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    MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT

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

    Position Description Title/PD# 22018-A: Contract Specialist

    Telework: May be authorized after six (6) months of employment with NCO 22, no more than 2 days per pay period.

    Compressed/Flexible Schedules: May be authorized after six (6) months of employment with NCO 22, pending Management approval.

    This recruitment is for one position with the Service Area Office West (SAOW), Network Contracting Office 22, located at 4811 Airport Plaza Drive, Suite. 600. Long Beach, CA. 90815 

    For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

    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.

    For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

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    Responsibilities

    PD#22018-A

    The Contract Specialist ensures that specifications and statements of work are prepared in a manner which adequately describes the Government's requirements without restricting competition. Advises technical personnel as to inadequate, ambiguous or vague specifications to avoid Government liability. Performs a complete review of recommended sole-source requirements and conducts necessary market analyses  to  test  the noncompetitive assumptions of requisitions. Prepares required findings and sufficiently documents. Conducts public bid openings, reviews bids, and determines responsiveness and responsibility of low bidder in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements. Resolves protests, mistakes in bids, late bid situations and coordinates with the Small Business Administration for Certificate of Competencies (COC's). Identifies appropriate negotiation team members; formulates pre-negotiation objectives, and facilitates the negotiation as the chief  negotiator. Prepares 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 for their own contract awards and for staff that lack requisite warrant authority, as requested by supervisor. Perform other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1 TO 5 NIGHTS PER MONTH

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    09

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    ALL STATUS (current/former federal employees, eligible veterans, special hiring authorities)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    1102 Contracting

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