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Government and Government Relations Attorney in San Juan, PR

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Company name

U.S. Small Business Administration

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Location

San Juan, PR

Date Last Verified

Mar 14,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

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Business Opportunity Specialist, GS 11 - 12 The candidate will implement and optimize impact and effectiveness of the 8(a) Business Development Program, Small Disadvantaged Business Certification Program (SBD), Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone), Women/Economically Disadvantaged Owned Small Business (WOSB/EDWOSB) Program, Service Disabled Veteran (SDVOSB) and Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) Program and other small business certification and assistance programs. Public speaking is required to conduct or participate in training and outreach activities such as training 8(a) participants, contracting officers, and SBA Resource Partners. Provide assistance with small businesses, procuring entities, collaborative partners, resource partners and the general public regarding SBA programs and services. Reviews firms' annual business plans and assists with increasing revenue and business development. Ensure SBA's strategic plan and mission are communicated and achieved by the team by leading or coaching the selection and application of appropriate problem solving methods; identifying, distributing and balancing workload within team; and arranging for professional development and training opportunities. Traveling is required.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications
For GS-1101-11: Should have 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. AND

Specialized Experience: In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-9 grade level) in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector which includes at least three of the following four skill sets with minimal supervision: Applying knowledge of federal procurement laws, regulations, policies, and procedures when recruiting, training, educating or developing businesses interested in doing business with the government or prime contractors (e.g. Supplier Training, Supplier Development); Assisting staff working with government entities and prime contractors to support the accomplishment of their business goals (e.g. Needs Assessment, Requirements Development, Assessment of Business Capabilities, Acquisition Planning); Promoting an organization's programs and services through outreach and marketing; Assisting staff to link and match the needs of organizations (government organizations or prime/sub-contractors) to the capabilities of businesses (e.g. Market Research, Supplier Selection, Networking Sessions). OR Education: Possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M in an accredited college or university related to the position to be filled (i.e. business, finance, accounting). OR Combination of Education and Experience: Combination of education and experience as specified above. For example, an applicant who has 1.5 full years of Ph.D. level education (i.e. 50% of education required) and 6 months of creditable specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level as described above (i.e. 50% of the required experience) would equate to 100% of the required experience for the position.

For GS-1101-12: Specialized Experience: In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-11 grade level) in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector which demonstrates the ability working independently and includes ALL of the following: Applying knowledge of federal procurement laws, regulations, policies, and procedures when recruiting, training, educating or developing businesses interested in doing business with the government or prime contractors (e.g. Supplier Training, Supplier Development); Working with government entities and prime contractors to support the accomplishment of their business goals (e.g. Needs Assessment, Requirements Development, Assessment of Business Capabilities, Acquisition Planning); Promoting an organization's programs and services through outreach and marketing; Linking and matching the needs of organizations (government organizations or prime/sub-contractors) to the capabilities of businesses (e.g. Market Research, Supplier Selection, Networking Sessions). Education may not be substituted for experience at the GS-12 level.

Note: 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; Peace Corps and AmeriCorps Vista; Veterans and Military spouses can apply.

Application deadline: 03/21/2018.

Additional info

Announcement number: 18-160-LAC (10153914). Apply online. No emails. Visit website for more details.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
U.S. Small Business Administration
26 Federal Plaza,
Ste. 3100
New York City, NY 10278
Phone: 303-844-7797
Fax: 212--264-4963