Job Overview


About the Agency

A successful candidate in this position will serve as a Supervisory Contract Specialist ensuring procurement activities within the Oak Ridge Office and/or its cognizant sites are managed in accordance with regulatory and acceptable procurement practices.



As Chief, Acquisition Services Branch, you will:

  • Supervise Branch personnel in the conduct of assigned procurement and administrative tasks;
  • Execute contracts, financial assistance instruments, purchase orders and interagency agreements as Contracting Officer for the Department, and approve subcontracts subject to delegated authority;
  • Provide advice and guidance on procurement and contracting processes and procedures, regulations, laws, and good business practices;
  • Serving when designated by higher authority as Chairperson of Source Evaluation Boards and other contractor selection panels;
  • Conducting complex negotiations and preparing complex requests for proposals, evaluation of proposals, and ultimate negotiation for all types of services/requirements; and
  • Directing or conducting independent reviews of proposed contract, financial assistance, and interagency agreement actions generated by contract specialists.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
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Relocation Authorized

  • No