Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

The Management Operations Directorate, Procurement Operations Division (Code 210), is looking for a highly skilled individual to serve as a Procurement Analyst. As a Procurement Analyst you will support the implementation of NASA's socioeconomic programs, advise on small business program matters, and help to plan and carry out small business program objectives.

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Duties

The duties described below are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity.

As a GSFC Procurement Analyst, you will be responsible for implementing NASA's socioeconomic programs. This includes providing advice to other Procurement professionals on small business matters, and working to plan and carry out program objectives.

You will provide advice to the Center and NASA Headquarters and POD staff, and provide leadership and direction for all aspects of GSFC/HQ's socioeconomic program activities (e.g., small business, small disadvantaged business, women-owned business, Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZones) small business, and veteran owned small business). Support the planning, implementing and managing of the small/disadvantaged business program for the Center and NASA Headquarters. Coordinate socioeconomic procurement activities with the Small Business Administration (SBA). Serve as a source for information pertaining to the NASA small business program. Serve as an advocate to the small business community and maintain a program designed to locate capable small, small disadvantaged, woman-owned, HUBZone, and veteran-owned business firms for current and future acquisitions. Respond to inquiries and requests for advice from these firms, including how to do business with GSFC/HQ's, eligibility questions, and business development and marketing activities.

You will serve as an advocate to the small business community and maintain a program designed to locate capable small, small disadvantaged, woman-owned, HUBZone, and veteran-owned business firms for current and future acquisitions.

You will perform analysis and evaluation of all facets of small business matters affecting contracts for advanced systems or supplies, services, and construction and recommend applicable small business program policies, procedures, and guidance. Recommend, develop, and conduct training and counsel for the program, contracting personnel and the business community. Represent the Center to the business community, procurement and technical community.