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Government Contracts Attorney in Whiteman Air Force Base, MO

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Company name

Air Force Global Strike Command

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Government Contracts

Location

Whiteman Air Force Base, MO

Date Last Verified

Mar 14,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018


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Contract Specialist Duties for GS-09: The candidate plans acquisitions for standard or specialized services, commodities and/or construction contracts where specifications are standardized within established competitive markets, and where price competition exist. Develops solicitations, evaluates responses, and makes award recommendations. Monitors contract performance and performs contract administration. Provides advice and assistance to others relating to contracting work and prepares correspondence. Provides technical direction and general contracting guidance regarding regulations and techniques as applied to the use of public funds and the Government Purchase Card (GPC) Program. Duties for GS-11: Plans the overall approach to meet contracting program objectives for procuring a wide variety of requirements. Procures a wide variety of services, commodities, and/or construction. Executes postaward contract performance management actions on assigned contracts. Provides business advice and guidance to technical personnel and others on contracting work and prepares correspondence.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications:
For GS-09 and GS-11: 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.

Specialized Experience for GS-09: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level, in one or more of the following (1) soliciting, evaluating, negotiating, and awarding contracts; (2) administering contracts by assuring compliance with the terms and conditions; (3) terminating contracts by analyzing, negotiating, and settling claims and proposals; (4) analyzing and evaluating cost/price proposals and accounting systems; (5) planning, establishing, or reviewing contracts, programs, policies, or procedures; (6) formulating and administering policies and procedures to insure achievement of socioeconomic goals; (7) developing acquisition strategies and directing or managing procurements; and/or (8) providing functional staff advisory services within the contracting occupation. Duties performed are usually developmental in nature involving few complexities designed to increase skill and knowledge with assignments selected with a view to developing advanced skills. Assignments are usually designed to provide diversified experience as a foundation for future responsibility.
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Education for GS-09: Graduate education that includes 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 a Bachelor's Degree with SAA that either includes or has in addition to, 24 semester credit hours, or equivalent, of study from an accredited institution of higher education in any of the following disciplines: accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, and organization and management.

Education for GS-11: A Master's or equivalent graduate degree or have successfully completed two full years of higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D. degree. This education includes 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 I have a bachelor's Degree with SAA that either includes or has in addition to, 24 semester credit hours, or equivalent, of study from an accredited institution of higher education in any of the following disciplines: accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, and organization and management.

Specialized Experience for GS-11: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in one or more of the following (1) soliciting, evaluating, negotiating, and awarding contracts; (2) administering contracts by assuring compliance with the terms and conditions; (3) terminating contracts by analyzing, negotiating, and settling claims and proposals; (4) analyzing and evaluating cost/price proposals and accounting systems; (5) planning, establishing, or reviewing contracts, programs, policies, or procedures; (6) formulating and administering policies and procedures to insure achievement of socioeconomic goals; (7) developing acquisition strategies and directing or managing procurements; and/or (8) providing functional staff advisory services within the contracting occupation. Duties are performed independently within established procedures and with assistance provided on new or unusual assignments. Exercises initiative and judgment in developing and coordinating the procurement package up to recommendation for award; award recommendations are reviewed prior to signature for documentation, judgment, and compliance with policies and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for GS-09: Professional knowledge of commonly used contracting methods and contract types for contract actions that are well-defined and well-precedented. Knowledge of directly applicable Federal contracting laws, regulations, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of business practices and market conditions as they relate to program and technical requirements to assist customers in developing requirements and to evaluate proposal responsiveness, contractor responsibility, and contractor performance. Ability to perform basic price/cost analysis sufficient to compare prices on recurring types of procurements. Ability to plan, organize work, and meet deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; present factual information; clearly write procurement memoranda; and draft simple contract provisions and supporting documents.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for GS-11: Professional knowledge of a wide variety of Federal contracting laws, regulations, policies, processes and procedures; and contract types applicable to preaward and postaward actions. Knowledge of business practices and market conditions applicable to program and technical acquisition requirements. Knowledge of contracting negotiation, administration, and termination principles, policies, procedures, and technical requirements; and knowledge of price and cost analysis principles and techniques sufficient to review proposals against previous history, actual and estimated expenditures, and established rates to determine price reasonableness or to determine a negotiation position. Ability to recognize and analyze problems, conduct research, summarize results, and make appropriate recommendations. Ability to plan, organize work, and meet deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Note: This job is open to Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL); federal employees who meet the definition of a surplus or displaced employee; federal employees - competitive service; current or former competitive service federal employees; individuals with disabilities; military spouses; and veterans.

Application Deadline: March 19, 2018.

Additional info

Announcement Number: 4K-AFPC-10162277-171849-KAM. Apply online. No emails. Visit website for more information.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Air Force Global Strike Command
245 Davis Ave. E Suite 198
Barksdale Afb, LA 71110
Phone: 1-800-525-0102