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Contract Specialist GS 9 - 11

Company name
U.S. Army National Guard

Location
Augusta, ME, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Jun 19, 2020

Valid Through
Oct 02, 2020

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Contract Specialist, GS 9 - 11

The candidate provides sound business advice in the execution of pre-award and post-award functions, using a wide range of common contracting methods and contract types, to assist in the procurement of standard or specialized services, commodities, and/or construction within an operational contracting office. Plans the overall approach to meet contracting program objectives for procuring a wide variety of requirements. Performs market research/analysis to determine availability of the requirement; analyzes market trends, commercial practices, conditions and technological advances and determines the sources to be solicited. Determines appropriate method of procurement using a wide range of contracting methods and contract types. Selects appropriate contracting approaches, techniques, and procedures to solve a variety of acquisition problems. Analyzes contracting issues and recommends best course of action. Performs acquisition planning along with the program manager/customer, technical, legal, finance and contract pricing personnel to develop market research, acquisition strategy, milestones, evaluation/source selection criteria, and/or incentive or award fee provisions, as applicable. Exercises latitude in dealing with problems arising during the pre-award phase of the procurement action. Plans and carries out the work, selecting the approaches and techniques to be used, and determines actions to be taken on assigned contracts. Uses judgment in interpreting guidelines, in adapting procurement procedures to specific situations and in recommending solutions to problems encountered. Provides business advice and assistance to technical personnel involved in the development of the performance work statement/statement of work or data requirements. Reviews requisition packages for adequacy and compliance with administrative, regulatory, and procedural requirements and consistency with current market practices and conditions. Reviews procurement requests to determine whether, based on market analysis, the requirement can be performed by small businesses; actively solicits Small Businesses and a wide range of socioeconomic groups. If appropriate, initiates action to have all or part of a procurement set-aside exclusively for small business/socioeconomic performance. Prepares applicable determinations and findings. Assists with the development of evaluation criteria to use in determining source selection and "best value" requests for proposals which include utilization of past performance data and technical qualifications for awards based on other than lowest price. Procurements usually involve a variety of considerations such as socioeconomic, market conditions and strategy, difficult-to-define scopes of work, legal conditions, rigid deadlines, or incentive arrangements. Resolves problems that limit competition and modifies clauses that discourage potential offerors. Conducts pre-proposal/pre-bid conferences and modifies requirements as necessary. Serves as the point of contact for assigned procurements. Procures a wide variety of services, commodities, and/or construction. Applies all statutory requirements including regulations, policies, procedures, business and industry practices, market trends, Government Accountability Office (GAO) and Comptroller General Decisions, public law, case law, and precedents to all acquisitions. Contracts assigned may contain a variety of unique attributes such as special handling provisions or other specialized terms and conditions, unfavorable market conditions, and limited competition or sole source requirements. Ensures the price schedule is properly structured, prepares the solicitation, determines sources to be solicited, issues solicitations and amendments, and determines the acceptability of offers based on an analysis of financial and technical information gained. Obtains and reviews subcontracting plans as required. Recommends the competitive range. Conducts any necessary conferences to discuss proposals received; performs price or cost analysis; plans and conducts negotiations on price, technical requirements, terms and conditions of the contract. Determines need for final proposal revisions. Recommends award. Prepares final contract to include appropriate standard clauses and special provisions, final pricing and payment terms, and incentives. Documents reason for decision and justifies basis for award. Prepares the unit's response to any protests, as required, fully documenting and defending the Government's position. Takes any necessary corrective action resulting from a protest. Enters all contractual information into a contract writing system software database.

This job is open to: Internal to an agency; Current federal employees of this agency; National Guard and Reserves; Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members; Veterans.

Additional Information

Announcement number: ME-10832948-AR-20-069. Control number: 570010200. Apply online. No email. Visit website for more info.

Company info

U.S. Army National Guard
1411 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington
Virginia
United States 22202-3231
Phone : 207-430-6019
Fax : 207-626-4246
Website : http://www.nationalguard.com/

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