KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Ability to analyze organizational and operational problems and develop solutions.
Ability to supervise, plan, and execute work.
Knowledge of contracting laws, regulations, principles, policies, and procedures to develop and issue solicitations and contracts, advise senior management on procurement strategies, and provide guidance and leadership to staff.
Experience in the use of a comprehensive automated contract writing, processing, and work flow tracking system.
Ability to communicate effectively with others and in writing in order to establish and maintain cooperative relationships, develop policy and guidelines, prepare solicitations, define roles and responsibilities of staff and stakeholders, communicate requirements, and monitor contractor performance.
I have the following certification: Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) or Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Certification.
MINIMUM FEDERAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
A. Successful completion of all mandatory training prescribed by the head of the agency for progression to GS-14 or higher level contracting positions, including at least four (4) years of experience in contracting or related positions. At least one (1) year of that experience must have been specialized experience at or equivalent to a GS-13, and must have provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the work of the position.
B. Successful completion of a full four-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field, that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester/36 quarter hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.
C. EXCEPTION: Applicants for GS-1102-14 positions will be qualified if they have held a GS-1102-14 position since January 1, 2000.
D. WAIVER: Requirements of paragraphs A and B above may be waived if the agency's senior procurement executive certifies that the applicant possesses significant potential for advancement to levels of greater responsibility and authority, based on demonstrated analytical and decision making capabilities, job performance, and qualifying experience.
Specialized experiencxe is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Specialized experience may include but is not limited to: identifying and implementing acquisition reform initiatives, recognized agency procurement expert advising on contracting actions including policy interpretation for contracts on national scope; developing, preparing, and presenting terms and conditions in proposals; and/or providing acquisition services etc.
All applicants who qualify based on education or a combination of education and experience are required to submit an unofficial transcript. (Note: If you are selected for this position, official transcript(s) will be required prior to your first day.)
Selectees may be required to submit to a urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify with Selective Service (SS) System, or provide proof of exemption from SS registration. See www.sss.gov.
Applicants chosen for this position must serve a one-year probationary period if he/she has not previously been a supervisor or manager.
DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
Bargaining Unit Status: This position is excluded from the bargaining unit.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledges, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.