Qualifications must be met by the Closing Date: You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by Wednesday, June 25, 2014.
To be eligible for this
position, you must possess ONE of the Basic Qualification Requirements AND
the Additional Qualification Requirement.
A. Have completed a 4-year course of study leading
to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field (note: you must submit copies of your transcripts); OR
B. Have completed 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 (note: you must submit copies of your transcripts); OR
C. Occupied and continue to occupy a GS-1102 position within the Federal
Government at the GS-12 level since January 1, 2000. (Note: You must include a copy of your SF-50(s) with
your application package to support this response.)
Additional Qualification Requirement
You have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade
level, or equivalent pay band in the Federal Service. This experience may
also have been obtained in the private sector but must demonstrate that it is
comparable to the GS grade indicated. Specialized experience is defined as
experience that is in or directly related to the work of the position and has
equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform
successfully the duties of the position. Such specialized experience
includes: negotiating contracts of significant monetary value; planning and
coordinating procurement assignments for supplies and services; developing and
maintaining systems to evaluate and monitor contractual performance; analyzing
information (such as business trends, market conditions, etc.) to negotiate
prices; and incorporating changed contract requirements.
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
Part-Time or Unpaid Experience: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. To receive credit for such experience you must indicate clearly the nature of the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the number of hours per week spent in such employment.
YOUR RESUME MUST HAVE COMPLETE
INFORMATION: Please ensure your resume accurately
reflects the duties and responsibilities for each position you have held with
each employer. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume
states complete information (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as
MM/YYYY; duties performed; and total hours worked per week) for each job entry.
If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history
for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application
package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered
for this position.
Education: When there is a positive education requirement, or you are using education to qualify as a substitution for experience, transcripts (unofficial) are required at the time of application to verify that you meet the educational requirement or substitution.
Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
- Background Investigation: You may need to successfully complete a background investigation before appointed into the position.
- Probationary Period: You may be required to serve a one year probationary period.
- Time in Grade (TIG): Current employees, Transfer and/or Reinstatement Eligibles must have a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade GS-grade level to be eligible under Merit Promotion. An SF-50 must be provided which shows your current pay plan/series/grade to verify time-in-grade requirements are met. Failure to provide an appropriate SF-50 will result in an ineligible rating.
- Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are NOT authorized for this position.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.
Your application will be evaluated based on your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:
· Knowledge of the policies, practices, regulations and laws concerning the acquisition management process and initiatives.
· Skill to plan, organize, and manage a large workload of contract actions to include documentation and solve problems by identifying, analyzing and developing strategies to fix them.
· Ability to communicate orally and in writing with a wide range of individuals from varied backgrounds which may include national program officials, national level officials and contractors, members of the press, and members of congress and their personnel staff.
· Ability to collaborate with individuals at all organizational levels, including individuals within and outside of the organization.
In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Please note that if, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities, or you may lose consideration for this position. If you are referred for consideration, you may be asked to submit additional job related information, which may include, but not limited to; responses to the knowledge, skills and abilities; completion of a work sample, and/or contact for an interview. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.