Job Overview

Summary

Our mission:  To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan," - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. 

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Every job at the VA impacts the Veterans that we serve.  You can be part of that team, helping to make sure that our Veterans receive the top-quality care they deserve. 

Location: This position is within the Office of Acquisition & Logistics in Hines, IL 

Area of Consideration.  Current Permanent employees of the Veteran's Affairs in the local commuting area of Hines, IL.  To be considered eligible for this position, you must be a status candidate on a permanent competitive career, career conditional, or permanent excepted service appointment.

Competitive Merit Promotion

*Current Federal VA employee with career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service at a lower grade level as the position being announced for any length of time.

Non-Competitive Merit Promotion

*Current Federal VA employee with career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service at the same or higher grade level as the position being announced for any length of time.        

Special Employment Consideration:  VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities (i.e. intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities) and/or Disabled Veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.

Duties

The incumbent of this position serves as the contract negotiator and administrator for contracts with a national scope for a vast range of products and services. Major duties include:

  • Making recommendations relative to price adjustments, deviations from contract terms and conditions, delivery schedules, etc.;

  • Conducting negotiations for supplemental agreements, adjustments or settlements, and making recommendations to senior level contract specialists.

  • Administering contracts, including price/cost analysis, cancelling and terminating contracts, verifying licenses, etc.

  • Serving as a contact point to establish specialized contracts and agreements.

     

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