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level. Specialized experience is experience that may have been gained while providing business advice to customers and performing all pre-award/post-award functions, using a wide range of contracting methods and types to procure complex and/or diversified commodities, services and/or construction OR Ph.D. (or equivalent doctoral degree) or three academic years of progressively higher level graduate education including 24 hours of business may substitute for the one year of specialized experience.

Specialized Experience for GS-12: The candidate must have 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent at the GS-11 level or equivalent pay band. Specialized experience is experience that may have been gained while providing business advice to customers and performing all pre-award/post-award functions, using a wide range of contracting methods and types to procure complex and/or diversified commodities, services and/or construction.

Specialized Experience for GS-13: The candidate must have 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent at the GS-12 level or equivalent pay band. Specialized experience is experience that may have been gained while providing business advice to customers and performing all pre-award/post-award functions, using a wide range of contracting methods and types to procure complex and/or diversified commodities, services and/or construction.

Specialized Experience for GS-14: The candidate must have 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent at the GS-13 level or equivalent pay band. Specialized experience is experience that may have been gained while providing business advice to customers and performing all pre-award/post-award functions, using a wide range of contracting methods and types to procure complex and/or diversified commodities, services and/or construction.

Specialized Experience for GS-15: The candidate must have 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent at the GS-14 level or equivalent pay band. Specialized experience is experience that may have been gained while providing business advice to customers and performing all pre-award/post-award functions, using a wide range of contracting methods and types to procure complex and/or diversified commodities, services and/or construction.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of contracting principles, policies and procedures. Knowledge of business practices and market conditions applicable. Skill in applying contract price/cost analysis techniques to a variety of pre-award and/or post-award procurement actions. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2018.

Additional info

Announcement Number: AFPC-ACQEHA-10087018-1102. Apply online. No emails. Visit website for more information.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Department of the Air Force - Air Force Personnel Center.
550 C Street West
Randolph, TX 78150-4749
Phone: 800-525-0102

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