Job Overview


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. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?


Tour of Duty: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Position Description Title/PD#:  Contract Specialist/PD#4227-A

Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Available

Telework: Available (New employees will be eligible for telework after 180 days of employment for 1 to 2 days per pay period and at the discretion of the Division Chief). The position is available only in the Glendale, Colorado location.

This recruitment is for four positions with the Network Contracting Office 19-NCO 19. The duty location is 4100 E. Mississippi Avenue, Suite 900, Glendale, CO 80246. 

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.


PD# 4227-A

Assists the requiring activities by serving as a member of acquisition planning teams. Aids requiring activities in performing market research, reviewing specifications, and statements of work, and approving acquisition milestone plans. Responsible for selecting the appropriate method of procurement i.e. simplified acquisition procedures, sealed-bidding, negotiations. Conducts public bid openings, reviews bids and determines responsiveness and responsibility of low bidder in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements when using sealed bidding. Resolves protests, mistakes in bids, late bid situations and coordinates with the Small Business Administration for Certificate of Competencies (COC's). Serves as the Source Selection Authority(SSA) and establishes Technical Evaluation Boards (TEB) to determine acceptability and ranking of technical proposals. Identifies appropriate negotiation team members; formulates pre-negotiation objectives; and facilitates the negotiation as the team leader and chief negotiator. Conducts negotiations for competitive and non-competitive procurements. Conducts cost or price analysis of offerors' proposals. Reviews auditors' reports for adequacy of analysis and conclusions, and considers all information in developing an overall pricing negotiation strategy. Prepares other documentation for award including Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) reports, solicitation and award synopses, Electronic Contract Management System (eCMS) documents, and administrative correspondence. Ensures that the Office of General and Regional Counsel is involved in required contract reviews, terminations, show cause orders, modifications.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • 1-5 days of travel may be required

Relocation Authorized

  • No