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?
MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT
Tour of Duty: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Position Description Title/PD#: Supervisory Contract Specialist / PD#4229-A
Compressed/Flexible Schedules: Available
Telework: Not available
Relocation Incentive: Authorized
This recruitment is for one position with the Service Area Office-Central (SAOC) Network Contracting Office 23 (NCO 23). Vacancy will be filled in Minneapolis, MN.
Supervisory Positions: The selectee will be subject to a one year probationary period if one has not been previously completed.
Who May Apply:
- Current permanent VA employees.
- Current permanent VA employees employed under VRA and Schedule A appointments.
- Current permanent Title 38 & Hybrid employees including permanent Veterans Canteen Service employees employed on a full-time basis (Interchange Agreement).
Exercises supervisory authorities and
responsibilities involving work assignment and review, as well as the
administrative and personnel management functions relative to the staff
supervised. Provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for
accomplishing the work of the team. Distributes workload within the team and
ensures the work assignments of employees in the team are carried out. Reviews
the work of team members at various stages of completion to assure compliance
with Federal and Veterans Affairs (VA) Acquisition Regulations, policies, directives,
handbooks, and Network Contracting Activity (NCA) SOPs. Tracks work assigned to
the team from receipt of procurement requests through contract close-out. Provides
status reports to the Network Contract Manager (NCM) and serves as a point of
contact for internal and external customers. Establishes guidelines and
performance expectations for staff, which are clearly communicated through the
formal employee performance management system. Observes workers' performance,
demonstrates and conducts work performance critiques. Provides direction to the
team in the selection and application of appropriate problem solving methods
and techniques, provides advice on work methods, practices and procedures, and
assists the team and/or individual members in identifying the parameters of a
viable solution. Must be Level II FAC-C certified or equivalent and must meet
all eligibility requirements to receive and maintain a Level FAC-C
certification within 12 months of assignment. Prepares detailed price negotiation memoranda,
outlining in writing the details of negotiations with contractors in
competitive and noncompetitive negotiations. Provides signatory authority and
executes contract awards within warrant authority as requested by supervisor. Serves as contract administrator on awarded
contracts. Conducts post-award conferences with Contractor and Government
personnel to provide information and to clarify standard and special
contractual provisions of the contract. Negotiates required changes to contract
conditions to protect the agency. Performs other duties as assigned.
- Occasional Travel
- 1-5 nights per month